[amsat-bb] Re: TALKING FAST
jdanehy at cinci.rr.com
Sun Nov 23 12:17:01 PST 2008
Glad to be your first satellite QSO. You certainly gave no indication of
being a "first timer". You sounded like a pro. Keep it up. Be looking for
you on another pass. QSL will be on it's way to you tomorrow.
73 Jim W9VNE
----- Original Message -----
From: "Curt Nixon" <cptcurt at flash.net>
To: "Jim Danehy" <jdanehy at cinci.rr.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2008 1:01 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] TALKING FAST
> Yes...Jim you were my first...(whens the last time you heard THAT? :) )
> I understand the need to keep QSO conversation short--similar to contest
> I think the skill for listening and processing phonetic calls and info is
> the same as I learned as an instrumnent rating in-training pilot. Its all
> new to the ear so we must get in the habit of decoding the information.
> Next time I'll have my recorder running so I dont have to write everything
> Thanks Jim, Sebastion, and all...I'm going to try out SO-50 this
> afternoon. And will try AO51 again after that.
> Jim Danehy wrote:
>> I worked KU8L and I don't know if I was his first satellite QSO but glad
>> to welcome him. See his post on being new to the birds. . . . he
>> indicated we talk FAST . . . well Sebastian, W4AS covered why we do . .
>> . nice comment Sebastian . . . . it is very nice to see newcomers post
>> with comments . . . we need more of that . . . . we also need to lead by
>> example by using intelligent operating procedures . . . AO51 is a great
>> satellite . . . as Sebastian has pointed out , you can rag chew for 10
>> minutes on AO 7, VO 52 or FO 29 on SSB . . . AO 16 although not with us
>> much longer, also has some "group discussions" on it . . . .
>> Keep up the good work . . . . when an expedition to a Grid Square is in
>> operation PLEASE defer to that station who has put in a lot of time,
>> effort and probably expense to give folks a new one . . . the operator of
>> that new GRID should probably try to announce in some manner that he is
>> operating a Grid Expedition so some who might not know will get the
>> message .
>> GRID EXPEDITION GRID EXPEDITION
>> 73 Jim W9VNE
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