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Re: KiwiSat in New Zealand Newspaper



Trevor,

The latest news at http://homepages.ihug.co.nz/~jpsl/Kiwisat_progress5.htm
would imply otherwise.

Félim M3HIM

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Trevor M5AKA" <m5aka@hotmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 8:23 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] KiwiSat in New Zealand Newspaper


> Apparently there is a report on Kiwi Sat (A Mode B 435/145 Linear
> Transponder Satellite) in a local newspaper down in New Zealand. Does
anyone
> know if the've managed to secure a launch opportunity for it ?
>
> The following info from  Steve ZL1TPH
> ----------------
> The North Harbour News here on the North Shore of Auckland has a front
page
> acticle with a picture of Fred Kennedy ZL1BYP and KiwiSAT.
> This paper is distrubuted to 20,000 letter boxes.
>
> The satellite is shown along with amateur equipment and an excellent
article
> in
> reference AR and science.
>
> A few months ago the KiwiSat was in operation at a fixed address and I had
> the
> pleasure of working Ted ZL2IP in Tarinaki. A 435 uplink with a 144 down
> link.
> Good to see AR news in the papers.
>
> It also read mention that Fred will have a question and answer and
promotion
> display at the North Shore Amateur Radio Club.
> ----------------
>
> 73 Trevor M5AKA
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