[amsat-bb] Re: EM88/EM98 Grid Activation Sunday 20Sept

Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK) amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net
Sun Sep 20 15:51:32 PDT 2009

Hi John!

> Weather permitting I will be operating on the
> EM88/EM98 grid boundary in West Virginia on Sunday,
> September 20th.  The current forecast is a 50% chance
> of rain so it might not work out for all passes. I'll
> try to operate on the following passes:

Thanks for showing up from the EM88/EM98 boundary on AO-27
earlier this afternoon.  After my 400-mile road trip to DM23/DM24
yesterday, it was nice to pick up a couple of new grids from

> There is no need to send or request a qsl card.  I will send a
> card to everyone that I have in my log.  EM88 is fairly rare so
> this should be a good one for grid chasers, especially for those
> in the western states.  Thanks to all of you who have operated from
> grids away from your home QTH.  Hopefully you will benefit from
> this operation as I did from many of yours.  EM97 may be a
> possibility in October if you need that one.

Now if you could go out there early or late in the month...  ;-)

In all seriousness, EM97 would be another nice one for the log,
If you're going there while I'm here in Phoenix, great!  If not,
there's always the next time...



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