SARTS Field Day, 6 October 2007
Photo Credits: Nan 9V1AC, Ron 9V1RJ, Ma 9V1SD, Siva 9V1SV, Darryl 9V1DE
Fairy Point Chalet 3
N 01° 23.48'
|Up goes the HF6V Butternut|
|Ground radials are very important!|
|Ma 9V1SD, Ron 9V1RJ and the MFJ
13.8 MHz ???
|Alex 9V1AL says "We need to adjust the coil by a wee bit"|
|The Butternut takes 10 minutes to erect and another 20 minutes to tune|
|Looking good. All set to go!|
At 4:00 pm, S61FD is QRV !
The S61FD station:
|Bob 9V1QQ and Harm 9V1NA|
|Peter 9V1PS and Pete 9V1PC|
|Ma 9V1SD and Rong Song 9V1CT setting up a vertical dipole on a 10 m long collapsible fibre glass pole|
|Actually, TWO vertical dipoles were set up!|
9V1SD Ma in the upper room with the IC-756 ProIII, worked 8 stations in China on 20m
|Ron 9V1RJ setting up a vertical with Baino 9V1BO|
|A stealth vertical in the Frangipani tree|
Jan 9V1LJ and Harm 9V1NA
inspecting Darryl 9V1DE's FT-840 running off a car battery
This doesn't qualify as /mobile...
...and the MA-5 mobile whip doesn't have enough ground radials
But he managed worked 2 VK and 1 DU stations on 20m within 10 minutes
|Bob 9V1RA having fun copying CW|
9V1SV and Derrick 9V1DK with Jason 9V1AM demonstrating PSK31 on a Mac hooked up
to an FT-817 with a Buddipole Antenna
|6 pm: It's BBQ time!|
Mark HA5MRO, is fascinated with the fire starters
|The YLs did all the hot work|
David 9V1RH (wearing IOTA Tee Shirt)
"What a great party!"