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120' Rohn 55 tower from several miles away665 views1988 - 2004.
The radio tower sits lonely, splendid, and regal amidst abundant nature.



copyright David Schoen 1968 - 2014 all rights reserved
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1990 - King Kong Ridge, a mile above the world.371 viewsThe wall moves

buffet me

keep me safe

from the depredation of man

the wind smacks the cabin

shudders

I am free

I am home

welcome wind!
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1990 - My Good Friend Edgardo and Me271 viewsAt King Kong Ridge with my jeep.

Edgardo, visiting from Italy, had an aneurism a few months later, and died, at the age of 27.
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My Good Friend Edgardo385 viewsIK8DOI and Me, with my jeep, on King Kong Ridge.
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1990 CQWW SSB347 views
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1991 - David At Home346 viewsAt King Kong Ridge, a mile above the world.

Listening for the tiniest voices from around the planet.
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1996 - Longpath and Pola In My Old Oak Grove On King Kong Ridge316 viewsLongpath was black with yellow eyebrows, and her chest was white. She was the first born, right next to my bed. She lived for 10 years and one day, dying of a fast growing cancer.
Pola (Polar Path) was white and round, loved to play with rattlesnakes, and she died at age 6, of accumulated snake bites.
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1996 - Visit of Ava and The Kids to King Kong Ridge303 viewsMy dogs Longpath, Pola (Polar Path!), and Sam ----and Ava & the kids. A picnic in my old oak grove.
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2004 - Sunset On King Kong Ridge305 viewsLast days on the mountaintop.


there will be no time like this again

watching the last light of the last day

as a cold nose nuzzles my hand

and voices on the radio brought life to the night.
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2 el. 80m. yagi at 120'363 viewsrohn 55 at King Kong Ridge
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80 meter 4 square at sunrise477 viewsThere is nothing like the longpath. At this moment it is wide open to Europe just before dawn. We are all excited, and moving as fast as we can.
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80 Meter WAZ #17288 views
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