Loving the KX2 and took care of the easy Tahoe Summits

Another activation with the KX2 while I continue to get used to the radio, and another Tahoe Summit off the list.  W6/NS-248.  Not as easy as Tahoe Mountain, but still easy enough.  Snowshoes today though.  Oddly enough for as short as the run up this hill is, there was a skin track (backcountry ski/snowboarding) up to the peak.  Usually takes me about 30 minutes to bust up this hill, and today was about on par with that with the snowshoes on.  Anyway, successful summit, got 1 2M QSO, but I am friends with WA6EWV, I may have to introduce him to chasing, or summiting :D.  Not sure his level of adventure etc.  Anyway, I commented that I had my longest and shortest QSO a few days ago, Tahoe to North Carolina..no crushed that today, well by 300 miles.   KB1RJD, and KB1RJC gotta love those husband wife teams!  Tahoe to NH…approximately 2520 miles.  Anyway, 6 more points, finally broke 100 points on SOTA, and am finally getting my system dialed in well.  Managed to get a good working headset mic combo, although I probably need to work on the TX EQ to get my headset audio up.    The pic below is the flagpole I used as a mast today, normally there is a flag on there.  They take the flag down for the season, and if you climb up on the rock there is an eye hook you can use for your antenna.  Do not use it though when the flag is on there.  I see that as disrespectful.  Behind it is Tallac: (W6/NS-036).  Another one I’ll have at some point before summer.  Anyway that’s all, loving the KX2, just need to keep babying it, and hope it holds up well for the 4 summits I intend on this weekend.

oh he’s on the list too!

Author: JDinSLT

Old school techie, love to play in the outdoors..

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