Apogee View – May/June 2019

Joe Spier, K6WAO, President As I write this installment of Apogee View, I have just returned from Hamvention 2019. Before I report on all the AMSAT functions at Xenia, I’d like to take a moment to remind all AMSAT members of your importance to this organization. This is AMSAT’s 50th Anniversary, and AMSAT has existed … Read more

Apogee View – May/June 2018

May/June 2018 Joe Spier, K6WAO, President As I write this installment of Apogee View, I am less than 24 hours from boarding my flight to Hamvention 2018. I’m looking forward to meeting all my AMSAT friends and making new acquaintances at the Greene County Fair Grounds in Xenia, OH. I guess there is something to … Read more

Apogee View – March/April 2018

March/April 2018 Joe Spier, K6WAO, President This early spring finds AMSAT’s AO-85, AO-91, and AO-92 satellites very busy with grid chasers. It seems that the 2018 ARRL International Grid Chase might be affecting the use of these satellites, but whatever the reason, AMSAT members can be proud that we have provided such popular resources for … Read more

AMSAT Activities at Hamvention 2019

AMSAT Academy Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) Clubhouse, Dayton, OH Thursday, 16 May 2019, 09:00 – 17:00 EDT Come join us the day before Hamvention for AMSAT Academy – a unique opportunity to learn all about amateur radio in space and working the FM, linear transponder, and digital satellites currently in orbit. AMSAT Academy will … Read more