Chasing the Backstory of Mountaintop Portable

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by NJ7V, Nov 8, 2021.

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  1. NJ7V

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    Steve WG0AT is a well-known Summits on the Air activator. His excursions to the top of SOTA summits to operate mountaintop portable with his to goats, Peanut and Rooster is legendary. But there is so much more to his story. Steve has been operating from the top of mountaintops long before the existence of SOTA. So what was that like? What was the motivation? How have things changed? Join us as we talk with Steve about those early days.
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  2. KC7JNJ

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    I have enjoyed Steves videos over the years.
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  3. WA6YPE

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    Ask him about snow cave operation.
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  4. NJ7V

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    He talked about it in this interview.
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  5. M1WML

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  6. W7JET

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    Why all this video. Cave art was so much more practical
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  7. K3PW

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    Great video and looks like a great channel. I just subscribed.

    Thanks for posting.
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  8. AI5DD

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    I had a QSO with you on 11/6/2021 on 20 meters, I remember laughing that I had a QSO with Charlie Brown lol.
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  9. AA5BK

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    Wow.. I would suggest climbing an active volcano and calling it D (disasters) OTA. Good old DOTA!

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  10. NJ7V

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    Hey Jet, the forum for neanderthal happy trees is next door. LMAO!
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