K4FEG
CONTEST INFORMATION WEB SITE

We are planning a Grid Expedition to EM24 for the September 2011 VHF Conest
Updated: July 11, 2011

Contact information: k4feg@k4feg.com

WELCOME TO THE CONTEST INFORMATION SITE FOR THE K4FEG GRID EXPEDITION TO EM24 FOR THE SEPTEMBER 2011 VHF CONTEST.

We will be operating from Rich Mountain, Queen Wilhelmina State Park in Western Arkansas.
 Elevation Approximately 2681ft, the second highest location in the state of Arkansas

CURRENT SITE UPDATE AT 2218 UTC 07/18/2011

A SMALL GROUP FROM EM55 WILL BE TRAVELING TO QUEEN WILHELMINA STATE PARK IN ARKANSAS TO ACTIVATE THIS GRID FOR THE September 2011 VHF CONTEST.

THIS WEB SITE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND WILL BE UPDATED REGULARLY.

I would like to add a personal note of thanks to Directive Systems for their help in getting my 1296 Mhz antenna back in service.

With out K1WHS personal help we would not be on 1296 in September 2011.

I would also like to add a note of thanks to
www.radio-mart.net and Martyn; K4TEC for working with me in outfitting the "Grid Expedition" to EM24


I AM BACK ON THE AIR AFTER A 20 YEAR ABSENCE AND PLAN A RETURN TO EM24 FOR THE CONTEST.

CURRENTLY PLANNED BANDS OF OPERATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
6 METERS
2 METERS
70 CM
23 CM

RIGHT NOW 1.25 METERS IS UP IN THE AIR WE MAY OR MAY NOT BE ON THAT BAND ALSO WE MAY BE ABLE TO DO SOME SATELLITE WORK IF WE SECURE A HAND HELD SATELLITE ANTENNA.

EQUIPMENT:

ICOM IC-820H 2M/70CM
ICOM IC-756PRO 6M
ICOM 1271A 23CM

ANTENNA'S
2M M2 7 ELEMENT
70 CM DIAMOND 15 ELEMENT
23CM DIRECTIVE SYSTEMS 45 ELEMENT
6M CUSHCRAFT 3 ELEMENT

73'S TO ALL
FRANK E GRIFFIN
K4FEG
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