Hey everyone, I’ll be in Las Vegas next weekend and I am hoping to do a first activation. I expect to be carrying my MTR-3b for 20m/30m CW and my HT for 2m FM. I’ll be out in the desert but I think within line of sight of the city, so I have some hope for cell phone reception though I won’t be surprised if there’s none.
If I throw out a call on 146.52, what’s the likelihood I’ll get anyone coming back to me? Judging by the chaser results, there’s perhaps four active chasers in W7N, all of which seem to be pretty big into CW. I have unfortunately had very bad luck when it comes to getting automatically spotted by the skimmer so I don’t feel like I can count on that for getting a spot out, and I’ve not yet had the opportunity to test the APRS gateway (though I should do that this weekend).