Spring is Early
It was 52F today. The earliest spring weather on record in New
Judy and I took a walk in Old Hill Village along the Pemigewasset
It was beautiful. I worked Bulgaria, Germany and a National Parks
on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia.
We walked down alongside Needle Shop Brook. The road was covered
snow and ice. Then we came to the old main street of the abandoned
expected it to be dry, but I was wrong.
We walked half a mile and came to a dry spot on an old section of
I threw my line into a huge maple tree and sat on the crumbling
Band conditions weren't great but LZ300MSP was calling CQ and was
strong. He heard my 8 watts and we made the exchange. I tuned up the
DK9DK Bert was also calling CQ. He gave me a 549 and he was 579. He
my low powered signal 100%. I switched to 30 meters and was pleased
Brennan N4QX on the Appalachian Trail in the National Parks event.
With that I packed up and headed back up the hill along the brook.
it's going to be 65F. Hooray... it's spring!