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AMSAT-Australia and the Ozsatgroup unite.



You may not be aware that AMSAT-Australia and the Ozsatgroup have
amalgamated, and that the new combined group has retained the name
AMSAT-Australia.

AMSAT-Australia and the Ozsatgroup have been working together for more
than two years, and have been discussing such an amalgamation for some
time.

The decision to go ahead with the amalgamation was made after Graham
Ratcliff, VK5AGR formally tended his resignation as AMSAT-Australia
National Coordinator and as AMSAT Coordinator for the Wireless
Institute of Australia (WIA) in his annual report to the WIA 2008
Federal Convention on Monday, 7th Aprill 2008.

The role of AMSAT-Australia National Coordinator has been taken on by
myself Paul Paradigm, VK2TXT, formally the Coordinator of the
Ozsatgroup, and joined by Judy Williams, VK2TJU in the role of
AMSAT-Australia Secretary.
The updated AMSAT-Australia web address has not changed - www.amsat-vk.org

I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of both the Amateur
Radio operators on the AMSAT-Australia mailing list and the members of
the former Ozsatgroup to thank Graham for his outstanding contribution
to the Amateur Radio community here in Australia and around the world.

Graham has been in the role of AMSAT-Australia National Coordinator
since 1983, and has been the driving force behind AMSAT-Australia
since its inception.

Visit our website for more information.

73's

Paul  VK2TXT
AMSAT-Australia National Coordinator.

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