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To: Broadcast journalists

From: Purdue News Service

Date: August 28, 2006

Subject: Satellite uplink to be available from Tuesday's (Aug. 29) energy summit

Broadcast journalists will have access to a satellite uplink of highlights from Tuesday's (Aug. 29) Sen. Richard G. Lugar-Purdue Summit on Energy Security. The daylong summit, taking place on Purdue's West Lafayette, Ind., campus, will draw a number of national and Midwest government and business leaders.

The summit will focus on prospects for other sources of liquid fuels, as well as discussions of national security and economic policies, biomass and coal-based fuels, and business and government strategies to help lay the groundwork for U.S. energy independence.

The satellite uplink will be available from 4-4:15 p.m. (EST), after the event.


Satellite coordinates

U/L TYPE: Analog
Band Type: Ku-Band
[HS} SBS6/05K (74'W)
U/L: 14123.000 MHz Vertical
D/L: 11823.000 MHz Horizontal
Allocated Bandwidth (MHz): 43.000


If you have difficulty with the satellite feed, contact the Network Operations Center at (800) 321-3959. In addition to the uplink, video b-roll is available by sending a request via e-mail to Larry Farr at lfarr@purdue.edu.

Parking for broadcast journalists attending the summit is available outside of Stewart Center. Free parking for additional media is available in the Grant Street parking garage, located near the Purdue Memorial Union.

Sen. Lugar, R-Ind., and Purdue President Martin C. Jischke will be joined by a panel that includes:

• Brian Lamb, president and CEO of C-SPAN, who will serve as panel moderator.

• Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels.

• U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., the ranking Democrat on the House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee.

• Carol Battershell, BP vice president for alternative fuels.

• Susan Cischke, Ford Motor Co. vice president for environment and safety.

• Amy Myers Jaffe, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow in Energy Studies at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University.


Related Web sites:
Purdue University

Richard G. Lugar-Purdue University Summit on Energy Security

Summit news release


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