Back from Christmas break

There’s been a bit of radio silence over the last 2 weeks. mainly because I’ve not been at home. We spent Christmas and new year up in Scotland and then I started a new job last week away was away from home for 3 days. Hence the quiet conditions. I prefer not to broadcast that I’m away until after the event, just in case.

I did have a couple of hours listening in for the Christmas cumulative but only worked a couple of stations that were very close. Apart from that Santa dig bring me a new antenna for 6m, which was interesting on the way home (My journey down was spent hoping that the cardboard tube would stay in tact, despite torrential rain). This has prompted me to have a rethink about my shack and what kit is going where, what I need and what I can sell on. Plenty to think about.

I hope Santa was good to you and here’s wishing everyone an active new year.

Alex Hill, G7KSE, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from Cumbria, UK. Contact him at [email protected].

Leave a Comment


Subscribe FREE to AmateurRadio.com's
Amateur Radio Newsletter
News, Opinion, Giveaways & More!

 
We never share your e-mail address.

Also available via
RSS feed and Twitter (@amatradio).


Subscribe FREE to AmateurRadio.com's
Amateur Radio Newsletter

 
We never share your e-mail address.

HamCrazy.com
DX Engineering
Associated Radio
Win4K3 Suite
N3ZN Keys
American Radio Supply
Aspect Solar
Georgia Copper
BuyTwoWayRadios
Alpha Antenna
Austin Amateur Radio
West Mountain Radio
Ni4L Antennas
Hip Ham Shirts
KB3IFH QSL Cards
InnovAntennas/Force12
R&L Electronics
Ham Shirts

Do you like to write?
Interesting project to share?
Helpful tips and ideas for other hams?

Submit an article and we will review it for publication on AmateurRadio.com!

How to Set Up a Ham Radio Blog
Get started in less than 15 minutes!