DD5LP/P – December 26th. 2017 DL/AM-060 Laber.

Preparation: As my brother was visiting, I wanted to take him to an easy summit and while (although he still holds a call) he is far more interested in photography than radio these days, I wanted to have a quick deployment activation, with the minimum of equipment. I have a Diamond RHM-8B 40-10m loaded vertical…

DD5LP/P – November 15th. 2017 – DM/BM-135 Hesselberg.

Preparation: With the big EU-NA S2S event approaching on the 18th. I had been trying to get out to a summit to do some more preparation and testing for the last week but weather and other commitments had stopped me up until this Wednesday opportunity. I could have gone to one of my semi-local summits…

DD5LP/P – October 4th. and 5th. 2017 – DL/AL-276 Attensberg.

Preparation: Apart from being a SOTA outing, this action had another non-radio related reason. We – Gabriele, my wife and I have a young dog “Bonnie” who has never been away with us on holiday. As I had found on my last activation of Attensberg that the Gasthaus (hotel) on the foot of the hill,…