Hams in space

Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, will be at the Dayton Hamvention coming u510p in May. He’ll be participating in the 2009 ARRL National Convention which is being held in conjunction with the world’s biggest gathering of ham radio operators from around the world.

Garriott will be the special guest of the ARRL and AMSAT.

Garriott’s dad, Owen, W5lfl was the first ham to make QSOs from space back in 1983 while aboard the space shuttle Columbia on STS-9.

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