[amsat-bb] Little Cayman EK99/FK09 SO-50 and FO-29 paases

Sean Kutzko kx9x at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 5 00:05:58 UTC 2017

Will be on for first half of pass only; I will defer second half of pass to the ZF grid line operation.

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> On Jul 4, 2017, at 1:44 PM, Adrian Engele via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org> wrote:
> Happy July 4th!  I hope everybody is enjoying a wonderful day enjoying festivities, friedships and fireworks. 
> Someone is going to owe me a couple of big steaks and a few cases of decent beer after this adventure!! I have had multiple requests to make it to FK09 and I managed to secure a ride to the EK99/FK09 line here on Little Cayman for the next two nights. I am returning to Grand Cayman on Thursday the 6th at noon time. 
> Assuming no issues with the equipment, (it is very hot and very humid here) and assuming the mosquitoes stay away after some heavy DEET action, I plan to get on the following passes this evening and tomorrow evening:
> SO-50:   0123Z to 0135Z  July 5thFO-29:   0203Z to 0222Z  July 5th
> I know Sean KX9X/9 will in on SO-50 at the same time. I will defer the early part of the pass to him.
> Tomorrow:
> SO-50:   0148Z to 0201Z  July 6thFO-29:   0253Z to 0313Z  July 6th
> I anticipate SO-50 will be tough. Please, please make sure you can work full duplex if possible. The last time I operated from FK09 many years ago it was mayhem on SO-50 and few stations managed to get through.   I had a great couple of passes on FO-29 from Grand Cayman a few days ago and I really appreciated the very orderly contacts during that pass. I hope we can do the same again this time.
> Please note I will be signing as ZF2AE/ZF8 from Little Cayman. When uploading to LOTW please use this call. Thank you!
> 73, Adrian AA5UK - ZF2AE - ZF2AE/ZF8
> Twitter:   @ZF2AE               @AA5UK
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