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Re: Need 1 one A for WTW

Jerry N9AVY
 

David ...  I agree with you that WTW is all "promoting PSK operation" (the very same thing that 10-10 is all about) and keeping bands active.

Competition is good, but I mostly compete against myself.  Never set out in any contest with plans to win; just want to snag a few "new ones".  When I got back into PSK in mid-August, my goal was to work just one WTW, but by October I had work two and last night I got the last A when I snagged TG9AHM.  After that ordeal, I think I'm on R & R for a while.

Did put a lot of Q's in the log .. almost 800 which was another goal as well as putting a bunch in LoTW on various bands, plus worked some new IOTA's to boot ! 

As for the club station (K9ATI) , I was not serious about working it (yet).  Will continue to hand it out to members working on WTW fo that extra A (please note that there are no direct cards for K9ATI, just Eqsl).  I have tried running the club and my call simultaneously during 10-10 contests and it's just too much extra work !   Not sure, but I think club station call can only be used by members of the SNITT chapter.

Remote stations has been a hot topic on one of the reflectors I'm on.  One group is selling time shares/memberships for its mega-station on East Coast and wants $1699 for membership and then $299 a month for operating on a time share basis ! The are probably no guarantees on times available.  Oh, and they send you a K3 sans RF section so you can operate from any computer anywhere.

Time to relax for a while.


73,  Jerry  n9avy

--- On Fri, 10/12/12, David Westbrook <dwestbrook@...> wrote:

From: David Westbrook <dwestbrook@...>
Subject: Re: [070] Re: Need 1 one A for WTW
To: 070@...
Date: Friday, October 12, 2012, 9:32 AM

The other side of the argument is that the whole point of endorsements
program is to encourage activity ...  If letter-chasing prompts you to get
someone else active on the air, with a new call sign at that, then that's
exactly what we all want ...

And announce the spot here when the club call is on (with you or anyone
else as the op), and others will probably pick up that "A" as well ...

~~~~
fwiw, another way you could legitimately (I think) work yourself, is get
permission to borrow someone's station remotely (e.g. VNC/logmein/etc to
their computer) ... you then could work your home call on home station, and
in remote window (or a 2nd computer/laptop) control the remote station
using the club call.
    => I can offer my station to play with this idea ... email me offline
to sked


Arguably this is more "sketchy" than granting another op use of the club
call since it's the same op on both ends...  BUT, again, otoh, it's
prompting experimentation (remote control) and activity (club call from new
location -- which could be anywhere and not just home state!)... especially
if spotted here and you work others ...

~~~~

So, I (in my completely unofficial opinion) say go for it!   you're having
fun, trying new operating methods, and generating on-air PSK31 Q's.
Actually, for a challenge, I think you should try all of the methods in
this thread :)

Though WTW isn't a competition -- trying to (legitimately) have your two
calls work each other doesn't give anyone else a disadvantage.
And if you're still uncomfortable with it as possible "unfair advantage",
still do it for fun and just don't submit those Q's for WTW.

~~~~~

Any plans for the club call to join 070?   It can then double-up for LONP
credit, too :)


thanks
--david
KJ4IZW

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 7:48 PM, Jerry <n9avy@...> wrote:

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I could do that, but I really feel it would be an unfair advantage.

Jerry n9avy


Steve

W3HF

P.S. Serious suggestion: You could (as club station trustee) authorize
another member of that club to use the club call and then work HIM.

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Re: Need 1 one A for WTW

 

Hmmmmm....interesting. I can't quote the rules, Part 97.???, but I'd check carefully on that.
But then again, I've worked my own call before while using W6QP, our digital club's call, during APE.
So, W6QP gets LONP credit for N6MG, and N6MG gets LONP credit for W6QP, and that's as far as it can go.

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Westbrook" <dwestbrook@...>
To: <070@...>
Sent: Friday, October 12, 2012 7:32 AM
Subject: Re: [070] Re: Need 1 one A for WTW


The other side of the argument is that the whole point of endorsements
program is to encourage activity ... If letter-chasing prompts you to get
someone else active on the air, with a new call sign at that, then that's
exactly what we all want ...

And announce the spot here when the club call is on (with you or anyone
else as the op), and others will probably pick up that "A" as well ...

