2010 CW SS

Wednesday, February 6, 2013


Took advantage of the nice weather this afternoon to put up a 17-meter dipole (@30') that I had cut and assembled last September (!) but not installed.  Seems to "work" fine (apologies to N6BT) -- flat SWR and ~30db better than my 40-meter dipole on RX.  Worked both 6Y5WJ and HC1HW on the first call barefoot.  I definitely need to hit the WARC bands to beef up my DXCC Challenge total, so, as the Bud Light commercials say, "(H)ere we go...."

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