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We took the opportunity that Field Day gave, as a chance to test out our “new” 1977 camper.  I belong to the Capital City Amateur Radio Club, and we attended a national event called Field Day.  This year, Field Day ocured on June 27 and 28.  We gathered up our supplies and headed out to Devils Elbow, a campground on Houser Lake, which is on the Missouri River.  Even though this was an Amateur Radio event, we used our time to get out in the camper.  We had a great time, and this was a good time to work out the “bugs”.  We discovered a couple of things we lost or forgot, but overall, we had everything we needed.  We were only able to stay over one night, from Friday to Saturday, as we had a busy church schedule on Sunday.  Here are some pictures of our fun weekend.

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Field Day in our "new" camper Alia Finding Some Valuable "Leave-er-rites" Our Camp Spot The Kids Tossing Rocks Into The Lake Desire' J.J. in the "upper" bunk. Alia in the "Upper" bunk. Desire' feeding the seagulls. The gulls discovered Desire's food.

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Governors Cup

Desire\' and I on location at the 2008 Governor\'s Cup marathon race

Desire’ and I volunteered at the Governor’s Cup marathon race again this year. The races were on Saturday, June 6.  The Capital City Amateur Radio Club provides race communications each year.  Desire’, Lynn – K7WGR, and I – K7JM were stationed near Mill Road in Helena.  As you can see from the pictures, it was very cold and windy for us that were not running.  Some runners had almost nothing on, while others were bundled up pretty well.  We froze! John

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