[amsat-bb] Re: WD9EWK @ Sierra Vista (Arizona) hamfest on Saturday (7May)

KM9U arskm9u at gmail.com
Tue May 3 16:52:41 PDT 2011

My vote is for DM 51/52...don't have either one of those yet!
Thanks Patrick!

73, Chuck, KM9U

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)" <amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2011 19:05
Subject: [amsat-bb] WD9EWK @ Sierra Vista (Arizona) hamfest on Saturday 

> Hi!
> On Saturday morning, 7 May 2011, I will be at the Cochise Amateur
> Radio Association's annual Larry Warren Hamfest in Sierra Vista,
> Arizona.  This is a half-day event, and more information is available
> at:
> http://www.k7rdg.org/
> I will have an AMSAT table at this hamfest.  WD9EWK will be on
> satellite passes throughout the morning for demonstrations,
> transmitting from grid DM41vm.
> After the hamfest, I am thinking of making a drive toward either
> the DM51/DM52 grid boundary northeast of the hamfest site or possibly
> the Arizona/New Mexico state line along the I-10 freeway for some
> passes in the afternoon into the early evening before driving home.
> I was just at the DM52/DM53 boundary in late March, so I probably
> won't make another trip up there - unless I decide to take the
> really long way home from southeastern Arizona.  I will have my
> TH-D72A transmitting my location via APRS as WD9EWK-9 when I drive
> to Sierra Vista on Friday evening, as well as anywhere I go on
> Saturday.  That should be visible at (among other places):
> http://aprs.fi/wd9ewk-9
> As always, I will be happy to send QSL cards to anyone who works
> WD9EWK on Saturday - at the hamfest, or anywhere I happen to stop
> after the hamfest.  Just e-mail me the QSO details, and I will
> send a card if you're in the log.  No need to first send me a card
> or SASE.  I will also upload my log to Logbook of the World, for
> those using that system to gain contacts and grids.
> 73!
> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
> http://www.wd9ewk.net/
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