Today I trekked into Dana Point Harbor and setup a portable station for some 20 meter fun. It was a very nice day at 65f and sunny.
- Radio: Yaesu FT-857d @ 100 watts on SSB
- Power: Uninterruptable Power Supply batteries; x2 6V 8aH in series
- Antenna: home-brew 20 meter resonant dipole made from 20awg speaker wire
- Structure: two eucalyptus trees
Here is a brief list of some of my contacts:
Thanks to everyone who answered my CQ call! Conditions were really great for a few hours. Click [HERE] for my location via Google maps (look for the green arrow for my exact QTH).