[amsat-bb] Re: ISS INFO

Rick - WA4NVM wa4nvm at comcast.net
Tue Jul 13 16:52:23 PDT 2010


I read the post earlier about the two IRC's.  I think that went back to the
25th Anniversary Award we got back in Nov. 2008 - Jan. 2009.  The
QSL cards my wife and I got in the past just took an regular SASE.
I hope this helps.

73 all,


> Nick,
> I really don't remember what they sent back in the large envelope. After 
> you
> asked, I searched for the QSL I received sometime ago to see if anything
> else was with it-a certificate or something.  Just have the QSL's so I 
> can't
> answer the question.
> I was part of a team that did a space shuttle QSL'ing and we sent out the
> QSL only. It was a pleasure to read all the cards and see everything that
> was sent to the Astronauts.  I was amazed at how many contacts the SS made
> as they sent a list for us to verify them by and only about 1/3 of the 
> QSO's
> requested a QSL.  It seems to me that if you talk to an astronaut, you 
> would
> want to display a QSL in the shack for such an accomplishment.
> All the cards were forwarded to NASA in Houston to the Astronauts that
> actually performed the QSO's in Space.  They wrote back and sent a great
> poster to the team as a reward for volunteering to do the QSL's.
> That's why I explained that the whole process takes time.  Many people
> involved and my hat is off to those volunteers that make us happy.
> 73,
> Dee
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel "Nick" Kucij [mailto:dnkucij at myfairpoint.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 3:19 PM
> To: NB2F at amsat.org
> Subject: ISS INFO
> Hi Dee,
> I was fortunate to get a QSO with the ISS the other evening. I saw your 
> post
> about QSLs on the Amsat BB.
> Just how large an envelope is needed? IRCs cost at least $2.10, so would 
> $4
> in postage be needed?
> What do they send you along with a QSL card?
> Thanks,
> 73
> Nick
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