[amsat-bb] Maker Faire Detroit 2012 on the Satellites

Mike N8MR n8mr at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 27 19:37:36 PDT 2012

Maker Faire Detroit will be held at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan (EN82) on July 28 - 29, 2012. Amateur Radio will play a major part in this year's event, as it has for the past three years. Using the special event callsign, N8M, the Ford Amateur Radio League and a conglomeration of other local Detroit area clubs will host a large setup displaying various amateur radio modes and equipment, including: 

- HF SSB and digital station

- HF CW station, including various homebrew QRP equipment

- Satellite stations 
    - stationary - Yaesu FT-726 and homebrew yagis on a 12-foot mast
    - hand-held portable - two HTs and an Arrow antenna

- Fast-Scan ATV and video

- VHF voice/cw/digital

- HSMM-Mesh

- ARRL and misc information table


The satellite stations will be on as many passes of AO-27, SO-50, FO-29 and VO-52 as possible within the hours of operation, 1330 - 2200 UTC both days. 
QSL via Ford Amateur Radio League, PO Box 2711, Dearborn, MI 48123

Mike, N8MR


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