My Operating Location and some history
My locacation will be Rocky Ridge Court, Arnold, CA 95223, elev. 4376, 38 15.008N, 120 20.860W.
145.170, pl-100 is my home wide area repeater. From the above location, I should reach repeaters from Hanford to above Sacto for coordintion.
See the web site: http://aprs.org/pct-golden-packet.html
73, Ken - ae6la
> Count me IN! I have a D-710 in the mobile.. justWhere on the planet are you? This will help us know where you might be the best fit?
> tell me where to be, and when. I'll configure it as
> instructed on the webpage.
> Barry K3UG (CM97qw)
> From: AE6LA@... [mailto:AE6LA@...]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 02:56
> To: bruninga@...; wb4apr@...
> Cc: bthaysen@...
> Subject: Re: Annual Golden Packet Event
> Hi Bob,
> All looks good to me. I could possibly do what
> your charted from my home but a better local
> location would be about 376' above me and a 20
> minute half mile hike/15 minute 5 mile drive. I
> would drive my motor home there for the event unless
> a better location comes up. The address would be
> Rocky Ridge Court, Arnold, CA 95223, elev. 4376, 38
> 15.008N, 120 20.860W.
> It looks good maybe some folks will join up. Thanks
> for the effort.
> 73, Ken - ae6la
> In a message dated 6/21/2010 7:41:45 A.M. Pacific
> Daylight Time, bruninga@... writes:
> I started up a PCT web page for Golden Packet.
> I drew your station on it.
> I'm hoping for some really long shots across the
> Valley to the
> SW and NW. Do you think this is possible from a
> site near you?
> See: http://aprs.org/pct-golden-packet.html
> Anything you want to edit or add to this web page?
> Bob, Wb4APR
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: AE6LA@... [mailto:AE6LA@...]
> > Sent: Sunday, June 20, 2010 5:56 PM
> > To: bruninga@...; wb4apr@...
> > Cc: bthaysen@...
> > Subject: Re: Annual Golden Packet Event
> > Thanks Bob,
> > I think not. That could be quite an
> undertaking. I'm
> > getting ready for FD as we speak. As I look
> further at the
> > docs, the only radio I have that meets your spec
> is a D7a ht.
> > My 2 meter mobiles with kpc3+s aren't of
> interest it seems.
> > I'm not familiar with your addressing either,
> HOP7-7? I
> > would help and participate. I'll play some with
> Google Earth
> > to see if I have any good ideas. We have REBA
> on 144.39 that
> > is in the general area but I guess that doesn't
> help any for
> > this cause. CARSON & ECHO also on 144.39 are on
> the passes
> > North of here. Going South to the area of
> Sonora Pass and
> > Tioga Pass might not be too bad but from there
> it would
> > probably have to go across the Owens Valley or
> San Joaquin
> > Valley to get around Yosemite.
> > 73, Ken - ae6la
> > In a message dated 6/20/2010 2:26:24 P.M.
> Pacific Daylight
> > Time, bruninga@... writes:
> > Ken,
> > Your hired! First one on Pacirfic coast.
> > But if we can do Gerogia to Maine in 14 hops
> with only
> > 2000 and 6000 foot peaks, then I'm sure the
> Pacific Trail can
> > be done in much less.
> > The real fun was using GOogle Earth to zoom in
> an PLAN
> > the paths. Its alomst as much fun as hiking
> there, since you
> > can see every log and rock just with Google!
> > So, if you are game, why not start at your
> > accessible peak near where you live, and then
> see how far
> > either way you can find similar accessible
> peaks. Remember,
> > asccessibility is important, since it is jsut a
> 6 hour event,
> > so look for drive up locations. And be sure to
> ZIG ZAG
> > across the valleys and not try to go along the
> trial at all.
> > The trail is jsut the excuse. Its the long
> haul links
> > that count.
> > If y ou're game, I can set up a web page for
> > Pacific Crest trail with you as the lead.?
> > Bob, WB4APR
> > ---- Original message ----
> > >Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2010 16:59:26 EDT
> > >From: AE6LA@...
> > >Subject: Annual Golden Packet Event
> > >To: wb4apr@...
> > >Cc: bthaysen@...
> > >
> > > Howdy,
> > >
> > > This idea on the Pacific Crest Trail
> > > interesting. Although I'm not sure I
> would be
> > > mountain topping with a digi, maybe an
> easy one, I
> > > may be of some support. I'm active with
> > > AE6LA IGate, N6FRG-2 high level digi, REBA
> > > level digi, AE6LA-12 UiView motor home
> > > AE6LA-9 TT3 Tracker, AE6LA-7 TH-D7a.
> > >
> > > I live in Arnold, CA at 4000' on Hwy 4
> Ebbetts Pass
> > > Highway. My Roadtrek 22' Sprinter motor
> home easily
> > > makes all 4 local Sierra crossings.
> (Highways 88,
> > > 4, 108, 120)
> > >
> > > I think my aprs compatriot, K3UG may be
> > > also.
> > >
> > > So, tell me more.
> > >
> > > 73,
> > >
> > >
> > > Ken Sanders - AE6LA
> > > President, Calaveras Amateur Radio Society
> > > Fowler Peak Repeater Group - 145.170,
> Angels Camp
> > > PO Box 2602, Arnold, CA 95223
> > > 209 795-5947
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