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  • Carlson

    11/25/2009 | New Vice Directors in Central, Roanoke Divisions

    On Friday, November 20, ARRL staff members started opening ballots for the Vice Director races in the Central and Roanoke Divisions. Southeastern Division Director Greg Sarratt, W4OZK; Rocky Mountain Division Director Brian Mileshosky, N5ZGT, and ARRL Chi
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  • 10/22/2009 | SumbandilaSat Now OSCAR 67

    The South African Amateur Radio satellite SumbandilaSat has been officially designated SumbandilaSat-OSCAR 67, or simply OSCAR 67. Last weekend, the satellite was successfully activated and tested with a number of contacts
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  • 09/18/2009 | South African Amateur Radio Payload Reaches Orbit

    After several delays, South Africa's SumbandilaSat satellite finally blasted to orbit aboard a Soyuz rocket from the  Learn More

  • Martin

    09/14/2009 | Smithsonian Curator to Speak at AMSAT-NA Banquet

    Dr Martin Collins, a curator in the Space History Division at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, will be the featured speaker at the AMSAT-NA Symposium banquet on Saturday, October 10, at the Four Points Sheraton Ho
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  • ARISS

    08/26/2009 | SuitSat-2 Now Called ARISSat-1

    The SuitSat-2 project -- an Amateur Radio satellite housed in a Russian spacesuit -- now has a new name to go with a new shape: ARISSat-1. On Wednesday, August 19, Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Chairman Gaston Bertels, ON4WF, an
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  • AMSAT

    03/25/2009 | Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, Steps Down from ARISS and AMSAT Duties

    Citing personal and professional reasons, Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) International Chairman Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, announced on March 24 that he will be step down from all his ARISS duties, effective immediately. Bauer serves a
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  • W5KWQ

    02/20/2009 | ARRL National Convention to Feature Richard Garriott, W5KWQ

    Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, will be attending the 2009 ARRL National Convention - hosted by the Dayton Hamvention® -- as a special guest of the ARRL and AMSAT. Garriott, who took off for the International Space Station (ISS) on October 12, became the six
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  • Dieter

    02/12/2009 | Dieter Schliemann, KX4Y (SK)

    Dieter Schliemann, KX4Y, of Scottsboro, Alabama, passed February 9 after a battle with cancer. He was 68. According to Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) International Chairman Frank H. Bauer, KA3HDO, Schliemann was instrumental in l
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