Greetings SBSA current member pilots!
In order to help support better communications while trying to get a group to go flying we are using the Telegram chat application. The Telegram chat is a phone app that will allow notifications when posts are made to the group. Pilots can use the group chat to coordinate flying activities. The chat can also use it for occasional notifications that need to be relayed to pilots about information for flying our local sites. Please remember and keep in mind when posting the guidelines below.
Guidelines for SBSA Telegram Chat
Similar to text, each post may notify hundreds of users. Please post with that in mind, be thoughtful around the content and the time of day that you are posting. SBSA is PST time zone. Keep it fun and lighthearted so everyone enjoys being a member of the chat.
What the Telegram is intended for
What the Telegram is not intended for
Upon successfully joining the SBSA via SBSA membership page, you will be sent a one time use link to Join the SBSA telegram chat group. Once you have Telegram installed on your IPhone or Android phone click on the link and you will be automatically added to the group. If you leave the group after joining you will need to reach out to an admin if you want to rejoin.
The telegram app has notifications that will help when trying to coordinate to go flying. You may want to learn about the notifications and how to turn them on and off. For instance when you are at work and everyone is blowing up your phone with notifications that they are going flying might be a good time to turn off the notifications rather then removing the app because you are annoyed that you can’t go flying. Just turn them back on when you do want to go flying and get the messages that people are meeting to go fly.
If you have any questions – please email the club and we’ll get you squared away (email@example.com).
Telegram notifications tips
The general settings for notifications on Telegram lets you customize the notifications for the entire chats and groups. But to disable notification for a specific chat or a group, you need to do as follows..
- Open the Telegram on your Android device
- Tap the chat > conversation > group you want to manage
- Tap the contact > group name on the top to open the details
- Tap the Notifications and Sounds option
- Manage the notifications, including the vibration and sound
- Open Telegram App
- Go to Telegram Settings
- Tap Notifications and Sounds
- Select Group Notifications
- Select desired settings