[amsat-bb] AMSAT 2009 COLLOQUIUM- URGENT UPDATE
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Wed May 13 07:42:04 PDT 2009
AMSAT 2009 COLLOQUIUM- URGENT UPDATE
Earlier this year AMSAT-UK announced its intention to hold its Annual Colloquium in
2009 at the University of Manchester over the weekend of July 24-26th.
Unfortunately it has not proved possible to produce a programme including the food
and accommodation at rates that would match or be more economic than those of
Therefore, to ensure the best possible event for the largest number of visitors the
venue has been changed to the Holiday Inn Hotel at Guildford - this is very close to
the Surrey University where the event has been held previously.
The 2009 AMSAT Colloquium will now commence at 10am on Saturday July 25th and close
at approximately 4pm on the Sunday. Accommodation will be available, at special
rates, on the Saturday evening and also on the Friday and Sunday.
The new venue will enable visitors to attend at a significantly lower cost than last
year and experience greatly improved accommodation.
The two days will be filled with presentations covering all the latest amateur
satellite happenings and developments.
The new GB4FUN trailer will also be in attendance and available to demonstrate
An informal social gathering is planned for those who are able to arrive on the
Full details of the booking arrangements will be made available shortly on the
AMSAT-UK web site, www.uk.amsat.org.
Hon Sec AMSAT UK
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