I thought June 2017 was challenging with the rain and wind, but this year mother nature upped the ante with snow.
I just got my 1st place certificate for the June 2017 VHF Contest (Single Operator Portable).
This was the contest to remember…and not for the reasons you’d think. It was not a fun one, but I stuck it out despite the problems…and I’m glad I did.
I just received my certificate for the January VHF Contest.
I got a deal on a TE Systems amplifier that I couldn’t pass up. My buddy Tim helped me test the setup.
Rod couldn’t make it all the way to Portland driving his big rig without timing out, so he had to stop just north of Salem, Or. We tried different bands …
This year the contest was a lot more challenging. Rain and wind and some more rain. But it turned out to be our best yet.
It’s officially the unofficial graveyard net on 75 meters. Mostly it’s just our group of friends dorking out on HF but it’s awesome when people jump in and say hello. …
I just received my certificate for the September VHF Contest.
I was working the 222 Spring Sprint and took a break to join the Pacific NW Weak Signal Net on 144.240.