This year’s AMSAT Forum will be held on Saturday in Room 5, from 1115 to 1330 EDT. After the talks and time permitting, there will be an open Q&A session, which will continue at the AMSAT booth.
“AMSAT Status Report.” Barry Baines, WD4ASW, AMSAT-NA President, will highlight recent activities within AMSAT and discuss some of the challenges, accomplishments, and exciting projects of the organization. 1115-1140
“A report on ARISS.” Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, AMSAT-NA Vice President for Human Spaceflight, will discuss amateur operations on the International Space Station. 1140-1205
“AMSAT-NA Fox Satellite Program.” Jerry Buxton, N0JY AMSAT-NA VP-Engineering will discuss the upcoming launch and features of Fox-1. 1205-1230
“AMSAT Satellite Operations.” Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, AMSAT-NA Operations Vice President, will discuss current satellites, as well as those planned for launch in the next year. Howard Long, G6LVB, AMSAT-UK Committee Member will report on FUNcube-1/AO-73 and the upcoming launches of FUNcube-2 & FUNcube-3. 1230-1300
“Amateur Satellites, Education, and You!” EMike McCardel, KC8YLD, AMSAT-NA Educational Relations Vice President, will discuss the resources and equipment which supports the educational goals of AMSAT-NA. 1300-1325