~~~~
fwiw, another way you could legitimately (I think) work yourself, is get
permission to borrow someone's station remotely (e.g. VNC/logmein/etc to
their computer) ... you then could work your home call on home station, and
in remote window (or a 2nd computer/laptop) control the remote station
using the club call.
=> I can offer my station to play with this idea ... email me offline
to sked


Arguably this is more "sketchy" than granting another op use of the club
call since it's the same op on both ends... BUT, again, otoh, it's
prompting experimentation (remote control) and activity (club call from new
location -- which could be anywhere and not just home state!)... especially
if spotted here and you work others ...

~~~~

So, I (in my completely unofficial opinion) say go for it! you're having
fun, trying new operating methods, and generating on-air PSK31 Q's.
Actually, for a challenge, I think you should try all of the methods in
this thread :)

Though WTW isn't a competition -- trying to (legitimately) have your two
calls work each other doesn't give anyone else a disadvantage.
And if you're still uncomfortable with it as possible "unfair advantage",
still do it for fun and just don't submit those Q's for WTW.

~~~~~

Any plans for the club call to join 070? It can then double-up for LONP
credit, too :)


thanks
--david
KJ4IZW

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 7:48 PM, Jerry <n9avy@...> wrote:

**


I could do that, but I really feel it would be an unfair advantage.

Jerry n9avy


Steve

W3HF

P.S. Serious suggestion: You could (as club station trustee) authorize
another member of that club to use the club call and then work HIM.

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Re: Need 1 one A for WTW

David Westbrook
 

The other side of the argument is that the whole point of endorsements
program is to encourage activity ... If letter-chasing prompts you to get
someone else active on the air, with a new call sign at that, then that's
exactly what we all want ...

And announce the spot here when the club call is on (with you or anyone
else as the op), and others will probably pick up that "A" as well ...

~~~~
fwiw, another way you could legitimately (I think) work yourself, is get
permission to borrow someone's station remotely (e.g. VNC/logmein/etc to
their computer) ... you then could work your home call on home station, and
in remote window (or a 2nd computer/laptop) control the remote station
using the club call.
=> I can offer my station to play with this idea ... email me offline
to sked


Arguably this is more "sketchy" than granting another op use of the club
call since it's the same op on both ends... BUT, again, otoh, it's
prompting experimentation (remote control) and activity (club call from new
location -- which could be anywhere and not just home state!)... especially
if spotted here and you work others ...

~~~~

So, I (in my completely unofficial opinion) say go for it! you're having
fun, trying new operating methods, and generating on-air PSK31 Q's.
Actually, for a challenge, I think you should try all of the methods in
this thread :)

