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Last nights 144MHz UKAC Contest gave me the opportunity to try operating portable for the first time. Caravanning in the Lake District just outside the town of Keswick I had spent the previous evening preparing (see earlier …

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

A nice, personal account of a new ham’s first portable operation.  Andrew Garratt (M6GTG) traveled to the scenic Lake District and set up a portable 144 MHz station for the UKAC Contest.  Although he only made a few contacts, he had a great time in a most beautiful part of the UK.  Andrew, the xyl, and the dogs are off next to the Isle of Skye for the UKAC 6 meter contest.  Andrew has illustrated his adventure with some excellent photographs (especially the one showing the 3-element delta beam for 2 meters) and a detailed map. Great article.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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