Category Archives: SOTA

WØC/FR-030 (Chief Mountain) 3569m / 11709ft

On Sunday, 7 August 2016 I completed my 9th SOTA activation.  Which I realize doesn’t sound like very many considering I completed my very first SOTA activation in November of 2011.  Between November 2011 and November 2012 I added seven … Continue reading

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Activation Alert: WØC/FR-030 (Chief Mountain)–3569m / 11709ft

Date:            7 August 2016Time:           Approx.    1500 UTC – 1800 UTCRegion:        CO-Front RangeElevation:    3569 m / 11,709 ft – 6 PointsCall Sign:     KDØBIKFrequencies:     14.342.5-ssb, 18.157.5-ssb, 28.327.5-ssb,  +/-  147.42-fm Equipment: Elecraft KX3 / Buddipole versatee vertical & Yaesu VX-8 / Elk Log-Periodic … Continue reading

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KX3 Heat Sink

If you operate your Elecraft KX3 in a portable environment (and perhaps even if you don’t) there are a few must-have add-ons which really help protect your KX3.  You are probably already aware of the popular KX3 KX Endplates and … Continue reading

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Activation Alert: WØ/FR-003 (Mount Evans) –4347m / 14,264ft

Date:            3 July 2012 Time:           Approx.    1700 UTC – 1800 UTC Region:        CO-Front Range Elevation:    4337 m / 14,264 ft – 10 Points Call Sign:     KDØBIK Frequencies:     14.342.5-ssb, 18.157.5-ssb,  +/-  146.52-fm   Equipment: Elecraft KX3 (2nd activation / Buddipole versatee … Continue reading

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Activation Alert: WØ/FR-185 (Centennial Cone) –2640m / 8661ft

Date:            21 April 2012 Time:           Approx.    1600 UTC – 1800 UTC Region:        CO-Front Range Elevation:    2640 m / 8661 ft – 2 Points Call Sign:     KDØBIK Frequencies:     14.342.5-ssb, 18.157.5-ssb, 28.327.5-ssb,  +/-  146.52-fm I may also try PSK31 on 20m (14.070) … Continue reading

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