[amsat-bb] Re: Web Site Suggestions - THANK YOU!

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Sat Feb 20 13:14:54 PST 2010

SpaceTrack, where we should be encouraging people to get keps from, only use the full proper names.
It's only the likes of Amsat, ARRL etc that replace them with the abbreviated designations. Tracking software uses 
whatever designation is in the keps.

On 20-Feb-10 20:57, Clint Bradford wrote:

>>> ... Proper satellite names, not these senseless ZO-99 type designations ...
>  and the tracking software  and Web tracking sources seem to have "dumbed-down" to the abbreviated designators.

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