AMSAT NEWS SERVICE SPECIAL BULLETIN
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In this edition:
* AO-91 Commissioned - Declared Open for Amateur Use!
SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-327.01
ANS-327 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletins - AO-91 Commissioned
Declared Open for Amateur Use
AMSAT News Service Bulletin 327.01
From AMSAT HQ KENSINGTON, MD.
Month Day, 2017
To All RADIO AMATEURS
AO-91 Commissioned - Declared Open for Amateur Use!
At 06:50 UTC November 23, 2017 @AMSAT Engineering officially
commissioned AO-91 (RadFxSat/Fox-1B) Satellite. AMSAT VP of
Engineering, Jery Buxton N0JY turned over operation to Mark Hammond
N8MH and AMSAT Operations in a QSO on the AO-91 repeater during the
pass over the Eastern U.S.
N8MH responded and declared AO-91 open for amateur use!
[ANS thanks AO-91 Ops Team for the above information]
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This week's ANS Editor,
EMike McCardel, AA8EM
aa8em at amsat dot org