AMSAT Forum at Dayton Hamvention

This year’s AMSAT Forum will be held on Saturday in Room 5, from 1115 to 1330 EDT.  After the talks and time permitting, there will be an open Q&A session, which will continue at the AMSAT booth.


“AMSAT Status Report.” Barry Baines, WD4ASW, AMSAT-NA President, will highlight recent activities within AMSAT and discuss some of the challenges, accomplishments, and exciting projects of the organization.  1115-1140

“A report on ARISS.” Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, AMSAT-NA Vice President for Human Spaceflight, will discuss amateur operations on the International Space Station. 1140-1205

“AMSAT-NA Fox Satellite Program.”  Jerry Buxton, N0JY AMSAT-NA VP-Engineering will discuss the upcoming launch and features of Fox-1.  1205-1230

“AMSAT Satellite Operations.” Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, AMSAT-NA Operations Vice President, will discuss current satellites, as well as those planned for launch in the next year.  Howard Long, G6LVB, AMSAT-UK Committee Member will report on FUNcube-1/AO-73 and the upcoming launches of FUNcube-2 & FUNcube-3.  1230-1300

“Amateur Satellites, Education, and You!” EMike McCardel, KC8YLD, AMSAT-NA Educational Relations Vice President, will discuss the resources and equipment which supports the educational goals of AMSAT-NA. 1300-1325