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Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Border Crossing
Border Crossing

Entering Canada at Niagara Falls, NY.
Air Canada Seat Back

This was cool having a choice of entertainment possibilities on the seat back in front of me. A USB port for keeping my iPhone up to snuff was handy. On the right there is also a 110v outlet available.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Air Canada Seat Back
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Vancouver Gate
Vancouver Gate

Ready to take the trip North from here.
Mountains

From the airplane I can see plenty of mountain ranges.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Mountains
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Arrival
Arrival

Here's my jet sitting on the tarmac in Whitehorse
Arrival Gate

Get into the terminal quickly. It wasn't really that cold, just looks it.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Arrival Gate
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Eric, VY1EI
Eric, VY1EI

My host was very nice to tote some of my luggage while we head for the vehicle.

The Station
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Station Location
Station Location

We are in an industrial area away from the center of town.
Dave Peeking Inside

Look here to find a complete ham shack in a trailer.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Dave Peeking Inside
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Eric and His Shack
Eric and His Shack

The extra propane canister is to keep us from freezing.
Station Set-up

Here's Eric getting the station set up to operate.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Station Set-up
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Window Dressing
Window Dressing

Ground, coax and 240v for the amp.
Complete Station

Here's the station all set up except we haven't found the keyer paddles yet.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Complete Station
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Let The Contest Begin
Let The Contest Begin

I'm pretty happy things seem to be under control and we're ready to get started.
Scout

No ham station is completely without a trusty mascot. This is Eric's dog Scout.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Scout
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Yagi
Yagi

Here is the tribander beam on this crank up portable tower at about 50 feet.
Tower Base

This tower was pretty stable all by itself and didn't need me holding it.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Tower Base
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Man vs. Tower
Man vs. Tower

Is all I can think of. I love this shot!

About Town
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Provincal Office
Provincal Office

This is Eric's place of work.
Shopping District

I loaded up on trinkets.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Shopping District
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Snow Sweeping
Snow Sweeping

A couple of guys had these things that were motorized like a weedwacker but had a big spinning brush on the end. It seems to do a great job on the light snow.
Starbucks (Yukon Version)

Just like home.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Starbucks (Yukon Version)
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Photo Op
Photo Op

It looks like the moose was disinterested in my advances however really this was the friendliest moose I met on the entire trip.

Heading Home
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) The World's Largest Weathervane
The World's Largest Weathervane

Read more about it at Atlas Obscura.com.
The Counter

Here is the ticketing counter inside Whitehorse airport.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) The Counter
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Eric, VY1EI
Eric, VY1EI

We're just chatting while enjoying coffee prior to my airplane arriving to take me home.
Deicing

You don't need a million dollars worth of fancy equipment to perform the deicing ritual.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada (VE) Deicing
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