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Re: ISS Call sign



on 3/24/00 5:02 PM, RogerKola@aol.com at RogerKola@aol.com wrote:

> Why does ISS need a call sign anyway?  All the other satellites don't use
> callsigns... and they surely arn't using any permanent terrestrial or
> extraterrestrial
> space...

Not correct.  There ARE callsigns assigned to every satellite.

Plus what is different is that there are PEOPLE operating the station there.
It's more than just a transponder in the sky.

73,

Jon
KE9NA

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Jon Ogden
KE9NA

Member:  ARRL, AMSAT, DXCC, NRA

http://www.qsl.net/ke9na

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