Monthly Archives: July 2012

Choosing a Backpack for SOTA

I’m often asked the question of what backpack I use for SOTA activations.  I gladly answer the question, but will also encourage the individual to conduct their own research into what will work best for them.  Also, much like the … Continue reading

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W0/FR-003 (Mount Evans) 4347m / 14,264ft

My fifth activation is complete.  On Tuesday, 3 July 2012 I successfully activated Mount Evans.  My wife and I were on vacation (or a staycation as we called it) and decided to take a day during our 9 day break … 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 UTCRegion:        CO-Front RangeElevation:    4337 m / 14,264 ft – 10 PointsCall Sign:     KDØBIKFrequencies:     14.342.5-ssb, 18.157.5-ssb,  +/-  146.52-fm  Equipment: Elecraft KX3 (2nd activation / Buddipole versatee vertical APRS Track: On Road … Continue reading

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