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Dominic Smith

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Santa Calatina Island & Visalia Convention 2005

I operated from Santa Catalina Island (IOTA NA-066) on 11th and 12th April 2005, en route to the Northern California DX Club's convention in Visalia, CA. The callsign was W6/M0BLF/P and equipment was an FT-897 with 100W into a dipole. Sadly conditions meant that we only contacted the Americas, with the exception of one Spanish station. QSL via M0BLF.


The Catalina Express
The Catalina Express: The catamaran which takes you to the islands

The Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel
We stayed in the Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel, on the cliff above the town of Avalon, with some space to put up a dipole too.

The view from Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel
The hotel has a beautiful view over Avalon.

The operating position
The operating position in our hotel room. (The computer is running SDX for logging)

DX Dinner at Visalia
DX Dinner at the Visalia convention on 16th April.

Caleb KD7RDY, Hector XE1K and I
Caleb KD7RDY, Hector XE1K and I.

Other photographs I took are available from Flickr.

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