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SnowStorm APRS Digipeater Project

Snowstorm Ranch (grid CN90TQ) is the double-edge sword of getaway. No cell service, isolation from the outside world, power via generator only if we need it, water to the house comes from a natural spring. However, when the guys go … Continue reading

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When CW was all worth while.

Snowstorm Ranch, 2013. It was late.  Everyone was milling around the cabin drinking after dinner.  My laptop was dead, so I couldn’t work anyone on JT65/Digital.  For the past 10 months, I had been working on learning CW being taught … Continue reading

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SKCC

When I got my license in 2001, I really didnt know anything about amateur radio.  I was out on my own doing digital modes using tutorials found on the web, etc.  Even when I got back into the hobby, although … Continue reading

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Snowstorm 2013

I know its been a bit late, but I wanted to get the pictures uploaded before I made this post. Snowstorm was a pretty good trip this year.  Since I bought the K3 and KX3 the sheer amount of shit … Continue reading

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First SOTA Outing

Tried to activate Snowstorm Mountain, needless to day it was quite a challenge. First off my cell phone was dead, so I couldnt post any spots. My APRS HT was also dead due to the cold weather. It was windy … Continue reading

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