Once I turned the radio on I opened SOTA Goat on my iPhone to see where the SOTA activators were. I noticed one of them was calling CQ on 12 meters. I had never even listened on 12 meters, so I thought I would give it a go.
I couldn't hear the SOTA activator, but I did here...
|CO8LY - map from QRZ|
The bands were slightly strange today, a little up and down by there just not too many stations on.
I called CQ on 20 meters near the QRP watering hole.....
|WB3GCK - from QRZ|
Called CQ some more and...
N3RSD: Frank came back with 559 reports both ways. He was in Wilmington, DE. We exchanged SKCC numbers and called it day. I always feel bad exchanging SKCC numbers when I am using the keyer - should I?
One other interesting thing... I was tuning around at 18.100 and heard W4BVH/BCN Tampa FL - I will have to check this out and let him know I heard it!
Another fun and successful QRP lunch time portable outing!