[amsat-dc] Re: Coming Soon: AMSAT-DC Spring Workshop 2013

Arthur Feller afeller at ieee.org
Thu Mar 7 14:49:15 PST 2013


Hi, Pat!!

Will bring camera.  Will also try to persuade some TJ students to come along.

If you'll need a strong 430 MHz source, I've got an IC-7000, which is multimode.  The power level can be dialed pretty low.

Anything else I can do?

73, art…..
W4ART  Arlington VA


On 7-Mar-2013, at 04:39 PM, "Kilroy, Patrick L. (GSFC-5680)" <patrick.l.kilroy at nasa.gov> wrote:

> Dear fellow AMSAT members,
> 
> Please go to http://patkilroy.com/amsat-dc/
> and read everything top to bottom.  
> 
> Then please let me know if you have any 
> comments, questions, recommended edits or 
> anything else before I send it off to be 
> published in this weekend's ANS bulletins.  
> 
> This is our workshop.  Only a couple weekends 
> away.  I hope you can attend.  
> 
> SOME NOTES
> 
> 1. We are looking for someone to bring a UHF 
> signal source for test purposes for the day, 
> something more substantial than an FM handheld 
> transceiver if possible.  A simple analog SSB 
> transmitter in very low power mode looping a 
> recorded voice message would work, and be pretty 
> cool too. Takers, any one? Please contact me.  
> 
> 2. BRING YOUR CAMERA.  Free WiFi.  
> 
> 3. We still need volunteers for this event.  The 
> task list is quite similar to those of our previous 
> seminars and workshops (see Archives).  This event 
> is run by volunteers for volunteers.  For example, 
> two AMSAT greeters are needed.  Also, a video person 
> with lights, a video editor person, a food organizer, 
> a Net Control Station for talk-in, go-fers, clean up 
> crew for examples.  (I believe Art Feller is going to 
> bring his nice big dSLR still camera and gear, so we 
> are covered for publish-ready type still photos.)  
> 
> 4. We need to get the word out.  Can you pass the 
> word and the amsat-dc Web page URL to your club news-
> letter or on a Net?  Talk it up on your repeater?  
> Tell a college kid?  (YES!)  
> 
> Who knows how to get an event announced on Newsline?  
> On the MDC section Web page and newsletter?  Please do!  
> 
> 5. Have you registered through Martha yet?  (Please 
> call her even if you only "might" make it: Unlike 
> local hamfests where you can walk right in, THERE 
> WILL BE NO registration on the day of the event!)  
> 
> THANK YOU for your support.  
> 
> We will have a great time!  
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Pat Kilroy
> N8PK
> 
> 
> 
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