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All Hail the Fox!  For he has something to say!
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Pete and Andrew go through the Tuner settings for the bands.
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Carefully checking the settings.
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And now we're ready to hit the air with almost a half hour to go till key time!
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Here we have our Equipment Table:  The Yeasu FT-100D was our work rig and the ICOM-2720 was being used for talk-in on the W3EAX repeater and CCARC Simplex: 146.455
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Can you find the Fox?
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Talk about a Fox Hunt!!! :-)
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Observe our specimen, Andrew, as he hunts down that rare DX.  (You've gotta say it with an Australian accent).
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Frustrated that 40m has finally shut down for the night.  Dag bern foriegn broadcasters trying to play with our minds......
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Is there life?  Not here.  It's starting to get late and we feel it now...
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Andrew is making contacts with Scott Hansen logging the contacts.
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Here, we have Fox looking up some relevant information... We think...
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Ah.. At last.  Some fuel.
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Time to move on to the next band...  Here we're tuning up to another band to try and make some more contacts.
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Pete taking logs while Andrew made some more contacts.
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Andrew and Pete try to pull in a few more contacts on 40m.
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Here's a look at the whole room.  We couldn't operate out of our chack but we were right next to it here.  Hopefully we'll be able to get into it next time.
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We were able to tune the antenna up on 80, 40, 20, 17, 15, 12, and 10.
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Pete (Standing up) Fox, Scott Hansen, and Andrew start to make contacts. We're using N3FJP's logging software to keep track of contacts.
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Here Pete (KB3GTN) and Andrew (KB3HNS) are stringing the long end of the Carolina Windham.
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It's getting late and time to sleep says Scott Hansen.  More radio in the morning.
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Here we're tuning up and preparing for key time.
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