Mt Waterman, 28 December 2012

Snow shoe trip up to the top of Waterman via the Jeep road and ski hut, then over and around to the main (8038 foot) summit.  My buddy Darryl was my hiking companion. Four 2 meter QSOs in 25 degree F sunny weather. Used the 5W Yaesu HT.  Need to figure out how to do HF…

Activation of Kratka on HF, 9 December 2012

The summit of Kratka is 7515ft, only a half hour hike up from the Angeles Crest Highway. I took my IC-706 up on a beautiful sunny fall day with temperature 48F (about 10C). Also a small MFJ tuner with 29 foot wire antenna, and a 9AH motorcyle battery. I attached one end of the “long”…