DD5LP/P – August 30th. 2017 – DL/BE-094 Irschenhausen.

Preparation: Mike 2E0YYY contacted me suggesting that we might try for some long path contacts into VK/ZL as conditions had improved a little from the horrible state they had been in for the last couple of months. This would mean me chosing a summit that I could get to by 8am  local time, which rules…

DD5LP/P – May 30th. 2017 – DL/EW-001 Wank.

Preparation: Wank is an easy access summit. As you will have seen from my earlier posts, I like summits that my wife can accompany me on and that means access with a cable car to a summit with a restaurant on it. This one has two restaurants on top of it. I was surprised to…

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…