OSCAR News Issue 211

oscar-news-211-front-coverIssue 211 of the AMSAT-UK amateur radio satellite publication OSCAR News was released on September 15, 2015. E-members can download it here.

The paper edition is usually posted 2-3 weeks after publication of the electronic issue.

In this issue:
• Metallurgy for the Radio Amateur Dave Malley, K1NYK
• ARISS International Annual Meeting 2015 – Tokyo, Japan
• Colloquium Report – G3WGM
• AMSAT-NA, AMSAT-DL, and Virginia Tech Announce Potential Phase-3E Opportunity
• A FUNcube STEM Activity David Bowman G0MRF
• FUNcube Certificate of Achievement
• FUNcube-1 spin period
• Getting ready for Phase 4 David Bowman G0MRF
• AGM Minutes
• Science Museum London announce a new exhibition
• The UK Space Agency CUBESAT Review
• Nayif-1 Progress report
• Some FUNcube STEM reports

AMSAT-UK FUNcube Mission Patch

AMSAT-UK FUNcube Mission Patch

Membership of AMSAT-UK is open to anyone who has an interest in amateur radio satellites or space activities, including the International Space Station (ISS).

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