[amsat-bb] Re: Time for a repetion of considerate operating practice on FM satellites
zilvinas at augma.lt
Fri Sep 3 22:59:10 PDT 2010
Ib Christoffersen wrote:
> Make the QSO short when the satellite is busy. Valid QSO's just need to
> exchange calls and signal report. That is it. You do not need locator or
> operator name. If there is very little traffic OK go ahead and talk about
> anything - but not when the satellite is busy.
> Here in Europe we also have the habit of asking for the full lokator. I have
> tried to avoid that, but I have failed in this respect. For a terrestrial
> QSO or in a contest you need the full lokator - but not for a satellite QSO.
Thanks for tips Ib!
I am beginner, but I always was scratching my head why people waste so
precious own/other pass time sending/asking locator ? Sats are just a
repeaters! Inevitably we all use computers, internet - we can easy
lookup for QRA/QTH/Name/etc easily.
73! Zilvinas LY2SS
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