[amsat-bb] Re: Telstar Launched 50 Years Ago Today

John / NS1Z ns1zjohn at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 10:11:20 PDT 2012


I worked at the Andover, Maine TelStar station for 10-12 years. It is now 
owned by Verizon I think. Ask anyone about the Radome or AN02 as it was 
known.

-----Original Message----- 
From: B J
Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 10:19 AM
To: amsat-bb
Subject: [amsat-bb] Telstar Launched 50 Years Ago Today

http://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2012/07/04/50-years-ago-the-first-tv-satellite-telstar/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telstar

I remember how people were fascinated by what it could do.  "Live via
satellite" was a magic phrase back then.

73s

Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL
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