From California I tried some HF contacts with any 14 er I could hear
perched atop a 2.5er that I ascended. No luck, I could hear none.
This was from about 1015 am Central to about 1045 Central. I
worked Ks, and Pa with my 5 watts, but not a peep from the mountain
top crowd. I tried on 30 m some, mostly 20 m.
Mark Molberg via Groups.Io wrote:
"How was HF?"
I made 6 contacts on 30m CW. I wanted to play more HF but the
clouds were building and I decided it was time to get off Mount
I tried 20m CW
but there was a contest going on so I stuck with 30m.
I drove through
Leadville last night and arrived at the
trailhead last night. I hiked from 8 to 930 pm and set up my
hammock. Got a good start at 530 this morning.
On Sat, Aug 3, 2019 at 3:40 PM, Bob K0NR
Overall, it was a good day today for the
Colorado 14er Event.
There seemed to be plenty of activity on 2m
FM and people did a good job
of starting on 147.42 and moving up to 147.45
(At least that's what I heard from South
Brad/WA6MM texted me that he had to abandon
the effort on Mount Yale due
to a foot problem. Ouch.
I did get skunked on the "exotic
bands/modes": 2m ssb, 6m ssb, 222 fm
and 1.2gig fm. Oh well.
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