Band conditions over the past few weeks have been pretty good again for the DX. Marija VK5MAZ has been working some big pile ups into Europe on 20m on the long path.
I have been focussing on trying to pick up some new DXCC entities and working some of the overseas Park & SOTA activators. Below is a bit of a snapshot of some of the overseas activators I have logged in the past few weeks.
27th September 2021.
IQ5QO – activating an Italian lighthouse – Castello Alfonsino (WAIL PU-029) and the Worked Castles Award (WCA 1737).
DL8ECA Stadtwald Göttingen and Kerstlingeröder Feld DLFF-0332 in GERMANY.
2nd October 2021
YL44WFF – YLFF-0221 in LATVIA
Sam F4GYG in FFF-2126 in FRANCE.
3rd October 2021
Daniel OA9DVK in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest in Chayu Nain Comunal Reserve OAFF-0040.
4th October 2021
F5NLX activating Foret Commuale De Vinassan FFF-2955
Jean-Marie sent me an email and he said:
“I am very surprise when j heard VK5pas hi on my small dipole 2x5m at 3m up !!report 56 with my 30 watts”
Sam F4GYG – FFF-2098 FRANCE.
5th October 2021
I logged Daniel again OA9DVK in OAFF-0040.
6th October 2021.
Mike 2E0YYY/p G/ HSP-020
7th October 2021
Darius M0KCB/p – Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty GFF-0248 ENGLAND.
CT1MH – Bragadas CT/ TM-043 in PORTUGAL.
IQ5QO/p – IFF-0743 in ITALY.
8th October 2021
Sam F4GYG/p – FFF-1845 in FRANCE.
Fabio IK2LEY/p – SOTA Poggio Croce I/ PM-387 in ITALY. This is a 1,765 m high summit and is worth 6 points.
EA2RCG/p – EAFF-1172 in SPAIN.
IQ5QO/p – Area Naturale Protetta di Interesse Locale Il Bottaccio IFF-0507 in ITALY.
Babs DK0DFF – Hartz Mountains DLFF-0006 in GERMANY.
DC8TM – SOTA peak Herzogenhorn DM/ BW-002 in GERMANY. This is a 10 point summit and is 1,415 metres above sea level.
10th October 2021
Mike 2E0YYY/p and Rob G7LAS G/ HSP-020
Mike posted on Facebook:- “Todays activation was a whole heap of fun and the DX was a real bonus.”
Antonio EC2AG – SOTA summit Unbe Mendi EA2/ BI-076 in SPAIN.
Jose EA5ITW/p – SOTA summit Plans EA5/ AT-006 in SPAIN. This summit is a 4 point summit located in the Alicante area of Spain.