Tag Archives: SOTA

Upcoming Colorado on-air activities of interest

Even with a busy schedule, I am trying to make time for a few on-air activities and these might also interest others. On Sunday, 4 August listen for Amateur Radio Fun in the Colorado Mountains or perhaps better known as … 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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The KX3 Case – Decision Made

I’ve had in my possession my new Elecraft KX3 for over  a month.  I’ve watched and waited and watched some more.  I’ve seen many of our fellow hams post pictures and such on the various reflectors about things that worked … 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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KX3 Delivery Day

On Tuesday afternoon, I received the email notification that many of my fellow amateurs are waiting for.  That email of course was from Elecraft and the subject line read “Package Shipped to You”.  I ordered my Elecraft KX3 within 30 … Continue reading

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