"his week, Surfin’ urges hams to climb every mountain on the East and West Coasts in the quest for the Golden Packet.
July 24 is “Golden Packet Sunday.” Bob Bruninga, WB4APR, hopes to field enough Amateur Radio communications teams located on mountains in the Eastern and Western USA to communicate packets and APRS messages from one end to the other of the 2175 mile Appalachian Trail on the East Coast, and the 2663 mile Pacific Crest Trail on the West Coast.
Drive or hike up an APRS mountain next Sunday and join the annual Golden Packet attempt from noon to 4 PM local time. For more details, visit Bob’s Golden Packet websites for the East Coast and West Coast.".......