[amsat-bb] Re: Sat Presentation in Georgia

Ted k7trkradio at charter.net
Sun Jan 15 12:52:51 PST 2012

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From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Clint Bradford
Sent: Saturday, January 14, 2012 8:25 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Sat Presentation in Georgia

Well, it was "standing room only" in Georgia this morning!

I was invited to give my 'Working Amateur Satellites With Your HT' 
session for the Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society's TechFest 2012 in 
Lawrenceville, Georgia today (01/14/12). Although it snowed earlier 
this week and was below 40 for the morning, the hamfest was 

And it seems Georgians are interested in the FM LEOs!

>From the organizers via email tonight -

" ... a standing-room-only forum ... that was a wonderful presentation. 
The room was packed.  We had tables and chairs for about 40 but I 
think we had at least 60. I heard a lot of good comments and praise 
about the presentation. The forum was a hit. It seemed you had 
everyone's attention for the whole hour ... "

And from an attendee -

"I was there, standing room only - I didn't count but it seemed to me 
to be about 50 people there. It was a great presentation. Many people 
were excited about getting ready to work satellites with their handheld ...

THANK YOU, North Georgia! Now, then, thaw out and have a great 
Spring - so you can walk outside and work the FM LEOs!

Clint Bradford, K6LCS
The hamfest Web site: http://tinyurl.com/GARS-2012

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