Apologies if anyone was hoping to catch me today. I had everything except the antenna (oh, and a view ). Good job the radio is only part of The joy of SOTA.
I have activated this hill twice, climbed it 3 times and have yet to enjoy good weather on it. One day… (and I might remember all my gear). Found the antenna where I packed it in the car on our return!
Sorry no idea how to turn the photo round (and a warm shower and coffee before several beers is taking priority
I used the relatively horrible photo viewer in Win10. Other tools are available and most are better!
Thanks Andy. After a day like this there’s only one thing for it - beer (other drinks are available, but just don’t cut the mustard at this stage)
A handheld is always a useful backup. Last time I activated The Cheviot I just used a 2m FM handheld and rubber duck - qualified it too.
That was in the car too. At least I had taken a conscious decision to leave that behind.
At least you had the right hats - and had bright smiles despite the length of the walk to ‘pop’ back to the car for the antenna! Thank goodness you had company - even if you didn’t dare blame your companion for causing you to leave it behind (especially if she had the car keys!!) Better luck next time.
73 Viki M6BWA