[amsat-bb] Special Membership Offer for Fox-1A launch on October 8, 2015

Stefan Wagener wageners at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 00:39:26 UTC 2015


Thanks Drew and AMSAT!

Great idea, works nicely (just renewed) and good luck for October 8th.

Go Fox Go!

Stefan, VE4NSA

On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 1:43 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner <
glasbrenner at mindspring.com> wrote:

>
>
> From http://www.amsat.org/?p=4591
>
> AMSAT’s Fox-1A is set to launch as part of the GRACE (Government Rideshare
> Advanced Concepts Experiment) auxillary payload on the NROL-55 mission
> October 8, 2015 from Vandenburg AFB on an Atlas V vehicle. More details
> will be released when made available from our launch provider. NRO has
> released this factsheet about the mission:
> http://www.amsat.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/GRACE_CubeSat_FactSheet.pdf
>
> General information on Fox-1A is available in the downloadable  AMSAT Fox
> Operating Guide
> http://www.amsat.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/FoxOperatingGuide_May2015_Hi.pdf
>
> FoxTelem software for decoding and submitting telemetry has been made
> available for download at http://www.amsat.org/?page_id=4532 .
>
> As part of the preparations for the launch and activation of this new
> satellite, AMSAT is making our “Getting Started With The Amateur
> Satellites” book available for a limited time as a download with any paid
> new or renewal membership purchased via the AMSAT Store. This offer is only
> available with purchases completed online, and for only a limited time. A
> perennial favorite, Getting Started is updated every year with the latest
> amateur satellite information, and is the premier primer of satellite
> operation. The 132 page book is presented in PDF format, in full color, and
> covers all aspects of making your first contacts on a ham radio satellite.
>
> Please take advantage of this offer today by visiting the AMSAT store (
> http://store.amsat.org/catalog/) and selecting any membership option.
> While there, check out our other items, including the M2 LEOpack antenna
> system, AMSAT shirts, hats, and other swag. Thank you, and see you soon on
> Fox-1A!
>
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> AMSAT VP Operations
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