Bike Ride in Old Hill Village
Today was magic! Everything has turned green in the last couple of
days. Judy and I rode our bikes
in Old Hill Village this afternoon. I brought the KX3 and worked
Slovenia, Lithuania, Dominican
Republic, St. Kitts, Indiana and South Dakota.
We started out at Shop Road and headed south. We could tell the
Pemigewasset River was high.
But we were surprised when we found the road was flooded about a
mile into the trip.
We turned around and rode back to the camper. Then we headed south
by car several miles and came
into the flood control area from the other end. It was
gorgeous. After riding for ten minutes or so, we
came to a beautiful little cove.
Soon the old road leveled out through a large field not far from the
But we were on high ground and didn't see any more water on the
We stopped in front of an old butternut tree a mile or so farther
operated here before.
You can see Judy in the background. She brought her knitting and is
working on some booties for a friend's new baby. I tossed my line
the tallest branch and set up a vertical wire. I ran the KX3 at 5
started out on 17 meters. Right away I worked W1AW/0 in South
I jumped between 17, 15 and 12 meters to work six stations in about
Here's my log:
18 May-14 2026 18.085 W1AW/0 CW 599 599 SD
18 May-14 2030 24.892 HI3LFE CW 599 599
18 May-14 2034 21.035 LY10W CW 599 599
18 May-14 2037 18.068 S51TA CW 559 599
18 May-14 2043 18.076 W9FAM CW 599 599
18 May-14 2044 18.077 V44KAI CW 599 599 St.
From this spot I look east across the Pemi to Sanbornton. It's
I packed up the gear for the ride south to the camper. Judy took a
quick snapshot of me and the bike.