DM/BW-853 – Blankenhalde – 871m (1)

Abstract:

August 14th, 2020, 13:50 – 14:00 UTC
My first activation of Blankenhalde, and possibly the shortest ever.

Wx: Heavy rain, temp approx. 16°C.
Walking time: none, Blankenhalde is a drive-on summit
Ascent/ descent: Approx. 0 metres

Rig: KX3 / 10W, 2.9Ah AGM battery, charged by solar power, Palm Pico Paddle
Ant: 22 m end fed wire with QRP L- Tuner as inverted L in a  tree.

Lots of QRN on 40 metres. k = 1, SFI = 73

9 CW QSOs on 40m

Highlight:
Equipment and operator survived the activation.

Lowlight:
Heavy rain

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