[amsat-bb] ND9M Road Trip Update #6

claryco@aol.com claryco at aol.com
Mon Feb 8 22:35:31 PST 2010

The snowfall we received in southern Colorado last night wasn't as bad as what was predicted; we had about 4 inches overall instead of 10.

Assuming southeastern New Mexico is in good "snow shape" tomorrow, we should be able to get to the DM84 / DM85 line for the AO27 pass which rises at 09/1937Z. From there, we'll head a bit southeast and be in DM74 for the next AO27 pass at 09/2116Z.

Finally, AO51 should find us on the DM73 / DM83 line when it comes up at 09/2336Z.

Wednesday, 10 Feb, will be a short grid day for us as we'll pull into Carlsbad, but I'll be on the DM72 / DM82 line at least for the AO27 pass at 10/2047Z; not sure about the AO51 passes later that afternoon.

We expect to be in Carlsbad until Friday morning.


Jim, ND9M / VQ9JC
Santa Rosa, NM / DM74

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