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Re: Grid Rules



please do not confuse rules specific to a particular contest with the rules for 
vucc.
73...bruce

From:           	"Chris Williams" <cwilliams@clubnet.net>
To:             	"Gary \"Joe\" Mayfield" <gary_mayfield@hotmail.com>
Copies to:      	"AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Subject:        	Re: [amsat-bb] Grid Rules
Date sent:      	Tue, 2 Jan 2001 10:10:22 -0800

> Joe,
> 
> I've not operated as a rover station in several years now, but back when I
> did, we were not allowed to claim more than one grid square at a time. These
> rules may have been modified since then, but I don't think so as it would appear
> to give an unfair advantage to the guy in the corner and the guy's that work
> him. I never worked from a corner, but I did work from the border of two squares
> and I remember that I had to choose one square and would have to move "X units
> distance" from there to claim the other square. I don't recall now either "X" or
> the "units distance". This was about 7 or 8 years ago now.
> 
> You might want to post your question on one or more of the VHF, UHF,
> Microvave or Weak-signal reflectors, as those guy's need to keep up with the
> grid rules. They'll know the answers.
> 
> 73'  Chris  WB6HGW  DM04uc
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary "Joe" Mayfield <gary_mayfield@hotmail.com>
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Date: Tuesday, January 02, 2001 6:51 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Grid Rules
> 
> 
> >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?
> >
> >2.  How close do I need to be to the corner?  Within 100 feet? 100 yards?
> 10
> >feet?
> >
> >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!)
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Joe
> >ka0yos@amsat.org
> >
> >Hoping to put EN 04, 05, 14, 15 on in 2001.
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