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Re: not long to go

Mike Flowers
 

OK, Joe – I’ll skip the QSO probability as a function of average ham population density per Maidenhead sub-square calculations then … ;>)



- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui



From: 070@yahoogroups.com [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 4:25 PM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [070] not long to go





uhhhhh...my head hurts.

Joe
KA1PPV # 1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:

From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
Subject: RE: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 10:39 AM



Hi Joe,

It is indeed – and that’s just grid squares such as CM97. When we get down to the sub-square level, say CM97bf, there are 24 X 24 = 576 sub-squares in each grid square and the calculation becomes:

(324 X 100 X 576) X .292 = 5,449,420.8, estimated six-designator grid squares containing some land. Now given that the grid squares are of regular geometric shape and the coastlines are essentially fractals, I would add 10% to this number to account for those sub-squares where a bit of land might be included in an otherwise empty sub-square.

This would bring my estimate up to 5,994,363 – plus 5,637 for all the little islands sprinkled around the globe and I’ll say 6 million sub-squares probably contain some land.

The WAMSSCL ( Worked All Maidenhead Sub-squares Containing Land) Endorsement? That would be really, really big !!

;>)

- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui

From: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> ] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 6:33 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

That's really big Mike.

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:

From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> " <070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> >
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM

Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> > wrote:

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net> <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> > wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> >
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM

m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk>
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.

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Re: Not too long to go!

ljl2002@att.net
 

Delos,
 
Was that cloudah or chowdah????
 
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Delos Byrne <drbyrne@chartermi.net> wrote:


From: Delos Byrne <drbyrne@chartermi.net>
Subject: Re: [070] Not too long to go!
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:45 PM



 



Yes indeed, Milt...just as soon as I get the TS2000 back from Clif it's "Tally Ho", and no cats will be safe! ( I believe that would be a Clowder of cats)! :-)
Delos / NO8R / # 777

Sent from My iPad 3

On Jun 29, 2012, at 10:54 AM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net> wrote:

Joe, Mike and of course Ivor,
Well, without giving away too much information and maintaining the suspense, I have to say that "WAMSSCL" would be bigger.
Our new award, although not that big is very big! It's huge! And very "do-able".
Anybody can do it. All you need to do is to get on the air. You'll see.
Yep, when Delos gets his radio back and on the air, he'll chase this one like a bulldog chasing a cat!
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Flowers
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 7:39 AM
Subject: RE: [070] not long to go

Hi Joe,

It is indeed – and that’s just grid squares such as CM97. When we get down to the sub-square level, say CM97bf, there are 24 X 24 = 576 sub-squares in each grid square and the calculation becomes:

(324 X 100 X 576) X .292 = 5,449,420.8, estimated six-designator grid squares containing some land. Now given that the grid squares are of regular geometric shape and the coastlines are essentially fractals, I would add 10% to this number to account for those sub-squares where a bit of land might be included in an otherwise empty sub-square.

This would bring my estimate up to 5,994,363 – plus 5,637 for all the little islands sprinkled around the globe and I’ll say 6 million sub-squares probably contain some land.

The WAMSSCL ( Worked All Maidenhead Sub-squares Containing Land) Endorsement? That would be really, really big !!

;>)

- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui

From: 070@yahoogroups.com [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 6:33 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

That's really big Mike.

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:

From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> " <070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> >
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM

Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> > wrote:

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> > wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> >
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM

m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk>
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.

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Re: Not too long to go!

ljl2002@att.net
 

All Hail Cesar!!!
 
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com> wrote:


From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com>
Subject: RE: [070] Not too long to go!
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 11:00 AM



 



Sic transit gloria WAMSSCL …

- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui

From: 070@yahoogroups.com [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Milton Garb
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 7:54 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [070] Not too long to go!

