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RE: Grid Rules



again, i refer you to the arrl awards rules for vucc.
http://www.remote.arrl.org/awards/vucc/

i am not going to knit pick this to death. make all the supositions you like, 
read between the lines all you want, then follow the rules for vucc.

73...bruce

From:           	"Gabriel Pesarini" <pesa@libero.it>
To:             	<amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Subject:        	RE: [amsat-bb] Grid Rules
Date sent:      	Tue, 2 Jan 2001 17:24:02 -0000

> I defer to Bruce as the authority on awards as he is the ARRL Awards Manager,
> therefore his word regarding the validity of a QSO is infinitely more meaningful
> than mine, but I must insist on the validity of the positioning concept in my
> tongue-in-cheek response to Joe, including a couple of questions I have added in
> the appropriate position in Bruce's text. 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bruce Paige" <kk5do@AMSAT.Org>
> To: "Gary JJoe Mayfield" <gary_mayfield@hotmail.com>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2001 2:53 PM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 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. >  
>      Does "exactly on the grid square" mean "inside the grid square"? If so,
>      then it is not in any other grid  square. 
>  > 
>  > > 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. > 
>          Are you approving the idea of "near the corner" as also covering the
>          adjoining squares? 
> 
>  > 73...bruce
>  > 
>  > 
>  > 
>  > ============================================================================
>  > Bruce Paige, KK5DO                      Internet: kk5do@amsat.org > Houston,
>  Texas                                > AMSAT Area Coordinator                  
>     > ARRL Awards Manager (WAS, 5BWAS, VUCC), VE                     
> 
> All the best. 
> 
> Pesa
> 
> Gabriel Pesarini, IKØHIT
> ik0hit@amsat.org
> pesa@libero.it
> PGP available on request
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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