AMSAT Presentations at the 2014 ARRL Centennial

The following are presentations made by AMSAT at the All Day Thursday Training Tracks during the ARRL Centennial Celebration and National Convention in Hartford Connecticut July 17, 2014.

“Amateur Satellite History and AMSAT Strategic Direction”
Barry Baines, WD4ASW — AMSAT President (PDF) (PPT)

“Orbital Mechanics”
Joe Spier, K6WAO – AMSAT Director for Education (PDF)  (PPT)


“Satellite Tracking and Tracking Software with an emphasis on SATPC32″
E. Michael McCardel, KC8YLD —  AMSAT V.P. Educational Relations (PDF) (PPT)

“Station Configuration and Satellite Operation”
‘Easy Sats, FM Birds’
Peter Portanova, W2JV — AMSAT Area Coordinator and
‘CW and SSB Birds and telemetry’
Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK — AMSAT Director Field Operations (PDF) (PPT)


“Overview of AMSAT’s Fox-1 Satellite”
Burns Fisher, W2BFJ — AMSAT Fox-1 Software Team Co-Leader (PDF) (PPT)