[amsat-bb] Re: Most Hams in Space at one time?

Thomas McGrane n2oeq at aceweb.com
Tue Apr 13 10:28:51 PDT 2010

Seems typical to me that the federal government would set a precedent in which they encourage licenses in space which I assumed to be free 
space. Why should anyone require a license off the planet? This reminds me of the FCC selling licenses for frequencies that only exist when used.

>------- Original Message -------
>From    : James French W8ISS[mailto:w8iss at amsat.org]
>Sent    : 4/13/2010 10:45:28 AM
>To      : amsat-bb at amsat.org
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>Subject : RE: [amsat-bb]  Most Hams in Space at one time?
 >Currently there are 9 licensed American Amateur Radio operators on the ISS 
currently going by the list that is at the ARISS site on RAC.org.

Is this the most hams in space to date or has there been more before this 
shuttle-ISS mission?

James W8ISS
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