[amsat-bb] Special Membership Offer for Fox-1A launch on October 8, 2015

Eric Knaps, ON4HF on4hf at telenet.be
Sun Oct 4 17:14:40 UTC 2015

Hello Drew,

Thanks for the offer.
I am a new member of Amsat-NA now.


Amateur radio station ON4HF
Satellite manager UBA
Member Amsat-UK
Member Amsat-ON


Op 1/10/2015 om 20:43 schreef Andrew Glasbrenner:
>  From http://www.amsat.org/?p=4591
> AMSAT’s Fox-1A is set to launch as part of the GRACE (Government Rideshare Advanced Concepts Experiment) auxillary payload on the NROL-55 mission October 8, 2015 from Vandenburg AFB on an Atlas V vehicle. More details will be released when made available from our launch provider. NRO has released this factsheet about the mission: http://www.amsat.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/GRACE_CubeSat_FactSheet.pdf
> General information on Fox-1A is available in the downloadable  AMSAT Fox Operating Guide http://www.amsat.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/FoxOperatingGuide_May2015_Hi.pdf
> FoxTelem software for decoding and submitting telemetry has been made available for download at http://www.amsat.org/?page_id=4532 .
> As part of the preparations for the launch and activation of this new satellite, AMSAT is making our “Getting Started With The Amateur Satellites” book available for a limited time as a download with any paid new or renewal membership purchased via the AMSAT Store. This offer is only available with purchases completed online, and for only a limited time. A perennial favorite, Getting Started is updated every year with the latest amateur satellite information, and is the premier primer of satellite operation. The 132 page book is presented in PDF format, in full color, and covers all aspects of making your first contacts on a ham radio satellite.
> Please take advantage of this offer today by visiting the AMSAT store (http://store.amsat.org/catalog/) and selecting any membership option. While there, check out our other items, including the M2 LEOpack antenna system, AMSAT shirts, hats, and other swag. Thank you, and see you soon on Fox-1A!
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> AMSAT VP Operations
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