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Tnx, Mike, I did a quick look and couldn't find it, u r a lifesaver!!
Wow, does this bring back memories!!

>From: Mike73@aol.com
>
>In a message dated 1/4/02 2:29:41 AM Eastern Standard Time,
>dguimon1@san.rr.com writes:
>
> > Yes, I'm sure I have it SOMEWHERE, Walter!  But it will take some digging.
> >  I'll post it here if I can find it....
>
>Dave,
>
>Attached is the file...... I made it the final day, but wasn't on satellite
>at the beginning.
>
>73,
>Mike, N1JEZ
>AMSAT #29649
>Local Area Coordinator
>"A closed mouth gathers no feet."
>Orgers not interested please bear with me.  Interest in the project
>has come from a surprising number of sources, and this is one of
>the ways I can use to get the information.
>
>While accumulating data for the first and last days of Oscar 13,
>I was immediately reminded of the fact that it takes two orbits to
>cover the world.  The callsigns in this list are from opening day
>orbits #80, 22jul88, and #81, 23jul88.  The final orbits represent
>orbits #6479, 22nov96, and #6480, 23nov96.  Graham, VK5AGR, turned
>off the transponders on 23nov96 on orbit #6480, MA 99; orbit #6480
>continued on telemetry beacon only.  That may or may not have been
>a consideration for the certificates given for the "first day"
>contacts.
>
>This data was accumulated from various sources, and all of your help
>is really appreciated.
>
>Please check both lists for errors and omissions.  They are arranged
>alpha-suffix;  please DO NOT duplicate, check the lists carefully.
>We obviously need information outside of the USA, and those stations
>are requested to widely disseminate this request.
>
>There are only four stations that appear on both lists: WD4FAB,
>WB6LLO, DB2OS, G3RUH. There are surely many others.  Call signs may
>have changed.  Check your logs, and encourage acquaintances to do the
>same.
>
>Please respond to wb6llo@amsat.org....snail mail or telephone is ok too.
>
>CAUTION:  DO NOT USE obit numbers you may have logged, use UTC
>           date for your reference unless you obtained the orbit
>           number from O13's telemetry.  NASA orbit numbers have
>           been in error consistently, sometimes by as much as
>           two orbit numbers.  The satellite was the ONLY place
>           for reliable orbit numbers.
>
>
>Opening day orbits #80, #81
>on 22, 23 July 1988, UTC
>
>        PY4AJ, W4BE, N5BRG, W3BWU, AE1C, W0CA
>
>        JA3CF, LU8EBH, N6EIP, W0EOZ, W5EUB
>
>        WD4FAB, WB2FPE, PY2GIS, W8GQW, W6HDO, K6HHJ
>
>        WB4IOA, N4IQV, WA4KDB, W9KFB, DJ5KQ, WD4LCD
>
>        WB6LLO, WA2LQQ, N6LYT, K6ML, W6MSG, K9NO
>
>        W1NU, K8OCL, G0ORX, DB2OS, N4OUL, K6OVV
>
>        WB5PMR, WA1QXR, WA2RDE, G3RUH, KB4SRE, W6SYA
>
>        W4TZG, ON6UG, WA5VAH, KA8WWQ, DJ4ZC, WA5ZIB
>
>
>Last two "transponder on"
>orbits #6479, 6480
>on 22, 23 November 1996,  UTC
>
>
>        KK7AG, WA0AUQ, W3BBO, ZL2BLC, WL7BQM
>
>        W6CCY, N6DD, KG6EX,  WD4FAB, WB4FWQ, W6GGM
>
>        KD4HUR, WA4HVC, N7HXP, N1JEZ, W4IMT, W5IU, WB6LLO
>
>        K5MFA, KB5MU, KD7MW, VE3NPC, N0NUL, KG5OA, WA6OJR
>
>        KE6OMN, WA7OPE, DB2OS, W8OSE, KOVPL, KD6OZH, W3PM, W8QX
>
>        N9RPQ, K7RR, G3RUH, KB1SF, N7SFI, WA4SXM, WY8T, ZL2TAL
>
>        K6TSK, AA0UX, ZL2UYH, ZL2VBV, K7VCH, W8WRP, K7XK, K7YCH


            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
                    Disagree: I learn....
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