Episode 6: KY7S-Higher Learning-SOTA

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In Episode 6 Doug-KY7S takes us to the Mountaintop with SOTA (Summits On The Air).

Summits on the Air (SOTA) is an award scheme for radio amateurs and shortwave listeners that encourages portable operation in mountainous areas.

Doug breaks down all that is required to Activate a Summit:  From planning your activation, packing the right gear, hiking in, station and antenna set-up, spotting, making contacts, and getting back down-safely.

Listen in as Doug tells us how he go bit by the SOTA bug, and shares some of his latest adventures!

Show Notes:

SOTA

SOTA Watch

SOTA Facebook

Hiking/climbing 10 essentials:

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