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Mt. San Cristóbal EA2/NV-119 by EA2IF/P on 31/10/2015


#1

One more
Saturday morning I hiked to Mt. San Cristóbal on a very cloudy morning with fresh but nice enough temperature.

It took me 33 minutes to get to the summit today. I started hike at 10h01 u.t.c. and arrived to the summit at 10h34 in the company of my loyal dog Lucho.

There was just a little wind so I put my SOTA hat on and a warmer clothing in order to
keep my sweaty body warm during the activation, as I always do.

I quickly installed the 20m ECO VEHICOLARE mobile whip antenna on top of a PVC tube with
a single wire radial sloping down towards the North, as usual.

I started CQing on 14.062 a few minutes before my Alert announced start time, so RBN couldn’t pick up my CQ call and raise a spot yet. However, Roy G4SSH was ready and pickd me up after the very first CQ call. He kindly offered to raise a spot for me and a huge pile of chaser built up immediately.

I enjoyed it very, very, very much. It’s so fun dealing with these big pile ups… One feels for a short while like being in Spratly Is. or so… :smile:

I managed to log 28 QSOs in just a 20 minutes operation. This is the log:

Thank you very much, dear chasers, for your calls.

I’ll be looking forward to copying you soon again from another summit.

Best 73 de Guru


#2

Guru,

thanks for the 20 meter contact. Your signal was vy hard on my Warc beam. I made a lot of points today. It was vy busy on 30 meters.

CU and 73, PA9CW.