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Re: AMSAT-UK Welcome Foundation Satellite Access



And everyone would like to thank Trevor for his sterling efforts on behalf
of Foundation Licensees and UK Amateurs in general for making this, and many
other things, possible.

73 de

Félim M3HIM
IO91ot
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Trevor" <m5aka@yahoo.co.uk>
To: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 11:24 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AMSAT-UK Welcome Foundation Satellite Access


> AMSAT-UK Welcomes Foundation Satellite Access
>
> The changes to the Amateur Licence announced in the October issue of
RadCom
> mean Foundation holders now have access to the Amateur Satellite Service.
They
> will be able to work through the many Amateur Satellites as well use the
Voice
> and Packet repeaters on the International Space Station (ISS). They can
also
> talk directly to Astronauts in space. All three astronauts currently
onboard
> the ISS are licenced Radio Amateurs and in their spare time operate the
ISS
> Amateur Radio Station usually on 145.800 MHz FM.
>
> AMSAT-UK is delighted that the new licence will allow full satellite
access to
> Foundation holders. This will enable these enthusiastic operators to
experience
> the thrills and challenges of space communications.
>
> AMSAT-UK would like to thank the RSGB for its support in regards to this
> change.
> Every year AMSAT-UK runs a Satellite Beginners Workshop to teach newcomers
how
> to operate through the satellites. Now that Foundation holders have this
> valuable new privilege AMSAT-UK can look forward to record numbers
attending
> the next workshop.
>
> AMSAT-UK produces a newsletter Oscar News packed full of Amateur Satellite
> information. For membership details contact the secretary Jim Heck G3WGM
> Tel: +44 (0)1258 453959
> Email: g3wgm@amsat.org
> Website: http://www.uk.amsat.org/
>
> ----
>
> 73 Trevor M5AKA
>
>
>
>
>
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