Rob and Sue (aboard Catalyst) have asked me to forward the below information on their location at ±16:02 UTC, on the amateur radio HF frequency of 14.300 MHz. The USCG Amateur Radio Net had just started their Saturday morning one hour Net.
KG4QFO Captain Rob says:
Lisa, please call Julie and ask Craig to post this important information to the website.
Position: (22°-17’N x 085-16’W)
#1: All well aboard Catalyst at noon EDT Saturday
#2: The digital WINLINK email and position reporting software has failed.
#3. No more email or position reports are forthcoming.
#4. Voice radio communications on VHF and HF radios are still satisfactory.
#5. Estimated Time of Arrival: Punta Gorda, FL, Tuesday, April 30, 2013.
Hope you are all well. I will post more as I get it.