AMSAT NEWS SERVICE SPECIAL BULLETIN
In this Special Bulletin:
* Fox-1Cliff Designated AMSAT-OSCAR 95 (AO-95)
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ANS-339 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin
AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin 339.01
From AMSAT HQ KENSINGTON, MD
DATE December 5, 2018
To All RADIO AMATEURS
On December 3rd, 2018, Fox-1Cliff was launched on a Falcon 9
vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Part
of Spaceflight’s SSO-A: Smallsat Express launch, Fox-1Cliff
was named after long time AMSAT supporter Cliff Buttschardt,
K7RR (SK). In the 48 hours after launch, more than 110
amateur radio operators around the world have successfully
received and submitted telemetry from the satellite.
Following in our long tradition of naming amateur satellites,
AMSAT hereby designates Fox-1Cliff as AMSAT-OSCAR 95 (AO-95).
Thank you to those who have supported this mission with their
time, talent, and financial support for the benefit of amateur
radio operators worldwide.
Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA
AMSAT VP Operations / OSCAR Number Administrator
[ANS thanks Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, AMSAT VP Operations /
OSCAR Number Administrator for the above information]
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73 and Remember to help keep Amateur Radio in space,
This week's ANS Contributing Editor,
JoAnne Maenpaa, K9JKM
k9jkm at amsat dot org