[amsat-bb] Re: ISS a Satellite or an airplane?
sraas at optonline.net
Sat Sep 15 01:28:22 PDT 2007
Ide have to disagree on both. It's a space craft..an entire different
entity. Its an orbiting spacecraft, that can be taken out of orbit at any
time, and not @ random.. probably de classifying it as a sat.
That's just a stab at the real reason.. works in my head tho.
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From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Eric Christensen
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2007 3:42 AM
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org; fieldops at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] ISS a Satellite or an airplane?
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.
Anyone out there help me with this?
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