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ARRL Satellite Bulletin ARLS001 (2010)

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ARLS001 OSCAR 67 Satellite Active for JOTA

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Space Bulletin 001  ARLS001
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington, CT  October 14, 2010
To all radio amateurs

SB SPACE ARL ARLS001
ARLS001 OSCAR 67 Satellite Active for JOTA

The FM repeater aboard the South African Sumbandila OSCAR 67 (SO-67)
satellite will be active over North and South America this weekend,
October 16 and 17, for the Scouting Jamboree On The Air (JOTA).

According to the announcement from AMSAT-NA Vice President of
Operations Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, the repeater will be available
for 15 minutes beginning at the following dates and times (UTC):

October 16:  1039, 1212, 1337, 1509, 1642, 1814, 1947, 2120, 2238,
2254 and 2355 UTC

October 17:  0014, 0128, 0144, 0300, 0319, 0455, 0635, 1020, 1153,
1315, 1332, 1450, 1623, 1756, 1929, 2101 and 2235 UTC

The activity periods were calculated by Ed Clayo, N8BBQ.

The SO-67 repeater receives at 145.875 MHz FM (233.6 CTCSS) and
re-transmits at 435.345 MHz FM. Local pass predictions are available
from AMSAT-NA's online calculator at,
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/tools/predict/.
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