With an all-day on-foot hunt at Schabarum Park on April 19, followed by an
ARDF planning meeting, I figured that there wouldn't be any time to go into
hiding for the Fullerton hunt in the evening. Fortunately, Jason KD6ICZ
volunteered to hide for us. Everything looked good until Friday, when the
transmission went out on Jason's vehicle and he had to have it towed to the
So after the ARDF meeting in La Puente, April and I headed up Hacienda to
10 freeway. We put the quad on the van on the second floor of a parking
garage next to the theater complex at The Plaza in West Covina, just south
boundary and east of Vincent Avenue. It only took 400 milliwatts into the
quad to get a signal back to the starting point, so we hoped it was a Baldy
Deryl and Steve must have gotten the bounce, because they headed all the
up the 57 and put on 33.5 miles. Dave did better, getting off the 57 at
and working his way to us. He stopped just short of driving into the
with his quad. Apparently Bob and Eusebio weren't fooled at all, because
came up Hacienda and had nearly perfect mileage.
N6ZHZ/Eusebio 18.1 Winner!