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Program: Amsat-UK Colloquium



Greetings

The plain-text version of our provisional program follows. It has also
been uploaded to the digital satellites AO-16, UO-22, KO-25 in triptych
and full-page versions (in Word-7) and in plain ascii.

Any updates will be placed on Amsat-UK's web pages, the main program is at 
http://www.uk.amsat.org/col_program.htm  and includes timing information of
the beginners sessions; beginners topics are at 
http://www.uk.amsat.org/program2.htm



Amsat-UK 14th Annual Colloquium

Provisional Programme

Friday 23rd July
(Microwave testing is available throughout the afternoon and early evening)

0745-0900 Breakfast (for overnight arrivals), Library Restaurant

0930-1100 Arrivals & Registration  (+ video)

1030-1100 Coffee

1100-1115 Opening points; Fred Southwell G6ZRU, Hon Secretary, Amsat-UK

1115-1130 Welcome Address: Ian Kyle, GI8AYZ, Past President of RSGB

Session 1 - Chairman: C Jackson, G7UPN, SSTL Groundstation Manager
1130-1200 In-orbit Commissioning of an Attitude Determination and Control 
          System for UoSAT-12 (Herman Steyn & Y Hashida, SSTL)
1200-1230 Surrey's UoSAT-12 Mini Satellite - an Overview 
          (Victor van der Zel, G7DKN, SSTL)
1230-1300 A Strategy for the UO-12 Frozen Orbit Insertion (Nop Aorpimai, SSTL)

1300-1400 Buffet Lunch, lower concourse

Session 2 - Chairman: B Sankey, G7RWY, Amsat-UK
1400-1430 Reverse Astronomy (Martin Shelley, British National Space Council)
1430-1500 Origins of Amsat (Keith Baker, KB1SF, Amsat-NA)
1500-1530 TMSAT-1, First Year in Orbit (C Jackson, G7UPN)

1530-1600 Tea

Session 3 - Chairman: R W L Limebear, G3RWL, Amsat-UK
1600-1630 UoSAT-12 Merlion payload (L/S band). 
          (Chee Teck Phua, NTU-Singapore, James Wilhelm, ZS1ACA, SSTL)
1630-1700 38K4 Groundstation Equipment (John Melton, G0ORX)
1700-1730 (about UO-12 Images - SSTL)

1800-1915 Lakeside Barbecue (indoors if raining); watch G3AAJ fishing

1930->>> Social gatherings; Pub Quiz (2100 start)  

OR:

Session 4 - Chairman: 
1930-2000                   in case several extra speakers
2000-2030                   appear (this is not unknown)
2030-2100 

2100->>> Social gatherings; Pub Quiz (2130 start)

With thanks to Paul Willmott, VP9MU, for researching and supplying 
the quiz questions





Saturday 24th July
(Microwave testing is available throughout the day)

0745-0900 Breakfast, Library Restaurant

Session 1 - Chairman: F Southwell, G6ZRU, Amsat-UK
0945-1000 Opening Address: Ingemar (Smudge) Lundegard, G3GJW, Past EVP of RSGB

1000-1100 P3D Satellite Status (Peter Guelzow, DB2OS, Amsat-DL)

1100-1130 Coffee

Session 2 - Chairman: R W L Limebear, G3RWL, Amsat-UK
1130-1200 P3D Groundstation Microwave Radio Equipment for the C X and K Band 
          Links (Sam  Jewell,G4DDK, RSGB)
1200-1230 The Phase 3D and TiungSAT "CEDEX" Radiation Environment Monitoring 
          Payloads (Dr. Craig I. Underwood, G1WTW, SSC)
1230-1300 Command & Control Software Techniques in The Techsat Project 
          (Roni Waller, Technion Techsat software manager)

1300-1400 Lunch, Library Restaurant

Session 3 - Chairman: K Eaton, GW1FKY, Amsat-UK
1400-1430 Radiation Monitor for Detecting Protons and Heavy Ions on Techsat 
          (Dr Y. Lifshitz soreq NRC Yavne, Israel)
1430-1500 Antennas - Right, Wrong, Left, or Linear (Ib Christoffersen OZ1MY)
1500-1530 Groundstation Antenna Gain (Chris Hill, VK6KCH)

1530-1600 Tea

Session 4 - Chairman: D Kitchen, G0FCL, Amsat-UK
1600-1630 Faster Than a Speeding Light (Ernest Richards, K1NI)
1630-1700 High Altitude Ballon Flight 
          (Wolf-Henning Rech, DF9IC,Fachhochschule Pforzheim)
1700-1730 Russian Microsat Project (Alexander Zaitzev, RW3DZ)

1830 for 1900 Buffet Dinner, redistribution of space (& shack) debris. 
         Chancellors Restaurant



Stream 2, Beginners' Session
1000-1100 Common Factors (R Broadbent, G3AAJ)

1100-1130 Coffee

1130-1215 Analogue (voice) Satellites (J. Heath, G7HIA)   
          Demonstration on Sunsat 1205-1220 BST  
1215-1300 Digital Satellites (Chris Jackson, G7UPN)

Satellite pass options for the Digital beginners' session demonstration:
	UO-22 1108-1122 BST
	UO-36 1122-1136 BST




Sunday 25th July
(Microwave testing may be available today)

0745-0900 Breakfast, Library Restaurant

0915-0930 Welcome Address: Keith Baker, KB1SF, President of Amsat-NA

Session 1 - Chairman: C Jackson, G7UPN, SSC
0930-1030 G3CDK Memorial Lecture: The Evolution of UoSAT Software Engineering 
          (J W Ward, G0SUL, Technical Director, SSTL)
1030-1100 An Alternative Geometry Option for Hybrid Rocket Propulsion 
          (Captain Gary Haag USAF/SSC)

1100-1130 Coffee

Session 2 - Chairman: R Broadbent, G3AAJ, Amsat-UK
1130-1200 Plans for the International Space Station 
          (Keith Baker, KB1SF, Amsat-NA)
1200-1230 Amsat-France Satellite Project (Jean-Louis Rault, F6AGR)
1230-1300 Drake 2880 Projects (David Bowman, G0MRF)

1300-1400 Lunch, Library Restaurant

Session 3 - Chairman: D Kitchen, G0FCL, Amsat-UK
1400-1430 The Future of Amsat-UK; SWOT analysis (Ian Kyle GI8AYZ)

End of Colloquium

1445-1530 Amsat-UK Annual General Meeting 
          (non-members are welcome to attend but cannot vote)

1530-1600 Tea (for folks who haven't gone home)

1630: Departure of evening excursion for overnight guests and anyone who wants
      to go (GB Pounds 20); River cruise with meal onboard; return late


Stream 2, Beginners' Session
1000-1100 Common factors (R Broadbent, G3AAJ)

1100-1130 Coffee

1130-1215 Analogue (voice) Satellites (J. Heath, G7HIA)   
          Demonstration on Sunsat 1126-1140 BST 
1215-1300 Digital Satellites (Chris Jackson, G7UPN)

Satellite pass options for the Digital beginners' session demonstration:
	TO-31  1113-1128 BST
	UO-36 1150-1203 BST
	KO-25 1147-1203 BST


73
Richard W L Limebear G3RWL
Amsat-UK Colloquium Program Organiser
g3rwl@amsat.org
FOC # 1188
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