(17 April 2018)

At this time there are two known rovers planning to operate in the event.

KBØLF, Fred, will be operating alone as NEØQP from the NE Panhandle on Saturday and from central counties of the state on Sunday. His operation will be CW only, on 40m and 20m, and will be mostly from county lines. Also see KBØLF's page on, or the county hunter's planned operations by K3IMC. He will spot on the W6RK county hunter's site when his cell is 'data able'. The counties he will operate from are, in order, as follows:

Sat: Duel/Garden, Kimball/Cheyenne, Banner/Morrill, Scotts Bluff/Sioux, and BoxButte/Dawes (overnight in Chadron)

Sun: Box Butte/Dawes, Sheridan/Grant, Hooker/Cherry, Blaine/Thomas, and Loup if time permits.

WB9QAF, Paul, will be operating with a driver and will be on CW and SSB both Saturday and Sunday. He will be operating some in motion and also stopped at some venues. He will cover counties in southeastern Nebraska, and in the two levels of counties along the KS border. He plans to operate from the following counties, in order:

Sat: Douglas, Sarpy, Cass, Otoe, Johnson, Gage, Jefferson, Thayer, Nuckolls, Webster, Franklin, Harlan, Furnas, Red Willow, Hitchcock, Hayes, Chase, Perkins, and Lincoln (overnight in N Platte).

Sun: Frontier, Gosper, Phelps, Kearney, Adams, Clay, Fillmore, York, Polk, Butler, Platte, and Madison (ending in Norfolk).

FT8 Operations.
1. On Saturday evening, KBØLF plans to be be using his own call from Chadron on FT8, probably on 40m. This is grid square, DN82, a rare grid according the current confirmations in the ARRL grid chase.

2. Also look for KØSZ from Hastings, Adams County EN00, on 20m and 40m FT8 and PSK31.