[amsat-bb] ARISS Contact #1000!!
n0jy at amsat.org
Fri Mar 11 05:59:37 UTC 2016
Congratulations to the ARISS Team for making this, the preceding 999,
and hopefully the next 1000 contacts a reality!
I had to head to an appointment and happened to hit the road out just
before AOS here in Texas, and heard ISS on my mobile rig very well for
about the last 5 minutes of the telebridge pass. It was great fun to
Jerry Buxton, NØJY
On 3/10/2016 13:34, KA3HDO wrote:
> Phenomenal ARISS contact today with Astronaut Tim Kopra and the students
> participating in the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium contact-ARISS
> contact #1000! Our telebridge team at W6SRJ Santa Rosa, CA, USA, led by Tim
> Bosma, W6MU, picked up Tim Kopra a few seconds into the pass with 20
> questions answered. Charlie Sufana, AJ9N, who was station operator for
> Contact #1 in December 2000 was the moderator for this 1000th contact.
> Thanks to all for making this astounding achievement possible!!
> 73, Frank Bauer, KA3HDO
> ARISS International Chair
> AMSAT V.P. for Human Spaceflight Programs
> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. AMSAT-NA makes this open forum available
> to all interested persons worldwide without requiring membership. Opinions expressed
> are solely those of the author, and do not reflect the official views of AMSAT-NA.
> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
> Subscription settings: http://www.amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
More information about the AMSAT-BB