[amsat-bb] Appreciate posting of the following text on the AMSAT-BB today if possible. Thanks
fwinder at fuse.net
Fri Dec 12 21:32:04 UTC 2014
Note to AMSAT.
Today December 12, 2014 marks the 16th year anniversary of the historic and very successful event of receiving live SSTV pictures from the Mir Space Station. On December 12, 1998 the 1st pictures were received on Earth and continued through April 2000 consisting of several hundreds of exciting images of the crew, space and of the Earth. Many of the pictures as catalogued by Marexmg.org may be viewed at:
Pictures were created by a small SSTV System developed through the efforts of several Amateur Radio Operators including Don Miller, W9NTP, Hank Cantrell, W4HTB, Farrell Winder, W8ZCF, Miles Mann, WF1F, David Larsen, N6CO and Sergej Samburov, RV3DR. Mir was deorbited in March, 2001.
Above note compiled by Farrell Winder, W8ZCF, e-mail: fwinder at fuse.net
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