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Nice catch on the ZD8JA contact. I only have one ZD8 in my log.
ZD8Z on Ascension Island.
I've done a fair amount of multi-day regattas and boat deliveries
and I really enjoy the middle watches I've done. Something about
being out of sight of land in the middle of the night at the helm
that can be magic. It can also be pretty miserable sometimes,
Anyway we had a bit to talk about given our maritime
experiences. We'd both read John McPhee's "Waiting for a Ship"
and we talked about that. Fun stuff, this PSK.
On 7/15/20 3:14 PM, Stephen Melachrinos
via groups.io wrote:
Twice--once in 2003 when he was somewhere (FL26) in the
Atlantic, and then again in 2014 during a contest (!) and I'm
not sure where he was.
Also worked him a few times as ZD8JA, as well as stateside
in multiple states.
From: Eric KG6MZS <contact@...>
Sent: Wed, Jul 15, 2020 11:12 am
Subject: [070Club] N1ZZZ Redeye Ragchew
One night last March I couldn't sleep so I got up in the
wee hours and
checked out the waterfall on 40m. I had the good fortune
to catch up
with Jeremy N1ZZZ - 070#50.
He was MM in the South China Sea as master on a container
ship. We had a
nice, long QSO and it was one of the reasons I love PSK.
Anybody else ever catch N1ZZZ at sea?