[amsat-bb] AMSAT Forum at Dayton Hamvention Videos Ready to be Viewed On-line

JoAnne Maenpaa k9jkm at comcast.net
Sat Jun 12 20:46:40 PDT 2010

AMSAT has posted five videos filmed at the 2010 Dayton Hamvention. Don't get
the ANS e-mails? Check out http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/ans to remedy
the situation ... see bulletin below ...

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AMSAT Forum at Dayton Hamvention Videos Ready to be Viewed On-line

AMSAT News Service Bulletin 164.03
June 13, 2010
BID: $ANS-164.03

If you weren't able to attend the Dayton Hamvention this year, you 
missed five interesting and informative presentations at the AMSAT 
Forum.  The complete presentations are now available on the AMSAT 
website at http://www.amsat.org. From the menu on the left side of 
the home page, select "AMSAT Video News". 

The direct link to the AMSAT Video News Page is: 

Here's what you'll find:

Barry Baines, WD4ASW, AMSAT President, "AMSAT Status Report" 
AMSAT President Barry Baines highlights current activities within 
AMSAT and discusses some of the challenges facing the organization.

Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, AMSAT VP Operations, "AMSAT Satellite Oper-
ations and International Satellite Operations". Drew discussed oper-
ational AMSAT satellites and described new and future international 

Mike Forsythe, AC2V, "Integrating Satellite Operations into DXpeditions" 
Mike, K4T Team Leader described the planning and execution of the K4T 
DXpedition, and how to have satellite operations be a major part of 
DXpeditions, involving youth and making it all work on green power!

Gould Smith, WA4SXM, AMSAT VP User Services, "Getting ARISSat-1 Ready 
to Fly". Gould is the AMSAT Project Manager for ARISSat-1 and talked 
about the evolution of SuitSat-2 to ARRISat-1, the current status of 
the satellite project, and the testing and delivery of two satellites 
to Russia in July. 

Roger Westgate, WC2R, "NextGen CubeSat Program Update". 
Roger delivered the update prepared by Alex Harvilchuck, N3NP, a 
Systems Engineer with IBM and the NextGen CubeSat Program Manager. 
A team of engineering students from the State University of New 
York (SUNY) at Binghamton have been modifying the power systems 
from ARISSat-1 for use in a 3U CubeSat with a U/V linear trans-
ponder, for AMSAT.

The files are in Windows Media Video (.wmv) format and will work 
with Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player on a PC, Safari 
and QuickTime (with .wmv plug-in) under OS X on an Apple Macintosh, 
and with a .wmv player under Linux or other operating system.

Video and audio recording:  Patrick Stoddard WD9EWK and 
                            Douglas Quagliana KA2UPW
Moderator:                  Alan Biddle WA4SCA
Video server:               Rob Meisse W8REM and Gunther Meisse W8GSM
Webmaster:                  Rick Hambly W2GPS
Video editor:               Steve Belter N9IP

[ANS thanks Steve Belter, N9IP for the above information]


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

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