[amsat-bb] Re: CH-19 11 Meters

Bob K0NR - email list list at k0nr.com
Fri Feb 4 11:30:31 PST 2011

And if we are going to make fun of new operators, we need to modernize our 
Referring to "Channel 19" or "11 Meters" is sooooooo 20th Century.  :-)

73, Bob K0NR

On 2/2/2011 8:56 AM, Dee wrote:
> Everyone makes mistakes.
> There is about 10 reams of instructions available on www.AMSAT.org about
> using FM satellites--Read and ask questions..I give many talks and always
> have similar questions because people do need some instructions....Good luck
> on the sats and enjoy them because of the hard work of a few people that
> volunteer their time to put them together for "US."  Please join AMSAT when
> you start to feel guilty..Hi, Hi...
> This reminds me of when Owen Garriot, W5LFL, was first on the Shuttle.  The
> uplink and the downlink were very much confused by people trying to contact
> him.  Speaking of chaos - everyone that transmitted on the downlink was
> harshly reprimanded and caused many moments of listening time abuse.  The
> unhamly comments and language heard was enough to turn anyone off about Ham
> Radio.  What a mess....
> Rule of thumb?  Listen to a few passes-learn the technique in use - then use
> it yourself....  AND  Be  K I N D  to each other.  Get your 2 or so QSO's in
> and leave some time for others to do the same....Good Luck...
> Giving a talk at the BARA meeting in NJ on February 13th - stop by and join
> in the fun evening.
> 73,
> Dee, NB2F

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