[amsat-bb] Re: FD Mess

Nigel Gunn nigel at ngunn.net
Mon Jun 27 11:21:22 PDT 2011

A bigger FD problem is that FD is advertised as a chance to demonstrate 
your emergency comms ability to Joe Public.
FD is NOT a contest so why are points and bonuses  involved at all?

On 27/06/11 19:13, Bill Acito W1PA wrote:
> I think we have to let go of the mantra that “any use of the bandwidth is good use” with respect to  “encouraging more satellite activity”. Wasn’t that the original intent of the “100 point bonus” items? To encourage specific activities – traffic handling, promotion, emergency power, etc.

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