January 4, 2022 Off

Svalbard QO-100 Satellite DX-Pedition

By Peter Gülzow

The very first Svalbard QO-100 Satellite DX-Pedition will take place April 22-24, 2022 from Kapp Linné – Isfjord Radio at 78° North.     ON4CKM Cedric, ON5UR Max and ON4DCU Patrick will take up the challenge and travel to Kapp...

December 30, 2021 Off

New QO-100 satellite antenna for DP0GVN

By Peter Gülzow

On December 29, 2021, our new QO-100 SatCom ground station antenna for DP0GVN arrived intact in Antarctica at Neumayer Station III, and as of January 9, 2022, DP0GVN is again reachable via QO-100. This should continue to ensure future radio...

August 31, 2021 Off

Bochum delivers space data again…

By Peter Gülzow

Our eyes and ears are finally back on Mars and Stereo-A. In June this year (2021) the antenna control of the 20-meter antenna at the observatory Bochum was damaged by a heavy lightning strike and had to be repaired. The...

August 31, 2021 Off

New board elected

By Peter Gülzow

At the AMSAT-DL General Meeting on 28 August 2021 in Bochum, the members elected the new Board of Directors for the next regular term of 2 years. Peter Gülzow DB2OS was again appointed in his function as 1st Chairman unanimously...

August 18, 2021 Off

DP0GVN antenna destroyed, rebuilding planned 2022

By Peter Gülzow

According to the Alfred-Wegener-Institute, a severe winter storm hit Atka Bay (Antarctica) at the end of last week. At Neumayer Station III, about 20 kilometres away, wind speeds of max. 94.9 knots (175.7 km/h) were recorded as a minute average...

August 8, 2021 Off

Satellite Symposium and General Assembly 2021

By Peter Gülzow

As things currently stand, the AMSAT-DL Satellite Symposium and General Meeting will take place as scheduled as a face-to-face event. Despite the adverse circumstances, we would be very happy about your participation. In addition to the conference rooms in the...

August 31, 2021 Off

New board elected

By Peter Gülzow

At the AMSAT-DL General Meeting on 28 August 2021 in Bochum, the members elected the new Board of Directors for…