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Re: Welcome 2830, 2831

Chuck M
 

Big welcome to Wayne, AC9HP.  Been using the CS108G I bought from you for all my psk31 fun.  Hope to work you when band conditions allow a short hop.

73s
Chuck
KD9DVB


On Sat, Apr 10, 2021 at 3:24 PM, Jim K5SP
<jinnis@...> wrote:

Please join me in welcoming new members:

2830  Mike  KC7MAW  04-09-21
2831  Wayne AC9HP 04-10-21

Jim K5SP
Executive/Membership Director

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Executive Director/Member Services Director


Welcome 2830, 2831

Jim K5SP
 

Please join me in welcoming new members:

2830  Mike  KC7MAW  04-09-21
2831  Wayne AC9HP 04-10-21

Jim K5SP
Executive/Membership Director
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Re: Most Wanted Grids

Jerry N9AVY
 

Rick and all ...


Whomever goes to DL88 should get the PODXS 070 Hero Medal !   From what you described it sounds like you might want to travel there in a tank !   Emoji


Jerry  n9avy


On Saturday, April 10, 2021, 01:24:09 PM CDT, Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...> wrote:


Yup John - the only way.  And it will be a brave soul indeed. 
It is in Big Bend National Park and we had a look at the "road" when we were in the Park in 2016 on the Farewell Tour.  DL88 is a very short, narrow strip right along the Rio Grande, and down a two-track that has a sign that says "High Clearance 4-wheel Drive Venicles ONLY".  We have a Honda CRV, but one look down the "road" and I wasn't going there - sign or no sign.  I've tried many times to talk Dick KC3EF into activating it on one of their trips but Kathy just won't go for it - Hi Hi!  She is obviously very smart!  There is no potable water, just "primative campsites" per the National Parks.  But one would need to be careful after dark that that Mesquite bush (primative campsite facilities!) is not a Cholla or a Prickly Pear!  I really doubt I'll get to work a station from DL88 before I die.  But it would make an outstanding adventure for some brave souls!

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Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Re: Most Wanted Grids

Rick - N7WE
 

Yup John - the only way.  And it will be a brave soul indeed. 
It is in Big Bend National Park and we had a look at the "road" when we were in the Park in 2016 on the Farewell Tour.  DL88 is a very short, narrow strip right along the Rio Grande, and down a two-track that has a sign that says "High Clearance 4-wheel Drive Venicles ONLY".  We have a Honda CRV, but one look down the "road" and I wasn't going there - sign or no sign.  I've tried many times to talk Dick KC3EF into activating it on one of their trips but Kathy just won't go for it - Hi Hi!  She is obviously very smart!  There is no potable water, just "primative campsites" per the National Parks.  But one would need to be careful after dark that that Mesquite bush (primative campsite facilities!) is not a Cholla or a Prickly Pear!  I really doubt I'll get to work a station from DL88 before I die.  But it would make an outstanding adventure for some brave souls!

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Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Re: Most Wanted Grids

Darin - KO4EJD
 

I've been thinking of going to DM31 before it gets too hot.
QRZ shows 2 hams in the grid, XE and W7 is a snowbird.
I'd do a POTA for Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and maybe Cabeza Prieta Wildlife refuge. 

Darin
KO4EJD 

On Sat, Apr 10, 2021, 10:28 AM John - KC3FL via groups.io <kc3fl=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:

I just did a search by grid on QRZ and there are no hams in DL88, US and XE so looks like the only way to get it is to have someone activate it.

John
KC3FL


Re: Most Wanted Grids

 

I just did a search by grid on QRZ and there are no hams in DL88, US and XE so looks like the only way to get it is to have someone activate it.

John
KC3FL


Re: Most Wanted Grids

Jerry N9AVY
 

No one knows better than me just how messed up the checker is.  Have to deal with it daily, but I plod forward every day trying to decipher the messages.  Many are rehashes of previous days/months postings.  Jim told me I need to have a list ready for March and I believe I'll have it on or before that date.

