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Welcome to SMART Country - N4GSM
The Smoky Mountains Amateur Radio Team
meets at 7:00 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each
month at the Graham County Public Library
in Robbinsville, North Carolina.

Serving Greater Graham County

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Smoky Mountains Amateur Radio Team
Cherohala Skyway Special Event
Saturday, October 2, 2010

Transmitting from Hooper Bald to commemorate the
14th Anniversary of the opening of the
Cherohala Scenic Skyway.

Call Sign:  N4GSM
Date:  Saturday, 2 October 2010
Time:  1500 to 2100 UTC
Frequencies:  7.242MHz +/- & 14.242MHz +/-

For those contacts wishing a card or certificate,
please send a self-addressed stamped envelop of appropriate size to:

S.M.A.R.T.
Post Office Box 983
Robbinsville, NC 28771-0983

The Cherohala Skyway -- pronounced
Cher-ah-hay-la -- is a contraction of the names Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee and the Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina.

Cherohala Skyway

Gary, KD4TPO, and his recorder N.T. on 20 Meter Band.001_20acopy2.jpg (357352 bytes)

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    Allen, K2PTQ, and his recorder Dick, KU4HA, at the 40 Meter Station.

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The Cherohala Skyway Special Event

This Special Event is sponsored by the Smoky Mountains Amateur Radio Team to commemorate the opening of the Cherohala Skyway on October 10, 1996.  The Skyway is a scenic 52 mile mountain drive through the Nantahala and Cherokee National Forests.  The road connects Robbinsville, North Carolina with Tellico Plains, Tennessee.  The Skyway was 38 years from concept to completion and originally traveled by wagon train.  The actual transmission site is from Hooper Bald rest stop at an elevation of 5,300 feet.

For those contacts wishing a card or certificate,
please send a SASE of appropriate size to:

S.M.A.R.T.
Post Office Box 983
Robbinsville, NC 28771-0983

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