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Re: FM Satellite Etiquette



Of course we should change the rules!!  The nature of ham radio
has changed as well!   Cliff K7RR


On Sun, 15 Apr 2001, Tim Cunningham wrote:

> 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

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