[amsat-bb] Little Cayman EK99/FK09 SO-50 and FO-29 paases
kx9x at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 5 00:21:06 UTC 2017
Upon reflection, I will sit out tonight's pass and return to the EM59/69 line Thursday. Please devote your energies to working Adrian ZF2AE/ZF8 on his rare grid line op.
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> On Jul 4, 2017, at 7:05 PM, Sean Kutzko via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org> wrote:
> 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.
>> 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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