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Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) We've Arrived
We've Arrived

After many long hours of driving through the night it's nice to see we have arrived in Sept-iles.
The River

Up here the river is so wide you could mistake it for the Ocean because you can't see the other side.
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) The River

The Clubhouse
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Club Members
Club Members

Here are the local hams who gave us a lot of assistance during our visit. (left to right) Jean Paul, VE2UA, Dominique, VE2DMG and Rod, VE2NN.
Tower

This is the back of the club station and what the tower looked like when we first arrived. That is John at the base.
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Tower
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Inside
Inside

Inside the spacious club house. (left to right) John, WB2K, Jean Paul, VE2UA, Rod, VE2NN and Dominique, VE2DMG.
Assembly

Assemblying the Mosley PRO-37 that we brought and gave to the club.
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Assembly
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Tower Work
Tower Work

John did all the tower work on a very cold windy day. I'm sure his fingers were frozen.
Complete

All set and ready to contest.
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Complete
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Beveredge Feedpoint
Beveredge Feedpoint

At the club station we strung out beveredges in 3 different directions. The switching is performed in this box.
I don't know?

I only remember being cold and wanting to be inside.
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) I don't know?
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) John
John

John took time to snap some shots too.
Testing the Antenna

Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Testing the Antenna
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Station 1 is Ready
Station 1 is Ready


The Chalet
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Unpacking
Unpacking

Lots of aluminum to take off the van.
The Chalet

Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) The Chalet
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Interior
Interior

Kitchen

Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Kitchen
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Bedroom
Bedroom

Back of Chalet

Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Back of Chalet
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Pulling Sections
Pulling Sections

Antenna assembly is fun!
Dave Clowning

We had a bit of a problem as our original mast did not handle the weight.
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Dave Clowning
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Antennas Up
Antennas Up

In the foreground is the Butternut HF-2V and the Mosley TA-33 out by the river.
Mosley TA-33

Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Mosley TA-33
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) Station 2 is Ready
Station 2 is Ready


Contest Operating
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) VE2TJA
VE2TJA

John at his operating position at Station 1 (The Club).
VE2NRK

Here's Dave at Station 2 (The Chalet).
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) VE2NRK

Going Home
Sept-iles, Quebec, Canada (VE - CQ Zone 2) John Packing
John Packing

Putting the TA-33 back on the van.
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