[amsat-bb] Re: ARRL Field Day rule change request successful.
ka3hsw at earthlink.net
Mon Feb 26 20:45:39 PST 2007
YES!!!! God IS a ham, after all!!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>; "'AMSAT BoD'" <bod at amsat.org>;
<officers at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, February 26, 2007 6:47 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] ARRL Field Day rule change request successful.
> It looks like the ARRL agreed with my request to modify their Field Day
> rules to mirror our own on FM satellite QSOs.
> 7.3.7. Satellite QSO: 100 bonus points for successfully completing at
> least one QSO via an amateur radio satellite during the Field Day period.
> "General Rules for All ARRL Contests" (Rule 3.7.2.), (the no-repeater QSO
> stipulation) is waived for satellite QSOs. Groups are allowed one
> dedicated satellite transmitter station without increasing their entry
> category. Satellite QSOs also count for regular QSO credit. Show them
> listed separately on the summary sheet as a separate "band." You do not
> receive an additional bonus for contacting different satellites, though
> the additional QSOs may be counted for QSO credit unless prohibited under
> Rule 126.96.36.199. The QSO must be Earth-Satellite-Earth in nature. Available
> to Classes A, B, and F.
> 188.8.131.52 Stations are limited to one (1) completed QSO on any single
> channel FM satellite.
> Thank you to the ARRL and the Contest Advisory Committee for your
> cooperation, and see you on the satellites on Field Day.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> AMSAT-NA VP Ops
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