Picture Gallery & Club Posts

Meyer Tower Project

On 2/26/21 Bill Turley KJ7GYH, Mike Lackey KB7VMG, Jim Mortensen W7AZY and Marie Mortensen N7SKS went over to Tom W0AUR & Donna KC4MXK Meyer’s home and leveled and secured the base section of a 30’ tilt-over tower.  The tower is now ready for Tom to install his beam antenna.   Thank you Bill & Mike!

Horse Fence Dipole Project

On 2/24/21 Bill Turley KJ7GYH and and Mike Lackey KB7VMG came over and helped Jim Mortensen W7AZY put up a 35’ pole  for a horse fence inverted V dipole antenna.  Jim used the quad to pull the pole up and the other three of us walked the pole up and helped secure the lines.  This took place during 20 mph winds!  Thank you Bill & Mike! Here are a few pictures:

Antenna Raising at WA7ZZT

Here are some pictures from the antenna installation at WA7ZZT’s house on 9/26/20. Participating where Dennis WA7ZZT, Steve AG7GD, and Randy W7RJB. The team put up a three band beam on Dennis’s tower.

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Antenna on the ground and WA7ZZT

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The tower at 30′

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W7RJB putting the pulley up on the mast

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W7RJB guiding the antenna into place with WA7ZZT doing the heavy lifting and AG7GD on the tag line

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W7RJB moving the antenna into position with AG7GD on the lift line.

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W7RJB aiming the antennas with the rotator control

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W7RJB tightening the mast in the rotator

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W7RJB watching WA7ZZT rotate the antenna system.

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W7RJB installing a way to pull up wire antennas from the ground.

Club Picnic – Sept. 12, 2020

The club picnic was held at the Beecroft hangout on Sept. 12, 2020. Here are a few pictures of the gathering.

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Following the picnic, the group held a foxhunt. The following pictures show the fox hunting equipment. Pictured are a directional loop, a cardboard and foil attenuator, and a tape measure yagi.

Also pictured are Owen and Bryce Rhoton who won the prize of an Offset Attenuator Kit for being the ones to find the hidden transmitter. They built their own antennas. One has a Moxon antenna and the other has a Tape measure yagi.

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