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Re: TALKING FAST



Curt

Glad to be your first satellite QSO. You certainly gave no indication of 
being a "first timer". You sounded like a pro. Keep it up. Be looking for 
you on another pass. QSL will be on it's way to you tomorrow.

73  Jim W9VNE


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Curt Nixon" <cptcurt@flash.net>
To: "Jim Danehy" <jdanehy@cinci.rr.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2008 1:01 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] TALKING FAST


> Yes...Jim you were my first...(whens the last time you heard THAT? :)  )
>
> I understand the need to keep QSO conversation short--similar to contest 
> work.
>
> I think the skill for listening and processing phonetic calls and info is 
> the same as I learned as an instrumnent rating in-training pilot.  Its all 
> new to the ear so we must get in the habit of decoding the information. 
> Next time I'll have my recorder running so I dont have to write everything 
> down.
>
> Thanks Jim, Sebastion, and all...I'm going to try out SO-50 this 
> afternoon.  And will try AO51 again after that.
>
> Curt
> KU8L
> EN82
>
>
>
> Jim Danehy wrote:
>> I worked KU8L and I don't know if I was his first satellite QSO but glad 
>> to welcome him. See his post on being new to the birds. . . . he 
>> indicated we talk FAST . . .  well Sebastian, W4AS covered why we do . . 
>> . nice comment Sebastian . . . . it is very nice to see newcomers post 
>> with comments . . . we need more of that . . . . we also need to lead by 
>> example by using intelligent operating procedures . . .  AO51 is a great 
>> satellite . . . as Sebastian has pointed out ,  you can rag chew for 10 
>> minutes on AO 7, VO 52 or FO 29 on SSB . . .  AO 16 although not with us 
>> much longer, also has some "group discussions" on it . . . .
>>
>> Keep up the good work . . . . when an expedition to a Grid Square is in 
>> operation PLEASE defer to that station who has put in a lot of time, 
>> effort and probably expense to give folks a new one . . . the operator of 
>> that new GRID  should probably try to announce in some manner that he is 
>> operating a Grid Expedition so some who might not know will get the 
>> message .
>>  GRID  EXPEDITION    GRID  EXPEDITION
>> 73  Jim W9VNE
>>
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