[amsat-bb] Re: [sarex] Re: Re: ARRISat-1 Keps now available from Celestrak
k7trkradio at charter.net
Fri Aug 5 14:33:17 PDT 2011
'use the real world name that the builders and launch
Then how do you decide who gets the right to name? The builder? Or the
Yaesu builds a radio in Japan and sells it in the USA. It's still called a
Yaesu. The name does not change because it came here on a Maersk cargo ship.
It does not become a 'Maersk' does it?
Americans built it. They should have the naming rights.
Just because some Russians threw it off their space ship does not give them
the right to name it (it just gives them the right to break it!)
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Behalf Of Nigel A. Gunn, W8IFF/G8IFF
Sent: Friday, August 05, 2011 2:15 PM
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Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: [sarex] Re: Re: ARRISat-1 Keps now available from
As many have said before.
Perhaps we should get away from the American system of allocating Oscar
numbers and use the real world name that the builders and launch
On 08/05/2011 08:49 PM, Greg D. wrote:
> It doesn't.
> But it speaks to what many are feeling - well, speaking for myself at
least - that it would be a really good idea, politically, that when
ARISSat-1 gets an Oscar number, it should have an AO-prefix, not an
> There, it's been said.
> Greg KO6TH
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