Today (30th June 2018) I headed over to a spot on the A617 (53.130043, -1.129755 / IO93KD) and operated HF portable …
Using my ICOM IC-718, LDG-ITU-100 auto tuner and dedicated 40 and 20 metre whips mounted on mag mount I worked stations in England, Guernsey, Belgium and France for around an hour.
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The weather was an amazing 27°C. With Zero noise floor and generally good band conditions on 20m and 40m I really enjoyed it and it inspired me to do more HF portable in the future. I heard YB0IBM in Jakarta, Indonesia on 20m but I couldn’t break the pile up so moved on.
My trustworthy ICOM IC-718 that’s rarely used but brilliant for portable operation.
Looking forward to next time!
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73 de M0NWK