[amsat-bb] Re: STS-134
burns at fisher.cc
Thu Apr 21 08:19:17 PDT 2011
I will be there. Got a pass from my senator. My second launch! (The first
was STS-1!) And yeah, I was a bit unhappy to see that the President will be
there, mainly because of security and also taking up space in the best spots
Thanks for the repeater and net info too.
On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 9:01 AM, Tom Williams <tdub20120 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> There's a good bunch of hams in the area that cover just about all of the
> Cape launches and rebroadcast the countdown nets on a local repeater.
> You can get the skinny at http://www.lisats.org/.
> I was able to view a shuttle launch a while back from next to the VAB, and
> had my little VX-3 tuned to their freq. I was consistently up to date on
> holds, issues, and the like.
> Tom Williams
> On Apr 21, 2011, at 8:26 AM, Bobby Lacey <amsat at duaneallman.net> wrote:
> > I will be down at KSC to cover Endeavour's last launch from the press
> > next week, and I was just wondering if any hams on the list would be
> > the trip down to the cape? The white house announced yesterday that POTUS
> > will be attending this launch, so security may be interesting.
> > I'll be tweeting and posting photos of RSS retraction + launch.
> > http://www.twitter.com/kf4gta
> > http://www.flickr.com/photos/rllacey
> > 73
> > Bobby
> > KF4GTA
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