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Re: RE: Sat Names for LoTW



The big bummer to me on "the list" is I never kept track of RS-12 vs. RS-13...since it was the same platform...am I alone on this?  Gonna be tough to get some exact matches.  Oh well a small problem in the overall scheme (schema?) of things.


> 
> From: "Keith O'Brien" <n4zq@hotmail.com>
> Date: 2003/10/15 Wed AM 10:40:10 EDT
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] RE: Sat Names for LoTW
> 
> Wayne, W9AE, suggested that the most logical and universally-known satellite 
> names are the names that appear in the published Keplerian elements. From 
> his supplied list
> 
> AO-07
> AO-10
> UO-11
> RS-10/11
> FO-20
> RS-12/13
> 
> Now compare these first few with the list from the TQSL config file that was 
> supplied by John K9IJ, and there are many issues. AO-07 to AO-7, RS10/11 to 
> RS-10 and RS-11... Not to mention the lack of listing some of older birds, 
> like AO-6 and AO-8 ect...
> 
> Fellows, this is a computer science. It's got to be an exact match with your 
> contact or you will never see credit for the QSO. LoTW is starting with WAS 
> and DXCC credit, but be assured it will continue to grow in awards credit. 
> In time, even awards issued outside those by the ARRL.
> 
> I would suggest using the TQSL listing because that is what has to be 
> satisfied. I just wonder where are the ISS and Shuttle names ?
> 
> Thanks everyone for you input...
> 
> 
> Keith N4ZQ
> 
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Scott Townley NX7U
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