Driving Range Hunt not in Jamul Saturday Evening T Hunt 1/3/2015

Posted by   W6ZM


Bill Elkerton W6ZM

Robin Elkerton KM6OUL






Time Finished
1 Bruce Denny K6AUW   Tom Franks N2TEN Toms son 18:36
2 Tom Sneden K6VCR   Tom Sneden K6VCR 18:37
3 Joe Corones N6SZO   Greg Spaulding W6BAF 18:41
4 Mark Ording K6MHO   Trevor Ording Trevor 18:51
5 Joe Loughlin KE6PHB   Tony Boegeman WA6ZMZ 19:17
6 Mary Lou Foran Mary Lou   Dick Foran WB6ZAM

Transmitter Data


Transmitter Power

Antenna Type



1 5 Watts 13 Element Yagi Horizontal 55 Degrees
2 0.55 Watts Rubber Duck Vertical 0 Degrees


Robin made it a simple hunt with plenty of lighting and parking; we even provided golf clubs for the first team in but it might have been a little cool outside to play. We setup the 13 element beam right next to the parking lot so it would be easy to find once you got there and the second transmitter was a simple Altoid box stuck by a magnet on the dumpster about 100 yards away. So hunters got fooled and went the wrong way at the start but knowing how this hider has done this before they turn back West and got to the hiding spot quickly but didn't avoid the graveyard, at least no one got out of their vehicle and did any sniffing in the graveyard. Everyone got there fast except one team who forgot to pick up their meds, so they had to split. Joe stayed warm because his windows go up now after many of hours figuring out the wiring schematic and repairing the problem in his hunt vehicle. We have some video on the Go-Pro that was taken in the dark with some overhead lighting so it will be available soon. We all got to El Patio mexican restaurant except for the (in-n-out boys) for some great chow and libations especially the Chile Rellano I heard was outstanding. Thanks for coming, ZM
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