[amsat-bb] Re: FD Contacts!

Angelo Glorioso n5uxt at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 26 10:48:20 PDT 2007

 Better yet! How many QSO's did the Satellite police prevent because of his
73 de Angelo
If you don't ask, you will never know!!

> From: ka3hsw at earthlink.net> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org> Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 22:20:31 -0500> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: FD Contacts!> > Actually, it's implicit in rule 7.2 of the "ARRL General Rules for All > Contests":> "7.2. Score reduction may be made for taking credit for unconfirmed QSOs or > multipliers, duplicate contacts or other scoring discrepancies."> > (operative phrase being "scoring discrepancies")> > At the very least, the station handing out contacts violated the intent of > the "one contact" rule. Moreover, for every one contact he "handed out", > TWO other stations could have made their contacts and gotten off the bird. > He actually DECREASED the QSO rate....> > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Jim Jerzycke" <kq6ea at pacbell.net>> To: "George Henry" <ka3hsw at earthlink.net>; <amsat-bb at amsat.org>> Sent: Monday, June 25, 2007 2:50 PM> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: FD Contacts!> > > > 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> > _______________________________________________> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!> Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
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