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General Planning Notes for 2013 (updated 2015)

By | August 17th, 2013|News|

The following notes are updates from the Registrant Newsletters sent out last year. There have been minimal changes, so most of the suggestions remain the same. Some highlights The NRAO tour has been a highlight of previous AHSP’s. Beyond the normal public tour to see the principal receivers and learn the history of the site, [...]

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Registrant Newsletter #2 — August 13, 2013

By | August 17th, 2013|Communications, News|

AHSP is a little more than 3 weeks away. This email contains some updates on arrangements and additional details you can use to plan your weekend at Spruce Knob. Also, please note that the committee has another call-in scheduled for TOMORROW evening at 7:00 to answer your questions (see the end of the message). Registrations [...]

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AHSP 2013 Speakers and Topics

By | August 5th, 2013|News|

Updated! Here is a listing of speakers and topics for AHSP 2013 - We have 12 speakers currently! The full schedule will be added to the electronic and pdf event calendars soon as the rest of the descriptions and biographies get filled in. and the write up for each talk and speaker biographies will be added [...]

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AHSP 2013 is SOLD OUT!

By | August 2nd, 2013|News|

The 2013 Almost Heaven Star Party is sold out. We limit capacity in an effort to make sure that AHSP a good experience for all participants. We are not maintaining a formal waiting list for potential participants this year. We can provide some informal support, however. If you are interested in attending AHSP 2013, you [...]

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Participant Newsletter #1 — July 18, 2013

By | July 26th, 2013|Communications, News|

Thanks for registering early for AHSP. We again expect to be filled to capacity for this extraordinary event, and the organizing committee is happy to have so many committed observers joining us this year. We like to communicate with registrants over the summer, so that repeat participants will know what is new, and first-timers will [...]

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Vendors Confirmed for AHSP 2013

By | June 29th, 2013|News|

We have our main Vendors that have now been with us for years confirmed for AHSP 2013.  They are of course Hands On Optics and Astro Gizmos! Check out their sites and support them as they support our Star Party!

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Photo Contest Submission Form

By | August 17th, 2012|News|

Here is the form for submitting photos for the AHSP 2013 contest when if goes live (entries and photos must be dated during the AHSP 2013 timeframe).  You can also come down to the main yurt and use the laptop to upload the photos via the form. The rules and when the winners will be [...]

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What to expect at AHSP

By | August 14th, 2012|News|

We have added a great page for what to expect from Start to Finish at AHSP. It's a great follow up from the needed preperations information.

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Things you should know for your trip to AHSP

By | August 12th, 2012|News|

Here's the Things you should know page  - every year we make additions and changes so let us know if you find something you think we should share with others or that we need to fix even right away. 

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