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SOTA Saturday in SoCal

Discussion in 'Contests, DXpeditions and Special Events' started by KJ6VQR, Apr 26, 2012.

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  1. KJ6VQR

    KJ6VQR Ham Member

    OK guys,
    I'm hiking up to Mt Waterman on Saturday 4/28 to try out this SOTA thing.
    I just picked up an ft-857 and LDZ AT. Antenna is a Buddistick vertical, power comes from a couple of 4S Lipos thru a Astron DC to DC converter.
    Plan is to try and get as many QSOs as possible starting noon Pacific. Initially on 7.285 MHz, then 14.285 MHz.
    If you are spinning dials Sat noon, please listen for an out of breath 50 something newbie.


  2. WA7PRC

    WA7PRC Ham Member

    Not a problem if you operate Morse. ;)
  3. KJ6VQR

    KJ6VQR Ham Member

    Looks like Sunday now. We lost a team member to finals. Same time and Freqs.
  4. KJ6VQR

    KJ6VQR Ham Member

    That's true!
    I am working on learning this strange new language. I hope to pick up a portable key soon so I don't have to lug my heavy key up a mountain.
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