[amsat-bb] Re: Hats off to Russian satellite operators!

i8cvs domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Mon Jan 30 10:39:10 PST 2012

Hi Bato,Andras HA6NN

I agree completely with you.

Please look at here !


73" de

i8CVS Domenico

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bato, Andras" <bato at starjan.hu>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 5:31 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Hats off to Russian satellite operators!

> Gentlemen,
> All CW tests were eliminated in the US in 2007. There is no Morse Code
> (CW) requirement any more.
> Of course there's a possibility to learn Morse code which can be learned
> during a single week but reality says most choose not to do CW any more.
> What a pity!
> Please do everyone everything to bring back telegraphers who would use
> less bandwidth on satellites then SSB!
> To eliminate CW int he exams  was a big mistake and the outcome can be
> heard on VO-52 when SSB operators simply can not recognise Morse code.
> May I ask all those who has never heard morse signals to tunu a bit down
> or higher in case he/she hears unidendified signals int he satellite
> bands?!
> VO-52 is overcrowded which shows the interest in satellite operations.
> I do hope AMSAT-DL will pass along P3E -which is said to be ready to start
> for many years- to start from India!
> Anyway, there are fortunately  satellite ops in Russia who use CW and do
> not keep shouting on the back of CW stations!
> gl de ha6nn
> Andras

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