So after the installation of a Rubicon Express long arm lift and 35″ tires on a Jeff’s Jeep TJ, We did a shakedown run on Cleghorn. But things didn’t so too smooth in my buddy Mikes YJ Wrangler with my navigating skills and Kenny behind the wheel.
A few Years ago I was traveling all over the place and had my camera along. I really enjoy shooting photos but I haven’t been traveling much lately. Here is some of what I saw along the way of my travels in 2010. Feel free to take a look at the following jumbled mess of photos. They aren’t watermarked but Please do no use them without my written permission. Enjoy!
As a member of the OAUSA.net outdoor adventure group, I was with another member named Jon scouting out some potential field day sites when we coincidentally ran into Chris, N6LXX who was on the way up the Blue Ridge radio site which is near the camp ground we wanted to go look at for field day. After chatting it up with Chris for a little bit and getting more info about the camping in the area we went with him to the radio site where he was doing some repeater maintenance on his linked 6M machines. It was quite the sight with numerous towers and radio rooms. We weren’t able to browse around for very long before we were reminded by a few friendly signs warning us of FCC regulated RF exposure limits being exceeded in the area … but we continued on. We got to browse around quite a bit at the equipment and learned a little bit about microwave point to point links which was a bonus to our original plan of just scouting out the camping high up on the Read the rest of this entry »