DM/BW-001 – Feldberg – 1493m

Abstract:

June 12th, 2020, 10:30 – 11:10 UTC
My first activation of Feldberg.

Wx: blue sky with no clouds at all, pleasant temperature
Walking time: approx. 60 minutes up, 0 minutes down as we took the chairlift
Ascent/ descent: approx 250 vertical metres

Rig: KX3 / 10W, 2.9Ah AGM battery, Palm Pico Paddle
Ant: 22 m end fed wire with QRP L- Tuner as inverted L on a 6m- squid pole.

Good condx on 40m for central EU with loud signals and a small pile- up.
30m was disappointing with lots of QRM from the transmitting stations nearby.
k = 1, SFI = 71

23 CW QSOs on 40m – 5 x S2S
3 CW QSOs on 30m – 1 x S2S

Highlight:
Magnificent view of the Swiss Alps: Eiger, Mönch Jungfrau,…

Lowlight:
Lots of QRM on 30m.

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