W5AWS Mast Mounting

After portable operations, Saturday, 16 December 2023, at Heyburn WMA, POTA K8124, where I spent what felt like too much time erecting my inverted-V EFLW antenna, I identified some changes to improve my efficiency at getting on air. i. Add a keychain split-ring to the masthead to stop the top section dropping out of sight and becoming unreachable when the mast is vertical. ii. Replace the masthead fitting with a stainless steel carabiner. iii. Use a drive-on mast mount instead of guying to tent pegs. Read the full document at the link below drive.proton.me/urls/NC6ZDT2BV0#CFgiMn1IFeVX Andrew, W5AWS. -=-=-=-


QST…QST…QST…The Tulsa Amateur Radio Club Christmas Par-ty is scheduled for December 19th 6 PM at the Golden Corral, 71st and Mingo. It’ll be a great time to celebrate with your ham radio friends and fellow club members and of course we have some cool raffle prizes from Santa to give away. Spouses are always welcome. See you there! Where did 2023 go??? This year is almost gone and then we’re into 2024! On January 1st we can officially celebrate the Tulsa Amateur Radio Club’s 100-year anniversary!!! We’ve put a committee together to start planning events and activities. Steve KF5VCQ, Robert […]