[amsat-bb] ARISSat-1 & AMSAT-UK Colloquium July 30-31

Trevor . m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jul 18 08:59:19 PDT 2011

The AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium at the Holiday Inn, Guildford, GU2 7XZ, England will be taking place during the activation of ARISSat-1. 

Members of AMSAT-UK hope to be active during the ARISSat-1 tests from the GB4FUN communications module situated in the Holiday Inn parking lot.

GB4FUN: http://www.gb4fun.org.uk/ 

It is intend to use the GB4FUN station equipment to listen to the various ARISSat-1 signals and, hopefully make a few contacts through the linear transponder.

In addition they will be experimenting with the use of FUNcube Dongle software defined radios to receive the ARISSat-1 signals with a variety of different antennas.

The Colloquium is open to all Radio Amateurs and SWL's. Either day passes or full packages comprising overnight accommodation and meals are available. For futher information see 

AMSAT-UK: http://www.uk.amsat.org/ 

73 Trevor M5AKA

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