[amsat-bb] Re: Oldest working orbiting satellite? Todays quiz!

Tony Langdon vk3jed at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 11:20:25 PDT 2010

At 02:13 AM 11/5/2010, Chris Bloy wrote:
>Hi Group,
>Ok, so I think I can answer the oldest working Amateur satellite is...


>Non-working Amateur Satellite still in-orbit? (AO-13?)

Hmm, unless one of the first 6 birds was in a fairly high orbit, this 
would be AO-7.  I'd have to check the history of the first 6 
OSCARS.  And I'm not sure when the Russians started putting up the RS 
birds either. :)

>Non-working commercial sat? Vanguard-1?
>Working commercial satellite still in orbit?

Not there's some good questions. :)

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL

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