Late in the afternoon today, I decided to drive down to the hamlet of Duxford a mile or so from where we live. There’s a nice peaceful part of the River Thames there which I enjoy a walk around.
As I was descending the hill towards the river, I had the Anytone rig running on 29.010MHz AM when I heard a weak ‘W0TDH testing’. I dropped my call in and was totally surprised when I got a response.
Tom’s in the mountains of North Carolina and we had a nice QSO, despite my comparatively weak signal there. Good ears, Tom – thank you.
After I finished my walk and I returned home, I looked up Tom on QRZ.com – he’s got some lovely looking vintage equipment. We swapped emails and Tom said it was a while since he’d heard any mobiles coming through.
AM QSO number 3 and the best DX so far!