[amsat-bb] Digi QSO via ISS?
kx9x at yahoo.com
Mon May 11 21:15:25 UTC 2015
There needs to be an exchange of info and acknowledgement from both stations that reports were received on both ends.
Kx9x: CQ KX9X
Kc0bmf: KX9X de KC0BMF EM29
Kx9x: KC0BMF R FN31
Kc0bmf: KX9X R 73
Kx9x: 73 QRZ KX9X
UISS software can handle this quite easily.
That's my opinion, anyway.
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> On May 11, 2015, at 4:02 PM, John Fickes <kc0bmf at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sure you can. What are you using for software ? I use UISS and what I do
> is send call sign, some sort of signal report (it could be 59,599,grid or
> combination of report and grid ) and then a 73. I think as long as there
> is protocol similar to JT65 where the three things are sent and received in
> back and forth order, other stations call,a report and 73, this way your
> pretty sure there is someone on the other end and your not just getting
> someones automatic announcement. Hope to see you on.
> 73 John KC0BMF
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> On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 2:16 PM, Steve Kristoff <skristof at etczone.com>
>> I apologize if this has been dealt with in a previous thread, but if it
>> was, I missed it.
>> Can we do a valid QSO by ISS digipeater? It seems to me that a message
>> directed from one station directly to another station with a callsign, name
>> and grid square and a directed reply in the same format would constitute a
>> valid QSO.
>> I'd like to hear other's thoughts.
>> Even it doesn't constitute an "official" QSO, I'd like to try it anyway.
>> I've been sending messages to specific stations on the Heard list via the
>> UISS software, but have never received a reply specifically addressed to me.
>> If anyone is interested in doing that, I will probably be on Tuesday, May
>> 12, around 1005 UTC and again around 1632 UTC.
>> Steve Kristoff AI9IN
>> skristof at etczone.com
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