Adventures in ham radio

WW7D/R 7QP plans

WW7D will be /M for the 7QP from the Wyoming–Idaho border back to the Idaho–Oregon border, and maybe up into Washington. I’ll have a driver, so most QSOs will be in motion. Here is the ideal plans, assuming absolutely nothing goes wrong:

1. [ WYTET/IDTET ] Teton, WY–Teton, ID

— Travel 4.1 mi – about 14 minutes along county line [0:15]

2. [ WYTET/IDTET ] Teyton, WY–Teton, ID

— Travel 20.6 mi – about 27 mins [0:45]

3. [ IDTET/MAD ] Teton–Madison, ID

— Travel 9.1 mi – about 9 mins [0:55]

4. [ IDMAD/FRE ] Madison–Fremont, ID

— Travel 23.5 mi – about 27 mins [1:30]

5. [ IDMAD/JEF ] Madison–Jefferson, ID

— Travel 39.1 mi – about 39 mins [2:10]

6. [ IDJEF/BUT ] Jefferson-Butte, ID

— STOP for some time
— Travel 0.7 mi – about 1 minute [2:10]

7. [ IDBUT/CLA ] Butte–Clark, ID

— STOP for some time
— Travel 2.9 mi – about 4 mins [2:15]

8. [ IDCLA/BUT ] Clark–Butte, ID

— Travel 70.1 mi – about 1 hour 18 mins [3:35]

9. [ IDBUT/BLA ] Butte–Blaine, ID

— Travel 45.8 mi – about 46 mins [4:20]

10. [ IDBLA/LIN ] Blaine–Lincoln, ID

— Travel 25.1 mi – about 28 mins [4:50]

11. [ IDLIN/JER ] Lincoln–Jerome, ID

— Travel 17.9 mi – about 21 mins [5:15]

12. [ IDJER/GOO ] Jerome–Gooding, ID

— Travel 29.0 mi – about 24 mins [5:40]

13. [ IDGOO/ELM ] Gooding–Elmore, ID

— Travel 59.6 mi – about 49 mins [6:35]

14. [ IDELM/ADA ] Elmore–Ada, ID

— Travel 32.9 mi – about 28 mins [7:05]

15. [ IDADA/CAN ] Ada–Canyon, ID

— Travel 24.2 mi – about 26 mins [7:35]

16. [ IDCAN/GEM/PAY ] Canyon–Gem–Payette, ID. Will travel on Payette—Canyon line to the intersection.

— STOP ~25 minutes [8:00]
— Travel 19.3 mi – about 21 mins [8:20]

17. [ IDPAY/ORMAL ] Payette, ID–Malheur, OR

— Travel NW: 19.0 mi – about 22 mins [8:45]

18. [ ORMAL/IDWAS ] Malheur, OR–Washington, ID

— Travel through OR 39.0 mi – about 43 mins [9:30]

19. [ IDWAS/ADAM ] Washington–Adams, ID

— Travel 47.6 mi – about 55 mins [12:30]

20. [ IDADAM/VAL ] Adams–Valley, ID. This stop adds 22 minutes round trip plus ~30 minutes stopping time for Valley county. May skip if time is short

— Stop on county line ~ 30 minutes [13:30]
— Travel 18.6 mi – about 21 mins [12:50]

21. [ IDADAM/IDA ] Adams–Idaho, ID

— Travel 94.5 mi – about 1 hour 39 mins [14:30]

22. [ IDIDA/LEW ] Idaho–Lewis, ID. Note that for 12.4 mi will frequently be within 500′ of the Idaho—Lewis border.

— Travel 12.4 miles 14 mins along river [14:45]

23. [ IDLEW ] Lewis, ID

— Travel Lewis county additional 99.6 mi – about 1 hour 41 mins [16:30]

23. [ IDLEW/NEZ ] Lewis, ID–Nez Perce

Further stops are possible in Asotin, WA or Whitman, WA.

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