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Re: [RTTY] N6TQS and Winlink

To: "Paul" <w8aef@q.com>
Subject: Re: [RTTY] N6TQS and Winlink
From: "Doug Faunt" <faunt@panix.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:58:14 -0500
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They are angels come from the sky to save us.  I had respect for them
before, now I haven't words....

> Thanks for sharing Doug.
> We have a grandson in the USCGS and that video helps us to understand what
> he is involved with.
> de Paul, W8AEF
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Doug Faunt
> Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 12:01 PM
> To: rtty@contesting.com
> Subject: [RTTY] N6TQS and Winlink
> Hi,
> I have been active on RTTY in the past (and will be again), but have been
> focusing on being a tallship sailor for the past few years.
> I was one of the 14 survivors (two crew were lost) of the square-rigger
> BOUNTY when it sank off Cape Hatteras a couple of week ago.
> I must note, that however much you find the Winlink systems obnoxious, it
> was the Winlink system that provided us with messaging capability when all
> else had failed.  I set that system up and the late captain, KD4OHZ and
> myself operated it for the benefit of the crew.
> I survived due to much training.  I'm the person in the hi-vis foulies.
> http://www.dvidshub.net/video/159583/coast-guard-rescues-14-searches-2-hms-bounty#.UI8pr67s36C
> 73, doug

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