AMSAT NEWS SERVICE SPECIAL BULLETIN
In this Special Bulletin:
* AO-92 to Try Imaging Hurricane Florence September 13-14
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ANS-254 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin
AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin 254.01
From AMSAT HQ KENSINGTON, MD.
DATE September 11,
To All RADIO AMATEURS
AO-92 to Try Imaging Hurricane Florence September 13-14
AMSAT Vice-President of Operations, Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA says that
the camera on AO-92 is planned to be used to try to image Hurricane
Florence during North American east coast passes on Thursday,
September 13, and Friday, September 14.
AO-92 will not be in its U/V FM voice transponder operation during
these passes. Ground stations should standby and not attempt to access
AO-92 during this time. Voice operation will be available later during
The high speed image data will be transmitted on the 145.880 MHz downlink.
The image can be captured, decoded, and uploaded to the Fox-1 data
warehouse using the FoxTelem v.1.06 software available from AMSAT:
[ANS thanks AMSAT Vice-President of Operations, Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA for
the above information]
In addition to regular membership, AMSAT offers life memberships,
and sustaining donors to AMSAT Project Funds, will be eligible to
receive additional benefits. Application forms are available from
the AMSAT Office.
Primary and secondary school students are eligible for membership
at one-half the standard yearly rate. Post-secondary school students
enrolled in at least half time status shall be eligible for the student
rate for a maximum of 6 post-secondary years in this status.
Contact Martha at the AMSAT Office for additional student membership
73 and Remember to help keep Amateur Radio in space,
This week's ANS Contributing Editor,
JoAnne Maenpaa, K9JKM
k9jkm at amsat dot org