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2019 W4 Spring Campout May 1-6


#1

Return to Roan Mtn!

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Dates changed to avoid Mother’s Day weekend

We will have our spring campout at Roan Mountain State Park again this year, but a couple weeks later this time (Wednesday, May 1st through Monday, May 6th). Hopefully, the nights won’t be so nippy and the days warmer.

Campground details from last year

Summit information from last year

73, pat - KI4SVM (already planning on which summits to activate this year)


#2

Campout Attendees List

K4LPQ - Patrick - Campsite 35
KI4SVM - Pat - Campsite 36 - Wed-Mon
WH6LE - Pete - Campsite 36
N4HNH - Doug - Campsite 38
KN4LFT - Wayne - Campsite 38
WG4I - Ryan - Campsite 38
KC4WZB - Joel - Campsite 38
KW4JM - Scott - Campsite 42 - Th-Sun
K2JB - Dean - Campsite 43 - Wed-Mon
NY4G - Ariel - Campsite 44
W4RIK - Rick - Campsite 72 - Wed-Mon
K7EEX - Mark


#3

K2JB Site #43


#4

KW4JM site #42


#5

The campout has been rescheduled to the previous weekend (May 1st-6th) to avoid a conflict with Mother’s Day weekend. D’oh!

73, pat - KI4SVM


#6

I’m thinking of making trip over from Arkansas, although I have another event I was planning on that weekend. How does it work, do people pick some summits each day and pair up or is everyone on their own?


#7

Hi Bruce,

We hope you can make the trip! I think everyone has some sort of game plan for what summits they want to activate before they arrive, but plans are always open to changes. A lot of people plan multiple summits per day and there may be some overlap between different groups of activators. I think on one summit last year, we had three ‘shifts’ of activators on it at one point. My group was getting ready to head down, another was activating and a third had just arrived. I am sure you would welcome to tag along with pretty much anybody heading to a summit. Since this is just on the edge of normal operating range, I have a couple of longer hikes that I would like to do since I am reducing my travel time. Saturday will be the busiest day and it is something special to get up to a mountaintop and have a dozen summit to summits with multiple ops waiting for you! If you want to PM me your mailing address, I can add you to our email discussion list where more of the details and planning are discussed.

73, pat - KI4SVM