[amsat-bb] Re: OSCAR - Acronym for...?
n3tl at bellsouth.net
Mon Aug 4 17:46:15 PDT 2008
I have only ever heard the acronym explained as Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio.
I didn't think satellites actually earned "OSCAR" status until they officially reached orbit and, thus WERE orbiting.
Please correct me if that's not accurate.
Tim - N3TL
-------------- Original message from Clint Bradford <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net>: --------------
> 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
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