Marine Mobile From a Mountaintop
|The GPS reads 13,800 feet. This is boating with an altitude.
|What a backdrop! In all, 14 contacts were made. All were east of Colorado and stretched from Iowa to New Hampshire and Virginia.
Photos by Bruce Thompson, Eric Sanderson and myself.
|Here I am tuning the
radio and antenna system near shore. I used my FT-817 at five watts and an end fed
vertical halfwave shortened to 20 feet for both 17 and 20 meters.
A World's Record?
Small Lake near summit of Mt Evans, Colorado
39 deg 34.96'N 105 deg 38.36'W
13,800 feet above sea level