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Re: OSCAR - Acronym for...?



The AMSAT glossary lists it as "Orbiting".
The "Space Today" history of Amateur satellites lists
it as "Orbital".
http://www.spacetoday.org/Satellites/Hamsats/HamsatsBasics.html
Guess I didn't help you much!
Maybe one of the real Old Timers can chime in here!
73, Jim

--- Clint Bradford <clintbrad4d@earthlink.net> wrote:

> Some Web sites state that OSCAR is an acronym for
> "Orbital Satellite  
> Carrying Amateur Radio."
> 
> Or is it "Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur
> Radio?"
> 
> This is actually more important than it
> sounds...(grin)
> 
> Clint Bradford, K6LCS / KAF3359
> 909-241-7666
> 
> 
> 
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