[amsat-bb] AMSAT Symposium This Weekend Near O'Hare Airport in Elk Grove Village, IL

Mark Thompson wb9qzb_groups at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 6 23:50:14 PDT 2010

Note: More information about the symposium in attached files & at 

Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2010 22:07:40 GMT
From: "uco at juno.com" <uco at juno.com>

ARISSat-1  will be the presented in detail during the Saturday morning sessions 
at  the AMSAT 2010 Space Symposium and Annual Meeting which will be held on 
Friday, October 8 through Sunday, October 10.

AMSAT Vice-President of Engineering Tony Montiero, AA2TX and ARISSat Project 
Manager Gould Smith, WA4SXM  along with ARISSat team members will host the 
Saturday ARRISat-1  sessions including:

    * ARISSat-1 Overview
    * Software Radio Technology
    * BPSK-1000 format for ARISSat-1
    * ARISSatTLM - Software Demodulator and Telemetry Program
    * Calculating Available Power (Examples: ARISSat & Fox)
    * Power System
    * Assembling ARISSat-1
    * ARISSat-1 Vibration Testing

The team plans to have a working ARISSat-1 prototype attending the Symposium.

ARISSat-1 design and operations are discussed in detail in these papers 
published in the 2010 Symposium Proceedings book:

    * ARISSat-1 Overview by Tony Monteiro AA2TX
    * ARISSat-1 Power System by Tony Monteiro AA2TX
    * Software Radio Technology on ARISSat-1 by Tony Montiero AA2TX
    * ARISSatTLM - A Software Demodulator and Telemetry Display Program for the 
ARISSat-1 Satellite by Douglas Quagliana KA2UPW
    * BPSK-1000 format for ARISSat-1 by Phil Karn KA9Q

An  additional feature presentation and paper will introduce you to AMSAT's  
next satellite ... AMSAT-FOX Preview by Tony Monteiro, AA2TX.

The AMSAT 2010 Space Symposium and Annual General Meeting will be held at the 
Chicago/Elk Grove Holiday Inn which is near O'Hare Airport.

On-line  registration for the Symposium continues on-line at the AMSAT Store.  
The registration fee is $45.00 from now through 5 October. Online  registration 
closes 5 October at Midnight. Registration at the door will  be $50.00.

John - AG9D
Symposium Host Committee


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