NPOTA with a twist
For those of you that know the park, you know that one of the highlights for motorists is Skyline Drive, which traverses the length of the park (north to south). We will be traveling the entire length of Skyline Drive, with me operating the radio as we go. I'll start out with voice operations on 20 meters - starting around 14.240 MHz and I'll just keep moving up till I find a quiet spot to start calling cq with the first small twist - "NPOTA Mobile".
As long as I hit the minimum contacts for an official activation, I'll then potentially try a couple other bands, with 17, 15, 12, 10 being potentials. The highlight, and biggest "twist" however will be when I start calling on 14.070 PSK31 Mobile! It will go something like this:
cq cq cq npota cq cq cq npota de n3vem n3vem n3vem mobile
I'm know I'm not the first person who's done PSK31 mobile (These guys claim to be the first), but maybe I'll be the first to do it for National Parks on the Air!
If you're a chaser at home, you can't see the beautiful sites I'll get to see, so here are a couple public domain pictures of the park from the NPS web site:
Tell me about your mobile setup! Have you ever attempted any non-voice modes while mobile?
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