[amsat-bb] BJ8TA Amateur Radio EME & Satellites Expedition
alankung at public3.bta.net.cn
Fri Mar 11 08:00:45 PST 2011
BJ8TA Amateur Radio EME & Satellites Expedition
AMSAT-China is organizing some enthusiasts from its members to come to southwest China for
experiments of EME and amateur satellite communications. The expedition team will use special
technology experiments amateur radio call sign BJ8TA.
BJ8TA team will be Shangri-La County(NL97ut), Yunnan Province of China during March 20-23.
it will be the first time amateur radio EME communications in grid NL, the communications scheme on
the 6m, 2m and 70cm bands, using Yagi antennas with PA of one kilowatt.
And then, the team will move to Yunnan Astronomical Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
in Chengjiang county, it is located in grid OL14kq. The EME communications will use eleven meters
diameter radio telescope antenna with gain of 29dbi on 70cm band. operations will be from March 28
to April 1.
BJ8TA team will be also active on the available satellites, including AO-51, VO-52, AO-7, AO-27, FO-29,
SO-50, SO-67 etc, during the expedition period.
BJ8TA Amateur Radio EME & Satellites Expedition is supported by the Bureau of Radio Regulation of China
and Yunnan Astronomical Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
BJ8TA team members:
VIP operator: Xie Feibo/BA1XIE, Director General of the Bureau of Radio Regulation of China.
VIP operator: Yin Hu/BD1AZ, Land Service Department of the Bureau of Radio Regulation of China.
VIP operator: Chen Ping/BA1HAM, Deputy Secretary General of the Amateur Radio Committee of Chinese Radio Association.
VIP: Li Jian, Land Service Department of the Bureau of Radio Regulation of China.
Team leader: Fan/BA1EO
Operators: Alan/BA1DU, Wang/BA4RN, Wang/BH4REQ, Zhao/BH4RLO, Jin/BA4TA, Michael/BD5RV and Chen/BA7CK
Logistics: Zhu/BG5FCB, Zhang/BG8SF
QSL manager: Alan/BA1DU (P.O.Box 8091, Beijing 100088, CHINA).
Alan Kung, BA1DU
Chief Executive Officer
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