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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2010. That’s about 5 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 23 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 34 posts. There were 41 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 4mb. That’s about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was May 6th with 157 views. The most popular post that day was Welcome to MARS.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were inside.msfc.nasa.gov, arrl.org, groups.yahoo.com, twitter.com, and statistics.bestproceed.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for wa4nzd, marshall space flight center ham radio, marshall center amateur radio club, wp4nqo, and py4sky.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Welcome to MARS August 2009
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Recent History September 2009
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Early History August 2009


Special Event STS-133 November 2010


Why MARC should come back September 2009


Huntsville Hamfest 2010

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I thoroughly enjoyed the Huntsville Hamfest this year, and was especially gratified by the welcoming responses I received as I spread the word that
our MARC was alive again. I wanted to make certain that the word was out.

In addition to everyone that I already knew, I made sure to Continue reading

MARC in the news.

Someone pointed out that the MARC was mentioned in the latest
Amateur Radio Newsline” (Report 1717).
Thought I would re-post it here, and express our appreciation for the coverage in this well-respected report with a global audience.
Thanks !!! /;^)

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Please visit ARNewsline.ORG regularly


And a radio club that assisted in the 1980’s video Amateur Radio’s Newest Frontier has recently been reactivated. This with word that the George C. Marshall Radio Club in Huntsville, Alabama has come bact to active status after being dormant for many years.

On July 1st, one of the first meetings of the club was held with eight in attendance. Leaders say that there are many items that need to address as a club, but they have high hopes of bringing this club back to its formal glory.

Back in the early 1980’s it was members of this radio club that made possible the taping of segments of Amateur Radio’s Newest Frontier dealing with the European Space Agency’s Spacelab that was carried to orbit by the United States Space Shuttle. (Via e-mail)