Welcome All,
Follow us as we sail Bullwinkle, our Westsail 32, south to California, Mexico, out to Hawaii and back home to Seattle.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

blog update thru San Diego

Testing the radio through San Diego station W6IM, San Diego Yacht Club. About 910 NM away

Additional post by radio

Again we're testing the radio on board the boat. Certainly not as good as reception as from home. Today we're using a experimental vertical dipole made from speaker wire.....

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Radio post 6/5/2012

This update is posted via winlink and a ham station in Atwater California.
The ham radio is now install on Bullwinkle and a temporary counterpoise is installed. Working out the kinks as the stray RF is sometimes causing the computer to blink on and off..........
stay tuned