What many in attendance referred to as the "best field day ever," was
held in conjunction with the Leslie Co. Club on Tower Mountain in Leslie
Co. It appears there were at least 26 members and visitors in attendance
sometime during the two day event, with at least 24 present at the time
the photo below was taken on Saturday afternoon.
The operation involved three different station setup areas, with the call KN4M, used in the 3A classification. The group also got points for QRP, the use of natural power (Thanks to Rick's solar charged batteries), the publicity points, the message points, and some VHF contacts on 6 meters.
Logging was done on 3 computers and Johnny Lackey, K4FDK, provided the logging program and sent the following stats for the operation:
Heres the stats compared to last year, with a 53% improvement.....
374 cw Qso's
280 ssb Qso's
654 total Qso's
2656 Total Points
769 cw Qso's
191 ssb Qso's
958 total Qso's
4058 Total Points
stations had good antenna setups, with a tower and rotatable dipole for
the phone/food main
shelter, a vertical and dipoles for the CW/Phone operation at the cabin, and multiple dipoles for the main
CW tent. The layout is shown: