On Monday evening I was watching out for Colin (G6AVK) on 3559.9 kHz
He was transmitting QRSS3 with about 1W out, and propagation was rather poor. but at 2100Z the signal popped up :
... and stayed for about 20 minutes before fading out :
I am using a FT-817 with a 30m circumference loop antenna strung above the rooftop of the apartment building, and fed inside the apartment with 450 ohm air spaced ladder line and a good balanced tuner.
FT8 it's a winner! - 28 MHz FT8 mode last night open to VO1NE GN27 S.A. PY LU CX CE good signals after repairing the wire antennas damaged in the storm last week 80m...
1 day ago