[amsat-bb] Appreciate posting of the following text on the AMSAT-BB today if possible. Thanks

Mani [VU2WMY/KJ6LRS] wmy at isac.gov.in
Sat Dec 13 01:35:45 UTC 2014

  Thanks to everyone mentioned and to all those who contributed their might
to realise this mega event of the time. MIR itself was truly an amazing
achievement and SSTV from MIR was a new, challenging and interesting
dimension of Amateur Radio from Space.

73 de

Quoting Farrell Winder <fwinder at fuse.net>:

> Note to AMSAT.
> Today December 12, 2014 marks the 16th year anniversary of the historic
> and very successful event of receiving live SSTV pictures from the Mir
> Space Station. On December 12, 1998 the 1st pictures were received on
> Earth and continued through April 2000 consisting of several hundreds of
> exciting images of the crew, space and of the Earth. Many of the
> pictures as catalogued by Marexmg.org may be viewed at:
> http:www.marexmg.org/imagessstv/fulllist[1].
> Pictures were created by a small SSTV System developed through the
> efforts of several Amateur Radio Operators including Don Miller, W9NTP,
> Hank Cantrell, W4HTB, Farrell Winder, W8ZCF, Miles Mann, WF1F, David
> Larsen, N6CO and Sergej Samburov, RV3DR. Mir was deorbited in March,
> 2001.
> Above note compiled by Farrell Winder, W8ZCF, e-mail: fwinder at fuse.net
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[1] http://www.marexmg.org/imagessstv/fulllist
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