Re: Amateurs to provide observations to USAF?

Jim Varney (
Wed, 14 Apr 1999 20:04:11 -0700

On 14 Apr 99, Ron Lee wrote:

> I would like to pose a query...  If the infrastructure existed to allow
> amateur
> astronomers to recieve satellite tracking "assignments" from the U.S. Air
> Force
> Space Surveillance Network, would you be willing to participate?

I bet my first reaction is the same as many on this list: we'd love to 
help, provided we get unlimited OIG elset access in exchange!

 -- Jim

p.s.: And I want a mothballed Baker-Nunn too...

Jim Varney
Member, Sacramento Valley Astronomical Society
Sacramento Iridiums