[amsat-bb] Re: VUCC, grids, and a new QTH
Rick - WA4NVM
wa4nvm at comcast.net
Mon Apr 25 14:45:52 PDT 2011
The website is way behind on updates. Jim got #3 and Rob #4 months ago.
I think #5 spot is open. Maybe you, John K8YSE, or some others can lock
it down it the future.
We all appreciate everyone's effort just traveling to that one grid next to
home qth that is not very active. And a big thanks to the few of you that
a major effort to activate many new grids for all of us.
And what can you say about our two favorite M/M stations in the last four
WOW! Super job Jim, ND9M and Yuri, UT1FG for their tireless effort during
Great Job, Thanks and 73,
> I have thought about doing the reverse VUCC. I think that is the correct
> name. I think I will slowly work towards that, but my main enjoyment from
> portable operations is getting to confirm to new grids for others, along
> with sightseeing, using new equipment, meeting weird people, ;-) designing
> QSLs, etc.
You are correct. The Central States VHF Society has a Reverse VUCC
There have been 2 satellite awards issued, according to this web page:
I thought KD4ZGW had also obtained this award. If ND9M receives enough
QSL cards, he'd also qualify for it. I've worked from 58 different grids,
may eventually get to the 100 mark.
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