Conquering the High Rockies to Ready Repeaters

Club member Chris DePuy, WBØITG, and helper KB5ITS, climbed snowy peaks to get the mountain repeaters working for the upcoming Hard Rock 100 run that starts 14 July 2017. Chris supplied these photos:

Kendall Repeater Towers

 

Mother Nature puts roadblocks in the way. This snowbank that had to be climbed is atop Kendall Mountain.

 

The Engineer Repeater

 

Snowbank on the side of Engineer Mountain

 

A look at Upper Engineer Basin.

 

Silverton from Kendall

 

About Dave Casler, KEØOG (Webmaster)

Ham radio operator for over 40 years, Dave Casler holds Amateur Extra class call sign KEØOG. He is the webmaster for the Montrose Amateur Radio Club and is happy to receive articles and photos from club members. Dave enjoys HF SSB ragchewing, PSK-31, APRS, and software-defined radio (SDR).
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3 Responses to Conquering the High Rockies to Ready Repeaters

  1. Jim Adams - AA0CW says:

    Amazing photos, this needs to be sent to the ARRL for an article in QST.

  2. Lee Armitage says:

    Thanks for the repair and great photos.
    Lee
    W7RP
    Cedaredge

  3. Bill Bear says:

    Thanks for all the hard work

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