Joe, Mike and of course Ivor,
Well, without giving away too much information and maintaining the suspense, I have to say that "WAMSSCL" would be bigger.
Our new award, although not that big is very big! It's huge! And very "do-able".
Anybody can do it. All you need to do is to get on the air. You'll see.
Yep, when Delos gets his radio back and on the air, he'll chase this one like a bulldog chasing a cat!
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Flowers
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 7:39 AM
Subject: RE: [070] not long to go

Hi Joe,

It is indeed – and that’s just grid squares such as CM97. When we get down to the sub-square level, say CM97bf, there are 24 X 24 = 576 sub-squares in each grid square and the calculation becomes:

(324 X 100 X 576) X .292 = 5,449,420.8, estimated six-designator grid squares containing some land. Now given that the grid squares are of regular geometric shape and the coastlines are essentially fractals, I would add 10% to this number to account for those sub-squares where a bit of land might be included in an otherwise empty sub-square.

This would bring my estimate up to 5,994,363 – plus 5,637 for all the little islands sprinkled around the globe and I’ll say 6 million sub-squares probably contain some land.

The WAMSSCL ( Worked All Maidenhead Sub-squares Containing Land) Endorsement? That would be really, really big !!

;>)

- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui

From: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> ] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 6:33 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

That's really big Mike.

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:

From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> " <070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> >
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM

Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> > wrote:

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net> <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> > wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> >
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM

m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk>
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.

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Re: Not too long to go!

ljl2002@att.net
 

We'll be on it like white on rice!!!!!
 
Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Milton Garb <n6mg@verizon.net> wrote:


From: Milton Garb <n6mg@verizon.net>
Subject: [070] Not too long to go!
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 10:54 AM



 



Joe, Mike and of course Ivor,
Well, without giving away too much information and maintaining the suspense, I have to say that "WAMSSCL" would be bigger.
Our new award, although not that big is very big! It's huge! And very "do-able".
Anybody can do it. All you need to do is to get on the air. You'll see.
Yep, when Delos gets his radio back and on the air, he'll chase this one like a bulldog chasing a cat!
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Flowers
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 7:39 AM
Subject: RE: [070] not long to go

Hi Joe,

It is indeed – and that’s just grid squares such as CM97. When we get down to the sub-square level, say CM97bf, there are 24 X 24 = 576 sub-squares in each grid square and the calculation becomes:

(324 X 100 X 576) X .292 = 5,449,420.8, estimated six-designator grid squares containing some land. Now given that the grid squares are of regular geometric shape and the coastlines are essentially fractals, I would add 10% to this number to account for those sub-squares where a bit of land might be included in an otherwise empty sub-square.

This would bring my estimate up to 5,994,363 – plus 5,637 for all the little islands sprinkled around the globe and I’ll say 6 million sub-squares probably contain some land.

The WAMSSCL ( Worked All Maidenhead Sub-squares Containing Land) Endorsement? That would be really, really big !!

;>)

- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui

From: 070@yahoogroups.com [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 6:33 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

That's really big Mike.

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:

From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> " <070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> >
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM

Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> > wrote:

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> > wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> >
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM

m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk>
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.

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Re: not long to go

ljl2002@att.net
 

uhhhhh...my head hurts.
 
Joe
KA1PPV  # 1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com> wrote:


From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com>
Subject: RE: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 10:39 AM



 



Hi Joe,

It is indeed – and that’s just grid squares such as CM97. When we get down to the sub-square level, say CM97bf, there are 24 X 24 = 576 sub-squares in each grid square and the calculation becomes:

(324 X 100 X 576) X .292 = 5,449,420.8, estimated six-designator grid squares containing some land. Now given that the grid squares are of regular geometric shape and the coastlines are essentially fractals, I would add 10% to this number to account for those sub-squares where a bit of land might be included in an otherwise empty sub-square.

This would bring my estimate up to 5,994,363 – plus 5,637 for all the little islands sprinkled around the globe and I’ll say 6 million sub-squares probably contain some land.

The WAMSSCL ( Worked All Maidenhead Sub-squares Containing Land) Endorsement? That would be really, really big !!

;>)

- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui

From: 070@yahoogroups.com [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 6:33 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

That's really big Mike.

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:

From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> " <070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> >
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM

Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> > wrote:

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> > wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> >
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM

m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk>
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.

