[amsat-bb] Re: ANS-317 AMSAT Weekly Bulletins

Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK) amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net
Sun Nov 13 14:10:40 PST 2011


> Who writes this stuff? There's 700,000 licensed Amateur Radio Operators in
> the United States alone!
> *"There are an estimated 300,000 licensed radio amateurs in the world, and
> the
> American Radio Relay League hopes a large number of these hobbyists will
> participate in the forthcoming experiments."*

Above that article is an explanation that this was one of the news
releases that the Project OSCAR group made on November 15,
1961.  We are closing in on the 50th anniversary of the OSCAR I
launch, and there will be bulletins and articles from that time posted
in the weekly ANS bulletins as well as in the AMSAT Journal as part
of the 50th anniversary commemoration.



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