John Glenn

This Friendship Seven. That's affirmative, starting now.

John Glenn

This is Friendship Seven. I can get no, no results from that at all.

John Glenn

Hello, Bermuda Cap Com. Friendship Seven. Over.

CAPCOM

Friendship Seven.

John Glenn

This is Friendship Seven. Oculo check being completed. Got no effects.

CAPCOM

… Com. Go ahead.

John Glenn

Bermuda Cap Com, Friendship Seven. I get no results from oculo check.

CAPCOM

Cap Com. If you read, go ahead,

John Glenn

Bermuda, Friendship Seven. I get no results from oculo check. Over.

CAPCOM

Friendship Seven, Bermuda Cap Com on HF.

John Glenn

Bermuda, this is Friendship Seven. Do you receive me now? Over.

CAPCOM

Friendship Seven, Bermuda Cap Com. How do you read?

John Glenn

Hello, Bermuda Cap Com. Friendship Seven, HF. Do you receive me now? Over.

CAPCOM

On HF. What are the results of the oculogyric test, please?

John Glenn

Results negative. Get no effect at all, no effect at all. Over.

CAPCOM

Roger. Understand no effects from oculogyric. Thank you.

John Glenn

That's affirmative.

CAPCOM

Friendship Seven, Bermuda Cap Com. Do you read?

John Glenn

Roger, Bermuda. Loud and clear; how me?

CAPCOM

Roger. We still are reading you loud and clear.

John Glenn

Roger. Friendship Seven getting ready for 1 plus 44 check.

John Glenn

This is Friendship Seven broadcasting blind to Mercury Network on from just off the east coast over middle Atlantic, check completed at 15.

CAPCOM

… testing on HF GMT 16 31 59 MARK. I read the capsule weak, but readable. Cape, out.

CAPCOM

Friendship Seven, this is Bermuda Cap Com on HF. We did not read the capsule. GMT 16 32 15.

CAPCOM

Friendship Seven, Friendship Seven, this is CYI. The time now 16 32 26. We are reading you loud and clear; we are reading you loud and clear. CYI.

John Glenn

This is Friendship Seven on UHF. As I went over recovery area that time, I could see a wake, what appeared to be a long wake in the water. I imagine that's the ships in our recovery area.

CAPCOM

Friendship Seven, … We do not read you, do not read you. Over.

CAPCOM

Friendship Seven, this is Kano. At GMT 16 33 00. We do not. … This is Kano. Out.

Comm Tech

Friendship Seven, Friendship Seven, this is CYI Com Tech. Over.

John Glenn

Hello, Canary. Friendship Seven. Receive you loud and a little garbled. Do you receive me? Over.

Comm Tech

Friendship Seven, Friendship Seven, this is CYI Com Tech. Over.

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John Glenn

Hello, Canary, Friendship Seven. I read you loud and clear. How me? Over.

Comm Tech

Friendship Seven, Friendship Seven, this is CYI Com Tech. Over.

John Glenn

Hello, CYI Com Tech. Friendship Seven. How do you read me? Over.

Comm Tech

Friendship Seven, Friendship Seven, this is CYI, CYI Com Tech. Do you read? Over.

John Glenn

Roger. This is Friendship Seven, CYI. I read you loud and clear. Over.

Comm Tech

Friendship Seven, Friendship Seven, this is CYI Com Tech, CYI Com Tech. Do you read? Over.

John Glenn

Hello, CYI Com Tech. Roger, read you loud and clear.

Comm Tech

Friendship Seven, this is CYI Com Tech. Read you loud and clear also, on UHF, on UHF. Standby.

John Glenn

Roger. Friendship Seven.

CAPCOM

Friendship Seven, Friendship Seven, Friendship Seven, this is Canary Cap Com. How do you read? Over.

John Glenn

Hello, Canary Cap Com. Friendship Seven. I read you loud and clear. How me?

CAPCOM

I read you loud and clear. I am instructed to ask you to correlate the actions of the particles surrounding your spacecraft with the actions of your control jets. Do you read? Over.

John Glenn

This is Friendship Seven. I did not read you clear. I read you loud but very garbled. Over.

CAPCOM

Roger. Cap asks you to correlate the actions of the particles surrounding the vehicle with the reaction of one of your control jets. Do you understand? Over.

John Glenn

This is Friendship Seven. I do not think they were from my control jets, negative. Over.

CAPCOM

Roger, I understand.

CAPCOM

Friendship Seven, Friendship Seven, this is Canary Cap Com. Please complete your status report.

John Glenn

This is Friendship Seven. My status is excellent. I have control of capsule ,m fly-by-wire at present time. Control fuel is 80-100 [percent]; oxygen, 69-100 [percent]; amps, 22. Over.