Islip Saddle to Mt. Islip (W6 CT-010), 8250 ft, 25 July 2014

Another great activation with lots of 2 meter and summit-to summit QSOs. For this activation, I had built a light weight half wave dipole for 20 meters, with extensions for 30 meters. For the center, I used a chassis-mount BNC mounted in a small piece of PVC tube. For the end pieces I used small…

Mt. Williamson (W6 CT-011), 8248 ft, 18 July 2014

This was a nice activation, with a lot of summit to summit and 2 meter activity. Left the house just after 0400. The Jeep was getting a new computer “brain” installed, so drove a new Nissan Altima rental that Budget was giving me for only $105 a week! Much quieter and more comfortable than the…