[amsat-bb] Re: NEW GRIDS !!! XE2AT

Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK) amsat-bb@wd9ewk.net
Thu Aug 17 11:03:30 PDT 2006


> Dear boys and girls Bernardo XE2HWB will make a trip to DL27-37 from 17th to
> 20th of this month, is in Baja California for the 10GHZ and UP contest, I
> sent a small 6 ele yagi and he will be in AO51 from those new grids.
> I think he will try to be in DL28 after the 20th so keep in touch, I will
> advise to BB about the status from Bernardo.

I talked with Bernardo on AO-51 this morning, and he said he will be in DL37
(a desert in southern Baja California) tomorrow.  He previously mentioned via
e-mail his plans to be on from there and other grids in the area (DL27, DL28,
and DL38) between Friday 18th and Monday 21st, saying he would spend
the most time in DL27 and DL37 with maybe one pass each for DL28 and
DL38.  All of the satellite work will be via AO-51.  The rest of the weekend
will be spent working the ARRL 10 GHz and Up contest from down there.

Bernardo's English is pretty good, but please use the phonetic alphabet when
calling him - or call him in Spanish.  :-)  He has antennas and a new duplexer
for his satellite work, in addition to what XE2AT sent him, so hopefully he can
show up from those spots.


Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK - Phoenix, Arizona USA

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