Though WTW isn't a competition -- trying to (legitimately) have your two
calls work each other doesn't give anyone else a disadvantage.
And if you're still uncomfortable with it as possible "unfair advantage",
still do it for fun and just don't submit those Q's for WTW.

~~~~~

Any plans for the club call to join 070? It can then double-up for LONP
credit, too :)


thanks
--david
KJ4IZW

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 7:48 PM, Jerry <n9avy@...> wrote:

**


I could do that, but I really feel it would be an unfair advantage.

Jerry n9avy


Steve

W3HF

P.S. Serious suggestion: You could (as club station trustee) authorize
another member of that club to use the club call and then work HIM.

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Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT Oct 13th.....any in EU participating?

Fred Lesnick VE3FAL/CIW649
 

Jerry we have had wind, rain and SNOW this week, almost white out cdx at
times, I fly out to Kasibonika on Monday for 2 days to do Chainsaw training,
on a map that is 448km NE of Sioux Lookout ON....I might be close enough to
meet Santa Clause or the polar bears in Churchill....

Fred
VE3FAL







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Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT Oct 13th.....any in EU participating?

Jerry N9AVY
 

&#92;
My old trusty dual sloper won't load on 80/160m.  Have a new one to replace it, but between wind & rain this week I don't see me climbing tower and tuning new antenna.

So, I guess I'll opt out this time around.


Jerry  N9AVY












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Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT Oct 13th.....any in EU participating?

Fred Lesnick VE3FAL/CIW649
 

I have the IC-703 on the 160 m dipole and good to go from Thunder Bay, ON,
but can't get over the noise I still have on the band. I can almost
guarantee it is electrical from lights nearby or maybe a power supply for a
computer or modem....Hope it goes away enough for this event and the ARRL
160 m cw test I operate yearly...

Fred
VE3FAL

-----Original Message-----
From: 070@... [mailto:070@...] On Behalf Of Don
Sent: October 11, 2012 11:05 PM
To: 070@...
Subject: [070] Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT Oct 13th.....any in EU
participating?

GE,

Are there any in EU that will be participating in on the 160m Great Pumpkin
Sprint on 13th October?

Thanks

(and also thanks to all those in NA that replied back too)

Don KB9UMT 070#1227
30mdg#0001


--- In 070@..., "Don" <dhobson123@...> wrote:

GE,

Thank you Bob and Mike for the replies.

I have never worked this event and a few others have emailed wanting to
know more information. So one more question if you don't mind.

Is this event for NA only?

Noted that most of us (including myself) with city lots and not much room
for a 160m antenna would be lucky to reach outside of NA/Canada but noticed
that most all logs are from USA stations only and only a couple Canadians
when reviweing the past logs on this 160m Great Pumpkin Sprint Event.
Usually EU digital ops no matter the band like to participate in such events
but don't see any EU's log entries (strange considering around 30% or more
of 070 members are outside of NA/USA Region 2 and many in EU Region 1).

So if the suggested frequency for NA/USA is at 1807 is there a suggested
freq for those 070 members outside NA/USA Region 2?

Would a suggested freq of 1838 for Region 2 EU members be what they would
use if they wanted to participate?

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/wadei/160m_band_utilization.htm

http://podxs070.com/160-meter-great-pumpkin-sprint

SUGGESTED FREQ: 1807 kHz.

Multipliers:
Each different state/province/country (SPC) worked, counted only once. Use
current ARRL DXCC list for country reference. If you work your own SPC, do
not forget to take credit for the multiplier. Note also:
First U.S. station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and
state).
First VE station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and
province).
First Alaska station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and
state).
First Hawaii station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and
state).


--- In 070@..., "Don" <dhobson123@> wrote:

GE,
Will any of you be participating in the 160m Great Pumpkin Sprint event
on October 13th? Just wondering and thanks to those that respond and the
070 Club/members that promote PSK activity on the bands.

http://www.podxs070.com/160-meter-great-pumpkin-sprint

Also note that a new digital group started for 160m but thus far not
much activity but I think several have mentioned they will participate in
the 070 160m Great Pumpkin Sprint so we are trying to promote participation
too.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TBD160/
(Top Band Digital 160 Meter Yahoo Group)

Thanks
Don KB9UMT 070#1227
30mdg#0001



