International SUN-day 22 June 2014

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International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by Andy Devey » Sun Jun 22, 2014 3:57 pm

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Hi Guys

I really went to town on promoting the event via local radio and press. We had translations available in English, Spanish, French, German and Dutch. I set up a SM90 and my portable triple solar scope with DS PST at the port of Garrucha Almeria province of Spain. From about 9.30am until 12.30pm we got about 300 to 400 people taking a look at all different ages. I had arranged the location with the help of the town hall and Alfonso the local bar owner right on the beach. It was a great day and all enjoyed a generally cloud free event. We had loads of OMG comments, madre mia and WOW's and every one left with a smile on their face! Thanks for coming up with a brilliant idea Pam and Stephen

Hope you all had clear skies!

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Re: International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by Andy Devey » Sun Jun 22, 2014 4:27 pm

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Missed this one that shows the location

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Re: International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by Carbon60 » Sun Jun 22, 2014 4:46 pm

Excellent, Andy.

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Looks like you had a successful event.

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Re: International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by solardave » Sun Jun 22, 2014 6:05 pm

good job andy :bow
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Re: International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by marktownley » Sun Jun 22, 2014 7:22 pm

A fine days work there Andy!
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Re: International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by Derek Klepp » Sun Jun 22, 2014 7:25 pm

Well done Andy

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Re: International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by swisswalter » Sun Jun 22, 2014 8:25 pm

Hi Andy

congratulations, getting so many faces to smile
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Re: International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by sullij1 » Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:16 am

YAY! Andy! That's the way to do it. You were gettin the girls! :lol: Nice Locatioon!
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Re: International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by Montana » Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:55 am

:bow :bow :bow fantastic Andy!! I wish I was there :)

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Re: International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by pshivak » Mon Jun 23, 2014 6:29 pm

Awesome Andy! I'll share your pictures on the International SUN-day Facebook page!
Solar Chat folks should hop on over and see the amazing pictures of events from all over the world that are coming in! I never thought my idea would take off in such an amazing inspiring way! Get on board for next year folks! International SUN-day will be ON the summer solstice June 21st, 2015!
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Re: International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by Bob Yoesle » Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:08 pm

What a beautiful setting and great day! Thanks for the pics Andy!
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Re: International SUN-day 22 June 2014

Post by Andy Devey » Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:55 am

Hi Guys

Many thanks for your kind comments, I thoroughly enjoyed the day and working with the crowd in different languages

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