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  Contesting from Germany`s most southern corner

Manfred Wolf
DOK: T13
HSC #1579
AGCW #2626
RTC #56

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CQWW SSB 1994:


Call: DL2MEH
Category: SOAB HP
Hours: abt 35



Band QSOs Dupes Points Cty Zones
160 46   44 23 3
80 340   378 53 11
40 225   295 63 15
20 416   653 94 24
15 328   643 98 31
10 230   488 88 23
Total: 1585   2501 419 107
-> 526 x 2.501 = 1.315.526



Rig: TS850S, SB1000
Ants: 10-20m: KT34A @ 6m (!)
        40-160m: HF2V
        
Comments:

Because of a important birthday of my girlfriend`s grandma I had to cancel all other plans and had to operate portable style from grandma`s garden hut near Dresden.

The QTH has a quite good takeoff into all directions. (abt 100m high above the river Elbe) and I often thought about building a tower in the garden...

Some heavy winds during the contest shook the beam from one side to the other, so I never really knew, into which direction the beam was heading.
I had to check the direction regularly by walking outside and have a look at it.

Nevertheless interesting what you can do with minor antennas...
Here are some pictures of the ants and the "shack"


KT34A before lift up, this small portable tower held it at abt 6-7m ...







The lowband antenna with some chicken wire on the ground










This had been my home for around 35 hours 









 


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