[amsat-bb] Re: Ao51 Protocol ?

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Sun Jan 9 17:07:46 PST 2011

On Sun, 2011-01-09 at 15:55 -0800, Ted wrote:
> I just thought I would check to see if I am using the proper protocol on AO
> 51. Based on the last pass, I gather one should wait for a station to call
> another station, then key up on top of the caller. Then when the other
> station attempts to respond, we should all key up on that station. Also, on
> a busy weekend pass, one should call out 'CQ' 'CQ' multiple times.  Etc.
> THAT was the rudest pass I have ever heard...LID City
> 73, Ted

No no no no,
You've got to call "OOOOOOOh-la ooooooooohlaaaaa oooooohlaaaaa <whistle
whistle whistle> oh-la oh-la oooooooh-laaaaaaa" all throughout the pass.

Jeez, kids these days with their CQ and their letting go the PTT button.
What is amateur radio coming to?

Gordon MM0YEQ

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