Satellite Beginners Session in Guildford

Drew Glasbrenner M-KO4MA AUK Colloquium 2015

Drew Glasbrenner M/KO4MA working FO-29 at the AMSAT-UK Colloquium 2015

The AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium at the Holiday Inn,  Guildford starts at 2pm on Friday, July 29 with a special session for newcomers to the amateur satellite world.

Newcomers will be helped through the complexities by three amateurs, Dave G4DPZ, Carlos G3VHF and Drew KO4MA, who, between them, have thousands of hours of experience.

They will explain the theories and talk about the practice of listening to and having satellite contacts through the ever increasing number of satellites in orbit.

This year, there will be copies available of the very recently updated AMSAT-NA publication Getting started with Amateur Satellites 2016.

After the Beginners Session there will be a tour of the SSTL satellite facilities in the Kepler Building. Places on the tour are limited and pre-registration is required, see

Pass for the Friday afternoon session can be purchased from the AMSAT-UK shop.

The colloquium is Open to All. Programme schedule at