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RE: Valid Satellite Credit



Apparently the ARRL does not recognize real-time digipeated packets via
Satellite as valid for Field Day credit.  I dont see how a 500 millisecond
delay disqualifies this mode of communications..  Voice QSO's via
satellite count dont they?
de WB4APR, Bob

On Wed, 31 May 2000, Henderson, Dan N1ND wrote:

> If APRS uses any kind of repeated signal it is not acceptable for QSO
> credit.
> Good  luck with FD2000.
> 73
> Dan Henderson, N1ND
> ARRL Contest Branch Manager
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Doug Ellmore [mailto:na1dx@arrl.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2000 6:51 AM
> To: n1nd@arrl.org
> 
> Dan, I was referring to a regular FD exchange using APRS.
> Doug
> >
> > On Tue, 30 May 2000, Doug Ellmore wrote:
> > >
> > > Here is the response to my message from ARRL!
> > > -Doug /NA1DX
> > >
> > > "Henderson, Dan N1ND" wrote:
> > > > Hi Doug:
> > > >
> > > > Handling the message via APRS or packet is as valid as using an HF
> > > > traffic net or two meter NTS net.  Just keep in mind that the APRS
> > > > QSO itselt won't count for QSO credit.
> > > >
> > > > Good luck with FD2000.
> > > > 73
> > > > Dan Henderson, N1ND
> > > > ARRL Contest Branch Manager
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Doug Ellmore [mailto:na1dx@arrl.net]
> > > > To: FieldDay@arrl.org
> > > > Subject: Satellite QSOs
> > > >
> > > > During FD, would APRS contact using the send message capability be
> > > > valid?  WB4APR and I were wondering during the commute home last week.
> > > > 73 de Doug / NA1DX

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