[amsat-bb] NPOTA HP44 Thomas Edison NHP SO-50

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Tue Jun 28 19:31:55 UTC 2016


I will be listening for you! It's certainly appropriate for you to
skip the grid on a busy pass and just give the park designator,
especially since it's not a rare grid. Hopefully no one will actually
think you are maritime mobile halfway between Greenland and Iceland ;)


Paul, N8HM

On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 3:26 PM, Chris Del Plato KQ2RP
<kq2rp.cw at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> If all goes according to plan, I will cap off my NPOTA activation operation
> from Thomas Edison's Lab on SO-50. Activation is posted on the NPOTA page.
> Activation from that site will take place this Friday, July 1st. I will be
> on the HF bands from around 1630z until the SO-50 pass which will begin for
> me in FN20 at approximately 1929z. I will be operating handheld (as I
> always do) with my homebrew dual yagi & diplexer and VX-5R.
> Not sure if it's appropriate for me to ask for others to 'clear the way',
> but I would hope to get in as many NPOTA chasers as possible. If things get
> hot & heavy (expected) I will likely skip giving my grid and only announce
> it once or twice and focus on giving just the HP44 designator (as required
> by NPOTA rules).
> Hope to hear many of you!
> 73,
> Chris KQ2RP
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