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The following message is being resent to correct an error in Dr.Owen K.
Garriott's call.  His correct call is" W5LFL". Sorry  the error was made.

Subject: Fw:Ham Radios in Space


> Subject: Ham Radios in Space
>
>
>         Alan Bethel , KE6QIS and Jeff Davis, N9AVG and James French,
KD4DLA
> have provided a very
>  interesting
>  reference,
 ( http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2000/ast21aug_1.htm?list )
>  of
>  Dr. Owen K. Garriott, W5LFL's Ham Radio activity in space.
>
>       This article also references Ham Radio aboard the Mir Space Station.
>  There have  been many school contacts with Mir as well as with SAREX and
>  for those interested,  MSNBC is still running a story of contact with the
>  Schnecksville School in Pennsylvania.  This story has a video clip of
>  Amateur Radio SSTV
>   pictures and voice exchange with the most recent Cosmonauts who were
aboard
>  Mir.
>   It may be viewed at:
>
>      http://www.msnbc.com/news/419653.asp
>
>      For further detail about Ham Radio and the addition of SSTV  aboard
the
>  Mir Space Station see:
>
> http://www.siliconpixels.com/marex/
>
>  and also:
>
>  http://www.geocities.com/ik1sld/mirex.htm
>
>  Farrell Winder, W8ZCF
>

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