[amsat-bb] Great White North Grid Expedition Schedule for Saturday

skristof at etczone.com skristof at etczone.com
Sat Nov 26 13:31:26 UTC 2016


You had a nice pile-up on SO-50 this morning, Ken. Thanks for doing the
expedition and thanks for the QSO!! 

Steve AI9IN 

EM79

On 2016-11-25 19:24, Ken Alexander wrote:

> Val-d'Or QC is colder and snowier than everywhere else I've been.  This is where the grid activations are really going to be weather dependent.
> 
> First of all, I'm afraid I have to sacrifice FN17.  It's in the wrong direction and the distances are too great.  Tomorrow will be all about FN09, FN18 and FN19.  To be efficient, I will try to operate from grid boundaries, specifically FN18/FN19 and then FN09/FN19 a little later.  Hopefully, I can park on the side of the highway without getting in the way.  If you look at it on a map, the highway (Hwy 109 north from FN18at) connects civilization with...well, very very little!  Traffic should be very light.
> 
> I have a long drive to my next hotel tomorrow evening, so I am finishing up with the AO-7's pass at 2021.  I hope I have this right...AO-7 will be in Mode B tomorrow?  If not, there won't be much to do.
> 
> SO-50 isn't positioned well.  The only opportunity we have tomorrow is at 1305.  I was hoping to do better for the FM-only ops.  That's just the way it is.
> 
> 26.11.2016 SO-50        13:05
> 26.11.2016  AO-73        14:06
> 26.11.2016  FO-29        15:14
> 26.11.2016  EO-79        15:39
> 26.11.2016  FO-29        17:00
> 26.11.2016  AO-07        18:28
> 26.11.2016  AO-85        18:49
> 26.11.2016  AO-07        20:21
> 
> As always, keep following me on Twitter @ve3hls for updates...although, once I'm up there I'll be well out of cellphone range.
> 
> 73,
> 
> Ken
> VE3HLS
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