Again the time of the year when the owners of the beautiful piece of paradise are going on a holiday and needed somebody to "cut the grass".
Had to bring - of course - the radio and antennas and work some DX...
Apart of the OCF dipole for the morning nets I had put up the folding hex antenna. I'm very impressed by its performance. OK, I admit "issuing" a few expletives when erecting and collapsing the kit... but when it's up... it works great.
When I put it up (please note: one person's job) I was able to work LP US N5ZB in Louisiana for 559. Today I got on a third call T32RC. Easy.. too easy..
The radio is IC-7000 100 W. I'm pretty happy old fellow.
Being QRV while camping/house sitting is fun.
As a part of our big trip around Australia in four and a half months in a little caravan I have taken the opportunity to visit one of the be...
Again the time of the year when the owners of the beautiful piece of paradise are going on a holiday and needed somebody to "cut the g...
I had some spare time to finish assembly of my new toy (mind you - the last two weeks I had at least two new toys). Christian DL1ELU sold ...