[amsat-bb] Re: Need East Coast

Rick Tejera saguaroastro at cox.net
Wed Jan 4 20:32:05 PST 2012


It's not possible to activate NH,MA & ME at once. Mass has no border with Maine. About 60 ish miles of New Hampshire sits between the two. 

(no google earth here;))

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Rick Tejera
Editor, SACnews
Saguaro Astronomy Club

On Jan 4, 2012, at 18:18, "George Henry" <ka3hsw at att.net> wrote:

> I have a brother in Strafford, NH (not a ham) - next time we go out there for a visit, I will take the radio and the Elk antenna and activate NH, ME and MA.  (I wonder if there's a spot where I can activate all three at once? Oh, Google Earth...)
> George, KA3HSW
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)" <amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net>
> To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 3:21 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Need East Coast
> Hi!
> [snip]
> Scott N1AIA has been the regular Maine representative on the FM
> birds for a while.  When he's active, he can get through and put his
> state in many logbooks.  New Hampshire... there's a state I did not
> work at all in 2011, and only 8 times since I've been on the satellites
> over the past 6 years.  The last New Hampshire contact I logged via
> satellite was with WA1ZDV in October 2010, while I was at the AMSAT
> Symposium in the Chicago area.  I've also worked N1ABA, N1XED,
> and N1DCG - all resident in the state, per QRZ.com - along with
> WA5KBH when he was up there in October 2009.  I seem to catch
> them more often when I am away from home, as the last time I worked
> that state from here in the Phoenix area was in mid-2007.
> [snip] 
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