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Re: not long to go

igwt1939 <igwt1939@...>
 

I keep reading about something BIG coming up. Have I missed something or has the big thing not been announced yet?
KO4PU #672

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Flowers
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 9:39 AM
Subject: RE: [070] not long to go



Hi Joe,

It is indeed – and that’s just grid squares such as CM97. When we get down to the sub-square level, say CM97bf, there are 24 X 24 = 576 sub-squares in each grid square and the calculation becomes:

(324 X 100 X 576) X .292 = 5,449,420.8, estimated six-designator grid squares containing some land. Now given that the grid squares are of regular geometric shape and the coastlines are essentially fractals, I would add 10% to this number to account for those sub-squares where a bit of land might be included in an otherwise empty sub-square.

This would bring my estimate up to 5,994,363 – plus 5,637 for all the little islands sprinkled around the globe and I’ll say 6 million sub-squares probably contain some land.

The WAMSSCL ( Worked All Maidenhead Sub-squares Containing Land) Endorsement? That would be really, really big !!

;>)

- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui

From: 070@yahoogroups.com [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 6:33 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

That's really big Mike.

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:

From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> " <070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> >
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM

Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> > wrote:

> Guys,
> Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
> Milt.
> N6MG
> 070-650
> LONP #76
> WOTMC Log Checker
> "???" Boss
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
> To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
>
> Ivor,
>
> No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .
>
> Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.
>
> Toungue really in cheek!
>
> Best,
>
> Joe
> KA1PPV #1482
>
> --- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> > wrote:
>
> From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> >
> Subject: [070] not long to go
> To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
> Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM
>
> m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk>
> hi pskers.
> not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
> will the u.k and Europe know first????
> I say this because of the time differents.
> it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
> so will members how live in this part of the
> world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
> tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.
>
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>
>
>
>
>
>



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Re: Big Event

boat.anchor <boat.anchor@...>
 

Doug
I think that would be tomorrow night.
Barry
VA7GEM
1470

--- In 070@yahoogroups.com, Doug Netherton VE3MCF <ve3mcf@...> wrote:

Well, I guessing it is NOT the Canada Day Contest because it has no
digital component, it starts tonight at 8:00 pm EDT (00:00z), and we
don't get info for "The Event" until midnight... So if it is for July
1st, it would be a local time contest... Maybe the contest is for July
4th.. Would make more sense.

73, Doug, VE3MCF #899


Re: Not too long to go!

 

Delos, et al:
I thought you'd bite on that one!
After it's announced, and you've read the Rules and FAQ's, reviewed the 'big picture', so to speak, pls give me your feedback?
I'd like that from everyone. There was a lot of work by the 070 Staff and others on this one for sure.
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: Delos Byrne
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 9:45 AM
Subject: Re: [070] Not too long to go!



Yes indeed, Milt...just as soon as I get the TS2000 back from Clif it's "Tally Ho", and no cats will be safe! ( I believe that would be a Clowder of cats)! :-)
Delos / NO8R / # 777

Sent from My iPad 3

On Jun 29, 2012, at 10:54 AM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net> wrote:

> Joe, Mike and of course Ivor,
> Well, without giving away too much information and maintaining the suspense, I have to say that "WAMSSCL" would be bigger.
> Our new award, although not that big is very big! It's huge! And very "do-able".
> Anybody can do it. All you need to do is to get on the air. You'll see.
> Yep, when Delos gets his radio back and on the air, he'll chase this one like a bulldog chasing a cat!
> Milt.
> N6MG
> 070-650
> LONP #76
> WOTMC Log Checker
> "???" Boss
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Mike Flowers
> To: 070@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 7:39 AM
> Subject: RE: [070] not long to go
>
> Hi Joe,
>
> It is indeed – and that’s just grid squares such as CM97. When we get down to the sub-square level, say CM97bf, there are 24 X 24 = 576 sub-squares in each grid square and the calculation becomes:
>
> (324 X 100 X 576) X .292 = 5,449,420.8, estimated six-designator grid squares containing some land. Now given that the grid squares are of regular geometric shape and the coastlines are essentially fractals, I would add 10% to this number to account for those sub-squares where a bit of land might be included in an otherwise empty sub-square.
>
> This would bring my estimate up to 5,994,363 – plus 5,637 for all the little islands sprinkled around the globe and I’ll say 6 million sub-squares probably contain some land.
>
> The WAMSSCL ( Worked All Maidenhead Sub-squares Containing Land) Endorsement? That would be really, really big !!
>
> ;>)
>
> - 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui
>
> From: 070@yahoogroups.com [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net
> Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 6:33 AM
> To: 070@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
>
> That's really big Mike.
>
> Joe
> KA1PPV #1482
>
> --- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:
>
> From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
> Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
> To: "070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> " <070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> >
> Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM
>
> Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.
>
> -- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
> From my iPhone4
>
> On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> > wrote:
>
> > Guys,
> > Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
> > Milt.
> > N6MG
> > 070-650
> > LONP #76
> > WOTMC Log Checker
> > "???" Boss
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
> > To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
> > Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
> > Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
> >
> > Ivor,
> >
> > No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .
> >
> > Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.
> >
> > Toungue really in cheek!
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Joe
> > KA1PPV #1482
> >
> > --- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> > wrote:
> >
> > From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> >
> > Subject: [070] not long to go
> > To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
> > Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM
> >
> > m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk>
> > hi pskers.
> > not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
> > will the u.k and Europe know first????
> > I say this because of the time differents.
> > it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
> > so will members how live in this part of the
> > world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
> > tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.
> >
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> >
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Re: Not too long to go!

