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SOTA Fail? W9/WI-009

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by KD9LFZ, Jan 7, 2021.

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  1. N5AF

    N5AF Ham Member QRZ Page

    I've heard terrible stories about that place from various northern acquaintances..I'll pass! ;)

    Factor in the cold + wind chill with this:

    "On the afternoon of April 12, 1934, the Mount Washington Observatory recorded a wind speed of 231 miles per hour (372 km/h) at the summit, the world record from 1934 until 1996"
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  2. W1YW

    W1YW Ham Member QRZ Page

    A nice, Spring day in the 'Whites'....

  3. K9ASE

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    Please wear your seatbelts we love to see more adventures
  4. WB9VPG

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    FAIL stands for First Attempt In Learning. Sometimes it's the best way to learn. No shame in that!
    W8KIC, KE8HBV, K3SX and 3 others like this.
  5. N1IPU

    N1IPU Ham Member QRZ Page

    Check out Julians vids OH8STN, He is pretty expert at fighting cold and getting radio time. Not a big fan of 4x4s as you need to justify the additional costs of owning one. Most never leave pavement anyways. Check out ATV' or a Rokon if your serious about going out in the booonies. Both are trailer able or you can fit them in a mini pick up. Rokons are great, Had one for just such a purpose, near 1000 miles of fuel and go anywhere carrying all you need.
    Those are great skills to learn so don't give up, just build on past experience.
  6. AG5ND

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    "We have chocolate."

    When things don't go as planned, chocolate isn't a bad backup.
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  7. M0RIF

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    hey well done for the try! Nice to see some youngsters in the hobby too! Stay safe!
  8. W3AMT

    W3AMT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Great video! You never fail you. Never fail you just learn more. Keep up the Great Work. Never forget trying different things with ham radio can be great fun and great learning! 73's W3AMT
  9. N9AMI

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    Be careful bigfoot is watching.
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  10. NY0V

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    Get them on Ham Talk Live! :cool:
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  11. N5EAL

    N5EAL Ham Member QRZ Page

    You 2 are amazing. Try it later and make sure to post. And, be careful out there...
    looking forward to your activation!!
  12. W2JKT

    W2JKT Ham Member QRZ Page

    A winter SOTA activation especially that far north, in the deep snow, is a feat unto itself. It's great that you even tried!

    Chocolate fixes many things.
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  13. AB2OE

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    You two get an 'A' for effort though. And the video was quite humorous. I'll be watching for more of these.
  14. NO2Y

    NO2Y Ham Member QRZ Page

    I don't know...I'm from Alabama and spent 12 years in New Orleans. I have to say...snow is something better seen on TV. If it's that cold, I'm not going out there! Good on you for at least trying.
  15. KA2K

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    OK Now that was FUNNY!! Thanks for the laughs.

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