[amsat-bb] Re: FD Contacts!

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at pacbell.net
Mon Jun 25 12:50:55 PDT 2007

The rules say nothing about more than one contact
voiding the others, or about making a contact with
someone who has already made more than one.
All you get is the 100 points; more contacts on an FM
bird get you nothing but the wrath of everyone who
hears you.
Jim  KQ6EA

--- George Henry <ka3hsw at earthlink.net> wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> >From: "Reicher, James" <JReicher at hrblock.com>
> >Sent: Jun 25, 2007 9:37 AM
> >To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> >Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: FD Contacts!
> >
> >I managed my one contact per FM bird also and then
> concentrated on AO-7
> >and VO-52.  I didn't manage as many as George, but
> we did pretty well.
> >
> >I found the FM birds to be much more orderly than
> in years past.  I
> >thought that the one station who was handing out
> quick contacts to the
> >others worked very well.  
> [snip]
> I'm not sure that I see the upside to someone
> "handing out quick contacts" that will ultimately be
> tossed because he broke the rules....  invalid Q's
> are invalid for BOTH parties, are they not?  If that
> was someone's one and only satellite contact, there
> goes their 100-point bonus!
> George, KA3HSW
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