6M Station at W7KK - DM18 - June 2001. Homebrew 6 ele K7XC yagi with 30' boom on 30' tiltover mast mounted in the bed of my
Rover vehicle. It is guyed with 1/2" rope to eye bolts installed on all 4 corners of the truck. Detailed photos and description
of the truck bed mounted tilt over mast will appear here in the near future.
Here we have a very tired 6M Operator, Tim - K7XC, still tuning for Q's Sunday afternoon
with only 3 hours sleep. Station includes: A IC-746, Command Tecnologies 6M KW amplifier, Astron RS35a, Pentium 100 Laptop
running VHFtest 5.01, Mirage MP2 wattmeter, Heatkit coax switch, and Hygain ham 4 rotor controller (Old Style) along with
plenty of water and snacks.
Here is Tim - NS9E or "T-2" as he is becoming known here. He was responsible for the UHF
station. What he didnt know it that Murhpy was along for the trip and made his life hell trying to keep the station on the
Looking Eastward, here is a overview of the
complete site atop 6000' Booker Mountain near Tonopah NV in DM18. It was clear and hot when we arrived. By the time we left
it had dropped 20 degrees and included gail forced winds.