June 13, 2024

Houston AMSAT Net

For Amateur Radio Satellite Operators


Marty, Andy and Bruce over the years.
Andy, W5ACM, became a silent key on May 19, 2021

Mahana, W5BTS, (11 years old) makes contact with the International Space Station, NA1SS
2001 May 02 4:20 CDT (2120Z) with Jim Voss Listen to MP3
2001 May 10 1:55 CDT (1855Z) with Susan Helms Listen to MP3

Astronaut Susan Helms operating from the ISS.
She is wearing her 2001 ARRL Field Day pin
Photo from NASA

Astronaut Susan Helms receiving an Award from AMSAT
presented by Bruce, KK5DO and Mahana, W5BTS (July 2, 2002)

Here we are, setup at the movie Frequency Click here to see the pictures

The Original Sputnik 1 TWA Flight 800
As recorded on 1957 Oct 06 by William Magnusson, VK3JT in Melbourne, Australia using an Eddystone Model 680X and a Dipole on 15m height. The frequency was 20.001 Mc/s. Last few minutes with the control tower.