• [AMSAT-UK] AMSAT-DL Online Symposium September 26

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    AMSAT-UK

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    AMSAT-DL Online Symposium September 26

    Posted: 11 Sep 2020 10:00 AM PDT https://amsat-uk.org/2020/09/11/amsat-dl-online-symposium-september-26/

    Peter G├╝lzow DB2OS AMSAT-DL

    AMSAT-DL have announced this years Symposium on Saturday, September 26,
    will be streamed live on YouTube and most of the lectures will be in
    English to cater for an international audience.

    Matthias DD1US writes on the AMSAT Bulletin Board:

    Unfortunately, the AMSAT-DL Symposium planned for September 26th and 27th,
    2020 cannot take place this year in the usual manner.

    Since the health of everyone is very close to our hearts and the legal framework currently leaves no other option, we have decided not to hold a meeting on site in Bochum this year. We regret this very much, but the
    premises only allow an occupancy of less than 20 persons.

    A social meeting with dinner is unfortunately not possible either, nor is a flea market and other activities, such as the QO-100 User Meeting, which happened for the first time during the HAM Radio Fair in Friedrichshafen in 2019.

    Instead, we will broadcast the symposium as an online meeting in DATV via
    the broadband transponder of QO-100 and on the Internet on the YouTube
    channel of AMSAT-DL at https://www.youtube.com/user/amsatdl

    Enclosed is the preliminary schedule for September 26th 2020 (all times in CEST=UTC+2):

    09:00 (07:00 GMT, 08:00 BST) Welcome, Introduction, Agenda Matthias DD1US

    09:10 Interview with the AMSAT-DL Board of Directors: Peter DB2OS, Michael DD5ER, Thilo DJ5YM Matthias DD1US

    09:45 Introduction to Bochum Observatory and its Ham Radio activities
    Thilo DJ5YM

    10:10 The AMSAT-DL LunART project proposal to ESA Peter DB2OS

    10:35 The ADALM Pluto as part of the AMSAT-DL QO-100 control station in
    Bochum Mario DL5MLO

    11:10 Portable station for QO-100 based on the modules of AMSAT-DL
    Matthias DD1US

    12:00 Lunch break

    12:45 QO-100 DX-pedition to Namibia/South Africa/Botswana Charly DK3ZL

    13:45 Digital Narrowband Operation via QO-100 Florian DF2ET

    14:20 School contacts via QO-100 with DP0GVN in Antarctica Heiner DD0KP

    14:55 Update of ARISS and AREx activities Oliver DG6BCE

    15:45 Coffee break

    16:00 Reception of the recently launched probes to Mars Daniel EA4GPZ,
    Paul M0EYT, Achim DH2VA

    16:50 Final interview with the AMSAT-DL BOD and conclusions: Peter DB2OS, Michael DD5ER, Thilo DJ5YM Matthias DD1US

    17:10 Introduction to the virtual QO-100 user meeting Matthias DD1US

    17:20 Virtual QO-100 user meeting via the QO-100 NB transponder Florian
    DF2ET

    17:50 Closing of the symposium and virtual QO-100 user meeting Matthias
    DD1US

    Due to the international audience, most of the lectures will be held in English. The current schedule can be found on the AMSAT-DL homepage at https://amsat-dl.org/en/

    We would like to invite you all, also on behalf of the AMSAT-DL board, to
    this years AMSAT-DL online conference and the virtual QO-100 user meeting.

    Jens DH6BB, Lenz DL8RDL, Florian DF2ET and Matthias DD1US

    Please send any queries to Matthias DD1US matthias.bopp <AT> dd1us.de

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