OE/VB-371 – Hoher Freschen – 2004m

Abstract:

August 4th, 2019; 08:10 – 08:59 UTC
My first activation of Hoher Freschen.

Wx: sunny and warm
Walking time approx. 35 minutes from Freschenhaus.
Ascent/ descent: approx. 160m from/ to Freschenhaus.

Conditions on 20m were good with many S2S- QSOs (apparently on ground wave). Activity on 30m was low but better than the day before, conditions on 40m seemed to be good.

Rig: KX3 / 5W, 2200mAh LiPo (3S), Palm Pico Paddle
Ant: EFHW Dipole (40m, 30m, 20m) as inverted L on a 6m GRP Pole

14 CW QSOs on 20m
8 CW QSOs on 30m
21 CW QSOs on 40m

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OE/VB-431 – Falben (Gapfohl) – 1793m

Abstract:

August 3rd, 2019; 12:48 – 13:37 UTC
My first activation of Falben.

Wx: overcast,  approx. 20°C
Walking time approx. 45 minutes from Berghof Laterns
Ascent/ descent: approx. 250m from there

Conditions on 20m were good with one QSO to NA and FR/F5PLC heard very loud. Activity on 30m was low as often, conditions on 40m seemed to be okay.

Rig: KX3 / 5W, 2200mAh LiPo (3S), Palm Pico Paddle and Baofeng UV-5R
Ant: EFHW Dipole (40m, 30m, 20m) as inverted L on a 6m GRP Pole

6 CW QSOs on 20m
2 CW QSOs on 30m
15 CW QSOs on 40m
1 FM QSO on 2m

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