Re: That Texas DL88


Stephen Melachrinos
 

Jerry -

I had posted a few weeks ago that I think KE5JL did put DL88 on the air for NPOTA, but that would have been in 2016, before the start of the ARRL Grid Chase statistics. By the time I got him (30 Apr 2016) he was in DL89.

Steve
W3HF

-----Original Message-----
From: Jerry N9AVY <n9avy@...>
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Sent: Sun, Oct 28, 2018 3:12 pm
Subject: Re: [070Club] That Texas DL88

Just checked because I thought I may have worked it on NPOTA, but never did.   Surprised no one went out there for NPOTA event.   There are a lot of grids unworked in Texas.
 
Jerry  n9avy
 
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From: Paula K7PAX #1739 via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2018 1:20 PM
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Very interesting Rick! That sounds like a challenge!
 
Paula K7PAX #1739
 
From: 070Club@groups.io [mailto:070Club@groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick - N7WE
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2018 11:02 AM
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Subject: [070Club] That Texas DL88
 
I was dinking around on the ARRL International Grid Chase website this morning - No I am NOT playing in that effort - and stumbled across a feature that tells you how many times a certain grid has been worked since their contest started Jan 1, 2018.  So I thought I'd plug in my most troubling grid - DL88 in the Big Bend National Park in Texas and see what was happening.

Ten months in and it has NOT been worked; not once, not on any band or any mode,not by anyone!  It is a tough one!
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Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602
 

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