DM/BW-015 – Hochfirst – 1190m

Abstract:

June 11th, 2020, 08:50 – 10:00 UTC
My first activation of Hochfirst.

Wx: Overcast with sun from time to time, temperature approx. 14°C
Walking time: Zero, Hochfirst is a drive-on location
Ascent/ descent: almost 0 vertical metres

Rig: KX3 / 10W, 2.2Ah LiPo battery, Palm Pico Paddle
Ant: 22 m end fed wire with QRP L- Tuner as inverted L on a 6m- squid pole.

Condx on 30 metres and 40 metres were good with loud signals from all over EU and a small pile- up on each band.
k = 1, SFI = 71

31 CW QSOs on 40m
2 SSB QSO on 40m – 2 x S2S
32 CW QSOs on 30m – 1 x S2S

Highlight:
65 QSOs in less than 70 minutes net. operating time
One of the QSOs with DX.

Lowlight:
The QSD when operating the paddles with my left hand persists.

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