The Most Wanted list is a great tool for planning grid activations. Wish that my health would allow me to get out to nearby states to activate some grids.  

Jerry  n9avy

On Saturday, April 10, 2021, 11:13:29 AM CDT, Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...> wrote:


Roger that Jerry.  The map is NOT an accurate reflection of the current exact counts.  There are a couple of reasons.  First, this was as of 7/2020 so anything after that won't show up.  Second, Steve extracted the original data from the Endorsement Checker and we all know of the troubles it has been having for some time now.  The Checker just isn't 100% reliable.  The map is for an aid in planning only.  Even though you have worked DN65 (and the red cell is DL88 - not DL86), I'm pretty sure no one has worked DL88 from TX - from XE, possibly. I don't think there haven't been enough people work any of the colored grids to move them off the "most wanted" list.  Down the list?  Yeah, sure.  But "off the list" - not likely.  So I think it can still be a handy planning tool.
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Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Re: Most Wanted Grids

Rick - N7WE
 

Roger that Jerry.  The map is NOT an accurate reflection of the current exact counts.  There are a couple of reasons.  First, this was as of 7/2020 so anything after that won't show up.  Second, Steve extracted the original data from the Endorsement Checker and we all know of the troubles it has been having for some time now.  The Checker just isn't 100% reliable.  The map is for an aid in planning only.  Even though you have worked DN65 (and the red cell is DL88 - not DL86), I'm pretty sure no one has worked DL88 from TX - from XE, possibly. I don't think there haven't been enough people work any of the colored grids to move them off the "most wanted" list.  Down the list?  Yeah, sure.  But "off the list" - not likely.  So I think it can still be a handy planning tool.
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Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Re: Most Wanted Grids

Jerry N9AVY
 

FYI:

Just found 2 in the Never Worked category that I've worked - DN65 & DL86  according to most wanted chart.

Jerry  n9avy

On Saturday, April 10, 2021, 08:01:14 AM CDT, Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...> wrote:


As a help to those planning APEs or Grid-peditions this year, I have created a Most Wanted Grids Map and posted it to the files section of the group.  It is based on the original map created by Bob - KK6KMU and the data extracted 7/2020 from the Endorsement Checker by Steve - W3HF.  (Thanks guys!)  It is color coded to hopefully make things easier.  Being pretty much tied to central Florida anymore, I'd like to encourage everyone who can to get out there and activate some of these grids.  I sure could use them in my log and it is lots and lots of fun...as those who have done APEs and grid-peditions will tell you!  Even if you can't get to one of the "most wanted" you will get plenty of action from any APE or grid-pedition anywhere!  99% Guarenteed!
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Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Most Wanted Grids

Rick - N7WE
 

As a help to those planning APEs or Grid-peditions this year, I have created a Most Wanted Grids Map and posted it to the files section of the group.  It is based on the original map created by Bob - KK6KMU and the data extracted 7/2020 from the Endorsement Checker by Steve - W3HF.  (Thanks guys!)  It is color coded to hopefully make things easier.  Being pretty much tied to central Florida anymore, I'd like to encourage everyone who can to get out there and activate some of these grids.  I sure could use them in my log and it is lots and lots of fun...as those who have done APEs and grid-peditions will tell you!  Even if you can't get to one of the "most wanted" you will get plenty of action from any APE or grid-pedition anywhere!  99% Guarenteed!
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Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


File /070 Grid Chase/Maidenhead Grid Map Most Wanted 7-2020.xlsx uploaded #file-notice

main@070Club.groups.io Notification <noreply@...>
 

The following files have been uploaded to the Files area of the main@070Club.groups.io group.

By: Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...>

Description:
Color coded map of Most Wanted Grids as of 7-2020. Based on the work of Bob - KK6KMU and Steve - W3HF


Re: KC3EF Spring Road Trip

Richard Rohrer
 

Slight change on dates, EL59 is now moved up one day to 4/23.  

