Tag: QRP

CQWW SSB 2014 fail

I wanted to take part in CQWW SSB this year, as usual in the SOSB QRP category. This year I chose the 10m band as propagation was looking good, and I was planning to install another antenna especially for this purpose....

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SOTA Tour YO 2014 – part III

<< Go to part II of the story The morning at 2500+m altitude is not your regular morning: winds tend to be strong and the clouds were flying really low – even lower than us. We had to wait until almost 11:00 local...

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SOTA Tour YO 2014 – part II

<< Go to Part I of the story On the second day we woke up early as we had a long road ahead of us, so at 7 AM we were already on the way. The Transalpina road, crossing the mountains at 2000m altitude, looks beautiful in...

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SOTA marathon in Romania (YO)

I will be joining Sorin YO2MSB in a YO SOTA Marathon across the Carpathian mountains in Romania, looking to activate about 10 peaks in 5 days, most of them being 10 points. We don’t have a strict schedule because this...

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SOTA activation YO/MC-014

YO/MC-014 Papusa peak (“The Doll” – 2391m) was my first official SOTA activation attempt, almost one year ago. The hike to the peak is no easy task, about 4 hours of continous uphill effort that takes you from...

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