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Re: Re: Tried but 5 watts and an Arrow

I'm not used to airing my laundry in public, but I need to this time!


   I apologize, I did not mean to sound condescending, but you are correct I
did.  I'm sure I would have done no better than you from the location you
described.  We actually have a lot in common, experience has taught both of
us how important it is to choose a good location when trying to activate a
new grid.  We both enjoy putting new grids on, and we also both agree the
Alligators can be a pain.

73, With Apologies,

> I didn't realize my failed attempts would spark such a in-depth
> discussion. This was the first time I had been to this campground so I
> had no idea what I was getting into. I had the satellite in view for
> 2-3 minutes tops on a saturday passes.  Tough going, a situation on
> Gary "Joe" Mayfield could have over-come I think. Someday I hope to
> surpass Gary's high expectations of Amateurs.
> I always have the Arrow and TH7DA in the Travel Trailer.  I try to
> activate grids when I can. I enjoy rustic and backwoods camping so the
> trees are always an issue. I will be going back to the same campground
> in september and probably twice a year for quite a number of years to
> come. I will do much better next time.
> 73
> Barry
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