[amsat-bb] Re: A reminder re: phonetic alphabet and digits...

Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK) amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net
Tue Apr 22 17:03:51 PDT 2008

Hi Dale!

>  I have been diligently waiting and trying to work the XE stations.
> It is
> as exciting for me
>  as I suppose it for them.

You bet!  When XE2RV reported his contact with you, and his station
for that contact (HT/handheld Yagi), that was the encouragement
others needed.

> The other night  I had a call from XE2BRL I was
> not sure on
>  his suffix so I asked him to repeat to be sure and when he came back he was
> covered
>  up by QRM by other stations trying to get him that I never was able to
> complete the
>  QSO or grid squares.   I know the passes are short but for fringe area to
> fringe are on
>  the foot print I sure wish folks would give some consideration.  I try to
> keep my
>  transmissions short and consider other folks needs over mine.  I will keep
> trying though.

Thank you!

>  I do have confirmation  from Japan on the other hand... That was pretty
> cool.

That is cool!



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