The Radio Amateur Satellite Corportation AMSAT-NA Press Release 16th Space Symposium and AMSAT Annual Meeting Call for Papers The 16th Annual Meeting and Space Symposium will be held October 16-18 1998 at the Park Inn Internationl in Vicksburg Mississippi. This is the first call to authors who wish to present papers at the Symposium and that will be printed in the Proceedings. The Subject matter of the papers should be topics of interest to the amateur radio satellite service. Key dates in calling for and submitting papers are: One page abstracts are due no later than June 1, 1998, Authors will be advised by e-mail or postal mail shortly after June 15, 1998 regarding whether their paper has been accepted or not, Camera ready copy of accepted papers is due no later than August 15, 1998. Papers will only be superficially edited and will generally be printed as submitted. Authors are requested to provide an electronic file preferably in any version of Word or WordPerfect in the event a major disaster is spotted and can be corrected at the last minute. Abstracts can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Malcolm Keown, W5XX, 14 Lake Circle Drive, Vicksburg, MS 39180. If you do send an abstact by e-mail, it might be wise to send a follow-up postal-mail copy since things do get lost in cyberspace. Proceedings of the Symposium will be printed by the ARRL and made available at and after the meeting. Also, if you do not wish to present a paper, but have a topic of interest, please submit the topic and perhaps arrangements can be made for a presentation. Information regarding Vicksburg area attractions and details on arrangements for the 16th Space Symposium and AMSAT Annual Meeting can be found elsewhere in this and future issues and at http://pages.pordigy.com/DXHF93A. -end- For additional information on this press release contact: Eddie Pettis, N5JGK, 114 Terrace St., Vicksburg, MS 39180 or e-mail via email@example.com.