As usual I will be around 14.072 and will send test messages to those who have requested specific grids when we are approaching. 

73
Dick - KC3EF


Re: Nebraska and most sought...was KC3EF Spring Road Trip

Barry VA7GEM
 

In NE I need DN92 & EN01
GL de
Barry


Logs Due – 31 Flavors Contest

stan W9SMR
 

 LOGS DUE FOR 31 Flavors Contest by 23:59 UTC Saturday April 10, 2021

 

If you haven’t uploaded your log yet, please do so. 

 

Here is your step-by-step:

1) Access the 31 Flavors Contest Uploader Link at:   31 Flavors Uploader 

2) Fill in requested info: Name, Callsign, Email, 070 Number, Power Level, Block Start Time and Soapbox Comments (if you chose).

3) Upload your ADIF with 31 Flavors Contest Records only.

4) Review the initial report appearing almost immediately and correct any errors noted.

Specific/technical questions should be sent to David, K9DWR, at: david@...

 

Don’t forget, a separate upload is needed for Contest Scoring.  Upload for Endorsements as usual.


If you worked a station in all 6 PSK Modes, you deserve a special note of praise.

 

Everyone wants a 6-Pack!


Stan
W9SMR - 070  #1611
PODXS 070 - PR Director


2021 RC3 Championship Standings – St. Patrick’s Day Contest

stan W9SMR
 

The intense competition for Top Dawg in the 2021 Rollo Cup Contest Championship (RC3) continues, with Darin, KO4EJD retaining Top Dawg spot while Lee, N5SLY again shows he is a contender to be reckoned with by climbing from 4th place to 2nd. Steve, VA3TPS completes the top three who remain marginally ahead of the rest of the list.

The table below shows the Top Ten finishers following the PSKFest, Valentine Sprint and St. Patrick’s Day Contests. We will long remember the intense battle between Lee, N5SLY, winner of the 2019 award and John, KC3FL for the 2020 RC3 Top Dawg. John managed to take Top Dawg in 2020. They now occupy places #2 and #4 as we continue the 2021 RC3 Contest competitions.

Do not count any of these skilled contesters out!! We have 8 PODXS-070 Contests on the calendar yet to be fought out. Let the battle continue!

Congrats to all our Contest warriors!



The Top Dawg in the Rollo Cup Contest Championship will receive a special certificate, a Rollo Dog Tag, and an Engraved Silver Revere Cup Trophy.

Check out your standing on the full Leader Board for RC3 following the Valentine Sprint at: RC3 Leaderboard


The 31 Flavors Contest results should be available soon and we’ll see how the brawl plays out!

We hope you enjoy this “Race for the Rollo Cup!”

73,
Stan
W9SMR - 070  #1611
PODXS 070 - PR Director


Re: KC3EF Spring Road Trip

Leland Sly
 

In NE I need DN90, DN91 & EN01. 

Thanks,

73

Lee N5SLY

On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 7:00 PM Bill-N7RI <N7RI.WY@...> wrote:
I can use a bunch in NE: DN82, DN90, DN91, DN92,EN01 & EN02

73
Bill
N7RI
070-1191

On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:27 AM malcolm heard <heardmalcolm2017@...> wrote:
KE0JBT here.  Planning rv trips in Nebraska and nearby states. Would appreciate list of most sought after grids.  

