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Re: [amsat-bb] Re: ISS Call sign RZ3DZR

Right.  I vote for the most unoriginal thought possible



At 09:36 AM 03/21/2000 Tuesday , you wrote:
>Hi, Bruce,
>At 08:30 AM 21-03-00 +00-06, Bruce Paige wrote:
>>if you had attended the iaru meeting at the san diego symposium, you would
>>have heard the discussion on this. there is no precedent for an international
>>callsign at this time.
>Actually, there is.  And, the point was raised in San Diego.
>Call sign series have been allocated for the UN (with which the ITU is 
>affiliated), the World Meteorological Organization, and, I think, one other 
>international organization which escapes memory just now.
>We were thinking that administrations involved in the ISS program could ask 
>the ITU Secretary General for a call sign series to be used for 
>multinational projects in space.  That way, the space station would not 
>appear to be of a single nation, but, as a "community" project.
>Perhaps, this was just wishful thinking.  But, I like the spirit of the idea.
>Hope this helps.
>73, art.....
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