DD5LP/P – May 17th. 2017 – DL/AM-060 Laber.

Preparation: Having missed the EU-NA S2S event the previous Saturday because of feeling ill, I wanted to get out and activate a summit while the weather stays nice. I decided to try 60 metres again along with 40 metres as a back up. So the modified for 60m SOTABeams linked dipole along with the FT-817…

DD5LP/P – April 8th. 2017 – DL/AM-180 Berndorfer Buchet.

Preparation: This activation would not earn me any new activator points as I have already activated this summit in 2017. It is however the closest to me at about 35 minutes drive from home. The day before after discussions with Karl M3FEH, who was planning to go out, I decided to go out early this…

DD5LP/P – March 31st. 2017 – DL/AL-171 Eisenberg.

Preparation: As the winter bonus period comes to an end in the DL association on March 31st. and as the weather has stayed beautiful, in fact through this week has slowly got better and better I decided I should fit in one last bonus activation before the season starts again at the end of the…

DD5LP/P – March 23rd. 2017 – DL/AL-179 Weichberg.

Preparation: As Andrew VK1AD planned to go out, I decided to make an activation in Germany to coincide with his activation in Australia as well as Mike  2E0YYY’s in the UK. Mike had also tipped off a chaser on Adelaide Island in the Antarctic, so this could be a good variety of contacts. I had…