Autumn/Fall issue of OSCAR News now available

oscar-news-autumn-fall-2016-front-coverE-members of AMSAT-UK can now download the Autumn/Fall edition of OSCAR News here.

This edition features an article by Ciaran Morgan M0XTD on the work that went on behind the scenes for the successful school contacts with UK ISS astronaut Tim Peake KG5BVI/GB1SS.

The paper edition should be sent to postal members in 2-3 weeks.

In this issue:
• From the Secretary
• Hello from Finland!
• Happy 20th Birthday to FO-29!
• Can AO73 telemetry be relayed by FO29?
• A ‘new’ Online satellite tracking website
• Top Ten Satellite Breakups Reevaluated
• Getting Ready for Phase 4 – Part 2
• UK ESA Astronaut Tim Peake, KG5BVI/GB1SS, Heads Ham Contingent to 10 Downing Street
• A final report on the ARISS activities during the Principia Mission
• A Day at the Museum for the Bittern DXers
• Accounts 2014-2015
• Accounts 2015-2016
• Minutes of the Annual General Meeting
• Colloquium Report
• Lunar Communications Pathfinder

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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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