[amsat-bb] Re: Radio Amateurs supporting a mission in space (video)
daleh at alaska.net
Tue Oct 6 17:43:46 PDT 2009
Henk, PA3GUO wrote:
> 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.
> For highest quality ensure you enable HD (it does slow-down the download a bit though)
> Best regards,
> Henk, PA3GUO
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This is excellent. This is something I could use to show folks how we
as Amateur Radio Ops are able to help the space program.
Dale / KL7XJ
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