W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday September 10, 2019

W6TRW General Meeting

September 10, 2019 Tuesday @ 6:00pm

QTH: Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance 

Brian Johnson, AB6UI:

“Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS)

ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) lets students worldwide experience
the excitement of talking directly with crew members of the International Space Station, inspiring
them to pursue interests in careers in science, technology, engineering and math, and engaging
them with radio science technology through Amateur Radio. http://www.ariss.org/

Brian has been actively involved with several school and community ARISS contacts, including:
 LA Academy Middle School
 Mendez Middle School
 Santa Barbara Public Library


Meet AB6UI,


 First Ham Radio licensed in 1983. Currently, holds an Extra
Class license
 Graduated from Cal State Long Beach Cal State Long Beach
with a degree in Electrical Engineering
 Career with Hughes Aircraft/Raytheon for 33 years
 President “emeritus” & Station Manager/Trustee for the Hughes
 In 1994 I led the St. Bernard High School SAREX contact team.
This team was made up of members of the HAC ARC and TRW
ARC. We had a horizon to horizon contact with the Space
Shuttle Endeavor STS-59
 Technical Guru at Waterfront Education in Redondo
 Technical Mentor for the Compton College STEM team