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Re: ISS a Satellite or an airplane?




On Sep 15, 2007, at 1:41 AM, Eric Christensen wrote:

> Can someone sanity check me, please?  I'm trying to convince a guy  
> at the ARRL that the ISS needs to be added to the LoTW as a  
> satellite and he says it is not valid because it isn't a satellite  
> but rather an airplane.

Does he think you're talking about the Shuttle, perhaps and not ISS?   
Even Shuttle when on-orbit, is a satellite, however.

It orbits the Earth, it's a satellite.  Basic physics.  Walks like a  
duck, quacks like a duck... you're not insane, but he might be.

--
Nate Duehr, WY0X
nate@natetech.com


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