[amsat-bb] Re: Radio Amateurs supporting a mission in space (video)

Graham Shirville g.shirville at btinternet.com
Tue Oct 6 15:30:12 PDT 2009

Hi Henk,

Great video - very well presented and a valuable tool for us to use when 
promoting the radio amateur fraternity to other space addicts!

Thank you



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Henk, PA3GUO" <hamoen at iae.nl>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 06, 2009 10:18 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Radio Amateurs supporting a mission in space (video)

> Dear all,
> Very often I find it difficult to explain to 'outsiders' what HAM radio is 
> all about.
> Therefore I have released a short video on YouTube about the recent ANDE-2
> experiments and how radio amateurs world-wide contributed to this mission.
> When I was young I watched the first Space Shuttle flight on TV. A far 
> away,
> fantastic scientific event. Many years later we as radio amateurs are 
> given
> opportunities to engage directly in space-experiments. It's a thrill !
> Featured in the video are the launch and deploy from STS-127, as well as
> reception and decoding of the satellite's radio signals received from 
> space.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGvRnqII0j8
> For highest quality ensure you enable HD (it does slow-down the download a 
> bit though)
> Best regards,
> Henk, PA3GUO
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