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Re: ISS on Field Day

Wayne Estes W9AE wrote:
> I agree that contact with an amateur radio station on a satellite
> SHOULD count as an "amateur satellite contact".  But the ARRL didn't
> consult me when they made the Field Day rules.

Funny, that's what ARRL says (in a private email to me) too...AMSAT 
didn't consult them. But maybe somebody should have talked to somebody; 
the explanation I'm getting sounds to me like *some*body doesn't 
understand how the ARISS station is actually used these days.

  73 de Maggie K3XS

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