Vacation time is coming

I got a mail from Harry PA3CWQ about his vacation adventures with the FT817 and Alex Loop. He wrote:

It gives me a lot of fun working QRP in digital mode like JT65HF during my Holiday’s and also from my QTH of course. In May I was in Spain near Moraira Costa Blanca in JM08BR. I am always traveling with my qrp-rig, the Yeasu FT-817 (with a little accu) and my Alex loop. This loop gives me a lot of fun, only a little bag in my suitcase and I am qrv from 10 to 40 meter. I was calling cq on 14.076 MHz with 5 watt and John VK7XX was coming back for me. That gives me a lot of fun, tnx John.

Harry PA3CWQ

The Alex Loop seems to be a great travelling antenna. Maybe I should buy one.

Paul Stam, PC4T, is a regular contributor to and writes from the Netherlands. Contact him at [email protected].

One Response to “Vacation time is coming”

  • Andy DC3AFA:

    The AlexLoop is a really nice antenna. Had an SSB qso to PY last year with my X1M Pro and to Flinders Island (VK5CE/P) with my FT-817. Absolutely recommendable!

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