type of item

Notes on
Content


Notes common to the "Notes on Content" columns for this website:


Use of parentheses in the following situations:

Below is an explanation of the explicit and implicit anniversaries of the birth and death included in the "Notes on Content" column of the meteorological and climatological contributors pages of this website.


Use of quotation marks in the following situations:

A phrase in quotes in the Notes means that the quoted text as well as a depiction of the element of interest (e.g. a satellite) are found in the philatelic item. If only the quoted text is present in the philatelic item (no depiction), then in the Notes that text is followed by the phrase "in text only" in parentheses. As necessary, other types of explanatory text may also follow the quoted phrase. In some cases, one or more words surrounded by square brackets may appear within the quoted phrase in the Notes. Such text within square brackets does not appear in the philatelic item, but is used in the Notes as explanatory/supplementary information to make them as clear as possible.


Back to Un-Manned Satellite Philately.
Back to Weather and Climate Philately.
Back to Metric and Related-Standards Philately.
Back to Amateur (Ham) Radio and Shortwave Radio Philately.



Copyright © 2012-2017, Colorado State University. All rights reserved.
This Website created and maintained by Don Hillger and Garry Toth.
Updated: 2017-02-09