July Bike Ride to Potter Place
Judy and I rode our bikes from Andover to the old Potter Place
What a gorgeous day! I worked Hungary, Bulgaria and had a great QSO
KE4COH in South Carolina.
We rode several miles along the old rail right-of-way and stopped at
This is a great spot to operate. There are picnic tables and a few
I heaved my wire over a maple branch and set up the KX3.
I started on 20 meters and worked LZ70IPA in Bulgaria within a few
minutes. It was
just a quick exchange, and I switched to 30 meters. Bryan KE4COH was
he wasn't especially strong and I was surprised he heard me since I
was QRP with a marginal
antenna. But he gave me a 449. He was a 559. We had a fantastic 20
I went back to 20 meters and worked several more stations. Bob AK9A
in Wisconsin gave
me a 559. Then I worked two Hungarians: HA8LNN and HA6PJ. With that
I packed up
and we rode our bikes back to Andover.
Wow... What a way to enjoy a perfect summer day. A beautiful bike
ride and a little radio in