[amsat-bb] Re: Last AO51 pass 0110 z Unbelievable Ignorance

Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL vlfiscus at mcn.net
Thu Feb 1 07:53:15 PST 2007

At 06:41 PM 1/31/07 -0600, "Dave Johnson" <kc9gha at gmail.com> wrote:
>Some people have the "me, me, me" attitude, so they feel they're entitled.
>I don't mind hearing a SHORT QSO between ops.  I've kept this in mind when
>I've worked the same station a few times, and have limited my comments to
>them to a sentence or two, so that others get a chance to get in.
>Worse yet, on many of the passes that I can hear/work, there is someone in
>the footprint who just whistles, causing QRM on the already-crowded
>satellite.  And then there's the op who does nothing more than say
>"hello...hello...hello".  Lastly there are also the ops who apparently
>aren't hearing the satellite and keep calling CQ, with stations answering
>them to no avail.

That's the problem with easy-sats.   Our HF bands are going to start 
sounding a lot more like that too now that the Code requirement is eliminated.


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