[amsat-bb] Re: Last AO51 pass 0110 z Unbelievable Ignorance
yokshs at sbcglobal.net
Thu Feb 1 12:46:56 PST 2007
----- Original Message -----
> How in the world is is even remotely possible that people hold a
> conversation on the bird knowing that there are 70 people ( probabally
> like 170) using the bird for quick contacts? HOW IS THIS EVEN POSSIBLE.. I
> cant imagine the ignorace involved... I just cannot fathom it.
> -Steve Raas
We've all experienced this from time to time, as well as the CQ'ers and
those with inadequate
receivers (as mentioned by others). I share your frustration.. Often times
I'm trying to work the XE
stations early in the pass, and two USA stations ignore the DX and proceed
to chat again - after
chatting on the last pass.. Meanwhile, the DX is just about to lose the
I would suggest that the ragchewers and newbies spend more time on SO-50.
most of the time, and it's lower power transmitter will encourage those with
and/or receive systems to optimize their equipment.
During the 'off-peak' times, have at it on any of the birds, but PLEASE
don't monopolize them when
many others are waiting.
Just my .02
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