[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT Symposium November 4-6 at San Jose, CA
gouldsmi at bellsouth.net
Thu Oct 20 16:19:31 PDT 2011
I am working on it. Should be available this weekend.
From: Stefan Wagener
Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2011 3:28 PM
To: Barry A. Baines
Cc: Alan Bowker ; Amsat BB
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT Symposium November 4-6 at San Jose, CA
Just wondering, when will the presentation schedule be made available
(titles, author etc.)
On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Barry A. Baines <bbaines at mac.com> wrote:
> Time is quickly approaching for the upcoming AMSAT Symposium to be held
> November 4-6. This year's Symposium marks the 50th anniversary of the
> launch of the first amateur radio satellite into space. The Symposium is
> being held in San Jose, CA which is the home of Project OSCAR, the
> organization that built amateur radio's first satellite. As part of our
> commemoration, the ARRL is bringing an OSCAR 1 prototype which has been
> refurbished to help highlight this significant milestone. Our banquet
> speaker, Lance Ginner, K6GSJ was a member of the team that built OSCAR 1;
> he subsequently was involved with a number of follow-on amateur radio
> satellite projects. Lance's presentation promises to be a fascinating
> look at the early days of amateur radio in space as well as perhaps some
> lessons learned.
> Along with recognizing this significant milestone, the Symposium is an
> excellent opportunity to learn about the success of ARISSat-1 as well as
> AMSAT's latest project, Fox and the steps that we're taking to continue to
> keep amateur radio in space. There are some excellent presentations
> scheduled that will cover the gamut from satellite engineering to
> satellite operations to education outreach. This year's "Proceedings of
> the AMSAT-NA Space Symposium and Annual Meeting", which is provided to
> every Symposium attendee contains 21 papers and is over 250 pages in
> length. While not all papers will be presented, there are also several
> presentations scheduled to be presented where the material was not
> finished in time for publication.
> Along with the outstanding materials presented, Symposium offers a great
> opportunity to meet the AMSAT leadership (the Board of Directors members
> as well as Senior Officers), other satellite enthusiasts, and interact
> with our volunteers who are involved with our engineering projects.
> Symposium is both a presentation/educational opportunity as well as a
> social event.
> If you haven't yet registered for this year's Symposium, please consider
> joining us. Details on the Symposium and registering can be found at:
> http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/symposium/2011/index.php Please note that
> deadline for taking advantage of the block or rooms that AMSAT has
> reserved expires on October 24, so time is indeed running out for making
> your arrangements. The last time that AMSAT held a Symposium in
> California was in 2006; this may be the best chance for AMSAT members and
> others living on the West Coast to participate in a Symposium and have
> direct interaction with the AMSAT leadership for some time. Hopefully,
> those of you living in the Bay Area will take full advantage of this
> opportunity. Alan Bowker, WA6DNR and his team have done a great job
> preparing for an outstanding weekend in San Jose.
> See ya in San Jose!
> Barry Baines, WD4ASW
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