Summits on the Air W6/CT-093 Burnt Peak

Location: Southern California (Sierra Pelona Mountains) Cell Reception:  Verizon Elevation: 5,787′ Hike Time: 1hr (estimated) Trail Type: Forest Road, Lots of down hill and up hill. Don’t do this one on a hot day. Temp Start 75F Temp End 93F   I departed Santa Clarita at about 5am. Headed North on I-5 to Lake Hughes road. […]

Summits on the Air W6/CT-130 Grass Mountain

Cell Coverage: Verizon LTE Elevation: 4,619ft Location: 34.6410977°N, -118.4134145°W Well originally I was going to activate W6/CT-158 4020 which is real close to Camp 9 Fire Station. Little did I know the jerks with the county closed off the road. Can we have anything?!? Trying to beat the heat as we have been well over 100 […]

Summits on the Air W6/CT-140 Jupiter Mountain

A Little Rusty I had been wanting to do an activation for a while now. Two months to be exact. I was a little rusty because I had some car trouble recently, transmission, engine and another transmission rebuild. Needless to say that car is gone and I have a reliable vehicle again. My trusty Rav4. Being […]

Summits on the Air W6/CC-002 Mt. Pinos

Mt. Pinos To say I needed to activate something would be an understatement. I had recently sold a rig so I could get a Biennopower battery and a new antenna, among other things. The antenna you might ask would be an LNR Precision Trail Friendly End Fed. And the Battery is a hell of a […]

Summits on the Air W6/CT-010 Mt. Islip

Islip Journey Today I decided I wanted to do a summit that was 8 points. Still trying to get my first hundred has been eluding me. I was easy to pick which one as I had yet to venture far East on the Angeles Crest Highway. One thing to note is that there is no […]

Summits on the Air W6/CT-021 Vetter Mountain

Vetter Mt. Well today was an interesting activation. I had been wanting to get back to the Crest as the local peaks around home just don’t have that “forestry” feel to them. So I picked Vetter, for two reasons. I had never done it and it was a relatively short hike(4 mi round trip). When […]