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April 12, 2002

Bug Bowl, Spring Fest Satellite Coordinates

Highlights from Purdue University's beloved Bug Bowl and Spring Fest will be available Saturday (4/13) via satellite between 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Central Time. The satellite uplink will include footage of:

  • Bug Bowl, which features cockroach races, cricket spitting, a human caterpillar cantor and insect eating.

  • Search and rescue dogs demonstration performed by the dogs that assisted with rescue efforts at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11.

  • Science Bound students interacting in Spring Fest activities (middle school students participating in a program that will offer them full scholarships to Purdue).


    Satellite uplink Saturday from 5:30 - 5:45 p.m. Central time.

    SBS-6 Transponder 8
    U/L: 14196.500 Mhz Horizontal
    D/L: 11896.500 Mhz Vertical
    Allocated Bandwidth (Mhz):36.000


    Trouble reports: call PanAmSat (404) 381-2600 or (800) 321-3959, or page Jesica Webb at (765) 423-7326.

    CONTACT: Jesica Webb, Purdue News Service, (765) 494-2079 (office), or (765) 423-7326 (pager).

    For more information on Spring Fest activities, visit these Web sites: