Initial attempts at Manhattan construction and a Tone Generator

Numerous methods exist to construct circuits including Manhattan that takes its name from the grid like layout you can adopt. As part of my “home-brew” journey I wanted to try and potentially use Manhattan on a regular basis. So far I have put together 3-5 small boards (2″x3″ approximately) and this is my favorite so … More Initial attempts at Manhattan construction and a Tone Generator

A BNC Connector and “Jinxed” (W6-SS-276) Reversed Peak August 7, 2015

Consulting numerous map sources including Google, Garmin Topo 24K and De Lorme a somewhat confusing picture emerges as to the existence or not of a trail to the top of this peak just north of June Lake. Reversed is credited with stopping/slowing a glacier ages ago and resulting in it gouging out June Lake, thanks … More A BNC Connector and “Jinxed” (W6-SS-276) Reversed Peak August 7, 2015

W6-ND-037 (Lookout Mnt) SOTA Activation July 11, 2015

I love the great outdoors and in January 2012 I took the opportunity to stop while driving through an uncharacteristically open Tioga Pass in Yosemite. Usually highway 120 is buried deep in pristine snow from November to May. This rare opportunity had to be memorialized with a short hike. The blue sky and crisp temperature … More W6-ND-037 (Lookout Mnt) SOTA Activation July 11, 2015