Parks on the Air
Parks on the Air at Pocono State Park on top of Camelback Mountain. Elevation: 2100 feet. 24 May 2023. Park K-1333
The canopy is at a tilt due to the fact it was a windy day. I had to tilt the canopy so the wind would not blow it away.
Jacobsburg Park near Nazareth, PA 16 August 2022. Park K-4358
The radio is the KX3 at 10 watts out and the antenna is a half wave end fed cut for 40 meters about 20 feet high.
Lake Nockamixon, Buchs County. 22 June 2023 Park K-1391
Elecraft KX2 at 10 watts out. The antenna was an off center fed 40 around 25 feet high. Joined by NB3R. Dave erected a PAC-12 multi band vertical antenna with numerous ground radials.
Today I used my FT-991A at 40 watts out. The vertical on the left hand side of the van is 24 feet long and is resonant on 40 meters. I can cover the entire 40 meter band and stay under 2 to 1 SWR. On the right hand side of the van is my 20 meter vertical and is about 12 feet long.
Lake Nockamixon, Buchs County. 13 Aug 2023 Park K-1391...A return trip.
Hickory Run State Park, Albrightsville, PA, 27 July 2023 Park K-1359
Left - KU3X running a KX2 at 10 watts out with an Off Center Fed 40 meter antenna about 20 feet in the air.
Right - N3EYT running an FT991A at 40 watts out with an Off Center Fed 40 meter antenna about 20 feet in the air.
NB3R's station running an Icom IC705 at 10 watts out into a resonant 20 foot long 20 meter dipole around 20 feet in the trees.