The Kiwanis Hut in the activation zone south of the RF maelstrom that is the actual crest 29 JANUARY 2022 W5N/SI-001 Back in 1989 my then-girlfriend wanted to show me her little Adobe in north-central New Mexico. As we drove through Albuquerque for my first time, I looked up to the majestic Sandia Crest andContinue reading “Sandia Crest”
I race to this second summit of the day to catch a summit-to-summit with NM5S back on Ortiz Mountain.
I had the great good fortune to meet two local hams and one of the top New Mexican SOTA Goats on this return to the Land of Enchantment.
Fantastic fun was had on this winter ascent during the wildly successful Winter SOTAfest.
After climbing the summit that my Gaia GPS listed as the Lovejoy Buttes, SOTAgoat said the actual highpoint was a mile to the west.
Despite a windy forecast I brave this blustery summit.
I return to a local favorite to try out my new APRS capabilities and I get treated to a QSO with S57S in Slovenia among others.
A joyous frenzy of summit-to-summit contacts on the Zulu New Year – and my 99th and 100th SOTA activations!