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SOTA Southern Desert Region Antenna Selection


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This is post 2596 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas.

Thanks to Jerry (KG6HQD) for this truly outstanding guide to SOTA (Summits On The Air) antennas and related equipment.

If you like to combine camping, hiking, and amateur radio operations, then this video is for you.

Jerry discusses not only basic equipment requirements, but also outlines what camping gear you should take with you if you plan to operate in remote areas.

Here are a few comment from Jerry:

Every so often we need to slow down and enjoy the process. In this video I make a concerted effort to slow my entire process down until I get a little pile up. Spent a lot more time on this summit than normal and mat have found a new way to activate my SOTA peaks. I show some portable QRP antennas I use and talk about a few ham radio tricks and tips. Hope you enjoy and please remember to subscribe. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW ME: Twitter: https://twitter.com/kg6hqd Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kg6hqd/ Website: https://www.kg6hqd.us ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- GEAR I USE: Backpack & Hydration System: • My Osprey Backpack: http://amzn.to/2FIWXdu • Platapus 3 liter bladder: http://amzn.to/2FOoYfw • Katadyn Hiker Microfilter: https://amzn.to/2tYiirg Footwear: • Solomon Trail Runner Hiking Shoes: http://amzn.to/2DymFeC • Darn Tough Socks: http://amzn.to/2GyKYvY Camera Gear: • GoPro Kit Choice: http://amzn.to/2pi1Gs9 • Wasabit GoPro Battery Pack: http://amzn.to/2HBXU3q • Solar Charger Battery Bank: http://amzn.to/2G24e7y • Zoom H1 Audio Recorder: http://amzn.to/2Gz1jRq • Dead Cat Zoom for Zoom H1: http://amzn.to/2tV2kAA • Nikon D750 Camera: http://amzn.to/2GBaUHB • Nikon 16-35mm lens: http://amzn.to/2FNcyED • Nikon 24-70mm lens: http://amzn.to/2phrkx7 • Joby GorillaPod: http://amzn.to/2piayhv Drone: • DJI Mavic Pro - Fly More Kit: https://amzn.to/2KT1BUw Cooking & Food: • MSR Ultra Light Stove: http://amzn.to/2FNxprf • Fuel Canister for Stove: http://amzn.to/2FGMEqh • Titanium 450ml Cup: http://amzn.to/2pjQE53 • Titanium long handle spoon: http://amzn.to/2FI8Eko • Flint Fire Starter Tool: http://amzn.to/2FM8mVz • Mountain House Freeze Dried Meals: http://amzn.to/2phjrac • Cliff Protein Bars: https://amzn.to/2KFDBZf Clothing: • My boonie hat: http://amzn.to/2HI1SYG • My tan US Flag ball cap: http://amzn.to/2FW8NjH • Neck Gaiter: http://amzn.to/2DxUOek • Carhart Beanie: http://amzn.to/2HE2UEN • Wool Gloves: http://amzn.to/2pnltXp • North Face Gortex Jacket: https://amzn.to/2m3hSM5 • North Face Shell: https://amzn.to/2J3BWqq • North Face Down Jacket: https://amzn.to/2IYLUcP Must Have Items: • Leki Trekking Poles: http://amzn.to/2HHf53P • Therm-a-rest Sleeping Pad(small): http://amzn.to/2FPramY • Gear Snake Wire Ties: http://amzn.to/2FOS4eF • Eno Double Nest Hammock: https://amzn.to/2Nxqx5J • Headlamp: https://amzn.to/2MRD6aU • Mapping subscription - https://www.gaiagps.com • Sunblock: https://amzn.to/2Nxwpfh • Bug Repellent (Skin So Soft): https://amzn.to/2IYYGYG Ham Radio Gear: • Elecraft KX2 & accessories: http://bit.ly/2tTYCqR • Laptop Mini-Microphone: http://amzn.to/2phHVks • Guy Line / Cordage: http://amzn.to/2FNC2S9 • 5.4m Telescoping Fishing Pole: http://amzn.to/2phNNu6
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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

 

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