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Summit Activation Correction


#1

After wasting the best part of 2 hours and 3 attempts today, at trying to ascend the approach to Long Mynd from Church Stretton, I gave up and drove to Caer Caradoc Hill where this approach wasn’t much better :frowning:

Finally, I made my way to G/WB-003 Stiperstones, however, I managed to alert myself and was spotted as G/WB-005 Long Mynd. The error was picked up very quickly and the spot was ammended.

Just to confirmation for a few early chasers, I was in fact activating G/WB-003 Stiperstones.

Apologies for the hassle.

73 Mike
2E0YYY


#2

Thanks for the activation. :slight_smile:

73, Rick M0LEP


#3

In reply to 2E0YYY/P:

Did you get lost again Mike???

Miss your chief navigator???

Nice to hear you from Stiperstones.

Regards

Dave


#4

In reply to M0LEP:

Thanks for the activation. :slight_smile:

Cheers Rick, I’ve had less stressful activatios :wink:

BTW, nice to work you on the 40m band with my super lightweight HF antenna, weighing in at just 240 grammes.

73 Mike
2E0YYY


#5

In reply to 2E0YYY:
Nice to hear you Mike, Apologies about not working you from G/WB-004 I was to busy having a ball on SSB!

73

Matt G8XYJ


#6

In reply to 2E0YYY:

It’s a nice walk from Church Stretton to Long Mynd, it’s also an easy walk across from Church Stretton to Caer Caradoc. Both can easily be done in a day on foot. They make a nice day out by train and were both done on SOTA’s very first day.

73

Richard
G3CWI


#7

In reply to M0TUB:

In reply to 2E0YYY/P:

Did you get lost again Mike???

Miss your chief navigator???

Nice to hear you from Stiperstones.

Not one of my better days, Dave!

Nice to work you on 40m.

Catch you later this week…

Best 73s
Mike 2E0YYY


#8

In reply to G8XYJ:

In reply to 2E0YYY:
Nice to hear you Mike, Apologies about not working you from G/WB-004 I
was to busy having a ball on SSB!

No problem Matt, having a ball is what it’s all about. I’m pleased the new antenna seems to be working well,

Well done on so many S2S. Sadly, I missed a few due to my unforseen delay :frowning:

Best 73s
Mike 2E0YYY


#9

In reply to 2E0YYY:
S2S! I like them Mike but they take so long to enter on the database HI!


#10

In reply to G3CWI:

In reply to 2E0YYY:

It’s a nice walk from Church Stretton to Long Mynd, it’s also an easy
walk across from Church Stretton to Caer Caradoc. Both can easily be
done in a day on foot. They make a nice day out by train and were both
done on SOTA’s very first day.

To be honest Richard, I did consider the walk. There were shed loads of hikers going up there. Unfortunately, I’d geared myself up for a short walk from the car park. It’s a bit of a slap to the trig with a 20Ah SLAB, 857, Collinear and poles, without all the other junk I was carrying.

I’ll try and work it in the next week or two.

BTW, thanks for the /M contact.

Best 73s
Mike 2E0YYY


#11

In reply to 2E0YYY:

BTW, nice to work you on the 40m band with my super lightweight HF
antenna, weighing in at just 240 grammes.

That sounds like the kind of antenna I could use… What kind of beast is it?

73, Rick M0LEP


#12

In reply to M0LEP:
Don’t start him off Rick.

If he gets upset he will start throwing groundplanes around and scratching innocent folks cars…blame the ponies Mick - like you usually do.

His super light weight hf aerial is only let down by the fact that it hangs off the top of a 20Kg colinear and 2 x 2.5m poles each weighing the equivalent of decent scaffolding…more /A than /P :slight_smile:


#13

In reply to G1STQ:

In reply to M0LEP:
Don’t start him off Rick.

If he gets upset he will start throwing groundplanes around and
scratching innocent folks cars…blame the ponies Mick - like you
usually do.

Oi, I’m not the one who throws tantrums, even when hauling somones “flat” 17Ah SLAB up the Gritstone Trail! Perhaps you thought I needed the excersise :-)))

His super light weight hf aerial is only let down by the fact that it
hangs off the top of a 20Kg colinear and 2 x 2.5m poles each weighing
the equivalent of decent scaffolding…more /A than /P :slight_smile:

No pain, no gain... ;-)))

73 Mike
2E0YYY