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Re: FD 2000

On Sat, 10 Jun 2000, Joel B. Black wrote:

> I agree with Bob.  One of the aspects of Field Day (besides the obvious
> emergency communications aspect) is to help make the public more aware of
> amateur radio.  If we can show them more than one aspect of the amateur
> satellites (i.e. voice and data) via a handheld radio, can't we maximize our
> efforts?

And many people are quite turned off by the bedlam of a VOICE pass where
it appears to be a stomping contest.  To some people it shows how you
cannot use the voice satellites to pass real traffic...

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