AMSAT NEWS SERVICE SPECIAL BULLETIN ANS-272
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* 2021 AMSAT Space Symposium to Honor the Late Dr. Tom Clark, K3IO
SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-272.01 ANS-272 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin
AMSAT News Service Bulletin 272.01 From AMSAT HQ WASHINGTON, DC DATE September 29, 2021 To All RADIO AMATEURS BID: $ANS-272.01
2021 AMSAT Space Symposium to Honor the Late Dr. Tom Clark, K3IO
The 2021 AMSAT 39th Annual Space Symposium and General Meeting has been renamed in honor of Dr. Tom Clark, K3IO (SK), Director Emeritus and President Emeritus of AMSAT and Amateur Radio satellite pioneer. Clark died on September 28th. He was 82.
The 2021 AMSAT Dr. Tom Clark, K3IO, Memorial Space Symposium and Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on Zoom on October 30th. AMSAT members may register to attend via AMSAT's Member Portal, https://launch.amsat.org.
The 2021 AMSAT Dr. Tom Clark, K3IO, Memorial Space Symposium will also be available to the general public as a livestream event on AMSAT's YouTube channel, https://youtu.be/RTvcceM7Tz0.
Please join us to celebrate the many contributions of Dr. Tom Clark, K3IO, and the exciting opportunities of Amateur Radio in space.
[ANS thanks Robert Bankston, KE4AL, AMSAT President, for the above information]
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73 and remember to help Keep Amateur Radio in Space,
This week's ANS Contributing Editor,
Paul Stoetzer, N8HM n8hm at amsat dot org