Field Day 2007, Desert Circle
Like a cactus: Thorny & Slowly
of the Desert
Amateur Radio Club operated 2007 Field Day hosted by Camilla,
KE7KHO & Bill, W1VBG, at their property called Wind Horse, fifteen
miles north of Pie Town, Catron, New Mexico. Here is the report as
submitted to ARRL HQ of that weekend:
Field Day Report—June 2007:
Total contacts: 163 stations worked were on four bands with three
transmitters and three operators at the NU7DE/3ANM Field Day site.
Stations were contacted in a total of 29 states during the 24 hour
period. Including all the bonuses for solar power, youth element,
information table, &c we are claiming a total of 996 points.
NU7DE was operated by KE7KHO & W1VBG, out of Aguila, and k1oIq in
The Cat Drag’d Inn, at Wind Horse about 15 miles north of Pie Town in
Grid Square DM54.
We used an assortment of longwires and HamSticks for aerials on the
three 100w transmitters. The entire operation was solar powered. All
QSO’s were conducted with hot air. Even the well pump is solar powered.
Solar Powered all the way. Naturally
Utilising 7 Deranged Electrons even copped the Youth Element and the
Public Information Table.
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