• AMSAT-UK Online Colloquium Sunday Oct 24

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    AMSAT-UK Online Colloquium Sunday Oct 24

    Posted: 11 Oct 2021 12:00 PM PDT https://amsat-uk.org/2021/10/11/amsat-uk-online-colloquium-sunday-oct-24/

    The AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium will be held as an online Zoom Webinar on Sunday the 24th October 2021. You don’t have to be a member of AMSAT-UK to attend, and the event is free.

    The Colloquium will run from 10.45 BST to approximately 16.00 BST
    (0945-1500 GMT). A full programme of the event is available at Programme
    for AMSAT21 final You don’t have to be a member of AMSAT-UK to attend, and the event is free of charge.

    This year’s colloquium will be in the form of a Zoom Webinar. It’s easy to use, simply register at the address below, and follow the instructions
    which will arrive by email.

    Please register before the 24th , or join live at


    The 2021 colloquium will also be streamed via YouTube.

    Our channel is at https://www.youtube.com/user/AMSATUK

    The event will be hosted by members of AMSAT-UK and formally opened by our Chairman, Martin Sweeting, G3YJO.

    Each presentation will be followed by a 5 minute Q+A session, which will
    allow those viewing via Zoom, to pose questions to the speakers.

    The 2021 colloquium will be followed by the AMSAT-UK AGM and after a short break there will be an informal evening discussion session on ‘All things satellite.’


    10.30 Webinar web site opens.

    10.45 11.00 Official opening by Martin Sweeting, G3YJO.

    11.00 11.30 IARU Amateur Satellite co-ordination Hans Blondeel Timmerman

    11.30 12.00 AMSAT-DL Peter Guelzow DB2OS

    12.00 13.00 Lunch break

    13.00 13.30 Robert Bankston KE4AL President AMSAT North America

    13.30 14.00 STAR-XL: AMSAT-UK Payload – An updated OBDH for Nanosats

    Phil Bladen, Sam Lane, Chris Bridges

    14.00 – 14.30 STAR-XL: X-Band Upconverter & Dual Band L/X Patch Antenna for Space

    Patrick Hope, Marcel Friesch, Chris Bridges

    14.30 15.00 Iain Young G7III QO-100 using a SkyQ Dish

    15.00 15.30 David Johnson B2Space Presentation

    15.30 16.00 To Be Confirmed

    16.00 16.05 Announcement of G3AAJ Trophy – G3YJO.

    16.05 End of Colloquium

    16.05 16.35 AMSAT-UK AGM

    17.30 Onwards. Informal session. Q/A and audience participation

    We are very grateful to our speakers for contributing to our Colloquium

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