[amsat-bb] Re: Timonium, MD hamfest

Dave Taylor dave.w8aas at verizon.net
Wed Mar 24 05:41:21 PDT 2010

Hi Jeff,

Pat Kilroy, N8PK,  is planning something.  Here's part of an e-mail he  
sent to local lists a few weeks ago.  Contact him at patrick.l.kilroy at nasa.gov 

-- Dave, W8AAS

> I am preparing for the Greater Baltimore
> Hamboree and Computerfest / ARRL Maryland
> State Convention at the end of this month.
> See the official web link above.
> So far, I am flying pretty much solo, but
> I have some big plans that I think can be
> pulled off without much sweat.  Could use
> a hand or two.  The basic plan:
> I have TWO tables reserved for an AMSAT
> booth in the Exhibition Hall, not far from
> the main ARRL booth.  I will drive down to
> AMSAT HQ on Monday or Tuesday, March 22/23
> to pick up the AMSAT goodies.  (Spoke with
> Martha last week.)  I will set up on the
> Friday night (March 26) in Timonium.
> I have two one-hour forum slots to fill on
> Sunday morning for AMSAT.  I invite YOU to
> talk if you wish, and then I will backfill
> the remaining time with a Microcontroller-
> based simulated satellite project that
> AMSAT beginners will be sure to enjoy.  It
> will culminate in a small balloon launch,
> not unlike what Bob Bruninga did years
> ago except that the “flight modules” got
> smaller and more powerful!

On Mar 24, 2010, at 8:29 AM, Jeff KB2M wrote:

> I just realized that it is already time for the Timonium Hamfest in
> Maryland. As it is too late for me to setup the AMSAT booth I will  
> ask if
> anyone from AMSAT will be there. I will volunteer to help man the  
> booth on
> Saturday. Let me know here.
> 73 Jeff kb2m
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