Convoy Hunt Saturday Evening T Hunt 1/19/2013

Posted by   N9SCD


Robert Dexter N9SCD

Transmitter Data


Transmitter Power

Antenna Type



1 25 Watts 4 Element Yagi Vertical 90 Degrees
2 50 m Watts Rubber Duck Vertical 0 Degrees


The main transmitter was In my car parked in a small lot on the west side of Convoy just south of Armour. It was set for 25 watts and used a 3 element yagi pointed to the start. The second transmitter was a 50 mW SquawkBox in my pocket waiting for a table at the Ichero Restaurant. Unfortunately, there was a loose connection or something. Although I could hear it with my HT, nobody else could. Bill will be hiding next time. He was the first to find the main (~6:35). Tony was the first to find me only because he actually went looking in each of the restaurants (~6:45). Most of the rest showed up within a few minutes. Parking was the main delay. Once the SquawkBox started working properly, Joe and Greg were able to hear it from in the car. They arrived a little after 7:00. I hope everyone enjoyed the Ichero. Rather than the usual Mexican, Pizza, or BBQ, it was something different. We will do it again.
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