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Re: RE: 23:20 pass



I'd like a copy also to see if you heard him call me also. . .
73,
Dee, NB2F

----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg D." <ko6th_greg@hotmail.com>
Date: Monday, January 9, 2006 1:45 am
Subject: RE: [sarex] 23:20 pass

> Hi Kevin,
> 
> I worked Bill on that pass, but missed recording it.  Can I get a 
> copy of 
> the recording?
> 
> Bill sometimes called QRZ, sometimes not.  When he did, I noticed 
> that 
> sometimes it took a while for him to reply with a call, so I guess 
> he's 
> hearing multiple doubles for most of that.  So when he called QRZ 
> I waited a 
> bit, and then sent up my call sign straight (no phonetics).  He 
> got the end 
> of it and called back with the partial, and the rest is now 
> history.  I 
> think the use of phonetics is good when you are in a weak signal 
> situation, 
> but here anything that takes a while is likely to get stepped on.  
> So make 
> it clear but quick, and hope for lucky timing.  Then when it's 
> just the two 
> of you, if he asks for your call again, go with the phonetics.
> 
> Greg  KO6TH
> 
> 
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: "Kevin Chudy" <kchudy@mail.netsos.com>
> To: <sarex@amsat.org>
> Subject: [sarex] 23:20 pass
> Date: Sun, 8 Jan 2006 20:33:25 -0500
> 
> I have a .wav file of the 23:20 pass, sounds like Bill 
> acknowledging N6JSX
> and N3XSR.
> 
> 
> Also, where can I get some information on the correct way to 
> contact the
> ISS, if I don't catch him calling CQ?  Just state my callsign?
> Phonetically?  It all seems to happen pretty fast and I only catch 
> the NA1SS
> side of the conversation. I think I have my hardware, tracking 
> software, and
> recording all set, I just need some advise on the proper operating
> procedure.
> 
> Thank you,
> Kevin
> 
> N2JPE
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