Last week, I was in F/PE region and could activate some summits there.
Very pleased to make some S2S contacts with
I don’t have internet connexion on summits, only my telephone with which I can send selfspots.
Back home, I’m uploading my QSOs in SOTA data base, and find that 2 summits are not valid:
DM/NW-034 and DM/SX-069
The message is:
“The summit was not valid SOTA summit on the the date of your contact” (a little bug in the sentence, twice ‘the’)
I suppose that these summits were valid some months ago and are now off the data base.
At home, I know if it is a valid summit, lookind to SOTAwatch spots, but, on a summit, it is not possible for me
(unless having a big phone, always on line… not for me…)
Activators know that a S2S is not easy. Often, you have to call a long time before beeing heard by the other activator.
And if these contacts are not valid QSO, you can understand that it is very frustating.
Avoiding DM summits is a solution, but I think it is not THE solution…