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NASA On the Air (NOTA) Amateur Radio Special Event 2018

Front of NA8SA QSL card

The NA8SA NOTA QSL cards have arrived. We will be putting them in the mail this week.

During 2018, NA8SA, as well as amateur radio clubs from the various NASA centers, will try to be on the air as part of the NASA on the Air Amateur Radio Special Event.  Be sure to check the official NOTA page for more information.

The event will run from December 2017 through December 2018 with the following key dates:

  • Apollo 17 45th anniversary – 11-14 December 2017, beginning of event
  • NASA founded 60th anniversary (act signed by President Eisenhower) – 29 July 1958
  • ISS First Element Launch 20th anniversary – 20 November 1998
  • ISS Node 1 Launch 20th anniversary – 4 December 1998
  • 50th anniversary  of Apollo 8 – launch 21 December 1968, splashdown 27 December, end of event

Be sure to check this page for more updates and other news.