[amsat-bb] Re: A0-51 "easy sat"
Garie Halstead K8KFJ
khyberpass65 at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 25 14:59:26 PST 2008
Clint Bradford <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Use of the word, "listening," may be taken literally - you
> are on the air, LISTENING.
Taken literally? Awwww...come on Clint. If I were just a listener
on the bird, why in the heck would I need to announce it on the air.
That just makes no sense whatsoever.
LISTENING = Announcing that I'm here for anyone else who may
also be on the bird and would like to make a contact
73, Gary -K8KFJ-
Sat VUCC #125
> I just wanted to let you know that I called and called and called
> CQ on AO-51 this morning with no takers...
Uh, no you didn't.
You simply keyed up and announced you were listening.
How about trying to use the more preferred protocol of...
Callsign phonetically. grid square, op mode
Kilo-Six-Lima-Charlie-Sierra, Delta Mike 13, handheld
Use of the word, "listening," may be taken literally - you are on the
I am assuming you were in the correct ops mode for the bird during
this pass...were you?
Clint Bradford, K6LCS
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