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4721

Re: Operation from Philmont

Leon, Great write up. I wrote an article for QST relative to High Adventure with HTs. Couple articles on the K@BSA site. I highly promote Ham Radio to be
Don Kunst
Aug 13
#4721
 
4720

Re: Operation from Philmont

I had the pleasure of participating in a trek that took place during the first two weeks of July this year. Our crew included 6 boys and 3 adults. In our
lhb_in_ma
Aug 8
#4720
 
4719

Re: Operation from Philmont

My qrp rig, key,antenna and battery were very light. Pack averaged 65-70 lbs ( I was a lot younger then, 68 now). Yes we went around 5 days between food pick
w4yn
Aug 8
#4719
 
4718

Re: Operation from Philmont

... Hi Tim, I’ve heard there are several repeaters accessible from there but I never bothered, as I’m really an HF operator. During practice hikes I had
Bob Applegate
Aug 8
#4718
 
4717

Re: Operation from Philmont

When I did my trek I found the Angle Fire repeater net work was accessible from most camps. If I remember there were several sites in network all linked. I
w4yn
Aug 8
#4717
 
4716

Re: Operation from Philmont

Bob, Were you able to access any repeaters from Philmont? And do the Rangers readily offer the (non-ham) frequencies they use? Any info on the camp comm system
timbmd@swbell.net
Aug 7
#4716
 
4715

Re: Operation from Philmont

Philmont has an Autumn Adventure that looks like it would be a good way to put together a SOTA trek. The crew can be adults and youth or all adult. It may be
sdenison1983
Aug 6
#4715
 
4714

Re: Update from 8N23WSJ

Hey Mike I asked net to move down Tuesday and they were did. 59 QSO after that and signals stayed good for quite some time. QRN increased later that morning
w4yn
Aug 6
#4714
 
4713

Re: Operation from Philmont (APRS?)

I just checked APRS coverage at Philmont and was shocked to see no APRS digipeater at the ranch or anywhere near it. See the plot:
Robert Bruninga
Aug 5
#4713
 
4712

Re: Operation from Philmont

Mike, Are you interested in trying to contact NOAC K2BSA/8 station at that time? Don W3LNE Don Kunst EMT-P Tactical, BSIT, ASM T151, W3LNE SCTF IMT, COMT
Don Kunst
Aug 5
#4712
 
4711

Re: Operation from Philmont

... It depends on your Ranger. Our ranger last year didn't think I needed the HT but said it was my decision as to how much I wanted to carry. The radio was
Bob Applegate
Aug 5
#4711
 
4710

Re: Operation from Philmont

I just found out that the hike does not go to the top, So I will not be on the air:-(
Mike. Crownover
Aug 5
#4710
 
4709

Re: Operation from Philmont

Tim, I am here for training and not a Trek, so today I will use a KX3. My antenna is an EFHW made of 28 ga wire and supported by a carbon fiber collapsible
Mike. Crownover
Aug 5
#4709
 
4708

Re: Operation from Philmont

Mike, I'm curious what rig and antenna you will be using? My son went on a trek there last month and he told me about how strict the guides are on the weight
timbmd@swbell.net
Aug 5
#4708
 
4707

Re: Update from 8N23WSJ

Greetings Paul, I'm Mike W4UOO in Tampa, Florida, I listened this Tuesday morning, and heard your station 8N23WSJ here in Tampa received a report of 5x7 had
jbl4560
Aug 5
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