Rover Location Database

Grid Square CN79

1 location - Radar Hill

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Radar Hill, CN79bb99

Latitude, Longitude
49.083250, -125.840930
Map Location Near city of Tofino, County, BC, Altitude 340
Map See Google map, Bing map, OpenStreetMap, Beam heading

Last update: 2003-10-05
Comments by: Mike K7MDL

Radar Hill is a tourist area just south of Tofino.

There is a very good shot to the south. There is a thin ring of fir trees that obscure the view but 6m through 432 proved very good into Puget Sound and points south. There is a rock wall at the back of the lot which might serve as a reflector. The viewpoint looks primarily west, but a SE shot is possible if you can carry your gear out to the viewpoint rail; it might be 10-12 yards from the parking lot. Consider making a CN78 to CN79 microwave shot if other rovers are in the area.

Driving directions: This site is easy to get to. The road is paved all the way to the top. Two parking lots are at the end of the road a short distance from the highway. Mike K7MDL prefers the upper lot.

Restrictions: The gate is closed at night by park rangers. $10 (Canadian) is required to enter park, payable at a self service machine so bring cash. There is an outhouse available.

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