W6/ND-037, Lookout Mountain

Activation Date: 4 June 2017
Transport: Drive/walk Distance: 50 yards
Elev. gain: 50 feet Time: 3 minutes
Rig(s): FT-817, VX-2R Band(s): 40m, 20m SSB
Antenna(s): End-fed half-wave, 12.5 inch flex whip
Cell Service: Decent (T-Mobile)
Parking: Side of dirt road, just down from summit
Trailhead: N/A
Fees/Permits: None
Route: Lookout Mountain Road
Dogs: Yes  Toilet: No

This is one I wished I had documented a bit more.  It’s one of two summits I wanted to activate on my way home from the White Mountains. I didn’t do any video, and only took two pictures.  At the time I wasn’t thinking of it as much of a special summit, since it was a drive-up summit.  But reflecting on it, there were lots of unique aspects making it an interesting activation.

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