[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: FM Satellite Etiquette





Should we change the rules ?

<grin>  <;o)



Tim - N8DEU


----- Original Message -----
From: "Margaret Leber" <maggie@voicenet.com>
To: <kk5do@arrl.net>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, April 15, 2001 2:19 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 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


----
Via the amsat-bb mailing list at AMSAT.ORG courtesy of AMSAT-NA.
To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org



AMSAT Top AMSAT Home