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Re: [amsat-florida] Ft. Myers, Miami, and Orlando Hamfests SOON!!!



We will also have Suitsat in orbit.
It's now been rescheduled to release on Feb 9.

On Jan 11, 2006, at 10:23 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> Florida is about to swing full speed into our hamfest season. On  
> 1/21 there is the Ft. Myers hamfest, followed by the Miami Tropical  
> Hamboree on 2/4 to 2/5. and the Orlando Hamcation the following  
> weekend, 2/10-2/12. Miami is the Southeastern Division convention,  
> and Orlando is the North Florida Section convention!
>
> AMSAT will be present at all three of these shows. We will have the  
> latest tracking software including Instantrack, SCRAP, Nova, and my  
> personal favorite SatPC32. We'll also have the best satellite books  
> available, including volumes on getting started on satellite,  
> digital modes, and Mode S. Did I mention AMSAT hats, T-shirts, and  
> Golf shirts? You can also join or renew your AMSAT membership, and  
> donate to AMSAT projects of your choice.
>
> If you've never worked a satellite, these are the shows to be at.  
> We'll be doing demos on both the FM and the SSB LEOs, and maybe  
> even the ISS or one of the digital satellites. This will all be  
> done with the simplest equipment available, and there will be AMSAT  
> Area Coordinators and members there to discuss what you can do to  
> get on the birds. Depending on what hamfest you come to, you may  
> even get to see one of the more exotic AO-51 modes worked,  
> including SSB>FM repeater, and V/S repeater.
>
> As always, AMSAT could use your help. If you can spare some time in  
> the booth, or assisting with demonstrations or other activities,  
> please call or email me for the Ft. Myers hamfest, Bill KD4FRB for  
> the Miami show, or David AA4KN for Orlando.
>
> Please come out and support your AMSAT organization any way you  
> can, and most important enjoy the hamfests!
>
> 73, Drew KO4MA
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