[amsat-bb] Re: Sat protocol

Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL vlfiscus at mcn.net
Tue Jan 11 10:02:32 PST 2011

At 12:42 PM 1/10/2011 -0800, w6zkh at att.net wrote:
>Problem is Damon, is that some of the worse offenders are guys who've been
>around ever since I have been.  Everyone out to get that elusive Grid Square
>that they've worked a zillion times before.  I too did the same as you, and
>pretty much void the FM'er anymore, unless something special comes up.
>For another 2 cents worth:  (I know I'll get flamed) If there is some station
>announcing here on the BB that they are going to a special grid location 
>that is
>rare or needed by someone, then give them and others a break.  Namely, if 
>he or
>even any other station that is working Portable or HT status, work him, then
>QRT, and leave the freq for others.  'Hogging' the channel, working or 
>the same old station you've worked a zillion times before and not letting 
>work the Portable/HT stations, just to satisfy your QSO count for more 
>just doesnt hack it, in my opinion.   end of rant & extinguisher in

You won't get flamed by everyone,  I'll join ya in the fire.

How many times do they actually have to work the SAME grid before
it finally counts?  LOL

I don't join in but I listen. It's kind of like listening to CB.


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