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PBF NL, 7-31-01

By LGN Slyder McGrath
Unit: Patriot Starfighter Group
Fleet NL, Jul 31, 2001
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Note: I am still not on the Wild Card, Sabre, or Pheonix
yahoogroup accounts.....lets get this done people....i've had this addy for a good month now...

CO's, please forward this down the CoC...

***On Board Calamri Crusier McGrath***
Location: Hyper Space
Coruscant Standard Time: 1652 HRS
Shiop Relative Time: 1452 HRS

Slyder McGrath, commaning officer of the PBF pulled his flight helmet off and set it on the controll panel. With a smug grin on his face for the flawless run they had just pulled, he yanked both black leather flight gloves, and thre them into the open side of the hlmet. As he looked around the hanger bay, tech's were running from all corners, diving at wounds on thier presious ships. Slyder's eyes continued to wander the bay untill his gaze caught up with Dew's. A quick nod was shared between the two, and Slyder hauled himself out of the flight chair, and hurried down the scrapped yellow ladder. With the helmet upside down under his armpit, the Grey Squadron emblem was barely visible.
"Not bad for a set of old times..." Spokes said whole-hearetedley, a slight smirk shapping on his lips, and a faint chukkle from in his gut.
"Old timers???" Slyder asked sarcastically. "Only one old here is pop's..."
That wasn't what Dew expected Slyder to say. A quizzical look fashioned on his face.
"Old eh? This pops could smoke you youngins any day....speak for yourself." he said, a hint of aggitation on his tone.
"Hah Dew, always a sucker for that pops line..."
A low ranking deck officer ran up to Slyder, interrupting their discussion.
"Sorry sir, but there is a priority signal comming in from the Corellian Corvette Rebel Dream. It's patched into your office, they are requesting you asap."
Without even saying thankyou or good bye, Slyder dropped his helmet and bolted out of the hanger, leaving a supprised expression on the three remaining behind...

On board the CRS Wind Storm, broadcasting from the holo briefing room to the

::Commander Slyder "Ice" McGrath takes the podium::

-----Patriot Battle Fleet News-----

1) 307 is done---
      Ok pilots, that's it for 307. No reports sent in on the 31st will be counted. As it says in the NL and the MIRC room, reports were due the 30th. So stop sending them in...

2) PBF reports---
      For future notice, ALL PBF MRs MUST be sent to myself, as well as the XO
and SO AND your squad egroups account/CO. If they are not sent to all of
the locations, any complaints of missing MRs will NOT be tolerated. I agree
that it has been a pain for the last two missions. I was receiving all
reports for 305, and when I went on Leave, I gave the CS my name and
password for email, but some still got lost. We are merely putting this new
mailing policy into effect to ensure that the pilot MRs are beeing seen by
as many ppl as possible.

3) Slight Delay in this NL---
Sorry bout that guys. I had a few unfortunate persoanl issues that arose this weekend, and I wasn't able to get the nl out the past two days...

4) 307 stadings and 308---
Standings for 307 will more then likely go out next weekend. Spokes is our mission scoring man, and he is on leave. You know I can't check em yet, cause my comp is dead. But spokes is back tommorow, and that'll be his first priority to get them caught up. So no stadings changed in this NL. 308 is finishing up, jsut some last minute changes. Look for that to be out tonight.

-----PBF Mission Standings-----

The high score for the current mission is:
      Tyrell "Spokes" Borran Stealth Squadron 46 57,064

The highest scoring squadron for the current mission is:
      Green Squadron 3 134 154,651

The highest scoring wing for the current mission is:
      Provider Wing 5 185 216,140

The standings for the current mission are available at:

-----Missing/Unclean Items----

-----PBF Mission Report Medal-----

The mission report medal for the previous month goes to:
You have the honor of adding the MRM medal to your signoff: [*MRM*]

-----PBF Most Active Squadron Medal-----
The most active squadron for the previous month is:


You have the honor of adding the Most Active Squadron medal to your
signoff: -=-()-=-
-----PBF Mission And Rules-----

The current Patriot Battle Fleet mission is:
                  PBF 307
The deadline for the current mission is:

July 30th, 11:59 PM EST

You can download the current mission at:

