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Flight Opportunity



AMSAT-NA in cooperation with the University of Toronto Institute of
Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), Dynacon Enterprises Inc. and the Canadian
Space Agency, has the opportunity to launch an "Amateur Radio Package"
on the Microvariability and Oscillation of STars (MOST) satellite. The
expected launch date is November 2001.

This notice requests Radio Amateurs or Radio Amateur Groups to provide
an initial "Statement of Interest" in providing this package.

Anticipated (maximum) parameters are:-
Mass.......... 2Kg.
Power..........2 Watts continuous.
Dimensions...1 circuit Board or about 525 sq cm by 25 mm
Satbilization of spacecraft.........Stellar Inertial
Low earth orbit - Sun Synchronius - near polar - 6am/pm.
Initial Statements of no more than half a page (8.5 x11) should be
E-mailed to:-
Robin Haighton P.Eng   <VE3FRH@AMSAT.ORG> to arrive no later than
November 26 1998.
or by Mail to :
Robin Haighton P.Eng
2028 Cheviot Court,
Burlington,   Ontario
Canada.   L7P 1W8
to arrive no later than November 26 1998.

A review of initial Statements by AMSAT-NA and UTIAS will take place
before December 31st 1998 and participants will be notified shortly
thereafter of their status.

Robin Haighton P.Eng, VE3FRH
Executive Vice President AMSAT- NA


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