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Us Southern Californians don't worry about lightning too much.
My "system" at home is to just disconnect the K3 and the AT2K
I did not stop to smell the flowers on the way down. I was more
interested in getting the lightning above me.
Many years ago we did a two week trip in the Brooks Range,
Alaska. Carried ice gear, rock gear and snow gear on top of the 2
weeks provisions. I didn't weigh my pack, but it was upwards of
50 pounds, I'm sure. Turns out weather moved in and we were there
18 days - the last three with no food. That was an adventure.
73 Eric KG6MZS
On 6/20/21 9:27 AM, Jerry N9AVY wrote:
Nice going and glad you
escaped Mother Nature's Fireworks.
Nice pics of area and
flowers. Stop to smell the flowers ?
You may need to do more
practice runs with heavier packs (50 lbs ?); then, 30 libs
won't seem so heavy
73 , Jerry n9avy
On Sunday, June 20, 2021, 11:16:30 AM CDT, Eric KG6MZS
Jerry & Crew,
My story from yesterday isn't as dramatic:
Yesterday I hiked up the 10,441' Pajarito Mountain in New
Mexico. I was
having a lot of fun working 24 stations all over the US
and Canada when
I noticed that some monsoon cumulus starting to build.
Sure enough, as
I was wrapping it up, thunder became audible and big fat
to fall. The lightning got closer and closer as I
scurried down the
mountain. Fortunately getting soaked was the only price I
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