April 24, 2012: Scott Bovitz: The building and operation of an ultimate contesting van (actually 2012)
J. Scott Bovitz, N6MI, operates ham radio contests (Field Day style) from various California counties and grid squares. Bovitz will be speaking about his most recent construction and contest project — the ultimate contest station on wheels.
Bovitz currently runs an Elecraft K-Line (K3, P3, and KPA500) in a Ford van — a former electronic news gathering (ENG)/cellular on wheels (COW). The van has a 56\\\' 2\\\" pneumatic mast, a 5 kilowatt generator under the hood (120 volts), and eight large batteries. For a written profile of the N6MI station, see CQ Amateur Radio magazine (February 2012). See also n6mi.com.
For his day job, Bovitz is a lawyer; Board Certified, Business Bankruptcy Law, American Board of Certification (abcworld.org); Certified Specialist, Bankruptcy Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization (californiaspecialist.org); Southern California “Super Lawyer” in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell; Member, California Committee of Bar Examiners; author; frequent lecturer.
Other activities: Recording engineer; Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic (lalawyersphil.org); composer/producer of 306 songs; published photographer.