Saturday AMSAT Dayton Forum

This year’s AMSAT Forum will be held on Saturday in Room 5, from 1115 to 1330 EDT.  After the talks, 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.

“A report on ARISS.” Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, AMSAT-NA Vice President for Human Spaceflight, will discuss amateur operations on the International Space Station.

“AMSAT-NA Fox Satellite Program.”  Jerry Buxton, N0JY AMSAT-NA VP-Engineering will discuss the upcoming launch and features of Fox-1.

“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.

“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.

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