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Echo talk by AMSAT-NA President at Guildford

There will be a presentation on the new Echo satellite given by the AMSAT-NA 
President Robin Haighton VE3FRH at the 2004 AMSAT-UK Space Colloquium which 
is being held from July 30th to August 1st at the University of Surrey, 
Guildford, England.

This International Annual Event attracts Radio Amateurs and Satellite 
Builders from around the globe. Guildford is within easy reach of both 
London-Heathrow and London-Gatwick airports.

The full programme of activities which includes tours of the Surrey 
Satellite Centre has been posted on the AMSAT-UK website :


This years event has an Interplanetary flavor. Professor Colin Pillinger 
will be giving a talk on the recent Beagle 2 mission to Mars and other talks 
are on Mars Express and a Venus Microsat. One talk sure to be popular is on 
the proposed Amateur Televison Repeater to be installed on the ISS.

This event is open to all Radio Amateurs and SWLs and for further 
information please contact the AMSAT-UK secretary, Jim Heck, G3WGM, on +44 
125 845 3959 or e-mail: g3wgm@amsat.org


Trevor M5AKA

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