Seminar Oct 16th, 2013 @ 4:30PM: Frequency Planning 101

event-freqlicensing101Event Information

Guest Speaker: Arthur Feller (W4ART)
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 @ 4:30PM
Location: POST 723 (UH Manoa, 1680 East-West Rd.)
Parking: After 4PM, $6 for upper campus parking
– Purchase a parking ticket at any guard booth
Maps: See our contact page for a map to POST
RSVP: Now closed.

Synopsis

Are you interested in developing wireless systems such as sensor networks, UAV/UAS, or even spacecraft? Join us for a glimpse into how our U.S. radio frequencies are allocated, the problems we face today, and how you can start planning for your own slice of the frequency pi!

Before and After Ham Radio Event

CQ CQ, calling all amateur radio operators!  During the afternoon up till the event and after, anyone nearby UH Manoa can participate in the seminar’s radio meet up!  Please bring your handheld radios and tune into 446.000MHz FM simplex, and alternate 146.520MHz FM simplex.

Speaker Bio

Arthur has been a licensed amateur since 1963. ARRL and AMSAT count him as a Life Member. He holds life membership in the IEEE and is a Fellow of the Radio Club of America.

He was the founding President of the Columbia Amateur Radio Association and Treasurer of AMSAT for twenty years. Now, he serves as President of the Network Engineers Repeater Association and is a Member of the International Amateur Radio Union’s World Amateur Satellite Frequency Coordination Panel.

Operationally, he set up the first trans-Atlantic packet radio gateway station in 1987 with colleagues in Israel and England. He also claims the first mobile-to-mobile communication by satellite in any radio service – accomplished in 1973 with G3ZCZ/W3.

Professionally, he worked as an electronics engineer with the FCC for 27 years, was Chief of Frequency Planning and Equipment Regulation for the Israel Ministry of Communications, and served as the first Communications Officer for the Office of United States Foreign Disaster Assistance in USAID at the Department of State: Perpetual Field Day!

At home, he also enjoys membership in the Arlington Amateur Radio Club.

 

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