Month: March 2012

Hexbeam working well…

Had a busy day today and worked: Sint Maarten (15m), Madagascar (10m), Taiwan (15m), Azerbaijan (15m), Asiatic Russia (15m, good audio report), Macedonia (12m), Afghanistan (12m) and Thailand (10m). Also joined a net with W4VKU and N1UK in North Carolina. They were running over 1k but gave me just as good report back. 5/9+ and said

QSL card and ARRL contest..

Decided to design a QSL card with the Hexbeam on it. Going for the minimalist design at the moment, if I don’t have a change of mind I might get it printed up. In the meantime it’s now my eQSL card and my QRZ picture… Went to the Exeter Radio Rally yesterday which I enjoyed

An African Safari..

A good opening into Africa this morning bagged me 5 new countries in the space of an hour, Senegal, Mauritius, The Gambia, Zimbabwe and Swaziland. All good reports on the Hexbeam, so feeling quite pleased. It certainly seems to perform. This afternoon I’ve been working the ARRL contest, trying to find new USA states. Not