[amsat-bb] Efficient Contacts

Brad Smith corlissbs at aol.com
Sat Apr 11 18:22:38 UTC 2020

< Cannot this be done more efficiently in only 4 transmissions instead of 5? >

Most people do it in 3 transmissions.
My call, your call, with my grid.Reply, with grid.QSL and your call.
With the crowding on the FM birds, one has to get as inventive as one can. Lots of times, the QSL gets stepped on by a more powerful station. It happens all the time to me, as a portable. Lots of hams will still call it a contact. If I get stepped on , I try to come back to the station again. But sometimes-------------.  Brad KC9UQR

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