June 16th, 2023 LRA Fox Hunt

We extend our gratitude to all those who took part in the thrilling Fox Hunt of June 2023! The experience of hiding and seeking two transmitters on different frequencies was truly remarkable. It was no easy feat, but our determined and skilled participants embraced the challenge wholeheartedly.

“Team OIL,” consisting of Dan and Dwayne, set up a clever VHF transmitter, while Matt – AF9Q – placed another on UHF. Both transmitters proved to be elusive, but our resourceful hunters rose to the occasion and successfully located them.

Let’s give a round of applause to Gene, Bonnie, Mary, and Al from “Team Haney” for their exceptional performance. They were the first to discover the VHF transmitter, utilizing Gene’s remarkable Doppler system. Their precision and ingenuity were truly impressive.

But that’s not all! Matthew and Stephanie from “Green Eggs and HAM” went above and beyond, locating both transmitters using their powerful KrakenSDR equipment. Their dedication and expertise paid off handsomely.

Regrettably, Team Beer Battered Boys encountered an unexpected equipment failure and had to abandon the hunt. We hope to see them back in action next time with their gear fully operational.

Here are the results:

1st place – Team “Green Eggs and HAM” for successfully finding both the UHF and VHF transmitters using KrakenSDR.

2nd place – “Team Haney.” Gene, Bonnie, Mary, and Al swiftly located the VHF transmitter.

3rd place – Team “Beer Battered Boys.” These intrepid engineers, who constantly innovate with new direction-finding “weapons” and tactics, showcased their determination.

Following the exhilarating hunt, we gathered at Jose’s Blue Sombrero to celebrate our achievements. The atmosphere was filled with excitement as we exchanged stories, enjoyed one another’s company, and indulged in delicious food and beer. It was the perfect ending to an extraordinary event.

Once again, a massive thank you to all the participants for creating an unforgettable and successful Fox Hunt. Your enthusiasm and camaraderie truly make these events special. We eagerly await our next adventure with all of you!