I was poking around on 40 meters last night with the Atlas 210X and my random wire. I spent some time listening to the end
of the Brothers Net, and a bunch of Hams from the middle of the country, and caught someone with a heavy accent using a recorded CQ. The accent was not familiar, and the callsign was CU7AA, which according to QRZ.com is in the Azores. Looking at the picture, I’m guessing that many of you have probably talked to this station, but it’s still a thrill for me, and my bargain-basement setup. I threw my callsign out, and snagged a QSO with him. I love this. Why is it so addicting?