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Re: AO-54?



Okay.  I will go and get the carcass of Oscar-1 and remove the model 
from the Smithsonian, since it was in a lower orbit and had a worse 
battery.  You cannot possibly be serious.

Bob



Greg Wycoff wrote:
> suitsat is a good example as to why the "OSCAR number policy" 
> http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/information/faqs/numbers.php  should go 
> under a major overhaul, it is very broad and has no real requirments 
> to be met. there is a big difference between an experiment that has a 
> life of just a few weeks and a real amatuer radio transpounder that is 
> expected to last for years providing communications voice or data. not 
> trying to take anything away from suitsat because it was a great 
> school project for the young students, and any exposer that amatuer 
> radio can get is a good thing.
>
> Greg N0ZHE
>


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