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Re: APRS through ISS and FD



Wonder how you get a description as to what constitutes a amateur
satellite? I can't imagine what other criteria it would need to meet.
Hope to work you again this year Allen on AO-51 mode L. You were my
contact last year. You are in the log as 1E TN. I run the K4CQ station
for the Lynchburg Amateur Radio Club. I will listen for you this
weekend. 73's << John

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 4:06 PM, Alan P. Biddle <APBIDDLE@united.net> wrote:
> And the definite answer to the question is NO, the ISS is not a satellite,
> so it doesn't get you the bonus.  I recall its status came up before, and is
> a bit anomalous.  I did suggest a slight modification to the Q&A on the FD
> package next year to clarify what is not necessarily an intuitive situation.
> Well, there is GO-32 if you want to do 9600 baud, and there is certainly
> going to be less traffic.
>
> Alan
> WA4SCA
>
>
>
>
> ============================================================================
> ==
>
>
> Hi Alan -
>
> Thanks for the note. As the ISS is NOT a satellite, this would not qualify
> for the 100-point bonus. To earn that credit, you will need to make a QSO
> through one of the recognized Amateur Radio satellites.
>
> Have fun at Field Day this year!
>
> 73,
>
> Sean Kutzko KX9X
> Contest Branch Manager
> ARRL - The national association of Amateur Radio
> 225 Main Street
> Newington, CT  06111 USA
> (860) 594-0232
> email: kx9x@arrl.org
>
>
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