All Amateur Radio operators worldwide are cordially invited to take part in AMSAT-NA's 29th annual Straight Key Night on OSCAR, to be heldfrom 00:00 to 24:00 UTC on January 1, 2001.
It's totally informal; there are no rules, no scoring and no need to evensubmit a log! The whole idea is just have fun operating Morse Code witha straight hand key via any Amateur Radio satellite (including the moon,OSCAR Zero). To participate, call CQ SKN or answer such calls fromother stations.
In keeping with the friendly tradition of this event, each participant isencouraged to nominate someone he or she worked for 'Best Fist'.Those nominated will be listed in a future AMSAT News Servicebulletin and in the AMSAT-NA Journal. Please send all best fistnominations to W2RS:
The date is incorrect and should be January 1 2011
OSCAR SKN 'Best Fist' nominations are due
Ray, W2RS thanks all who participated in AMSAT's Straight Key Night
on OSCAR 2011
Please remember to nominate someone you worked for
'Best Fist.' Your nominee need not have the best fist of those you
heard, just of those you worked.
Nominations should be sent to
A list of those nominated will be published in ANS (Amsat News Service)
in early February, and in a forthcoming issue of The AMSAT Journal.