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Re: ISS QSO's during Field Day



Also,

I don't think the ISS is contesting just handing out points for the
contesters.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL" <vlfiscus@mcn.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Cc: "Estes Wayne-W10191" <W10191@motorola.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2001 10:59 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] ISS QSO's during Field Day


> At 12:04 PM 6/27/01 -0400, Estes Wayne-W10191 <W10191@motorola.com> wrote:
>
> >Wayne replies:
> >
> >I hope I'm not being too nit-picky here.  You violated two ARRL Field Day
> >rules if you and your club members used personal callsigns and a "Field
Day
> >station" to contact another field day station (NA1SS was a field day
station
> >operating "1A battery").
>
> You're correct, but we made the QSO's for fun and we won't be counting any
> of them for field day points.  I felt it would be neat to get new hams
> hooked on satellites by using the ISS.  I don't know yet whether I hooked
> any, but they were all smiles.
>
> KB7ADL
>
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