Three Glendale Hills 23 June 2017

Verdguo Peak (W6 CT-269), Cerro Negro Benchmark (W6 CT-226), and Flint Peak (W6 CT-225) are three lower hills in Glendale. Started early up Whiting Woods Road before sunrise for Verdugo, to take advantage of the coolness before the summer heat later in the day. Planned to operate 2m FM only. Looking down on the low…

Mt Williamson (W6 CT-247) 8248 ft, 16 June 2017

Another hike of Mt Williamson, this time to get up to a high, cool summit because of a Southern California heat wave.  A nice hike up the shady western side. 2m FM: KM6CEM KD6CQS W6XAA NG6R NA6MG KC6ZTM WC6Q KM6LAA KX6A(S2S ct-040) 20m CW: N4EX W4HBK W0MNA W0ERI AB9TA NE4TN K3TCU KA5PVB NA6MG K0LAF WA2USA…

Bike Ride to Little Gleason (W6 CT-087) 6020 ft, 3 June 2017

Started while it was still cool 61F/16C at 0530. nice bike ride on the paved road. My fifth activation of this peak. At the turn off after 5.5 miles on the paved road. Just over an hour Then pushing/riding up the dirt road, steep in places Set up by the microwave site, attached the mast…