Re: [amsat-bb] Grids and QSL´s

David Maciel xe3dx at
Wed Jul 21 20:12:54 PDT 2010

From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at>
Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 10:43 AM
To: "David Maciel" <xe3dx at>
Cc: <amsat-bb at>
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Grids and QSL´s

> 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.
> Hi David,
> 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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