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Motorola Amateur Radio Club
Illinois Chapter

The next regular monthly meeting will be held on:

Tuesday February 20th at 5:00 PM

Location:  Stadium Sports Club - Algonquin Rd near RT 53

4015 Algonquin Rd. Rolling Meadows, Il.

5:00 to 5:30, place your food orders.  Business meeting starts about 6:00.

Business Meeting:  Russell will preside over the business portion of the meeting.

Presentation Speaker:  Doug Phelps K9DLP

Presentation Subject: Amateur Satellite Update: 5 years ago, there were only 3 working amateur radio satellites in orbit.  This was largely due to the cost of launching big satellites.  Today, there are 18 working amateur radio satellites due to the switch to building small cubesats.  7 more cubesats carrying amateur radio transponders are due to be launched by July 1.  Some 4 inch square satellites now perform the same functions as the older, larger satellites of the past.  AMSATs all over the world are getting their cubesats launched for free by partnering with universities.  I will be talking about the new cubesat satellite and the many satellites that are now in orbit.  I will also review the equipment required.  There has never been a better time to work satellites.

Additional Topics:  

President: Russell Rezaian         AB9UE

Vice President:                          Vacant

Treasurer:  Frank Krozel            KG9H

Secretary:  Mike Brown             N9LAZ