Monthly Archives: November 2011

W0/FR-107 (Green Mountain) 2085m / 6841ft

To say I’m hooked on SOTA might be an understatement.  My second SOTA activation was completed on 27 November, just eight days after my first.  Yes, I’m hooked.  As mentioned in recent blog updates, I had ordered a few items … Continue reading

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Activation Alert: W0/FR-107 (Green Mtn.) –2085m / 6841ft

Date:            27 November 2011Time:           Approx.    1700 UTC – 2000 UTCRegion:        CO-Front RangeElevation:    2085 m / 6841 ft – 1 PointsCall Sign:     KD0BIKFrequencies:     14.342.5-ssb, 18.157.5-ssb, 21.437.5-ssb,  +/-  146.52-fm Equipment: FT-817ND / Buddipole versatee vertical APRS Track: On Road / On Trail … Continue reading

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My First SOTA Activation–Success

Mt. Herman is in the books as my first SOTA (Summits On The Air) activation.  I’ll get to all the particulars in just a minute.  First, I want to thank a few individuals who truly made a difference in helping … Continue reading

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Activation Alert: W0/FR-063 (Mt. Herman) –2757m / 9045ft ****UPDATE****

Date:            19 November 2011Time:           Approx.    1700 UTC – 2000 UTCRegion:        CO-Front RangeElevation:    2757 m / 9045 ft – 4 PointsCall Sign:     KD0BIK/qrpFrequencies:      18.157.5-ssb +/-, 24,977.5-ssb +/-  14.315-ssb +/- ,and 146.52-fm Equipment: FT-817ND / Buddipole versatee vertical APRS Track: On Road … Continue reading

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Activation Alert: W0/FR-063 (Mt. Herman) –2757m / 9045ft

Date:            19 November 2011Time:           Approx.    1700 UTC – 2000 UTCRegion:        CO-Front RangeElevation:    2757 m / 9045 ft – 4 PointsCall Sign:     KD0BIK/qrpFrequencies:     14.315-ssb +/-  146.52-fm Equipment: FT-817ND / Buddipole versatee vertical APRS Track: On Road / On Trail So here … Continue reading

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An Introduction of Sorts…

Hello and welcome to my newest amateur radio blog.  Unlike my main amateur radio blog, the SOTA Activities of KD0BIK blog (this blog site) will be pretty much dedicated to just my Summits On The Air activities.   Also, if the … Continue reading

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