Quick and Dirty

Field operations are not always sexy but……

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You use what’s available. Sometimes, practical beats tactical…..

20180706_204342 As the above shows, sometimes you needs to get it going fast. Long wire/end fed antennas can make it happen! With this set up I was able to make a few contacts on 40 meters. It’s nice when things work, but even when they don’t you should be learning something every time you go out. Maybe you forgot something or need to re-think how you set things up. What ever it is, learn every time. Sometimes you feel like you have to plan a big outing to operate, that’s not ture. Just remember,  30 minutes playing radio is better then no minutes playing radio!

 

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