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ARRL Satellite Bulletin ARLS006 (2014)

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ARLS006 73 on 73 Award Period Now Underway

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Space Bulletin 006  ARLS006
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington, CT  September 2, 2014
To all radio amateurs

SB SPACE ARL ARLS006
ARLS006 73 on 73 Award Period Now Underway
 
Paul Stoetzer, N8HM, is sponsoring a new award for contacts made via
the UK Amateur Radio Educational Satellite FUNcube-1 (AO-73) to
promote activity on the satellite.  It is called the 73 on 73 award.
The award period began on September 1.

More information on FUNCUBE may be found on the web at,
http://funcube.org.uk/ .

Requirements are simple: Work 73 different stations on AO-73 (SSB or
CW). There are no geographic restrictions on operating location, no
QSLs are required, and the award is free.

E-mail log extracts containing the call sign of each station worked
and the date/time (UTC) of each contact to, n8hm@arrl.net.  Include
your mailing address.

The AO-73 inverting transponder uplink is 435.150-435.130 MHz (LSB).
The downlink is 145.950-145.970 MHz (USB). Use no more than 5 W to a
7 dBi gain antenna when accessing the AO-73 transponder.
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