[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 pass at 22:06 UTC 2011-10-01

Clayton Coleman W5PFG kayakfishtx at gmail.com
Sun Oct 2 07:56:22 PDT 2011


You convinced me. Next week when I'm in EL29, I will run as much power
as I can to make sure you get that grid, being as it is so rare. Even
if other stations want to work me, I will bust through them with my
super-rover antenna array just so we can make contact.

Thanks for setting me straight!

/sarcasm off.


On 10/2/11, Michael Schulz <mschulz at creative-chaos.com> wrote:
> Clayton,
> On Sun, 2011-10-02 at 08:56 -0500, Clayton Coleman W5PFG wrote:
>> If operators would not treat working a rare grid as if the world is
>> coming to an end immediately after the pass, I believe rover stations
>> would have a much more pleasant time handing out new grids.
>> If you miss that desired grid today, doesn’t that leave opportunity
>> for you to work it on another day?
> You totally miss the point here. This is MY satellite and if I want to
> work YOU on that pass I will do WHATEVER it takes. I usually run 100W
> up to AO-51 anyways to make sure everybody hears ME! If that's not
> sufficient, ok .. let's bring the 1KW brick. No problem. The world is
> ending, we all know that already so I need to make sure that I get all
> the grids right now and here. The time YOU spent typing this email you
> could've already gotten in your friggin car and driven out to a new one
> for ME to work you. Clayton, Clayton .. we have to work on this slacker
> attitude of yours. Tsts ...
> Just my $23
> 73 Mike K5TRI
> p.s.: For the ironically challenged, this was irony. I don't run 1KW up
> to any satellite as everybody knows it's not enough.
> p.p.s.: Ups, I did it again :)

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