For portable operations like Field Day, several club members have portable hand held equipment and satellite antenna systems that can be set-up in a remote location and with a minimum of effort. Field Day contacts have been successfully made during the last few years.
To check on the current status of the various Ham satellites check http://www.amsat.org/status/ .
Stu Tracy ------- N7RVF
The satellite communications station is located in the Ham Shack. Radio equipment includes Satellite all mode transceivers for two meters and 70 centimeters. A dedicated computer with tracking software provides automated tracking of satellites and is networked to other BEARS computers in the main shack. The equipment is capable of communicating thru the popular phone and CW satellites.