[amsat-bb] ARISS Contact #1000!!
ka3hdo at verizon.net
Thu Mar 10 19:34:55 UTC 2016
Phenomenal ARISS contact today with Astronaut Tim Kopra and the students
participating in the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium contact-ARISS
contact #1000! Our telebridge team at W6SRJ Santa Rosa, CA, USA, led by Tim
Bosma, W6MU, picked up Tim Kopra a few seconds into the pass with 20
questions answered. Charlie Sufana, AJ9N, who was station operator for
Contact #1 in December 2000 was the moderator for this 1000th contact.
Thanks to all for making this astounding achievement possible!!
73, Frank Bauer, KA3HDO
ARISS International Chair
AMSAT V.P. for Human Spaceflight Programs
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