Club News

Packet Antenna installed on the tower on November 2, 2022

New XR5-JK Yagi – installed on 9/30/22

After lots of teamwork to acquire and assemble our new antenna, the XR5 is on top of the tower.  It “gets out” with 2 elements on 20, 17, 15, 12, 10, and 6 meters from about 600′ above average terrain.  See Pictures for a view of the action…

ARRL Field Day – June 2022

Saturday, June 25th, Tom – KB3MQI, operated from the Ranger Station cabin for Field Day. The 6, 10, and 15 meter bands were rather quiet up on the mountain. The 20 and 40 meter bands however were quite busy.

Contacts were made with stations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and the US Virgin Islands.