delos_byrne
 

Yes indeed, Milt...just as soon as I get the TS2000 back from Clif it's "Tally Ho", and no cats will be safe! ( I believe that would be a Clowder of cats)! :-)
Delos / NO8R / # 777

Sent from My iPad 3

On Jun 29, 2012, at 10:54 AM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net> wrote:

Joe, Mike and of course Ivor,
Well, without giving away too much information and maintaining the suspense, I have to say that "WAMSSCL" would be bigger.
Our new award, although not that big is very big! It's huge! And very "do-able".
Anybody can do it. All you need to do is to get on the air. You'll see.
Yep, when Delos gets his radio back and on the air, he'll chase this one like a bulldog chasing a cat!
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Flowers
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 7:39 AM
Subject: RE: [070] not long to go

Hi Joe,

It is indeed – and that’s just grid squares such as CM97. When we get down to the sub-square level, say CM97bf, there are 24 X 24 = 576 sub-squares in each grid square and the calculation becomes:

(324 X 100 X 576) X .292 = 5,449,420.8, estimated six-designator grid squares containing some land. Now given that the grid squares are of regular geometric shape and the coastlines are essentially fractals, I would add 10% to this number to account for those sub-squares where a bit of land might be included in an otherwise empty sub-square.

This would bring my estimate up to 5,994,363 – plus 5,637 for all the little islands sprinkled around the globe and I’ll say 6 million sub-squares probably contain some land.

The WAMSSCL ( Worked All Maidenhead Sub-squares Containing Land) Endorsement? That would be really, really big !!

;>)

- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui

From: 070@yahoogroups.com [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 6:33 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

That's really big Mike.

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:

From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> " <070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> >
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM

Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> > wrote:

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> > wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> >
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM

m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk>
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.

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Re: Not too long to go!

Mike Flowers
 

Sic transit gloria WAMSSCL …



- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui



From: 070@yahoogroups.com [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Milton Garb
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 7:54 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [070] Not too long to go!





Joe, Mike and of course Ivor,
Well, without giving away too much information and maintaining the suspense, I have to say that "WAMSSCL" would be bigger.
Our new award, although not that big is very big! It's huge! And very "do-able".
Anybody can do it. All you need to do is to get on the air. You'll see.
Yep, when Delos gets his radio back and on the air, he'll chase this one like a bulldog chasing a cat!
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Flowers
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 7:39 AM
Subject: RE: [070] not long to go

Hi Joe,

It is indeed – and that’s just grid squares such as CM97. When we get down to the sub-square level, say CM97bf, there are 24 X 24 = 576 sub-squares in each grid square and the calculation becomes:

(324 X 100 X 576) X .292 = 5,449,420.8, estimated six-designator grid squares containing some land. Now given that the grid squares are of regular geometric shape and the coastlines are essentially fractals, I would add 10% to this number to account for those sub-squares where a bit of land might be included in an otherwise empty sub-square.

This would bring my estimate up to 5,994,363 – plus 5,637 for all the little islands sprinkled around the globe and I’ll say 6 million sub-squares probably contain some land.

