Alan Pickup wrote: >I have just noticed that a new newsgroup called >sci.astro.satellites.visual-observe is available via my Demon ISP :-) Uh-oh. Alan saw it first. That means it's going to decay soon! Quoting from the newsgroup control message: From: email@example.com (David C Lawrence) Newsgroups: sci.astro.satellites.visual-observe Subject: cmsg newgroup sci.astro.satellites.visual-observe Control: newgroup sci.astro.satellites.visual-observe Approved: firstname.lastname@example.org Message-ID: <email@example.com> Date: Tue, 17 Mar 1998 23:00:00 GMT <-------------- Lines: 48 The good folks at Usenet Control came through for us and created the newsgroup on March 17, the 40th anniversary of Vanguard 1. Of course, you all realize I planned for a March 17 creation date from the very beginning, don't you? ;) _____________________________________________________________ Jim Varney 121.398 W, 38.458 N, 8m Sacramento, Calif.