I want to thank all who supported my efforts to activate DL98/DL99 on the Texas/Mexico border. I also made quite a few contacts from EL07 in Laredo, Texas. Despite two border patrol inspection stations and three border patrol "drive-by's" while I was operating, the boundary operation went smoothly. APRS coverage was fairly poor for most of the trip unless I was in between major metropolitan areas in the Interstate 35 corridor.
My SO-50 operations weren't as smooth as on AO-27 and AO-51 because they were unplanned and I was working them from whatever place I was on the road at AOS. Sometimes it was *not* a great location.
Overall I ended up making 102 contacts from grids EM00, EM01, EM02, EL07, EL08, EL09, DL98, and DL99. I've already uploaded these contacts to Logbook of the World. If you would like a paper card, please email me the QSO details or go the usual direct/SASE route.
73, Clayton W5PFG EM21