First Time POTA Activation (for real this time)
After last weekend’s failure to activate Afton State Park (K-2466), I decided to take my learnings and head back out to the park. This time I chose to record the session so that I could go back and review. As a new CW operator, this is invaluable and I’ve done it at home with just…
First Time POTA – sort of….
I just completed the CWOps Basic Course and decided to take my new and improved CW skills (or lack thereof) to the field Afton State Park (K-2466) is the closest state park in my part of the Twin Cities suburbs, so I packed up my KX3 and Wolf River Coils vertical and headed out the…
contrast: Xiegu x5105, Icom IC-705, and the Elecraft KX3
A new radio just came into my possession and I’m in the process of deciding which one to let go as none of these are inexpensive and this is a hobby, not life. (blasphemy I know) The Icom IC-705 is like the baby brother/sister to my Icom IC-7300. I might do a more thorough review…