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N5MLP - Sunday 05/01/2022 to Monday 05/23/2022 using SSB Only
My 2022 trip to TX, NM, AZ, UT, NV, and CA:

NOTICE - Friday 5/13/22 - The overall impact of the delay experienced on 5/9 due to road closuure on I-80 below Truckee, Conal A is expected to be a one day delay on all trip segments beginning on 5/10/22. Dates below have been adjusted accordingly and reflect the new expected dates for all segments as of 5/11/22. Additional changes had to be made 5/12 due to road conditions in Trinity county. Humboldt county had to be deleted and Lake was run on 5/12.

1. Good for 5*, Bingo, 3 Bingo Cinco credits, N prefix, 1x3 call, Master Gold, Master Platinum

2. 23-day trip in six states beginning May 1st and ending May 23rd. I intend to run all of Arizona and most of CA (except for Modoc, Del Norte, and Humboldt.

3. My main reason for making this trip is to get Mobile Diamond (MD) contacts in three California counties: Lake, Kern, and Santa Barbara. That will satisfy 25% of my remaining 12 needs for that award.

4. I am trying to get new band contacts on 12m, 15m, and 17m this trip as well as 20m and 40m. My rotation will be 12m, 15m, 17m, 20m, and 40m. In some instances, I will probably not finish all bands before we run out of the county in some counties, especially on the first two and last two days of the trip when we have to travel 350 miles or more on interstates or US highways.

5. I will have my cell phone with data and hot spot capability to post myself if needed in counties where I have Verizon coverage, but may not have coverage in some of these areas.

6. Notice: This is my intended route, but deviations may occur if I run short on time any day or other reasons.

Tuesday, 5/17 about 1530z:
Los Angeles,Orange

Wednesday, 5/18 about 1530z:
[Unknown at this time]

Thursday, 5/19 about 1530z:
Imperial (only if not run previous day)
AZ: La Paz, Yuma, Yavapai, Maricopa

Friday, 5/20 about 1530z:
Pinal, Gila, Pima, Santa Cruz

Saturday, 5/21 about 1430z:
Cochise, Graham, Greenlee
NM: Hidalgo, Grant, Luna, Dona Ana

Sunday, 5/22 about 1330z:
Dona Ana
TX: El Paso, Hudspeth, Culberson, Reeves, Pecos, Crockett

Monday, 5/23 about 1330z:
Sutton, Kimble, Kerr, Kendall, Bexar, Guadalupe, Caldwell, Gonzales, Fayette, Colorado, Austin, Waller, Harris

N8MD - Sunday 05/15/2022 to Thursday 05/19/2022 using SSB Only
5/15 20M MN: Winona WI: LaCrosse, Monroe, Juneau, Adams, Marquette, Green Lake (may run 20,17,15), Fond Du Lac, Calumet and Manitowoc. 5/16 20/17/15M WI: Manitowoc, Kewaunee, Door, Brown, Oconto, Shawano, Outagamie, Calumet, Manitowoc 5/17 20/17/15M WI: Manitowoc, Sheboygen, Ozaukee, Washington, Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, Walworth, Jefferson, Dodge, Fond Du Lac, Calumet, Manitowoc. 5/18 Off 5/19 20M WI: Manitowoc, Calumet, Fond Du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Adams, Juneau, Monroe, LaCrosse, MN: Winona
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K6YEK - Tuesday 05/17/2022 to Sunday 07/03/2022 using SSB Only
We are heading out on a long car trip.
I will be operating SSB on 20m (14.336 if possible) in each county we pass through. We generally start in the late morning and operate through late afternoon local time each day.

Following is a list of the counties currently planned, though this may change if we see something interesting off our planned route.