The WAMSSCL ( Worked All Maidenhead Sub-squares Containing Land) Endorsement? That would be really, really big !!

;>)

- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui

From: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> ] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 6:33 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

That's really big Mike.

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:

From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> " <070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> >
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM

Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> > wrote:

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net> <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> > wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> >
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM

m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk>
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.

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Not too long to go!

 

Joe, Mike and of course Ivor,
Well, without giving away too much information and maintaining the suspense, I have to say that "WAMSSCL" would be bigger.
Our new award, although not that big is very big! It's huge! And very "do-able".
Anybody can do it. All you need to do is to get on the air. You'll see.
Yep, when Delos gets his radio back and on the air, he'll chase this one like a bulldog chasing a cat!
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Flowers
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 7:39 AM
Subject: RE: [070] not long to go



Hi Joe,

It is indeed – and that’s just grid squares such as CM97. When we get down to the sub-square level, say CM97bf, there are 24 X 24 = 576 sub-squares in each grid square and the calculation becomes:

(324 X 100 X 576) X .292 = 5,449,420.8, estimated six-designator grid squares containing some land. Now given that the grid squares are of regular geometric shape and the coastlines are essentially fractals, I would add 10% to this number to account for those sub-squares where a bit of land might be included in an otherwise empty sub-square.

This would bring my estimate up to 5,994,363 – plus 5,637 for all the little islands sprinkled around the globe and I’ll say 6 million sub-squares probably contain some land.

The WAMSSCL ( Worked All Maidenhead Sub-squares Containing Land) Endorsement? That would be really, really big !!

;>)

- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui

From: 070@yahoogroups.com [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 6:33 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

That's really big Mike.

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:

From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> " <070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> >
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM

Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> > wrote:

> Guys,
> Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
> Milt.
> N6MG
> 070-650
> LONP #76
> WOTMC Log Checker
> "???" Boss
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
> To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
>
> Ivor,
>
> No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .
>
> Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.
>
> Toungue really in cheek!
>
> Best,
>
> Joe
> KA1PPV #1482
>
> --- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> > wrote:
>
> From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> >
> Subject: [070] not long to go
> To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
> Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM
>
> m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk>
> hi pskers.
> not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
> will the u.k and Europe know first????
> I say this because of the time differents.
> it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
> so will members how live in this part of the
> world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
> tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.
>
>
>
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Re: not long to go

Mike Flowers
 

Hi Joe,



It is indeed – and that’s just grid squares such as CM97. When we get down to the sub-square level, say CM97bf, there are 24 X 24 = 576 sub-squares in each grid square and the calculation becomes:



(324 X 100 X 576) X .292 = 5,449,420.8, estimated six-designator grid squares containing some land. Now given that the grid squares are of regular geometric shape and the coastlines are essentially fractals, I would add 10% to this number to account for those sub-squares where a bit of land might be included in an otherwise empty sub-square.



This would bring my estimate up to 5,994,363 – plus 5,637 for all the little islands sprinkled around the globe and I’ll say 6 million sub-squares probably contain some land.



The WAMSSCL ( Worked All Maidenhead Sub-squares Containing Land) Endorsement? That would be really, really big !!



;>)



- 73 de Mike, <http://www.qrz.com/db/K6MKF> K6MKF, <http://www.qrz.com/db/W6NAG> W6NAG, VP <http://www.ncdxc.org/> NCDXC, <http://www.scdr.org/> Dachshund Rescue, <http://www.waiohuli.com/> Maui



From: 070@yahoogroups.com [mailto:070@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ljl2002@att.net
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 6:33 AM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go





That's really big Mike.

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> > wrote:

From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com <mailto:mike.flowers%40gmail.com> >
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> " <070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com> >
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM



Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net <mailto:n6mg%40verizon.net> > wrote:

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net <mailto:ljl2002%40att.net>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> > wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk> >
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com <mailto:070%40yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM

m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk <mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk>
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.

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Big Event

Doug Netherton VE3MCF
 

Well, I guessing it is NOT the Canada Day Contest because it has no digital component, it starts tonight at 8:00 pm EDT (00:00z), and we don't get info for "The Event" until midnight... So if it is for July 1st, it would be a local time contest... Maybe the contest is for July 4th.. Would make more sense.

