[amsat-bb] Re: DO-64 heard over VK

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Jun 4 12:34:51 PDT 2008

Maybe everyone in this discussion should take note that DO-64 has a working transponder onboard. Should we travel back in time and rescind the Oscar numbers for DO-17 and UO-11 while we are at it?

73, Drew KO4MA

-----Original Message-----
>From: i8cvs <domenico.i8cvs at tin.it>
>Sent: Jun 4, 2008 2:08 PM
>To: Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF <nigel at ngunn.net>, john heath <g7hia at btinternet.com>
>Cc: amsat <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: DO-64 heard over VK
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF" <nigel at ngunn.net>
>To: "john heath" <g7hia at btinternet.com>
>Cc: "amsat" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 6:12 PM
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: DO-64 heard over VK
>> How about stop whinging.
>> If you don't want to know about the "non transponder" sats then edit them
>out of your keps download.
>> Spacetrack allows you to compile a favourites list.
>> john heath wrote:
>> > How about Oscar numbers issued only for satellites with working
>> > transponders.
>> >
>> > 73 John g7hia
>> >
>Hi John, G7HIA
>For Oscar numbars issued only for satellites with working transponders
>I suggest to use the "imaginary numbars" as for example OSCAR j73
>73" de
>i8CVS Domenico
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