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AMSAT-UK Colloquium to be Webcast by BATC



Thanks to the British Amateur Television Club (BATC) this years AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium will be streamed live to the web. 

Peter Blakeborough G3PYB, President of BATC, will be streaming video of the presentations live to the Internet so that Radio Amateurs and SWL’s can watch them from anywhere in the world. This service will be available at http://www.batc.tv/  

As well as the live webcast BATC will also be providing a Live Chat web page enabling viewers to post messages. 

The 23rd AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium will be held at the University of Surrey, Guildford, England from Friday 25th until Sunday 27th July.

Prof Sir Martin Sweeting, G3YJO Chairman AMSAT-UK, will open the Colloquium at 1400 BST (1300 GMT) on the Friday. 

This will be followed by the keynote speech given by Dr Rob Gowen, Department of Space & Climate Physics (Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London and Coordinator of the UK Lunar Penetrator Consortium) on "Science Penetrators for the UK MoonLITE mission".

On Saturday at 0905 BST (0805 GMT) the Delfi-C3 team will be giving presentations on their exciting new satellite. Its SSB/CW 435/145 linear transponder will activated soon and is sure to prove popular with satellite enthusiasts world-wide. 

Later that day at 1130 BST (1030 GMT) there will be presentations from AMSAT-DL on both the eagerly awaited P3E High Earth Orbiting satellite and the pioneering Mars Orbiter P5A. This will be the first private venture spacecraft to travel to the Red Planet providing Radio Amateurs with some true DX signals.

The IARU Satellite Forum chaired by the IARU Satellite Adviser Hans van de Groenendaal ZS6AKV will take place on Saturday afternoon (BST). 

1600-1645 BST (1500-1545 GMT) Band planning for satellite operations on frequencies in the Amateur Service by Hans van de Groenendaal, ZS6AKV, President AMSAT-SA 
1645-1800 BST (1545-1700 GMT) IARU Amateur Satellite Forum Chairman: Hans van de Groenendaal, ZS6AKV, President AMSAT-SA 

The Colloquium is open to all. New for 2008, it has been arranged with the University for "walkin" day delegates for £10 per day. For this, you do not get any meals, only attendance at lectures/beginners sessions. It does not entitle you to any other of the functions. There is no need to book, just turn up on the day. It would help if you could let us know in advance if you intend using this facility, please email g3wgm@amsat.org  

For further details see http://www.uk.amsat.org/Colloquium/ 
Programme: http://www.uk.amsat.org/content/view/640/213/ 
Travel information: http://www.uk.amsat.org/content/view/23/52/ 

A site map showing location of the Management Building and the adjacent main car park and conference visitors parking can be seen at 
http://www.uk.amsat.org/images/stories/uosmap6.jpg 

AMSAT-UK Tel: +44 (0)1258 453959 
Email: g3wgm@amsat.org 
Web: http://www.uk.amsat.org/ 

Related URL’s

British Amateur Television Club (BATC) 
http://www.batc.org.uk/ 

BATC Video website 
http://www.batc.tv/  
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73 Trevor M5AKA



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