My First SOTA Activations!

SOTA LogoRecently, I have been taking an interest in SOTA (Summits On The Air) and this week, being a holiday week, I had the chance to go on my first expedition. For those that don’t know, SOTA is “Summits On The Air”; Take your gear, climb a mountain or hill and make at least 4 contacts in order for it to be a successful activation. What I thought was great about SOTA is that it would give me a reason to actually go somewhere and do something. It seems like more and more over the past few months, I have become a homebody and when I’m not on the road working, I tend to never leave the house. No, literally… I have had complete weeks that I didn’t venture out to do anything more than check the mail. It was time to take my amateur radio hobby up a few notches… or feet.

Read more about the journey…