Category Archives: CW

Activating Emmaville Mountain North W3/SV-019

Stats When: 2016-11-11 from 18:04Z to 18:33Z Where: Emmaville Mountain North – W3/SV-019 Who: Amanda KI4IWS, Harlan, Elise, and myself Ascent: Drive up Decent: Drive down Equipment: Elecraft K1, SOTABEAMS Band Springer Midi, Navy Flameproof Key APRS Coverage: Good coverage … Continue reading

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Activating Sugarloaf Mountain (W3/CR-003) (a.k.a. Plan B)

Stats When: 2016-10-30 from 18:25Z to 19:19Z Where: Sugarloaf Mountain – W3/CR-003 Who: Amanda KI4IWS, Harlan, Elise, and myself Ascent: 984 feet in 0.36 miles along the East View parking lot using the Sunrise Trail. Decent: 0.93 miles along the … Continue reading

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Activating Apple Orchard Mountain (W4V/RA-001)

On Saturday, 16 July 2016, Dave KB3RAN, Steve N3IPN, and I hiked up Apple Orchard Mountain (SOTA W4V/RA-001) to activate it for the Appalachian Trail Golden Packet event.  While we were there we took advantage of the altitude and activated … Continue reading

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Oh, did I mention six meters was open?

Turning on the radio this morning I was surprised to hear Puerto Rico coming in loud and clear on 50.125MHz. Once I had KP4EIT and HI3TEJ (Dominican Republic) in the logs I checked the DX Cluster to check the activity. … Continue reading

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Operating Portable from Apple Orchard Mountain

During the weekend of July 16th I plan on being atop Apple Orchard Mountain, in Virginia, operating in the AT Golden Packet event as well as doing some VHF+ work while I’m there.  I’ll be accompanied by Dave, KB3RAN, and … Continue reading

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