N1KT

Housatonic Amateur Radio Club
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CLUB OFFICERS FOR 2019
President: Lawrence J. Reed, AB1JC
Secretary Treasurer: Thomas W. Moyher, ESQ N1UNT
Technical Officer: Michael J. Miciukiewicz, K1MJM
Youth Coordinator: Jennifer L. Coderre, N1ZZY
Director1: Kenneth E. Johnson, NE1CU
Director2: David H. Schadlich, KB1LTW
Webmaster: David H. Schadlich, KB1LTW
Trustee: Gary T. Moyher, WE1M

JOTA

Boy Scouts Jamboree On The Air

The Housatonic Amateur Radio Club supports the Scoutinig Jamboree on the Air. Club member Douglas WA1SFH has used our club callsign at the Housatonic Council's JOTA station each October.
Look for N1KT on the air each year during JOTA.

JOTA 2016 QSL CARD

JOTA 2017 QSL CARD

CubeSat

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DISCOSAT-1 CubeSat Satellite Logo


The Housatonic Amateur Radio Club is working in conjunction with the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport and the University of Bridgeport on building a CubeSat satellite to be launched into space. NASA has okayed the Discovery Museum's proposal and will manifest our DISCOvery museum SATellite (DISCOSAT-1) when ready. We are currently working to produce this satellite for Earth Observation and Education.
When launched we expect our satellite to be delivered to the International Space Station. Team members will then work with the astronauts on board the ISS to launch DISCOSAT-1.
Additionally, we are building a web page here for the CubeSat.

Our Team

David Mestre, KB1YYJ, Discovery Museum, Principal Investigator
Dr. Jani Pallis, call TBD, University of Bridgeport, Technical Lead
Michael Miciukiewicz, K1MJM, Mechanical Engineering
Larry Reed, AB1JC, Electrical Engineering
Gary Moyher, WE1M, Chemical Engineering & Software Engineering
David Schadlich, KB1LTW, Hardware & Software Engineering

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Discovery Museum's CubeSat Poster

June, 2018: HARC members, as part of the Univ of Bridgeport & Discovery Museum team, visited Dr. Carl Brandon and Dr. Peter Chapin at Vermont Technical College's CubeSat Laboratory.
Photos of Our Trip to Vermont Technical College CubeSat Lab
Dr Brandon from Vermont Technical College visits UB in September 2018

VTC CubesatNMI
Vermont Technical College's CubeSat Satellite


Go To Vermont Technical College CubeSat Lab web page
Vermont Technical College CubeSat Lab

CubeSat Vendors

Pumpkin Space- Colorado
Gom Space-MN

We have chosen Clyde Space to build our hardware and Bright Ascension for our Flight Software Development tools. The ISS Astronauts will deliver our CubeSat to earth orbit using the NanoRacks delivery system.

Clyde Space-Glosgow
Bright Ascension CubeSat Flight Software Development Tools
NanoRacks CubeSat Delivery System




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