[amsat-bb] Re: ND9M Road Trip Update #14
kladuke1144 at msn.com
Tue Oct 26 12:57:12 PDT 2010
Just talked to Jim on 20M cw and he indicated that satellite
operations were doubtful today do to wx. High winds and rain. He said
winds were 50 mph at times. The forecast is for 12 inches of snow so he
and Cori are watching the wx closely. He said satellite operation tomorrow
was possible wx permitting.
From: claryco at aol.com
Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 10:19 AM
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] ND9M Road Trip Update #14
Depending on this afternoon's weather, I'll operate from EN17 during the
AO27 passes that rise locally at 26/1824Z and 2002Z and hopefully on AO51 at
26/2141Z and 2320Z.
We've got rain today and a blizzard warning starting this afternoon. We can
hardly complain about the timing of course since we're wrapping up the
state. We've been incredibly fortunate that every day of the seven weeks
we've been on the road, the daily temps have been in the 60s or higher, and
yesterday was the first day we had rain! Sounds like a good time to blow out
of North Dakota!
A return to EN16 is possible for tomorrow, hopefully from the MN side and
away from the blizzard!
This will conclude the focus on running grids on this trip. After we leave
ND, we'll be taking the interstate (probably I-94 to I-65 with a three-day
stop off in EN61) back to Florida.
I'll still operate from the grids that we hit when it's pass time, but the
ones we'll be in aren't likely to be greatly needed. Feel free to contact me
off list if there's something in particular you need along that route.
Jim, ND9M / VQ9JC
Grand Forks ND / Grand Forks Co. / EN17
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