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AAS Electronic Announcement #114 --July 2002

AAS Electronic Announcement #114 -- July 2002

[Mailed from aas.org at 3:50pm,11 JULY 2002]

CONTENTS

  1. DIRECTORY INFORMATION DEADLINE COMING SOON
  2. CORRECTION TO PUBLIC POLICY BRIEFS #4 AND #5
  3. MEMBERS SOUGHT FOR TPF SCIENCE WORKING GROUP
  4. SCIENCE WORKING GROUP FOR THE LSST
  5. STI PUBLIC DOMAIN SYMPOSIUM

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1. DIRECTORY INFORMATION DEADLINE COMING SOON

Comments Requested by FCC Spectrum Policy Task Force

AAS ACTION ALERT 2002-02

COMMENTS TO FCC SPECTRUM POLICY TASK FORCE DUE 8 JULY 2002

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has formed a Spectrum Policy Task Force (SPTF) to take a modern look at their policies governing electromagnetic spectrum use with the goal of trying to increase efficiency and flexibility. A governing principle is "economic value." The charge, which Raises 23 questions (many multipart), is broad. FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell was quoted in the 19 June 2002 Washington Post regarding the new FCC philosophy:

AAS Electronic Announcement #113 -- May 2002

AAS Electronic Announcement #113 -- May 2002

[Mailed from aas.org at 3:40pm 30 MAY 2002]

CONTENTS

  1. HOW TO AVOID INTERNET INTERRUPTION AT THE AAS MEETING
  2. NSF FINALIZES NOAO AND NSO MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH AURA
  3. NSF MPS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR STEPS DOWN
  4. GOLDSTONE RADAR OBSERVING OPPORTUNITY

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1. HOW TO AVOID INTERNET INTERRUPTION AT THE AAS MEETING

AAS Electronic Announcement #112 -- May 2002

AAS Electronic Announcement #112 -- May 2002

[Mailed from aas.org at 4:50pm 14 MAY 2002]

CONTENTS

  1. ALBUQUERQUE MEETING REMINDERS
    Presenters Using LCD Projector Must Submit ZIP or CD at Least One Day in Advance
    Pre-Registration Ends 23 May 2002
  2. ARECIBO OBSERVING PROPOSALS
  3. NAIC CALL FOR USERS OF ARECIBO L-BAND ARRAY

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1. ALBUQUERQUE MEETING REMINDERS

AAS Electronic Announcement #110 -- April 2002

AAS Electronic Announcement #110 -- April 2002

[Mailed from aas.org at 2:35pm 23 APRIL 2002]

CONTENTS

  1. ALBUQUERQUE MEETING DEADLINE REMINDER

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1. ALBUQUERQUE MEETING DEADLINE REMINDER

200th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society
2-6 June 2002, Albuquerque, NM
http://www.aas.org/meetings/aas200/program/

Late abstracts accepted through 24 April 2002, 9pm EDT

Early registration - 24 April

Budget Committee Contact

AAS ACTION ALERT 2002-01

Summary
This Action Alert asks AAS members to call and fax members of the Senate Budget committee to ask for an increased budget for the NSF and send thank-you notes to members of the House Budget committee for providing funds for an 11% increase for NSF, 5% above the President's request. Contact information and a draft FAX are included at the end of this Alert.

Background

AAS Electronic Announcement #108 -- February 2002

AAS Electronic Announcement #108 -- February 2002

[Mailed from aas.org at 4:45pm 11 FEB 2002]

CONTENTS

  1. HEAD REGISTRATION DEADLINE
  2. SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES WEBPAGE UPDATED
  3. SOUTH POLE SUBMILLIMETER OBSERVING PROPOSALS

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1. HEAD REGISTRATION DEADLINE

AAS High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD)
Joint Meeting with the American Physical Society
20-23 April 2002
Albuquerque Convention Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

AAS Electronic Announcement #106 -- January 2002

AAS Electronic Announcement #106 -- January 2002

[Mailed from aas.org at 5:20pm 02 JAN 2002]

CONTENTS

  1.  HALPERIN TO OPEN AAS DC MEETING
  2. HOW TO AVOID INTERNET INTERRUPTION AT THE AAS MEETING
  3. MEMBERSHIP GRACE PERIOD
  4. NVO SCIENCE DEFINITION TEAM REQUESTS COMMUNITY INPUT
  5. SIM GRID STAR VERIFICATION PROGRAM
  6. SEPTEMBER 11 SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP FUND

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1. HALPERIN TO OPEN AAS DC MEETING

AAS Electronic Announcement #103 -- October 2001

AAS Electronic Announcement #103 -- October 2001

[Mailed from aas.org at 5:05pm 10 OCT 2001]

CONTENTS

  1. LETTER FROM AAS PRESIDENT
  2. VISIT THE HILL AFTER THE AAS JANUARY MEETING
  3. CALL FOR PROPOSALS AT THE KITT PEAK 12-METER TELESCOPE
  4. NSF SUMMER PROGRAMS IN JAPAN, KOREA, AND TAIWAN FOR U.S. GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
  5. TRAVEL WARNINGS

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1. LETTER FROM AAS PRESIDENT

Fellow AAS members,

International Traffice In Arms Regulations (ITAR Issue)

AAS ACTION ALERT 2001-05

SUMMARY

This Action Alert summarizes the current FY2002 budget situation and discusses a policy topic broadly known as the ITAR Issue. We recommend that AAS members write letters to two specific members of Congress thanking them for their recent action on the ITAR issue. We also include a short summary of the FY 2002 Budget situation.

FY 2002 Budget Summary

AAS Electronic Announcement #100 -- August 2001

AAS Electronic Announcement #100 -- AUGUST 2001

[Mailed from aas.org at 4:35pm 02 AUG 2001]

CONTENTS

  1. AAS TO CO-SPONSOR WORKSHOP FOR NEW FACULTY
  2. DIRECTORY DEADLINE FOR MEMBER AND INSTITUTIONAL UPDATES
  3. DPS CALL FOR PAPERS
  4. CARNEGIE SYMPOSIUM HONORING VERA RUBIN
  5. FCRAO 14 METER TELESCOPE CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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1. AAS TO CO-SPONSOR WORKSHOP FOR NEW FACULTY

AAS Electronic Announcement #99 -- July 2001

AAS Electronic Announcement #99 -- JULY 2001

[Mailed from aas.org at 3:55pm 5 JULY 2001]

CONTENTS

  1. DALGARNO TO RETIRE AS APJ LETTERS EDITOR
  2. DIRECTORY DEADLINE FOR MEMBER AND INSTITUTIONAL UPDATES
  3. EVLA PLANNING WORKSHOP: DEFINING THE SECOND PHASE
  4. WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE COLLABORATION (WISC) PROGRAM
  5. CALL FOR PROPOSALS WITH THE OVRO MILLIMETER-WAVE ARRAY

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1. DALGARNO TO RETIRE AS APJ LETTERS EDITOR

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