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Re: Operating from Baffin Island



Hi Doug, and all..

Unfortunately, our client was forced to back out of the project, and as such
the trip is canceled.  :(  Sorry to get everyone's hopes up.

Regards,

Hans

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 5:08 PM, Douglas C. Papay <dpapay@chartermi.net>
wrote:

>  Hans,
>
> Ok on dates, I will be listening to all evening passes for you from Baffin
> Island through the evening of the 14th.
>
> Try to stay warm & hope to hear you on the bird.
>
> Thanks & 73,
>
> Doug KD8CAO
>
>
>
> At 02:21 PM 5/10/2008, you wrote:
>
> It will be especially tough because it's still 20F there, and all I have
> is a whip. :o
>
> Anyhow, my best bets will be either the evening of the 12th and 14th, or
> evening of the 13th.  I'll have to look at the passes to see what I can hope
> to hit.
>
> Good luck, and I hope to talk to you soon.
>
> Regards,
>
> Hans
>
> On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 5:53 PM, Douglas C. Papay <dpapay@chartermi.net>
> wrote:
>  Hans,
>
> Thanks in advance for attempting to put Baffin Island on-the-air. I hope
> to work you on AO-51 during the 1st half of the week (May 12th-14th)--I'm
> heading to Dayton on the 15th.  I will look for you during the evening
> passes, since this is when I will be available.  This will be a new Canadian
> province via satellite for me if we make the contact, in addition I'm still
> looking for Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and
> Yukon Territory.
>
> It's not going to be easy with a half-duplex radio & whip antenna, but as
> I'm sure you know, AO-51 gets very quiet when it gets up over Canada, so
> this is to your advantage.
>
> 73,
>
> Doug KD8CAO
> Zeeland, MI  USA
>
>
>
> At 04:09 PM 5/2/2008, you wrote:
>  Hi All,
>
> Just thought I'd drop a note saying that between May 12 and 16, I will be
> in
> Pond Inlet, Baffin Island (Grid Square FQ12AQ).  While I will be there on
> business, I will be bringing my TH-F6A, and will attempt to work AO-51 in
> my
> spare time.  Unfortunately, I don't think I can get an arrow antenna or
> other hand-held beam in time, so I'll be stuck with a whip.
>
> Anyhow, I would appreciate any tips or suggestions for this endeavour, and
> look forward to the experience.
>
> Regards,
>
> Hans Johnson
> VA7HAS
>
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> Simon Fraser University
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B.ASc, Computer Engineering
Simon Fraser University

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