AMSAT NEWS SERVICE SPECIAL BULLETIN ANS-065
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* AMSAT Academy to be Held Prior to Dayton Hamvention
SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-065 ANS-065 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin
AMSAT News Service Bulletin 065.01 From AMSAT HQ KENSINGTON, MD. DATE March 5, 2020 To All RADIO AMATEURS BID: $ANS-065.01
Come join us the day before Hamvention, for AMSAT® Academy – a unique opportunity to learn all about amateur radio in space and working FM, linear transponder, and digital satellites currently in orbit.
AMSAT® Academy will be held Thursday, May 14, 2020, from 9:00am to 5:00pm, at the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) Clubhouse, loc- ated at 6619 Bellefontaine Rd, Dayton, Ohio.
The $85 registration fee includes:
• Full day of instruction, designed for both beginners and advanced amateur radio satellite operators, and taught by some of the most accomplished AMSAT operators. • Digital copy of Getting Started with Amateur Satellites, 2020 Edi- tion ($15 value) • One-Year, AMSAT® Basic Membership ($44 value) • Pizza Buffet Lunch • Invitation to the Thursday night AMSAT® get together at Ticket Pub and Eatery in Fairborn.
Registration closes May 8, 2020. No sign ups at the door. No refunds, no cancellations.
Registrations may be purchased on the AMSAT store at https://www.amsat.org/product/2020-amsat-academy-registration/
[ANS thanks Robert Bankston, KE4AL, Vice President - User Services for the above information]
In addition to regular membership, AMSAT offers membership in the President's Club. Members of the President's Club, as sustaining donors to AMSAT Project Funds, will be eligible to receive addi- tional benefits. Application forms are available from the AMSAT 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