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March 26 · Issue #34 · View online
Stuart, KB1HQS Newsletter
Contents
  1. KB1HQS Videos
  2. KB1HQS Trip Reports
  3. Upcoming Trips: New River Gorge and Cold War Bunker Tour
  4. KB1HQS makes SOTA Goat!
  5. This Month’s QSO Card
  6. Cool Ham Stuff
KB1HQS Videos:
Powering a HF Radio off of a USB PD Battery
10 places to get good deals on new and used hiking gear
KB1HQS Trip Reports:
Backbone Mountain (W8V/PH-058), WV | KB1HQS
Stonyman (W4V/SH-002), Virginia | KB1HQS
2021 Winter Road Trip | KB1HQS
Upcoming Trip: New River Gorge National Park, WV
This weekend I am heading out to West Virginia which is one of my new favorite hiking destinations. The plan is to drive down to the New River Gorge National Park and do an overnight backpacking trip checking out the park. There is one lone SOTA summit that I will activate.
Dates:
March 26-28th, 2021
Activation Times:
Watch for my SOTA Spots
SOTA:
3/26/21 Backbone Mtn (W8V/PH-058)
While temps are in the 60’s, winds are foretasted for 20 to 25 mph with possible gusts to 60! We’ll see how this one goes.
3/27/21 Freezeland (W8V/NR-013)
On my way down there, I will stop at the Greenbriar Resort in Sulfur Springs, WV to take a tour of the declassified emergency bunker created for government officials during the cold war.
The Bunker At The Greenbrier
Want to follow my path in real time?
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KB1HQS SOTA Goat!
After six years, 1574 QSO’s, 156 activation’s and 19 associations I finally made SOTA Goat. This a goal I have been working on for awhile. Thanks to all the chaser’s who made this happen.
This Month's QSO Card:
Cool Ham Stuff
Free Online Bleeding Control Training and Intro Trauma Kit Training
Episode #14 - Stuart KB1HQS
Inside the Summit-Obsessed World of Ham Radio | Outside Online
K4DCA Cam on Twitter: "Thanks @F4DXV for the qso on RS44 this morning. That’s my distance record and a new DX county on sat. Thank you… "
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