AMSAT-DL President, Peter Gülzow, DB2OS reports on a new IARU appointment:
I have recommended to the IARU Satellite Adviser that Mike Rupprecht, DK3WN takes over membership of the advisory panel form Norbert Nothoff, DF5DP and I’m happy to notify interested parties that he has agreed to appoint Mike, DK3WN as a panel member. He has thanked Norbert, DF5DP for his support as a member of the Advisory panel for many years and said that he is looking forward to work with Mike.
Mike Rupprecht, DK3WN will help with the IARU Satellite Frequency Coordination process in Region 1 and in particular here in Germany. Mike is very active and well known on the satellite bands and Internet boards, and he has particularly profound knowledge of all cubesat operations. He is also very well known in the community of cubesat operators, including excellent communication connections to that groups.
Mike Ruprecht, DK3WN will support Norbert Nothoff, DF5DP and take over the coordination process of satellite projects from him, which includes correspondence with the coordination group and the satellite operators.
Norbert Nothoff, DF5DP will continue to stay in charge of anything which is related to government issues (government and office liaison, laws, bylaws, and regulations of satellite operations) in Germany.
Peter Gülzow, DB2OS
IARU Satellite Advisory Panel http://www.iaru.org/satellite/advisory-panel.html