5/17: ID – Kootenai, Shoshone; MT – Mineral, Sanders, Flathead
5/18: MT – Flathead, Glacier, Pondera, Teton, Cascade
5/19: MT – Cascade, Judith Basin, Wheatland, Golden Valley, Yellowstone
5/20: MT – Yellowstone, Treasure, Rosebud, Custer, Prairie, Dawson
5/21: MT – Dawson, Wibaux; ND – Golden Valley, Billings, Stark, Morton, Burleigh
5/22: ND – Burleigh, Kidder, Stutsman, Barnes, Cass
5/23: ND – Cass; MN – Clay, Wilkin, Otter Tail, Douglas, Todd, Stearns
5/24: MN – Stearns, Sherburne, Wright, Carver, Sibley, Nicollet, La Sueur
5/25: MN – La Sueur, Blue Earth, Faribault, Freeborn, Mower, Olmsted, Winona
5/26: MN – Winona; WI – La Crosse, Vernon, Crawford, Grant; IA – Dubuque
5/27: IA – Dubuque; IL – Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Winnebago, Ogle, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage
5/31: IL – DuPage, Cook, Lake; WI – Kinosha, Racine
6/1: WI – Racine, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Kewaunee, Brown
6/2: WI – Brown, Oconto, Marinette; MI – Menominee, Delta, Marquette
6/3: MI – Marquette, Alger, Schoolcraft, Mackinac, Emmet, Cheboygan, Otsego
6/4: MI – Otsego, Crawford, Roscommon, Ogemaw, Arenac, Bay
6/5: MI – Bay, Saginaw, Genesee, Livingston, Washtenaw, Lenawee
6/6: MI – Lenawee; OH – Lucas, Wood, Hancock, Allen, Auglaize, Shelby, Miami, Montgomery
6/8: OH – Montgomery, Greene, Clark, Madison, Franklin, Licking, Muskingum, Guernsey, Belmont; WV – Brooke; PA – Greene
6/9: WV – Brooke; OH – Belmont, Guernsey, Muskingum, Licking, Franklin
6/10: OH – Franklin, Madison, Clark, Greene, Montgomery, Preble; IN – Wayne, Henry, Hancock, Marion
6/13: IN – Marion, Hendricks, Boone, Montgomery, Fountain, Warren; IL – Vermillion, Champaign, Piatt, Macon, Sangamon
6/14: IL – Sangamon, Morgan, Scott, Greene, Calhoun; MO – Pike, Ralls, Audrain, Callaway, Boone
6/15: MO – Boone, Cooper, Saline, Lafayette, Jackson; KS – Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Douglas, Shawnee
6/16: KS – Shawnee, Osage, Lyon, Chase, Butler, Sedgwick
6/17: KS – Sedgwick, Kingman, Pratt, Kiowa, Ford, Gray, Finney
6/18: KS – Finney, Haskell, Seward; OK – Beaver; TX – Ochiltree, Hansford, Hutchinson
6/19: TX – Hutchinson, Carson, Potter, Oldham; NM – Quay
6/20: NM – Quay, Guadalupe, Torrance, Bernalillo
6/21: NM – Bernalillo, Cibola, McKinley; AZ – Apache, Navajo
6/22: AZ – Navajo, Coconino
6/23: AZ – Coconino, Mohave; NV – Clark;
6/24: NV – Clark; CA – San Bernardino
6/25: CA – San Bernardino, Kern, Inyo
6/26: CA – Inyo, Mono, Alpine, El Dorado; NV – Lyon, Douglas, Carson City
6/27: NV – Carson City, Washoe; CA – Sierra, Nevada, Placer
6/28: CA – Placer, Yuba, Butte, Tehama
6/29: CA – Tehama, Shasta, Siskiyou; OR – Jackson
6/30: OR – Jackson, Josephine, Douglas, Lane
7/2: OR – Lane, Linn, Marion, Yamhill, Washington, Multinomah, Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam
7/3: OR – Gilliam, Morrow; WA – Benton, Franklin, Adams, Lincoln, Spokane; ID - Kootenai

If you need a specific county that is close to our route or need a contact on a different band, either text or call me at (510) 909-0673 with your needs. You can also email me prior to the day needed as I won't be looking at my emails during the day.

We will be self-spotting, but if we don't have cell coverage, would appreciate any help spotting us. Also, if you hear someone calling and I don't respond to them, please assist with relay help.
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W4SIG - Wednesday 05/18/2022 to Sunday 05/22/2022 using SSB and CW

Tentative route to Baton Rouge to visit grandkids. Will start early Wednesday May 18. Will run 40CW/40SSB/30CW/20CW/20SSB/17CW/17SSB/15 and lower if bands are open. If I run one on 80 please give me a contact there as I need it. Will try to spot myself. Will be moving while operating and with so many band slots to run, be ready if you need one as I may move along to the next band or mode if no contacts in first minute. Please no phone calls, but feel free to text at 901-331-1881. Return trip on Sunday May 22 may not run all the band slots as is mostly interstate. Hope to work you where you need them!

May 18


Crittenden, St Francis, Monroe, Woodruff, Prairie, Arkansas, Jefferson, Lincoln, Drew, Ashley


Union, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Franklin, Caldwell, LaSalle, Winn, Grant, Rapides, Avoyelles, St Landry, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge,

May 22


East Baton Rouge, West Felecian, East Feleciana, St Helen, Tangipahoa


Pike, Amite, Linclon, Copiah, Hinds, Yazoo, Madison, Holmes, Carroll, Grenada, Yalobusha, Panola, Tate, DeSoto

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