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Roan Mountain

12 November 2022 Roan High Knob W4T/SU-005 Grassy Ridge Bald W4C/EM-001 K-2972 Roan Mountain State Park K-4525 Cherokee National Forest K-4510 Pisgah National Forest K-6936 Pisgah State Game Land K-4556 Appalachian Trail National Scenic Trail So Many References First things first, you can activate a lot of references in a very small space. I did […]

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Horseshoe Lake

7 November 2022 K-0998 Horseshoe Lake State Park New Radio New Park Wow wow wow! Today really lined up to be a fun day in the park. I put in my order for a KX2 while deployed on the 4th of July and it finally came in today four months later. I pulled it out […]

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Pere Marquette State Park

4 November 2022 K-1015 Pere Marquette State Park Back On The Air! So happy to be back on the air. I spent the last six months in Saudi Arabia on what is hopefully my last of six deployments with the Air Force. I brought my radio with me but could never get permission to actually […]

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2022 Illinois QSO Party

16 October 2022 The Illinois QSO party is next weekend. I hope to be able to make it home in time to have a run at it again this year. Last year I activated K-1029 Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park from the county line picnic area to work both Jefferson and Franklin counties. I had a […]

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QRP Zombie Shuffle

The fun QRP Zombie Shuffle is back! Another fiendish good time awaits 28 October! Come up with an awesome zombie name and sign up for your very own free zombie number! http://www.zianet.com/qrp/ZOMBIE/pg.htm The exchange is easy enough, just RST, SPC, Zombie Number, Zombie Name. 72 – KK9U – Zombie #1686

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Sam A. Baker and Mudlick Mountain

20 March 2022 POTA K-1746 Sam A. Baker State Park SOTA W0M/SF-033, Mudlick Mountain WWFF KFF-1746 Sam A. Baker WWFF/SOTA/POTA The WWFF (World Wide Flora and Fauna) Get your Park ON Spring Fling was this weekend. I hadn’t made any specific activation plans, but I was in between classes (spring break wooooooooooo), the weather was […]

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Falls Lake North Carolina

5 January 2022 K-3841 Falls Lake State Recreation Area NC Rounding Out the Family Visit This has been a reasonably long road trip. First a night at Dillon State Park in Ohio, then staying with some family near the DC metro in Virginia and last but not least it’s time to visit family near Raleigh, […]

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Anacostia Park DC

31 December 2021 K-0654 National Capitol Parks Park Family Visit Near DC So after hanging out with some amazing small humans I decided to get up early and head out to a park. Strangely the DC area doesn’t have a ton of CW activators so I decided to bump those numbers up a bit. I […]

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Dillon State Park Ohio

28 December 2022 K-1947 Dillon State Park Road Trip POTA in Ohio On the road again to see family in Virginia and North Carolina. We made our drive from Illinois to Virginia over two days and stopped at a cabin in Ohio at Dillon State Park. We stayed at a cabin right in the park […]

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Buford Mountain Conservation Area Missouri

18 December 2021 POTA and SOTA Together My wife was was going to be out all day hanging out with a friend so I decided to activate a park while she was gone. After some looking around I found Buford Mountain Conservation Area in Missouri about an hour and a half away. Turned out that […]