We are pleased to report that Radio Club de Chile has announced the reactivation of the AMSAT-CE Foundation: www.amsat-ce.org

This occurs in moments when the Government of Chile announced a plan to renew the Fasat Charlie satellite of the Chilean Air Force, along with promoting the construction of severals micro and nano satellites of the scientific type in Chile.

This motivated to AMSAT-CE Foundation to propose that the CESAR-1 project of Chilean radio amateurs can be reactivated, modernized and completed, as part of the gobvernament plan.

Radio Club de Chile has supported AMSAT-CE since its begining and the Vice-President of Radio Club of Chile, José Tijoux CE3BCO, has just joined the Board of Directors of AMSAT-CE continuing and strengthening the space activity of Chilean radio amateurs .

The AMSAT-CE Foundation was created in 1993 and its first project, CESAR-1, acronym corresponds to CE (Chile) Satellite of Radiocommunication, its 70% advanced.

On the new website of AMSAT-CE there is more information about the CESAR-1 project, the current status and the main technical specifications:

www.amsat-ce.org

IARU wishes to the Chilean radio amateurs a lot of success in this initiative.