2016  National Parks On The Air  /  Field Day
Museum of NC Minerals, Blue Ridge Parkway, Mitchell County
Mayland Amateur Radio Club,  Special Event Station  W4M






The antenna farm.


Assembling an antenna mast.
There is a radio station under that hat.


KC4TVO
KZ5ED showing how its done.



KK4NLV on the air


KM4TPA on the air
Much adult input.


KJ4SXJ logging contacts.
KM4TNR on the air


W4ABM in a pile up.
KM4TOJ checking out the setup.


Solar N4JRC
Hold this while I heat up the soldering gun.


Solder for good RF connections
KK4BWC and N4JRC


KI4ZUI
Tent meeting outside the tent


About ready to hoist the antenna, again.
Icom on the job


Even smooth talkers stumble when on the air.
Giving the coax and antenna a colonoscopy exam.