K8GP / Rover in the ARRL Jan VHF SS 2014

Terry W8ZN and Andy K1RA activate K8GP / Rover in the ARRL Jan VHF SS 2014 using the newly improved rover of Rich N3UW. Terry and I worked on outfitting and rebuild the rover during the month of January. We had several nice weather days that allowed us to get the masting and antennas affixed to the vehicle. The weather contest weekend was quite cold and we’d had snow the night before. This impacted operating from some of our planned locations. Overall we did quite well considering few problems with equipment and considering poor radio conditions. To read more about the weekends activities as well as see pictures and videos, please read the article located here.

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