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

Trey Brown palintheus at gmail.com
Wed May 20 14:13:05 PDT 2009

I have to agree with Tim.

Ernie - You had a 1:10 chance before the drawing was implemented, if your
application was submitted in time.

On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 3:27 PM, Ernie <w8eh.ernie at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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