Send reports with pilot files attached to:
& (to be safe) &

The rules for flying the mission are:

1) You may run this mission as many times as you like but you MUST
get the MISSION COMPLETE message and have a valid *.plt file in order
to be eligible for the PBF Medal of victory. In addition, any score
not accompanied by a pilot file for verification will NOT be counted
by the PBF Command Staff.
2) Run the mission as "defect.xwi" ( this will place it as X-Wing
X-Wing TOD 1 Mission 1 ) so that your stats will be recorded in your
*.plt file.
3) Make a new pilot file to run the mission. If you fail the mission
and wish to run it again make sure to use a new pilot file instead of
re-running it with the same pilot. Any pilot file found to be
"unclean" will result in the score NOT being counted by the PBF
Command Staff.
4) Destroying "Friendly" craft to pad ones stats is strictly
prohibited. *.plt files containing "Rebel" craft kills will be
considered invalid.
5) You should also include a written report with your score laser/ion
shots and hits, missile shots and hits and kill totals in the email.
6) Pilot files will be manually calculated using the official
LucasArts scoring chart for X-wing. Anyone interested in obtaining a
copy of this chart, can email me to do so.
7) No individual scores will be changed after the deadline! If a
report is submitted that is never received at the report address
given above, it will not be added after the deadline. Neither will
the PBF CO accept a late pilot file. The only thing that can be
changed afterwards are errors made by the Command Staff.
8) There is a Fleet Wide competition based on this tour. Every pilot
who sends in a valid report will receive 1 merit point. The pilot
with the best overall score for the mission will be awarded a special
PBF Top Gun medal, along with receiving a 5 point bonus in the PBF
Merit System. In addition participating members from the squadron
with the best overall combined score will receive 5 bonus merit
points in addition to "Top Squadron" bragging rights. Also, the pilot
with the top score for each squadron (excluding the winning squadron,
and Top Gun) will receive 3 bonus PBF merit points. The reporting
members of the Squadrons on 2nd and 3rd places will get 2 bonus PBF
merit points.
*Note* In the even that the Top Pilot for the mission also happens to
be in the Top Squadron he may only receive the 5 bonus Credits for
one or the other. Same thing applies to each squadron Top Pilot and
2nd and 3rd place squadrons.
9) Mail problems including undelivered mail and corrupted *.plt files
are not the responsibility of the PBF command staff. If your *.pltfile
becomes corrupted and you do not include a written accounting,
then your score will be counted as "0".
10) If a pilot retires from the PBF at any time during the course of
an active mission after having submitted a report, his report will no
longer count for his former squadron. He will still receive credit
for running the mission, but will be listed as "Inactive".
11) If a pilot transfers from one PBF squadron to another (such as
attaining a squadron CO position) during the course of an active
mission after having submitted a report, his report will will now
count towards the newfound squadron.
-----PBF Information-----

1) IRC---
I'd like to invite all pilots, new and old, to take part in whatever
activities they have running in the Rebel Squadron's Bar and Grill,
on the Undernet IRC network; #RS_Bar_and_Grill is the name of the
channel. The Patriot Battle Fleet has it's own channel as well, #PBF.
I spend a lot of time on these channels, and it's a good way to
contact me if you have problems. It's also a good way to meet new
people and gather information about the RS. Make sure you're
connected to an Undernet server, and if you have trouble connecting
to the Undernet, visit the Undernet homepage at:
To download an IRC program for Windows PCs, and also learn a lot about
how IRC works, visit the homepage of the program mIRC at:
To download an IRC program for macintosh, visit the ircle homepage at:
2) Masters of Combat Tactics---

Do you think you're the best? If so, then ComTac might be for you!
ComTac is a set of missions that you can run to increase your ability
level and gain fame! You can download the ComTac missions at:
3) Operation Lanvarok---

For anyone who wants to fly a bit more than you are now, there's a
group for you. It's called Operation Lanvarok. This group flies the
Academy missions weekly in a storyline. If you're interested in
joining, contact Major Lozza McG at:
4) X-Wing Mission Building Academy---

If you would like to learn how to build missions for the game this
fleet is based on, join the X-wing Mission Building Academy You can
find more information at:

Commander Slyder McGrath


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