[amsat-bb] ND9M/MM Op Sked: 19 March

Clary, James T, Civilian James.T.Clary.civ at MSC.NAVY.MIL
Fri Mar 18 20:44:55 PDT 2011

We're on schedule to arrive at and transit the Panama Canal on
Wednesday, 23 March. Once we clear the canal, we'll head northwest
around Cuba and pick up the Gulf Stream that will give us little extra
push as we head toward Jacksonville.


One non-satellite note: I've been working XE1AO and XE1AY not only the
birds but also on 2M CW and SSB. This afternoon, XE1AY (in DK79ua) and I
worked when I was in EK04pj on both modes covering a distance of 490
miles. I was using the same FT897D into the WD9EWK's Elk that I've been
using for a while now. Of course, it didn't hurt that my operating
position on my ship's flight deck is about 105 feet or so above the
water line and I've got the entire Pacific Ocean to provide additional
ground plane effects!


Here's my op sked for tonight and tomorrow:



VO52 - 19/0352Z - EK13

AO51 - 19/0952Z - EK13

FO29 - 19/1009Z - EK13

FO29 - 19/2321Z - Should be EK31 by this time.

AO7 - 20/0011Z - EK31

AO51 - 20/0914Z - EK40

FO29 - 20/0914Z - EK40 - I'll switch to FO29 as soon as I lose AO51 and
should still have nearly half the pass left for the Left Coasters.


Probably - will try but not sure

VO52 - 19/1418Z - We should be in EK22 by this point, but it's not
absolutely certain.

AO51 - 19/2228Z - Either EK22 or EK31

VO52 - 20/0233Z - EK31




Jim, ND9M / VQ9JC

Grid EK13




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