• [ANS] ANS-293 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin - 41st AMSAT Space Sy

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    AMSAT NEWS SERVICE SPECIAL BULLETIN
    ANS-293

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    In this edition:

    * 41st AMSAT Space Symposium & Annual General Meeting Schedule and
    Livestream Details Announced

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    ANS-293 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin

    AMSAT News Service Bulletin 293.01
    From AMSAT HQ WASHINGTON, DC
    DATE October 20, 2023
    To All RADIO AMATEURS
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    41st AMSAT Space Symposium & Annual General Meeting Schedule and Livestream Details Announced

    The 41st AMSAT Space Symposium & Annual General Meeting lifts off at 1:00pm Central Daylight Time / 18:00 UTC on Friday, October 20th. If you are not joining us in Dallas this year, we are pleased to offer a live stream of
    the Symposium sessions on AMSAT's YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/@AMSATNA/streams

    The Symposium schedule and direct livestream links for each day follow. All times are Central Daylight Time (UTC-5). The sessions start at 18:00 UTC on Friday and 13:00 UTC on Saturday.

    Friday, October 20th

    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?vO4-h7bbxs

    1:00 – 1:15 Welcome
    Robert Bankston, KE4AL, AMSAT President

    1:15 – 1:45 A Survey of Small Satellite Propulsion Systems
    Jonathan Brandenburg, KF5IDY, AMSAT Assistant VP Engineering

    1:45 – 3:00 AMSAT Engineering Update
    Jerry Buxton, N0JY, AMSAT VP Engineering
    Jonathan Brandenburg, KF5IDY, AMSAT Assistant VP Engineering
    Zach Metzinger, N0ZGO, AMSAT Board of Directors

    3:00 – 3:15 Break

    3:15 – 4:15 PACSAT Update and Demonstration
    Bill Reed, NX5R, PACSAT Project Manager, et al

    4:15 – 5:00 Break-Out Session
    Member Services

    Saturday, October 21st

    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?vKKHTBxyY8

    8:00 – 8:15 Welcome
    Robert Bankston, KE4AL, AMSAT President

    8:15 – 9:00 CubeSatSim Update and Demonstration
    Alan Johnston, KU2Y, AMSAT VP Educational Resources

    9:00 – 9:30 ThinSat Project for High Schools
    Nick Pugh, K5QXY, and Bob Twiggs, KE6QMD

    9:30 – 10:00 AMSAT Youth Initiative
    Frank Karnauskas, N1UW, AMSAT VP Development

    10:00 – 10:15 Break

    10:15 – 10:45 Amateur Radio Spectrum Use in the Lunar Environment
    Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, ARISS-NA Executive Director

    10:45 – 11:15 Amateur Satellite Secondary Payloads
    Drew Glasbrenner, AMSAT Board of Directors/VP Operations

    11:15 – 11:35 AMSAT-HB Update
    Michael Lipp, HB9WDF, President, AMSAT-HB

    11:35 - 12:00 TBD

    12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

    1:00 – 1:45 ARISS Update
    Dave Taylor, W8AAS, AMSAT US Delegate to ARISS International

    1:45 - 2:15 40th Anniversary of Hams in Space & 2024 Anniversary Event
    Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, ARISS-NA Executive Director

    2:15 – 2:45 Planned Non-AMSAT Amateur Satellites
    Paul Stoetzer, N8HM, AMSAT Executive Vice President

    2:45 – 3:15 Space Qualified Antennas
    Kent Britain, WA5VJB

    3:30 PM – 4:45 PM AMSAT Annual General Meeting & Awards Ceremony

    [ANS thanks AMSAT for the above information]

    /EX

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    73 and remember to help Keep Amateur Radio in Space,

    This week's ANS Contributing Editor,

    Paul Stoetzer, N8HM
    n8hm at amsat dot org

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