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Re: FM Satellite Etiquette



Bruce Paige wrote:

> obviously, you have not seen some of the awards that are available for 
> satellite operators that are offered by amsat. one of them is the w4ami 
> award. it is issued in multiples of 1,000 contacts. up to 5,000. that is why you 
> will hear a bunch of people saying hello to the people they know. it is the 
> fastest way to get a quick exchange without tying up the satellite. this 
> etiquette is very proper and the most expident way to make a contact. 

How about that...I didn't realize that was the reason for that style of 
operation, (even though I was aware of the awards) and I figured I'd 
been around for a little while.

The learning never stops until the breathing does...

73 de Maggie K3XS

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