[amsat-bb] Re: Road Trip finally comes to an end

Jeff Yanko wb3jfs at cox.net
Sun Oct 11 23:35:48 PDT 2009

Hi John,

Good trip.  I only worked you a couple of times but that's good considering 
the time available to me. :)  You've made a number of people happy with some 
new grids and or new states.


Jeff  WB3JFS

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <w6zkh at comcast.net>
To: "amsat-bb" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, October 11, 2009 6:19 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Road Trip finally comes to an end

> Have arrived at home base now, so can get back to somewhat normal 
> operations. I would like to thank all the ops who I worked while on this 
> 16 day cross country adventure while operating in the following grids: 
> DM26, DM65, EM25, EM45, EM63, EM73, EM70, EL79, EM40, EM00 and last but 
> not least DM91. I have a stack of envelopes on my desk now to answer with 
> return cards for your efforts, and also I think I have the ones that came 
> via eQSL.cc all confirmed as of yesterday. I think the 2 prized Grids were 
> EL79 and EM00. So, please bear with me and I will get the cards out ASAP. 
> Again, thanks to all for giving me some challenges using the Yaesu FT60 HT 
> and the ELK L.P. yagi, handheld. Funny though.... in all the RV parks I 
> was in and operating, not one person came up to me and asked me what I was 
> doing !! They all looked at me funny though. Oh, acouple of highlights of 
> the trip was first the visual observation of the ISS on a pass over the 
> Mississippi River which was something, as !
> alot of the RV'ers were wondering what we were looking at, until I 
> explained it, and then they all got a gander of it. Secondly, was finally 
> meeing Glenn AA5PK eyeball to eyeball. Thanks for being a host and for 
> letting me give a demo at the San Angelo Radio Club meeting of satellite 
> ops. Was nice of AO-51 to be overhead at that time.
> See everyone back on normal shift now at home..
> 73 de John W6ZKH
> DM06
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