Perfect Day at Profile Falls
Judy and I rode our bikes to Profile Falls and had a picnic lunch
by the Pemigewasset River. I set up the KX3 briefly and worked
We started out at Needle Shop Brook and rode north for nearly
3.5 miles in the Army Corps of Engineers flood control reserve.
Across from Profile Falls in Bristol we turned toward the river and
rode our bikes
into a large field.
There's a hidden boat launch here right on the river. It's
We had our picnic lunch under a huge pine tree. And I set up the
radio for a quick contact.
I tossed the water bottle up about 30 feet over a pine branch and
pulled up some wire. I used the
earchi.org 9:1 unun. There wasn't much activity, but I heard LZ2WO
in Bulgaria calling CQ on
17 meters. I wasn't very strong to him, but Val gave me a 559...
good enough to finish the exchange.
I packed up and we rode back. It was a glorious afternoon and good
The QSO was simply frosting on the cake of a perfect day by the