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Re: Grid Rules



From:           	"Gary \"Joe\" Mayfield" <gary_mayfield@hotmail.com>
To:             	<amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Subject:        	[amsat-bb] Grid Rules
Date sent:      	Tue, 2 Jan 2001 08:13:16 -0600

> I was doing a little planning for 2001 and had a question about grid square
> rules.
> 
> 1.  I am under the impression I can locate in a corner where 4 grid squares meet
> and provide all 4 grids with each contact.  Is this correct?
> 

Yes, you can or on the boundry of two grids.

> 2.  How close do I need to be to the corner?  Within 100 feet? 100 yards? 10
> feet?
>
The transmitter must be located exactly on the grid square based on either 
survey lines or a gps.
 
> 3.  What has to be located on or near the corner?  Me?  My antenna?  My
> transmitter?  (Can't put all of those in exactly the same place!)

The transmitter. 

73...bruce



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