[amsat-bb] Re: Oscar 9 Re-entry

Jeff Yanko wb3jfs at cox.net
Mon Dec 24 12:32:06 PST 2007

Hi Clive,

There was the Solar Max Chicken Little contest.  According to the data I 
have UO-9 re-entered Oct 13, 1990 while Solar Max re-entered Dec 2, 1989.

Jeff   WB3JFS

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Clive Wallis" <clivew at zetnet.co.uk>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, December 24, 2007 7:34 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Oscar 9 Re-entry

> Hi,
> I was very interested in Jeff's and Dave's comments.  Was there more
> than one 'Chicken Little' competition?  AMSAT-UK took over the
> competition which was originally started by UoS.  The winner was Geoff
> G3ENY, who sadly is no longer with us.
> I spent quite a lot of time attempting to predict the 'burn-up'of
> OSCAR-9 and Salyut7.  I'll put together what information I can find, and
> post it here in a few days time.  I would be very interested whether any
> one can find any references in the AMSAT Journal or elsewhere, other
> than in OSCAR News, which I already have.
> Seasonal best wishes to all.
> -- 
> 73
> Clive    G3CWV
>         Hitchin, North Hertfordshire, UK.
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