Tis the season………..

Tis the season to become busy........here at VE3WDM lately the dust has been gathering on my ham equipment. Over the past week and a half I had good intentions of sitting down and getting some radio time in....BUT....it just has not come to be. There has been Christmas shopping, working late during weekdays and on weekends, putting the tree up and the list goes on. By the time I settle in getting on the radio feels more like a chore than hobby. On the happy side I do have 2 weeks off over Christmas and I made a list and checked it twice, there is no naughty on this list just some nice ham radio goals over the break.  This evening I found some time to get fire up the Elecraft K3. To my surprise I did not find the bands (20m, 30m and 40m) not in great shape. I didn't make any contacts but I did hear PY2CW from brazil and a few U.S stations but that was it.
Mike Weir, VE9KK, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from New Brunswick, Canada. Contact him at [email protected].

2 Responses to “Tis the season………..”

  • Peter ZL1PWD:

    Hi Mike

    Try the ANZA Net at 05.15z on 14.183 for some 20mx contacts IF propagation is good.

    Happy holidays etc and vry 73


    K3 #139 + K-Line

  • Mike VE3WDM:

    Good morning Peter, over the holidays I sure can give that net a shot and see if the propagation god’s are smiling down on me here. Thanks for taking the time to comment and for stopping by the blog.
    Merry Christmas Peter to you and your family.

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