AMSAT-DL President Peter Guelzow, DB2OS, to be AMSAT Space Symposium Presenter

AMSAT-DL President Peter Guelzow, DB2OS, will keynote AMSAT-NA’s 2016 Space Symposium this week. This year’s “Symposium at Sea” will take place on board a cruise ship that will set sail from Galveston, Texas, on November 10. Guelzow’s presentation is entitled, “Amateur Radio beyond Earth Orbit.” AMSAT-NA President Barry Baines, WD4ASW, said Guelzow is in a unique position to provide details abou…

KC0W Kicks Off CW-Only Philippines Operation with Brand-New 4I7 Prefix

Rebounding from his aborted “Cows Over the World” DXpedition, Tom Callas, KC0W, of will commence a CW-only operation from the Philippines on November 8, using the call sign 4I7COW. This marks the first time the 4I7 prefix has been used. The Minnesota DXer plans to focus on 160 meters. He will operate from 4I7COW until November 22. Following his return to the US, Callas plans to travel to Equator…

Reminder: NASA CubeSat Launch Initiative Application Deadline is November 22

The application deadline to take part in NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI) is Tuesday, November 22. NASA has invited accredited education institutions, nonprofit organizations, and NASA centers to join the adventure and challenge of space, while helping the agency to achieve its exploration goals. Many research CubeSats launched as part of the CSLI have carried Amateur Radio payloads. CSLI…