Will be class E for field day!

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I spent much of the day running new coax, running power lines to my generator and getting set for Field Day.   While I won't be out in the field I will be on my deck and running class E (emergency power) at the home station.

I am looking forward to it.  Going to try and make a real effort at this one.  I usually get a few contacts in and get disturbed.  This time everyone is out of town so I have the place to myself.

I thought I about going camping but ran into animal care issues for that.  So class E it is.

See ya on the air!
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Mark WS7M

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Ken W9IE

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Go Get them Mark....
Have fun,

Ken  W9IE
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Mark, this is how I operate FD now too.  The radio and network are on generator.  I run phone and digital from my laptop on the screen porch.
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Mark WS7M

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Outstanding Tim, I'll be looking for you.   I have Katz that would miss me terribly if I went up to the mountains so the deck will have to do!
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Marc Lalonde

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that my setup for the last June VHF contest  operate from 6m to 5.4Ghz
all equipment was on the van  ,and operator on a laptop at end of the 150 foot LAN cable 

fun to have field day whit the flex  ;-)

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Nice setup, especially the scope. Radio + astronomy are two good pursuits, even more so when paired together --> Radio Astronomy...

CU on the bands.