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Re: ISS for Field Day



It's ashamed that the ARRL wouldn't waive this.


73,

John
N2HMM

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Grant Mitchell" <n4gm@comcast.net>
To: <kk5do@AMSAT.Org>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, June 17, 2005 9:49 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] ISS for Field Day


> A contact with the ISS will count for "QSO points" but not for "Satellite
> Bonus" in the ARRL Field Day.  Here is a copy of email I just received
from
> Dan Henderson.
>
> Hi Grant:
>
> A QSO with the ISS counts for QSO credit.
>
> The satellite bonus is for an Earth-to-Earth QSO, which is the reason the
no
> relayed QSO requirement is waived for satellite QSOs.  While exciting, a
QSO
> with the ISS is not a relayed QSO - Earth to Space, so it does not meet
the
> criteria for the relayed Earth-to-Earth satellite bonus.
>
> Thanks and 73
>
> Dan Henderson, N1ND
> ARRL Contest Branch Manager
>
> 73, Grant
> N4GM
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <kk5do@AMSAT.Org>
> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 8:43 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] ISS for Field Day
>
>
> > Keep in mind that although the ISS 'does not' count as a satellite
contact
> > towards the ARRL Field Day, it 'does' count for one contact towards
AMSAT
> Field
> > Day.
> >
> > Remember, like anyother FM satellite, only one QSO is allowed with the
ISS
> for
> > FM voice. If the packet racket or 70cm station happen to be active, you
may
> > also make one QSO on each of them.
> >
> > 73...bruce
> >
> >
> >
> > Bruce Paige, KK5DO
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