73, Doug, VE3MCF #899


Re: not long to go

ljl2002@att.net
 

That's really big Mike.
 
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com> wrote:


From: Mike Flowers <mike.flowers@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 12:29 AM



 



Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net> wrote:

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM

m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.

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Welcome new member

J Budzowski <jbudzowski@...>
 

Pse welcome new 070 Club member Kevin K2FN #1547...73 de Jay N3DQU


Re: not long to go

Mike Flowers
 

Sure, Milt. I started counting them, but fell asleep, so decided this would be quicker ... ;>)

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 9:43 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net> wrote:

Thanks Mike...
----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Flowers
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:29 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net> wrote:

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM

m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.



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Re: not long to go

 

Thanks Mike...

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Flowers
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:29 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go



Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net> wrote:

> Guys,
> Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
> Milt.
> N6MG
> 070-650
> LONP #76
> WOTMC Log Checker
> "???" Boss
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: ljl2002@att.net
> To: 070@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
>
> Ivor,
>
> No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .
>
> Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.
>
> Toungue really in cheek!
>
> Best,
>
> Joe
> KA1PPV #1482
>
> --- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
>
> From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk>
> Subject: [070] not long to go
> To: 070@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM
>
> m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk
> hi pskers.
> not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
> will the u.k and Europe know first????
> I say this because of the time differents.
> it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
> so will members how live in this part of the
> world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
> tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>


Re: not long to go

Mike Flowers
 

Let's see: 32,400 grid squares (of the CM97 variety), and 29.2% of the earth's surface is land, so 32,400 X .292 = 9,986.4 squares with land ... more or less.

-- Mike Flowers, K6MKF
From my iPhone4

On Jun 28, 2012, at 8:35 PM, "Milton Garb" <n6mg@verizon.net> wrote:

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM

m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.

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Re: not long to go

 

Guys,
Just out of curiosity, how many grid squares, over land, are there?
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
WOTMC Log Checker
"???" Boss

----- Original Message -----
From: ljl2002@att.net
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go



Ivor,

No I think that we find out first and youz guys have to wait until it goes all the way around again. HI HI HI .

Maybe we'll all know when the grayline passes the International Dateline. I'm still holding out for Maidenheads.

Toungue really in cheek!

Best,

Joe
KA1PPV #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:

From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject: [070] not long to go
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 12:20 PM



m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk
hi pskers.
not long for the Biiiiiig one now.
will the u.k and Europe know first????
I say this because of the time differents.
it will be midnight here, but not in the u.s.a.
so will members how live in this part of the
world, get emails of the Biiig event hi hi.
tongue in cheek. 73 ivor m5ply 0292.

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Re: not long to go

ljl2002@att.net
 

Larry,
 
Yeah but like any good pundits.....we can sure specalate!
 
73
 
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482

--- On Thu, 6/28/12, Ld Rockne <pops435@yahoo.com> wrote:


From: Ld Rockne <pops435@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 1:11 PM



 



Me thinks the Federal Government could take a cue from PODXS.
Something BIG is about to happen...and no leaks!
 
Larry WA7HDZ #404


________________________________
From: Milton Garb <n6mg@verizon.net>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 1:28 PM
Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

Joe and Ivor,
No hints or clues given.
Well, maybe 1 hint: It's BIG!...It's the BIGGEST!
More when you climb out of the sack on the morning of the 1st!
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
"WOTMC" Log Checker
"???" Award Boss

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: Joseph Miller
  To: 070@yahoogroups.com
  Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 12:59 PM
  Subject: Re: [070] not long to go

   
  Hi Ivor,
 
  I am getting a little excited about this too. I am hoping that this announcement will be made a little before 0000 on 01 July, just to give us a little time to adjust and make any changes to our macros, if necessary.
 
  73 de Joe KJ8O 1244
 
 

  ________________________________
  From: ivor peters <m5ply@blueyonder.co.uk>
  To: 070@yahoogroups.com
  Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 3:06 PM
  Subject: [070] not long to go

   

  mailto:m5ply%40blueyonder.co.uk
  hi pskers.
  not long to go for the big one.
  I am staying up to midnight, to see what
  its all about.
  have fun. 73 ivor m5ply 0292

 

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