Tag Archives: Colorado

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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Activation Alert: WØ/PR-082 (Squaw Mountain) – 3501m / 11486ft

Date:            3 November 2012 Time:           Approx.    1600 UTC – 1800 UTC Region:        CO-Park Range Elevation:    3501 m / 11,486 ft – 6 Points Call Sign:     KDØBIK Frequencies:     14.342.5-ssb, 18.157.5-ssb, 28.327.5-ssb,  +/-  146.52-fm Equipment: Elecraft KX3 / Buddipole versatee vertical & … Continue reading

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

  Date:            29 September 2012 Time:           Approx.    1600 UTC – 1800 UTC Region:        CO-Front Range Elevation:    2640 m / 8661 ft – 2 Points Call Sign:     KDØBIK & KDØSPY Frequencies:     14.342.5-ssb, 18.157.5-ssb, 28.327.5-ssb,  +/-  146.52-fm Equipment: Elecraft KX3 / Buddipole … 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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Activation Alert: WØ/FR-185 (Centennial Cone) –2640m / 8661ft

Date:            21 April 2012 Time:           Approx.    1600 UTC – 1800 UTCRegion:        CO-Front RangeElevation:    2640 m / 8661 ft – 2 PointsCall Sign:     KDØBIKFrequencies:     14.342.5-ssb, 18.157.5-ssb, 28.327.5-ssb,  +/-  146.52-fmI may also try PSK31 on 20m (14.070)  Equipment: Elecraft KX3 (maiden activation … Continue reading

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Activation Alert: W0/FR-194 (Genesee Mtn.) –2520m / 8268ft

Date:            7 April 2012 Time:           Approx.    2000 UTC – 2300 UTCRegion:        CO-Front RangeElevation:    2520 m / 8268 ft – 2 PointsCall Sign:     KDØBIKFrequencies:     14.342.5-ssb, 18.157.5-ssb, 28.327.5-ssb,  +/-  146.52-fm Equipment: FT-817ND / Buddipole versatee vertical(still anxiously awaiting delivery of the KX3) … Continue reading

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Daydreaming about SOTA

We’re all human and if you’re like me, you find yourself daydreaming about other things.  As I write this blog post, it is Wednesday, 11 January 2012.  The weather outside is frightful.  The snow is falling in the city and … Continue reading

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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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