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by jacknv7
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Amateur radio use in DVNP
Replies: 10
Views: 534

Re: Amateur radio use in DVNP

Best bet would probably be a satellite phone. I use Roadpost Communications and if you don't want to buy one you can rent one for $8 a day.

https://www.roadpost.com/satellite-phone-rentals
by jacknv7
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: The Park may be getting bigger
Replies: 12
Views: 1319

Re: The Park may be getting bigger

And in other news about increasing the size of the park, The Trust for Public Land listed in their recent printed newsletter 2019 priority projects. "The Rio Tinto-Death Valley property is the largest privately owned inholding in Death Valley National Park (DVNP) and one of the largest inholdings in...
by jacknv7
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ghost Town for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 3466

Re: Ghost Town for sale

Here is a short News Talk 1010 interview with one of the new owners...

http://www.iheartradio.ca/newstalk-1010 ... =1.4690098
by jacknv7
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ghost Town for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 3466

Re: Ghost Town for sale

A new article that talks about a few ghost town purchases and includes mention of Cerro Gordo...

https://theoutline.com/post/5605/ghost- ... i=t5cthn24
by jacknv7
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ghost Town for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 3466

Re: Ghost Town for sale

"This California Ghost Town Is Being Turned Into an Exciting New Vacation Destination" https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/man-buys-ghost-town-cerro-gordo-california?utm_campaign=travelleisure&utm_content=5b4f75a94b7385000745f994&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&xid=TrueAnthem_Twit...
by jacknv7
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ghost Town for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 3466

Re: Ghost Town for sale

Radio Interview with new Cerro Gordo owners...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSsm6G- ... e=youtu.be
by jacknv7
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Ghost Towns & Mining Camps
Topic: Cerro Gord0 SOLD!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 2393

Re: Cerro Gord0 SOLD!!!

Radio Interview with new Cerro Gordo owners...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSsm6G- ... e=youtu.be
by jacknv7
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ghost Town for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 3466

Re: Ghost Town for sale

"A group of LA investors paid over $1M for a ghost town— on Friday the 13th - They plan on rehabilitating the Old West mining town 200 miles from LA"

https://therealdeal.com/la/2018/07/13/a ... -the-13th/
by jacknv7
Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Marsfest 2018 in Death Valley Feb 23,24,25
Replies: 2
Views: 1305

Re: Marsfest 2018 in Death Valley Feb 23,24,25

The events and field trips are very informative and lots of fun. Here are photos from a few years ago.

http://www.overlandphotography.org/Deat ... -Festival/
by jacknv7
Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: April 2016 Devils Hole Case Disposition
Replies: 2
Views: 1095

April 2016 Devils Hole Case Disposition

Men accused of harming endangered species at Death Valley plead guilty

http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/37362481 ... ead-guilty
by jacknv7
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Park closure?
Replies: 4
Views: 3060

Re: Park closure?

Here is the NPS plan for the closure...

https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files ... y_plan.pdf
by jacknv7
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Identify and explain Panamint Playa anomaly please
Replies: 9
Views: 2791

Re: Identify and explain Panamint Playa anomaly please

I was thinking the race track when I measured the distance. That up welling is then 102 miles almost due north of the Panamint Playa. Looks like similar activity going on underground.
by jacknv7
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Identify and explain Panamint Playa anomaly please
Replies: 9
Views: 2791

Re: Identify and explain Panamint Playa anomaly please

For a comparison, this up welling occurs 80 miles north of the race track at an active geothermal field east of Silver Peak, Nevada.

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by jacknv7
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: The Amargosa River in the New York Times
Replies: 5
Views: 2281

Re: The Amargosa River in the New York Times

Here is an article from February 2015 that ties in to what you mention Tony...

Test site contamination creeping toward area drinking groundwater

http://pvtimes.com/news/test-site-conta ... water.html
by jacknv7
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: The Amargosa River in the New York Times
Replies: 5
Views: 2281

Re: The Amargosa River in the New York Times

The Amargosa Conservancy has a lot of good information also...

https://www.amargosaconservancy.org/