144 VUCC #786 100% Flexradio 6700/6600

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Hi  ok i not always rant  ;-)

i just got my 144mhz  VUCC #786 today  ,all made whit 6700/6600 in less that a year of remote operation ;-)    im only the second VE2 to receive it

and if thing go good , i will got my last confirmation need for submit the 6M VUCC today

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Marc Lalonde

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Ernest - W4EG

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Congrats Marc,
I had to stop gathering grid squares after moving to FL with HOA & CC&R's.
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k0eoo

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Oh my, congratulations Marc!!  
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KY6LA - Howard, Elmer

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Performance incroyable. Mais je vous donne, l'opérateur, la plupart du crédit pour votre réussite.
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John - AI4FR

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Simply awesome!! Thanks for sharing and congrats!!
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Marc Lalonde

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that my day , i just receive my last confirmation for 6m VUCC via LOTW
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Steven Linley

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Cool, congrats Mark
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Rick Hadley - W0FG

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Congratulations, Marc!
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Steve K9ZW, Elmer

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Awesome! Congratulations!

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Clay N9IO

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Excellent! Congratulations Marc.
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Marc - I worked you on 6m FT8 this morning,  Look for W4TME in your log.  Thanks for the new grid.
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Marc Lalonde

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haaaa you right  ;-) ,i not made the match on my head from your call 
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Over the past 2 weeks (weekends), I have accumulated 216 QSOs, 110 grids and 5 countries on 6m FT8.  Now to get them confirmed and get my VUCC for 6m.
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Marc Lalonde

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ya i made 46 just today ;-)  6M is exceptional now   ,VUCC on 2m is quit more hard to complete and not knot why harder to got confirmation   ,but have got some opening today 
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k3Tim

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Congratulations for this achievement...

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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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Very nice! I have 2 meter antennas going up, so hopefully I join you :)
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Marc Lalonde

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this week-end  i will float around 144.197 CW from FN46
and from time to time i said hello to the .205 monrning group 

hope to have you on my log soon ;-)
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Congrats Marc. That made me lookup my VUCC, I need your grid, sadly only worked 47 grids (: but with the new QTH = new towers/beams growing in my antenna farm. Tower #1 72' will be HF but Tower #2 at 96' will have M2 18XXX and an M2 432-9WL, contemplating stacking the XXX's. Tower #3 48' TBD. Targeted to be installed end of June but likely mid-July.
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Marc Lalonde

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hope that new QTH not mean restart to 0  
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Mike - VE3CKO, Elmer

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Hmmm, good point Marc, it's less than 20km as the crow flies. LOTW verified, so if ARRL negates all previous confirmed contacts for a 12 miles move, then I'll cancel my membership and tell them why, after all it's just paper on the wall, I know what I've done. My integrity stands.
Opps my membership ran out just before Christmas.
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i just check and on 144 it tolerate 200km move  ,so you save ;-)
on my case if i move station to FN45 must start over .
ya local city may force me to move  ,seem it not like container on vacant land 
so i have work hard for complete 144 and 50mhz  VUCC asp , will knot in 30-60 day what happen ..  but i already have land in FN45 waiting me
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Mike - VE3CKO, Elmer

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Marc you triggered me to check on 2m VUCC too, so I created a new award definition in HRD I called 6m - 2m VUCC, so I can see 6m and 2m VUCC per band and mode. Though I'm shy yet on 2m I got 6m VUCC confirmed on SSB.

You gotta get some of those genetically modified aluminum/galvanized and copper seeds. You plan ahead and plant them in the fall just before the snow, the spring yields all kinds of magical things. Can't wait for the coax seeds as they are still in development. 
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Marc Lalonde

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i prefer focus money seed it usage more flexible ;-)