The N2IC QTH is located in the southwest corner of New Mexico, near the city of Silver City. This places us about 70 miles north of the XE border, and 50 miles east of the New Mexico/Arizona border.
The QTH is on a hilltop, with very steep dropoff in all directions except west.
|Topographic Map (point marked 6905' is N2IC QTH)|
|View to EU|
|View to JA|
To the north, east and west, the QTH borders the spectacular Gila National Forest.
Rigs: TS-950SDX (2)
Amplifiers: Alpha 76CA, Alpha 76PA
|M2 40M4LLDD 4 element 40 @ 105'|
|2 el 80 meter inverted-vee beam switchable NE/SW @ 100'|
|80 meter inverted-vee NW/SE @100'.|
|160 meter vertical, 14 ground-mounted radials|
|KLM KT-36XA @ 75'|
|5 element 15, 32' boom @ 32'|
|5 element 6, 16' boom|
|5 el 20, 40' boom @60'|
Beverages NE, SE, NW, SW
Contest Software: N1MM Logger
Sidenote: I have given serious consideration to replacing the KT-36XA's with Force 12 C31XR's. I have had excellent contest success with the C31XR at the QTH of NA5S. In addition, I spent many hours modeling the C31XR with MultiNEC (using a NEC-2 model), and comparing the results to representative monobanders. Click here for results. Only economic considerations have kept me from putting up C31XR's at this QTH.