[amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 log proposal.
w7lrd at comcast.net
Tue Aug 21 11:48:06 PDT 2007
Hello- Many times I'll tell the XYL,"I'll be in lthe ham shack". Four hours later I'll "surface". She'll say, "who did you talk to"? No one I reply, but I had a blast! Activity does not necessarily you hit the PTT switch.
73 Bob W7LRD
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From: "John Hackett" <archie.hackett at hotmail.com>
> To whom it may concern,
> I propose that the statistics system of
> the AO-7 Resource Page log be modified somewhat.
> Namely ... that the scorecard *NOT* give points when no actual QSO takes
> Further ... that the minimum requirement should be an exchange of signal
> report and locator for a
> 'valid' QSO to be added to the scorecard.
> The reason that I propose this change is that one particular station has
> claimed 34 points in the last 7 days without having conducted one single QSO
> .... which makes a mockery of the current scorecard system.
> While the log was originally intended as an ACTIVITY log ... there are many
> stations who appreciate the scoring system ... thereby adding to the
> 'challenge' ... and increasing their awareness of the need for good
> operating proceedures as well as improving their receiving capabilities.
> It is unfair that these stations be surpassed by others who don't even have
> a QSO via the satellite.
> That is why I propose a modification of the scoring system ... ie ... no QSO
> = no points.
> Opinions, comments and 'flaming' to me please, preferably on the back of a
> $100 note though an e-mail will suffice ... (at a pinch).
> 73 John. AO-7 Resource Page Log Admin:
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