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I ❤ Ham Radio - Morse Code Key - Lunchtime Activity

I searched & searched & called & called with no luck.

Then in the final minutes snagged a contact on 20 meters cw on the QRP frequency of all places!


My Solo Contact:


Al in Port St.Lucie, Florida

Sent: 339

Received: 579

Distance: 1000+ Miles


You just never know what surprises these conditions will bring!


My Gear:

Kenwood TS-480HX

Power Output: 200W Full Afterburner!

Antenna: 57" whip on 2x 22" Buddipole antenna arms on an Alpha Moto Coil all mounted on an MFJ tri mag mount on my car trunk

Key: Palm Radio Mini Paddle


Conditions: Poor

Solar Flux: 78 A10 K4

Weather: Sunny 50'sF

Lunch: Sue's Fresh chicken & veggies on the side & a bottle of "natural spring water"




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Taken on April 9, 2019