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Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT Oct 13th.....any in EU participating?

Don_KB9UMT
 

GE,

Are there any in EU that will be participating in on the 160m Great Pumpkin Sprint on 13th October?

Thanks

(and also thanks to all those in NA that replied back too)

Don KB9UMT 070#1227
30mdg#0001

--- In 070@..., "Don" <dhobson123@...> wrote:

GE,

Thank you Bob and Mike for the replies.

I have never worked this event and a few others have emailed wanting to know more information. So one more question if you don't mind.

Is this event for NA only?

Noted that most of us (including myself) with city lots and not much room for a 160m antenna would be lucky to reach outside of NA/Canada but noticed that most all logs are from USA stations only and only a couple Canadians when reviweing the past logs on this 160m Great Pumpkin Sprint Event. Usually EU digital ops no matter the band like to participate in such events but don't see any EU's log entries (strange considering around 30% or more of 070 members are outside of NA/USA Region 2 and many in EU Region 1).

So if the suggested frequency for NA/USA is at 1807 is there a suggested freq for those 070 members outside NA/USA Region 2?

Would a suggested freq of 1838 for Region 2 EU members be what they would use if they wanted to participate?

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/wadei/160m_band_utilization.htm

http://podxs070.com/160-meter-great-pumpkin-sprint

SUGGESTED FREQ: 1807 kHz.

Multipliers:
Each different state/province/country (SPC) worked, counted only once. Use current ARRL DXCC list for country reference. If you work your own SPC, do not forget to take credit for the multiplier. Note also:
First U.S. station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).
First VE station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and province).
First Alaska station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).
First Hawaii station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).


--- In 070@..., "Don" <dhobson123@> wrote:

GE,
Will any of you be participating in the 160m Great Pumpkin Sprint event on October 13th? Just wondering and thanks to those that respond and the 070 Club/members that promote PSK activity on the bands.

http://www.podxs070.com/160-meter-great-pumpkin-sprint

Also note that a new digital group started for 160m but thus far not much activity but I think several have mentioned they will participate in the 070 160m Great Pumpkin Sprint so we are trying to promote participation too.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TBD160/
(Top Band Digital 160 Meter Yahoo Group)

Thanks
Don KB9UMT 070#1227
30mdg#0001


Re: Need 1 one A for WTW

Jerry N9AVY
 

I could do that, but I really feel it would be an unfair advantage.

Jerry n9avy

Steve

W3HF



P.S. Serious suggestion: You could (as club station trustee) authorize another member of that club to use the club call and then work HIM.









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Re: Need 1 one A for WTW

Steve W3HF
 

So, I was wondering how I could get one more A for WTW. Just doesn't seem to be a lot of A's around.

Almost have dilemma solved , just need to figure out how to work my club station from home.   Long Delayed Echo ???   Think it takes about 5 seconds to get all the way around the world, but I don't think PSK is that fast. 

Maybe I'll just keep hunting those elusive A's ...


Jerry  N9AVY    :-)
Jerry -

A "single-lap" LDE wouldn't work. If you were bouncing off the F layer at max altitude (~500 km), it would only be about 1/7 second.

Moonbounce would be better--round-trip delay is about 2.5 seconds. But even that isn't slow enough for a QSO (with yourself).

Steve
W3HF

P.S. Serious suggestion: You could (as club station trustee) authorize another member of that club to use the club call and then work HIM.


Need 1 one A for WTW

Jerry N9AVY
 

So, I was wondering how I could get one more A for WTW. Just doesn't seem to be a lot of A's around.

Almost have dilemma solved , just need to figure out how to work my club station from home.   Long Delayed Echo ???   Think it takes about 5 seconds to get all the way around the world, but I don't think PSK is that fast. 

Maybe I'll just keep hunting those elusive A's ...


Jerry  N9AVY    :-)


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NA-085

Larry
 

Rick, W4PL, is on St. George Island NA-085 about 14070.7.
 
Larry WA7HDZ #404


aLASKA, na-041 ON 20

Larry
 

Hi All,
 
Neil, N7ZYS, is on 20 mtrs. from Ketchikan Alaska. He is IOTA NA-041.
about 14071.5 plus or minus.
 
Larry
WA7HDZ #404

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NA-041

Jerry N9AVY
 

Just worked N7ZYS on 20m   2023 UTC

Jerry  N9AVY


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Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT 070 Club Contest Calendar

Jerry N9AVY
 

