[ans] ANS-153 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin - Newly Revised 2020 Digital Edition of “Getting Started with Amateur Satellites” Now Available

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Mon Jun 1 17:42:59 UTC 2020


AMSAT NEWS SERVICE SPECIAL BULLETIN
ANS-153

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In this edition:

* Newly Revised 2020 Digital Edition of “Getting Started with Amateur
Satellites” Now Available

SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-153.01
ANS-153 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin

AMSAT News Service Bulletin 153.01
 From AMSAT HQ KENSINGTON, MD.
DATE June 1, 2020
To All RADIO AMATEURS
BID: $ANS-153.01

Newly Revised 2020 Digital Edition of “Getting Started with Amateur
Satellites” Now Available

The 2020 edition of AMSAT's "Getting Started with Amateur Satellites"
is now available on the AMSAT store. A perennial favorite, Getting
Started is updated every year with the latest amateur satellite infor-
mation, and is the premier primer of satellite operation.
This definitive reference is written for the new satellite operator,
but includes discussions for the experienced operator who wishes to
review the features of amateur satellite communications. The new
operator will be introduced to the basic concepts and terminology
unique to this mode. Additionally, there are many practical tips and
tricks to ensure making contacts, and to sound like an experienced
satellite operator in the process. The book is presented in DRM-free
PDF format, in full color, and covers all aspects of making your first
contacts on a ham radio satellite.

Joining the cover art for the first time this year is a depiction of
the next generation of AMSAT satellites - AMSAT's GOLF series of 3U
CubeSats.

The digital download is available for $15 at
https://tinyurl.com/2020GettingStarted

[ANS thanks the AMSAT Office for the above information]

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donors to AMSAT Project Funds, will be eligible to receive addi-
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Office.

73 and Remember to help Keep Amateur Radio in Space,

This week's ANS Contributing Editor,

Paul Stoetzer, N8HM
n8hm at amsat dot org


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