[amsat-bb] Re: WD9EWK @ Kingman AZ Hamfest on Saturday (12 October 2013)

Rich/wa4bue richard.siff at verizon.net
Tue Oct 8 04:32:01 PDT 2013

Hope to Q with you.  K4AMG / W4FOS will be operating OSCAR from the the 
Great Bridge Lock Park at the Chesapeake, VA 50 celebration Waterway 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)" <amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, October 07, 2013 7:04 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] WD9EWK @ Kingman AZ Hamfest on Saturday (12 October 

> Hi!
> I will have an AMSAT table at the Mohave Amateur Radio Club's annual 
> hamfest
> in Kingman, Arizona, this Saturday (12 October 2013).  The hamfest will be 
> at
> Centennial Park, on 3333 Harrison Street in Kingman.  This park is along 
> the
> north side of the I-40 freeway, between exits 51 (Stockton Hill Road) and 
> 53
> (Andy Devine Avenue/AZ-66).  The hamfest is scheduled to run from 7am to 
> 3pm
> (1400-2200 UTC).  More information about the hamfest is available from:
> http://kingmanhamfest.com/
> I plan to have WD9EWK on as many satellite passes as possible during the
> hamfest for on-air demonstrations of satellite operating.  The hamfest 
> site
> is in grid DM25xf, in Mohave County AZ.  Please call WD9EWK if you hear me 
> on
> a pass during the hamfest, and join in the demonstrations.
> Since Kingman is near a couple of grid boundaries, I plan on driving to 
> one
> of those boundaries after the hamfest for some passes on Saturday 
> afternoon
> and early evening (early Sunday, 13 October, UTC time) before driving 
> home -
> if there are suitable passes at that time. The DM25/DM35 grid boundary is 
> not
> too far from the hamfest site, running through the east side of Kingman. 
> The
> DM24/DM25 grid boundary is about 20 miles/32km south of Kingman along I-40
> heading toward California.  I operated from both of these grid boundaries 
> the
> last time I attended this hamfest in 2010, so I know these locations.  I 
> will
> have APRS running in my car, and should show up on the various APRS web 
> sites
> as WD9EWK-9 as I am traveling around northwestern Arizona.
> As with the other hamfests I attend, I will upload all QSOs to Logbook of 
> the
> World.  If you would like to receive a QSL card for a QSO with WD9EWK on
> Saturday, please e-mail me with the QSO details. If you are in the log, 
> you
> will get a card.  No need to first send me a card or SASE/postage to 
> receive
> my card.
> 73!
> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
> http://www.wd9ewk.net/
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