[amsat-bb] Grids and QSL´s
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Jul 21 08:43:27 PDT 2010
David Maciel wrote:
> I have a question maybe silly to many, I have traveled three times in the past two months to the grid EK34 and EK44,
> take my portable radio equipment, do not work because my GPS was damaged and another time I forget, but I'm sure
> the position where I was, may be valid if these grids work and send my QSL with the coordinates where you work?
> no photo of my gps? I have received many cards from American stations QSL writing grid over your home to put the new
> grid that time. this is valid? can be done? I have also contacted many stations and sent my QSL card with a photo of the
> coordinates, I think is best, but not always possible, this'm glad because I think that means that the word amateur is a
> great value. not if I explain.I had no problems for the ARRL accept these cards an American amateur, whatever the same
> if that makes a Mexican ham? or any other country? thanks for help.
I think the photo of the GPS is only necessary when operating from a
grid boundary or intersection. If you know where you are by using a map,
and claim only one grid, that is perfectly fine! I know EK34 and 44
would be new grids for me, so by all means get on the air!
73, Drew KO4MA
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