Daily Archives: 28/07/2013

HB/SG-049 Selun – 2205m, 8 points

Date: 28-07-2013 11:00-11:42 UTC
Activation together with my XYL Roya, Andy (a friend from QRL) and his family. There’s a quite spectacular cable car (CHF 18.- two way) going up from Starkenbach, saving the first 600m altitude. There’s limited parking available next to the cable car station. From the top station, the way is well marked, continuously ascending, but never very steep. It can be done in 1.5-2 hours. The only possible antenna support on the summit is the summit cross. As the summit is usually crowded (especially on weekends), I prepared a guying kit for the fiberglass mast the day before, so I could set up the antenna elsewhere. Thanks to Andy and his son, the antenna was set up quickly and was holding up fine, despite the quite strong and gusty Föhn wind.
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