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Catalina Eco Marathon Communications


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CARA volunteered to assist with communications for a 26 mile marathon through Catalina's interior. I worked with KR6AL, N6GUS, KI6MSC & N6SCI to provide check-point communications.

77 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2009
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Nixon Peak (Misty Ridge) DX Trip


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15 files, last one added on Nov 12, 2009
Album viewed 95 times

Santiago Marathon Communications


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SOARA volunteered to provide communications for a 26 mile marathon through Trabuco and up Santiago. I worked with K6RBS, AD6OI, AD6OH and KD6YPK to provide check-point communications.

10 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2009
Album viewed 207 times

Santiago Peak Portable Operation


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KI6TXO and I head up the big hill for a night of radio and beer.

84 files, last one added on May 10, 2009
Album viewed 253 times

My Equipment


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78 files, last one added on Jun 01, 2009
Album viewed 3163 times

THE San Clemente Base Station


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16 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2009
Album viewed 640 times

Yaesu FT-101


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18 files, last one added on Apr 21, 2008
Album viewed 97 times

Attic Dipole for HF


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17 files, last one added on Mar 17, 2009
Album viewed 1540 times

Mobile Antenna Installation


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10 files, last one added on Mar 04, 2009
Album viewed 121 times

Mobile DC Wiring


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4 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2009
Album viewed 90 times

Signal Generator Repair


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9 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2009
Album viewed 136 times

Mobile Grounding


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12 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2009
Album viewed 93 times

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Handling the Vibroplex Paddle2 views55555
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Moonlight and Clouds4 viewsThis is also one of my favorite shots of the trip. Exposure was 20 seconds on the DSC-W1. I suppose the distant headlights may be in San Juan Capistrano. The city lights towards the left is probably San Clemente (my hometown).55555
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Santiago Peak at Night1 viewsThis photo was taken facing away from our campsite. The light on the ground was from our lantern. Exposure on the DSC-W1 was 30 seconds.55555
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Station line-up and microphones1 viewsI just started using the Shure 444 desk mic. Sounds great to me!55555
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Imax 2000 GPK57 viewsGround Plane kit installed on my IMAX 2000.
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IMAX 2000 with Ground Plane Kit33 views
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31 viewsInitially, the antenna was installed on a 5' pole. I've since replaced the 5' with a 10'. Due to building restrictions, I can't go higher.
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IMAX 2000 Tuning Rings28 viewsSince the antenna was installed only 5' off the roof, the tuning rings were adjusted to compensate for SWR problems. After tuning (and raising the antenna to 10'), the SWR was a nice 1.2:1 at 28.4MHz.
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Stinky Pipe24 viewsDo not inhale what comes from the vent pipe...

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0 viewsHere comes Glen, N6GUS, to pick me up the morning of the race.
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Rocker Box Electrical Short2 viewsOne of the jumpers was shorting on the copper shield.
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Station line-up and microphones1 viewsI just started using the Shure 444 desk mic. Sounds great to me!
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