Snow in San Diego? Cuyamaca Peak "at 6,512 feet (1,985m)", is a mountain in San Diego County roughly 40 miles (64km) from the Pacific Ocean, Snows in winter are common above 5,000 feet at this Peak but SD has the BEST all Year Weather in the Nation San Diego has 70 miles of coastline and lots of beaches.
- Hello from Dave in San Diego, CA. (Hope you enjoy the Pictures below)-
MY Home is Located 14 miles in-land from the bay of San Diego at an Elevation of 232.149 m / 761.644 feet above sea level on side of the hill
over looking San Diego CA the Antenna is about 35 feet above ground "total height about 800 feet above sea leavel" on the side of the Hill I live on.
*Station: TS-480SAT with 100 watts. If needed Ameritron AL-80B. *Tower 1- KIO HexBeam on 20,17,15,10M at 35 feet above ground. *Tower 2- 2m Cushcraft A148 10S 10 elt. 35 feet above ground.
*Alpha Delta DX-CC 82 FT long 80-10M Inverted V antenna. Peak 35 feet above ground
About Myself: Although I got my Lic in 1/23/12 “Tech” then few months later General, then Extra. I am no Newbie to being RADIO ACTIVE. I started this Hobby around the age of 13 years old.
Majored in, Electronics, Magnetism and Radio Wave Propagation, Solar activity, Space & Earth Sci. Worked for 15 years in NASA / Aero Space “Special Programs” Title: (SR. Systems Accept Test, and Assembly Inspector for Special Programs). The one I love the most - HUBBLE Telescope 'WIDE BAND TX' – Got to meet and work with Great Minds and People in these years.
Now - Close to Retirement I had to get my LIC and enjoy this SCI as an Hobby! Hope to QSO with ALL of you At current (1/6/2014) I have made 252 Countries.
Learn / Read the DX Code of Conduct and Practice it . so we all can enjoy this hobby.
I will QSL with Email or eQSL.com Thank you for confirming the contact with QRZ.com logbook.Thank you
TOWER 1 Hexbeam by k4kio is (35 feet above ground to base plate, 20, 17, 15, 10 meters)
Above: new Paint on tower 1, and just showing off / having fun BELOW: Views from what the Hex see's
BELOW: Looking WEST fromeast north east, end ofbackyard -on 1st Day of Fall here in San Diego . tower looks bent, but cam lens.