[amsat-bb] AMSAT North Texas outreach opportunity on July 18th.
richard.siff at verizon.net
Sat Jun 27 09:59:05 UTC 2015
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From: "Tom Schuessler" <tjschuessler at verizon.net>
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Sent: Friday, June 26, 2015 11:53 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AMSAT North Texas outreach opportunity on July 18th.
> Greetings North Texas friends of AMSAT and ARISS.
> A great opportunity to showcase Amateur Radio and especially Amateur Radio
> in space to the general public will be held on Saturday, July 18th at the
> Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas, TX. In commutation of the
> of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the museum has celebrated "Moon Day" for
> last number of years as a STEM outreach specializing in astronomy, space
> science and space flight past and future.
> This year the Moon Day organizers decided to theme the day around the
> International Space Station. They applied for and were granted an ARISS
> scheduled contact to become part of the event. Keith Pugh, W5IU is
> as ARISS mentor for the event and is working diligently on setting up all
> the details of this "Telebridge" contact. The museum is sponsoring an
> a question of an astronaut" contest with details at
> http://www.flightmuseum.com/iss-expedition-crew-43-question/ . General
> details can be found at http://www.flightmuseum.com/moon-day-2015/ . If
> know young people interested in astronomy and space science/exploration,
> have them check out the links and see if they submit a question to be used
> during the ARISS contact. Deadline for entry is June 30th.
> In years past, several of us have participated in Moon Day activities by
> manning an AMSAT table showing off Amateur Radio in space and even doing
> some on-air contacts for and with interested participants.
> Keith will be very busy all morning setting up and preparing for the ARISS
> contact and has several individuals working with him on that. I have
> volunteered to help staff an AMSAT display table but need additional
> volunteers to assist with the table and also to be available to make
> Satellite contacts and demonstrations as the sats allow. Please contact
> Keith w5iu at swbell.net or myself Tom Schuessler, n5hyp at arrl.net to
> to help at least part of the day or the whole 10A-5P duration and tell us
> what you can "Bring to the table" as it were.
> Help us to support the Museum's ARISS contact and also to put a bug in the
> ears of many event goers about the fun and challenge of Amateur Radio
> Tom Schuessler, N5HYP
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