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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
> > 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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