[amsat-bb] Re: OSCAR - Acronym for...?
m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Aug 5 14:50:39 PDT 2008
I've missed some of the earlier posts on this but there is only one meaning for OSCAR given on the AMSAT-NA website so at the risk of repeating what someone may have already pointed out:
OSCAR stands for "Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio"
Intro to sats: http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/information/faqs/Intro_sats.pdf
OSCAR Numbers Policy: http://www.amsat.org/amsat/amsat-na/oscar.html
The Project Oscar website at http://www.projectoscar.net/
also gives the same definition.
73 Trevor M5AKA
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