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Me with my portable Ham Radio talking from Scotland to Greenland.
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Jan 26 2014 05:45 GMT DragonSpeed PRO
What band are you working it on?
Jan 26 2014 08:31 GMT MargNZ
Great kit fotothinger .Can you reach New Zealand ?
Jan 26 2014 09:54 GMT skyball
Dah dit dah dit dah dah dit dah hi hi :-))..
Jan 26 2014 22:59 GMT fotothinger
20m But most bands are opening up even 10m.
I enjoy ham radio and a few other people came over to see what I was doing. I think they found it rather interesting.
Jan 26 2014 23:04 GMT fotothinger
I usually hear NZ in the winter months and most of them are usually mobile... I`ll have to listen out for NZSHUTTER some day!! It`s a good hobby as I don`t spend much on cellphones and mobile phones as I can talk locally for about 50 miles to friends and also further using other bands. I also use my handheld radio while out walking the dog and I get distances on the hills locally to about 100 miles... Keeps me fit! lol
Jan 26 2014 23:07 GMT fotothinger
Ha Ha Ha Ha You know the lingo! lol
Jan 27 2014 08:44 GMT MargNZ
Great hobby .... cheers fotothinger :))
Jan 27 2014 11:06 GMT skyball
Only as an SWL for many years!!..i used to have a kenwood 5000..and a vhf scanner which i very seldom listen to!!....as for the morse that is the only bit i membered:-))
Jan 29 2014 16:29 GMT DragonSpeed PRO
-.-.--.- -... ...-.-.-..--

I used to mostly work 6m SSB and 2m/440 on FM. Could pick up Southern US some days and even JPN on the really the fun nights.
Feb 01 2014 22:33 GMT fotothinger
The more on the better Marg! It`s getting popular again here in UK..
Feb 01 2014 22:34 GMT fotothinger
superb!! 6M i`ll have a little shot at in the spring here in UK.. I have some copper pole for a dipole but really a 2 element beam home made should work. My mate has just made a delta loop in the attic for 6m and well it`s 1 to 1 on the swr!! he`s a lucky devil! lol
Feb 01 2014 22:37 GMT fotothinger
mostly 20 40 and 2m and fave band is 10m.
Feb 04 2014 16:09 GMT DragonSpeed PRO
I never quite got to the point of testing for my HF privs. Just 2m/6m/440 and can legally build a pretty kick-ass radio thanks to the advanced license :)
Feb 11 2014 01:18 GMT fotothinger
DragonSpeed here is a list of some of the countrie I have head QSO with under 10 Watts usin gthe 10m band.... I like the 10m band but in 2014 I`m really thinking of making a halo for 6m and try the ssb section out.

AUSTRIA
CANARY ISL.
DENMARK
ENGLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
ITALY
LATVIA
LIECHTENSTEIN
LITHUANIA
MADEIRA ISL.
NETHERLANDS
NORWAY
PORTUGAL
ROMANIA
RUSSIA (ASIATIC)
RUSSIA (EUROPEAN)
SERBIA
SLOVENIA
SOUTH AFRICA
SPAIN
SWITZERLAND
UKRAINE
USA

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