AMSAT/ARISS symposium, Oct 5-10

Anybody planning to attend the AMSAT/ARISS symposium in California?
Bill McArthur will be delivering the keynote address
Should be very interesting.

Kenneth - N5VHO

N5VHO – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 29 16:21

ARRL Web article about ARISS @ AMSAT Symposium

Hi! The ARRL web site now has an article about the ARISS-related meetings during the AMSAT Symposium a couple of weeks ago: [url][/url] An FT-817ND instead of an FT-100 for HF on the ISS? Hmmm..... 73! Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
Submitted by WD9EWK on Wed, 2006-10-25 18:25.

I'll be there...

I'm planning to be there, but not for all of those days. I will be there for Friday through Sunday of that weekend (6-8 October), and look forward to Bill's speech.



Submitted by WD9EWK on Sat, 2006-09-30 00:48.


Hello Pat,

Do you take a camera with you to record video?
One with a tripod would be easy ;-)


Submitted by pd0rkc on Mon, 2006-10-02 14:50.

I have audio from Bill's address at the AMSAT Symposium


I have an MP3 with Bill's address from the AMSAT Symposium. It is about 10 Mb in size, I would like to reduce the size a bit more, but I'm no expert in working with these files. If anyone has a server I can upload this to, maybe someone else can crunch it down a little smaller.

I didn't take a camcorder with me, since those items attract extra inspection when travelling by air in the USA. I also left my Arrow Antennas handheld Yagi at home, but I did get on the AO-51 satellite with an IC-T7H HT and long telescoping-whip antenna.



Submitted by WD9EWK on Mon, 2006-10-16 13:23.

Audio recording,

Hello Pat,

I do not know what you mean with an audio recording
with Bill's address?!?!?!
Do you mean you recorded Bill his speech, in that case
I would be happy that you would share it with me.
I do have audio eddit software and I can compress it.
Trie to send it to

73's Cor PD0RKC

Submitted by pd0rkc on Tue, 2006-10-17 11:52.


This is Patrick's file. It is 10 MB so a warning to dialup users!

Zach KM7I

Submitted by KM7I on Tue, 2006-10-17 20:53.


Hello Zach,

Tnx for the URL.
Quality is good enough.

Pat wonderfull job, realy nice to hear Bill enthusiast story
about his adventures it makes it complete!

73's Cor PD0RKC

Submitted by pd0rkc on Wed, 2006-10-18 15:29.

Glad you liked it

Hi Cor!

I tried e-mailing you the file yesterday, it was up to 13Mb as an attachment, so I don't know if that ever made it to you. It has not come back to me. In any event, I am glad you enjoyed it. I wanted to get everything that you heard - from the introduction through the question-and-answer session at the end. It's not a video, but I think it is a great thing to hear if you were not there at the Symposium.

Again, if you are able to make a smaller file from my MP3, please do that and send me a copy of it. Otherwise, I will definitely keep the 10Mb file and put that with all the stuff I have related to Bill McArthur and my QSOs with him.



Submitted by WD9EWK on Wed, 2006-10-18 17:45.

Camcorder... maybe

Hi Cor!

It is possible. I have a small DVD camcorder, and I might be able to haul that with me to San Francisco. I haven't thought that far ahead, as to what I will pack for the trip (besides a radio or two, to work satellites from up there). I would like to get audio, at least, from his address if I can't do the video.



Submitted by WD9EWK on Mon, 2006-10-02 17:30.

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