[amsat-bb] Exciting Symposium Papers and Presentations Rolling In

JoAnne Maenpaa k9jkm at comcast.net
Sun Aug 29 07:23:44 PDT 2010

Hello Again Everyone,

Here is a relay of more Symposium news from the AMSAT News Service Bulletins

SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-241.02
Exciting Papers and Presentations Rolling In

AMSAT News Service Bulletin 241.02
August 29, 2010
BID: $ANS-241.02

As of this week the 2010 Symposium Committee has had several exciting
offers for papers and presentations. Topics that have arrived include
the list below.

Exploration and definition of AMSAT's opportunities to grow our
outreach in the educational areas:
+ ARISS and Education
+ ARISS Operation Update
+ Education Paradigm Shift for AMSAT to Support Subsidized 
  Launch Opportunities
+ University of Louisiana Satellite Program

Get up-to-date on AMSAT's next platform in space:
+ Assembling ARISSat
+ ARISSatTLM, a telemetry display program for ARISSat-1
+ Software Radio Technology on ARISSat-1
+ ARISSat-1 Overview
+ ARISSat-1 Power System
+ BPSK-1000 format for ARISSat-1

Discussion of AMSAT's future satellite technology:
+ Elmersat -- A Modest Proposal for Future Satellites
+ Using ham radio satellites to distribute amateur radio news in 
  both voice and data formats
+ Characteristics of simulated data multicasts transmitted over 
  K3IO's proposed GEO-Eagle communications platform
+ Proposal for Digital Television Aboard the ISS

Updates and information of current AMSAT topics:
+ ITAR Legal Update
+ SUNY-AMSAT System Development
+ AO-51 Battery Capacity and Spin Trends
+ South Africa AMSAT Update
+ AMSAT Publications - Future Direction for the Journal, News 
  Service, & Web

Building up your satellite station:
+ Flex Radio V/U Module - 2m/70cm full duplex transverter module 
  for the Flex 5000
+ Low Cost, Lightweight Homebrew Dish Construction

Teaching others how we do it:
+ How to Work the FM Ham Satellites With Your Handheld Radio
+ Successful Hamfest Demonstrations

Authors are reminded to send in your completed papers as soon as
possible. Presentations should be in Powerpoint format. Bring your
presentation loaded on a thumb drive which can be loaded into the
projection system prior to your speaking time slot.

[ANS thanks the 2010 Symposium Committee for the above information]


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73 de JoAnne K9JKM
k9jkm at amsat.org 
Editor, AMSAT News Service
Copy Editor, AMSAT Journal

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