Malcolm Ke0jbt 

On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:23 AM Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...> wrote:
Dick-
Thanks so much for the dates!  As you already know, I'm in for EM01, DL99, and EL59.  So I've blocked the calendar all day for 4/18, 4/20, and 4/24.  I'll be there!  Looking forward to it!  Safe travels and enjoy the gymnastics.
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Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602

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Lincoln, NE 68516
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Re: Nebraska and most sought...was KC3EF Spring Road Trip

Rick - N7WE
 

Malcolm-
In addition to the individual responses you are getting, there are a couple of things on the 070Club groups.io site that may help you.  They are in the Files Section in the the "070 Grid Chase" folder.  There are two files in particular - "Grids by State and Top 5 - 2020.xlsx" and "Handy Top 5 Grids - 2020.pdf"  These are the extracts done last year by Steve W3HF (Mr. Grids!) from logs submitted to the Endorsement Checker.  While things may have changed a bit, there really hasn't been that many grid activations and I'm sure you will find lots of business in any of those grids.

Post your plans here well before you go and you should have a great time - both RVing and Hamming!  Thanks for planning to include PSK31 grid activations in your RV trip!  73,
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Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Re: KC3EF Spring Road Trip

Bill-N7RI
 

I can use a bunch in NE: DN82, DN90, DN91, DN92,EN01 & EN02

73
Bill
N7RI
070-1191

On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:27 AM malcolm heard <heardmalcolm2017@...> wrote:
KE0JBT here.  Planning rv trips in Nebraska and nearby states. Would appreciate list of most sought after grids.  

Malcolm Ke0jbt 

On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:23 AM Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...> wrote:
Dick-
Thanks so much for the dates!  As you already know, I'm in for EM01, DL99, and EL59.  So I've blocked the calendar all day for 4/18, 4/20, and 4/24.  I'll be there!  Looking forward to it!  Safe travels and enjoy the gymnastics.
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Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602

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7516 South 37th Street
Lincoln, NE 68516
heardmalcolm2017@...
402.202.3853

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Re: KC3EF Spring Road Trip

malcolm heard
 

Jerry.  Let’s take this convo off this thread.   I have trouble not missing something. Haha 

My email is heardmalcolm2017@.... Shoot me a note and we can talk other states.  

Malcolm Ke0jbt 

On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 2:24 PM Jerry N9AVY <n9avy@...> wrote:
Malcolm:

In Nebraska I need EN01, EN02, DN92 and DN82.

What other "nearby states"  would hate to see you spend May thru  Sept.  handing out grids, hi , hi !

Jerry  n9avy

On Thursday, April 8, 2021, 12:27:17 PM CDT, malcolm heard <heardmalcolm2017@...> wrote:


KE0JBT here.  Planning rv trips in Nebraska and nearby states. Would appreciate list of most sought after grids.  

Malcolm Ke0jbt 

On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:23 AM Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...> wrote:
Dick-
Thanks so much for the dates!  As you already know, I'm in for EM01, DL99, and EL59.  So I've blocked the calendar all day for 4/18, 4/20, and 4/24.  I'll be there!  Looking forward to it!  Safe travels and enjoy the gymnastics.
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Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602

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7516 South 37th Street
Lincoln, NE 68516
heardmalcolm2017@...
402.202.3853

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Re: KC3EF Spring Road Trip

Jerry N9AVY
 

Malcolm:

In Nebraska I need EN01, EN02, DN92 and DN82.

What other "nearby states"  would hate to see you spend May thru  Sept.  handing out grids, hi , hi !

Jerry  n9avy

On Thursday, April 8, 2021, 12:27:17 PM CDT, malcolm heard <heardmalcolm2017@...> wrote:


KE0JBT here.  Planning rv trips in Nebraska and nearby states. Would appreciate list of most sought after grids.  

Malcolm Ke0jbt 

On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:23 AM Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...> wrote:
Dick-
Thanks so much for the dates!  As you already know, I'm in for EM01, DL99, and EL59.  So I've blocked the calendar all day for 4/18, 4/20, and 4/24.  I'll be there!  Looking forward to it!  Safe travels and enjoy the gymnastics.
--
Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602

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Malcolm Heard, M.S.
7516 South 37th Street
Lincoln, NE 68516
heardmalcolm2017@...
402.202.3853

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