[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT Satellite Communications Achievement Award #500

Ernie w8eh.ernie at gmail.com
Wed May 20 13:27:43 PDT 2009

I like the plan that Bruce came up with. It got me to check my cards and 
I found more than enough to apply for the award. And now I might have a 
one in 20 chance to get the number 500 on my award.

Thanks Bruce.... good idea.

Ernie W8EH

Bruce wrote:
> I am ready to issue AMSAT Satellite Communications Achievement Award 
> number 490 today. What I am going to do so that a group of people have 
> the opportunity of receiving number 500 is this....
> The next 20 that submit for this award (including the one I just 
> received) will be stacked in the order that they were submitted. After 
> all 20 are here (numbers 490-509) I will have Mahana, W5BTS, select one 
> of the call signs out of a hat. That person will receive certificate 
> number 500. Everyone else will then get their certificate in the order 
> they submitted. (Hmmmm... Mahana never submitted for this award, could 
> she pull her own call?)
> The lucky operator could be you. But only if you submit an application 
> for the AMSAT Satellite Communications Achievement Award. This award is 
> available to hams worldwide. You do not need to be a member of AMSAT. 
> Rules for the award can be found at the AMSAT http://www.amsat.org
> Click on Contests and Awards in the left margin.
> Scanned QSL cards emailed to me is the best way to submit for the award. 
> JPG files are preferred. PDF and DOC files are fine just larger in size.
> This might take a month or two depending on how quickly the submissions 
> arrive so be patient as your certificate will not mail until the last 
> one is received. I will let you know via email that I have received your 
> submission. I will let everyone know when the 20 entries have been 
> received and you will have no more than 3 days from then to make payment 
> for the award at the AMSAT online store (payment may be made earlier if 
> you desire). Lucky number 500 will be issued and all certificates will 
> go in the mail.
> 73...bruce
> AMSAT Director Contest and Awards

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