Category: Activities

Jul 25

Drew Glasbrenner KO4MA works sat FO-29

On July 25, 2015 Drew Glasbrenner M/KO4MA/p gave a demonstration at the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium in Guildford of working the amateur radio satellite FO-29 with a portable station consisting of two FT-817 and an Arrow antenna in mode V/U on SSB. At the same time, Drew gave detailed explanations. Drew’s demonstration was followed by more than 30 radio …

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Jun 01

general Assembly 2015

annual general meeting 2015 The members of AMSAT Belgium, non-profit association, are invited to attend the annual general meeting. The general assembly will take place on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 20:00 in the clubhouse of the Radio Club Leuven – Diestsevest 39 at Leuven. (The meeting room is located in the basement) Agenda: 1. New …

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Apr 13

HamTV / HamVideo commissioning

Sunday 13 April 2014, Koichi Wakata, KC5ZTA, operated OR4ISS and successfully completed the HamVideo commissioning with ARISS team, HamTV on ISS. Commander Koichi Wakata congratulated ARISS for this achievement and answered a series of questions, prepared in the manner of a school contact. He also proceeded to a microgravity experiment. 5mn 44s of video received …

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Mar 26

15th European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC)

The European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC) workshop on small, micro, nano and CubeSat missions took place on March 25 2013 Euro Space Center in Transinne and ESA Redu Centre, Belgium. AMSAT Belgium and the UBA took advantage of the opportunity to demonstrate the engineering model of the AMSAT-UK FUNcube-1 satellite along with the FUNcube Dongle SDR …

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Apr 28

“European Amateur Radio Benefiting Society”

ISS

Tuesday 27 April 2010, 12 students of the European School, Brussels were invited to visit the Exhibition set up by the International Amateur Radio Union in collaboration with the European Space Agency in the European Parliament, Brussels and sponsored by MEP Birgit  Sippel, Germany. The Exhibition’s name is “European Amateur Radio Benefiting Society” and the …

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Oct 08

Frank De Winne talks to St-Michielscollege Brasschaat

ISS

The ARISS contact was a direct operated by ground station ON7RT,  Willy Goovaerts, ON5JM conducted operations at Wednesday October 7, 2009 at 10:21 UTC, which is 12:21 CEST. De standaard, 8 October 2009 UBA website – report ARISS contact ARISS-EU achive – ON7RT Southgate – Radio Amateur News

Sep 23

Frank De Winne contact with VTI St Lucas in Oudenaarde

ISS

Under the enthusiastic leadership of Patriek De Temmerman ON8PDT, the school has been working on this project for a whole school year. It was the central theme of the School’s Open Day and space and the ISS were linked to many courses. The contact was a direct operated by ground station ON4OB (UBA section ODE), Tuesday …

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Sep 17

UBA section AAA set up an portable ARISS groundstation

The UBA section AAA has developed a mobile ARISS ground station for ARISS school contact with Frank Dewinne. A few weeks before the ARISS contact, the section set up the ground station to fully test it. The design and execution was carried out under the professional guidance of Willy Goovaerts, ON5JM, section chairman.

Aug 25

Frank De Winne talks to people Urania observatory.

ISS

There was an ARISS radio contact on Monday, August 24 2009 with Frank De Winne, ON1DWN, from the public observatory Urania in Hove (near Antwerp). It was a telebridge contact, respectively, through VK4KHZ , Queensland, Australia. Frank De Winne talked to twenty children could ask questions. The conversation was moderated by Gaston Bertels ON4WF with the help of …

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Jun 13

Frank De Winne talks to schoolchildren from Leuven

ISS

On Friday, June 13th 2009, in the afternoon primary school students got the opportunity to speak with astronaut Frank De Winne. The direct link with the International Space Station was made with the help of radio amateurs. Frank De Winne answered 22 questions on a range of subjects. The children wanted to know more about what …

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