[amsat-bb] Old Dominion University OPEN HOUSE for local Middle and High Schools

Rich/wa4bue richard.siff at verizon.net
Mon Feb 8 19:53:55 UTC 2016

Here is an update for the next K4AMG event at ODU:

Event: Engineering Open House
Dates: Feb 19 & 20

The Open House is a recruiting event for the school of engineering.
Students from 40 Middle and High Schools (400 – 600 students) throughout the Hampton Roads region will be
visiting the school to tour the labs and campus, meet the (current ODU)
students and faculty, and learn more about education and career
opportunities in engineering.

K4AMG will be supporting the event by conducting a mini field day event will be on
Friday, Feb 19 and by hosting  lab stations on Saturday Feb 20th  featuring a 15 minute
presentation of ham radio topics. The lab topics include:

An overview of amateur radio as a learning tool

A (light) technical discussion about the science and engineering that
support radio communications

A youth forum presented by several young radio amateurs
KJ4NFL – Emergency and Public Service Communications
WX4TVJ and AE4FH – Antennas
KJ4EYZ – Cultures and Environmental Considerations for DX-peditions

Satellite communications featuring the CUBESAT simulator provided by AMSAT-NA –KW4CR

Society of Broadcast Engineers – Richard Dyer speaking on Careers in Broadcast Engineering and Electronics and Wireless Communications

At the student luncheon 9 year old Hope Lea, KM4IPF, will be the key note speaker  - subject OSCAR Satellite Communications

We still have some time slots available.


John LeVous, KW4CR  blyndskwerl at gmail.com
President, K4AMG Memorial Amateur Radio Club


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