[amsat-bb] FW: QSO via ISS

Eric H Christensen eric at christensenplace.us
Mon Sep 24 10:36:22 PDT 2007

Good news on the ARRL front...

>Hi Eric.
>After review, ARRL will be permit contacts through the ISS (Earth - ISS
>- Earth) to be counted towards satellite endorsement for WAS and DXCC.
>This applies to contacts made via the onboard repeater equipment
>provided that the equipment does not hold and re-transmit information. 
>Contacts with the ISS do not receive any award credit.
>Further information will be available on the LoTW website.
>Thank you for bringing this to light.
>Norm Fusaro, W3IZ
>Assistant Manager,
>Membership & Volunteer Programs Department
>ARRL - The national association for Amateur Radio
>225 Main St.
>Newington, CT 06011
>w3iz at arrl.org

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