You could trail a 160m wire behind aircraft over international waters !  :-)   :-)

I know a pilot who runs that direction, but he only has 20m SSB -   darn  :-(


jerry  n9avy

--- On Thu, 10/11/12, melachri <w3hf@...> wrote:

From: melachri <w3hf@...>
Subject: [070] Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT 070 Club Contest Calendar
To: 070@...
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 10:35 AM
















 









Just in case anyone was wondering, I won't be participating in the GP Sprint this year from **any** QTH.



- I'll actually still be in the air for part of the "8pm to 2am local time" rule.

- Although I'll be on the ground starting at local midnight, I don't have a 9V license. (I checked, and they require 3 weeks advance notice and $50 to issue a temporary license.)

- Even so, my AD5X vertical won't tune to 160m.



Sorry. Have fun without me.



:-(



Steve

W3HF/VQ9HF



























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Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT 070 Club Contest Calendar

Scotty W7PSK
 

Steve
Take pictures of the VQ9 Shack for me will ya ?
Also, see if the Donkey Burger place still exists :D :D

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: melachri
  To: 070@...

  Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2012 8:35 AM
  Subject: [070] Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT 070 Club
Contest Calendar


   
  Just in case anyone was wondering, I won't be
participating in the GP Sprint this year from **any** QTH.

  - I'll actually still be in the air for part of the
"8pm to 2am local time" rule.
  - Although I'll be on the ground starting at local
midnight, I don't have a 9V license. (I checked, and they
require 3 weeks advance notice and $50 to issue a temporary
license.)
  - Even so, my AD5X vertical won't tune to 160m.

  Sorry. Have fun without me.

  :-(

  Steve
  W3HF/VQ9HF



 





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Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT 070 Club Contest Calendar

 

Steve/W3HF/VQ9HF,
With a work assignment as you've just pulled, YOU, my friend will be having the fun!
How about you come here and listen to the snap, crackles, pops and white noise on 160m, and I'll go to VQ9?
:-)
Milt.
N6MG
070-650

----- Original Message -----
From: melachri
To: 070@...
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2012 8:35 AM
Subject: [070] Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT 070 Club Contest Calendar



Just in case anyone was wondering, I won't be participating in the GP Sprint this year from **any** QTH.

- I'll actually still be in the air for part of the "8pm to 2am local time" rule.
- Although I'll be on the ground starting at local midnight, I don't have a 9V license. (I checked, and they require 3 weeks advance notice and $50 to issue a temporary license.)
- Even so, my AD5X vertical won't tune to 160m.

Sorry. Have fun without me.

:-(

Steve
W3HF/VQ9HF


Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT 070 Club Contest Calendar

Steve W3HF
 

Just in case anyone was wondering, I won't be participating in the GP Sprint this year from **any** QTH.

- I'll actually still be in the air for part of the "8pm to 2am local time" rule.
- Although I'll be on the ground starting at local midnight, I don't have a 9V license. (I checked, and they require 3 weeks advance notice and $50 to issue a temporary license.)
- Even so, my AD5X vertical won't tune to 160m.

Sorry. Have fun without me.

:-(

Steve
W3HF/VQ9HF


Re: 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT 070 Club Contest Calendar

Don Snider
 

I'll be operating the 160m Great Pumpkin Sprint from my home on Chincoteague
Island this weekend. I hope to see you there. I'll be using my 160M loop up
75ft over a salt water marsh. 73, Don N3MK



From: 070@... [mailto:070@...] On Behalf Of Don
Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2012 8:28 PM
To: 070@...
Subject: [070] 160M GREAT PUMPKIN SPRINT 070 Club Contest Calendar





GE,
Will any of you be participating in the 160m Great Pumpkin Sprint event on
October 13th? Just wondering and thanks to those that respond and the 070
Club/members that promote PSK activity on the bands.

http://www.podxs070.com/160-meter-great-pumpkin-sprint

Also note that a new digital group started for 160m but thus far not much
activity but I think several have mentioned they will participate in the 070
160m Great Pumpkin Sprint so we are trying to promote participation too.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TBD160/
(Top Band Digital 160 Meter Yahoo Group)

Thanks
Don KB9UMT 070#1227
30mdg#0001


Welcome new member

J Budzowski <jbudzowski@...>
 

Pse welcome new 070 Club member Andrzej SQ3LLJ #1585...73 de Jay N3DQU


Re: IOTA NA-085 St. George's Island activation

boat.anchor <boat.anchor@...>
 

Rick is alive and calling on 20M.
Thanks vy much
Barry
VA7GEM
1470