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G/DC-005 'Christ Cross' Sat 7th Jun


#1

Hello all,
Having a go on this one tomorrow, mainly CW QRP, using FT-817 4 Watts to 2x10m fed wid open wire feeder. QRV at 0800 UTC hopefully if all goes to plan. Would appreciate spotting if heard. Will also try SSB. 73 Jeff G4ELZ


#2

In reply to G4ELZ:
Thanks for the QSO on 40m CW.


#3

In reply to G4ELZ:
You were coming in “like a local” on 40m due to unusual short skip.


#4

In reply to G4ELZ:

Your antenna was doing a great job Jeff, with strong sigs into North Yorkshire.
on 40m.

Delighted to hear you make the s2s with Lutz DJ3AX

73 Roy G4SSH


#5

In reply to G4SSH:

Great job Jeff and big sigs too. Nice to work you after hearing you so often in the pile-ups.
I think you are the S2S king today, I heard you work Gerald, Lutz and Klaus, hi.

73
Mike GW0DSP


#6

In reply to G4ELZ:
Thanks for the contact. You had a good signal on 40 with your dipole. What kind of matching did you use to the open feeder?
73 de Ken GM0AXY


#7

Thanks for the kind comments everybody. I had a great time on ‘Christ Cross’ G/DC-005. Its only 30 miles from my home so it’s convenient for me. In reply to Ken’s (GM0AXY) question on the tuner. I used my home brew W3TS ‘L’ match which seems to tune a broad range of antenna types and doublets especially. The 2x 10m was at 10m using my fishing pole and the open wire feeder is home brew approx. 10cm spacing. I managed about 4 Watts from my FT-817 and aging batteries!!

My thanks to all who called me, 110 QSO’s including 11 S2S contacts:-
OK2BDF/P OK/VY-019
GW4OIG/P GW/MW-020
DJ3AX/P DM/TH-291
OK1IF/P OK/LI-035
DF3GN/P DM/BW-601
OK1DDQ/P OK/PL-011
DJ3AX/P DM/TH-292
DF2GN/P DM/BW-603
G4OBK/P G/NP-009
OK2BDF/P OK/VY-011
F8KGH/P F/AM-626

My thanks to all the stations that called me and for the spots. A special big thanks to the stations that stood by for my S2S QSO’s. What gentlemen. Log will be uploaded ASAP. 73 CU from another hill Jeff G4ELZ


#8

In reply to G4ELZ:
congrats for the activity! tnx fer qso
hpe cuagn
best regards
f5nep Lionel