Tuesday, April 2, 2013

SOTA 21/3/2013

My seconds SOTA with the Secunda Radio Club was a very present day out on 2 of the Mpumalanga pikes about 40km from Standartom We first went to “Koppiealeen” and then to “Perdekop” the pikes is about 5 to 10Km apart Thanks to Christo and Koekies for the organization and planning of the day, and thanks to  Hoffiea and  Gert for there equipment that when along it was not to heavy to catty. The day was a success and all fore of us hat 4 contacts. For the chasers of the day thanks for the contacts it was very interesting talking to you.

SARL Hamnet 40m Sinulated Emergansy Contest 3/3/2013

The day out at Thtichardtsfonteinontspanningsoorddam was very nice with the children helping me to set up the antenna and equipment. Hardus did the braai for us and Bianca and Tiffany prepared the rest of the food . At the beginning I had bad power connections and modulation trouble but it was sorted out and I end’s 3rd in Category B with 480 points. Congratulations to ZS2U with 1098 points in 2nd place and the winner ZR6LJK with 1559 points The first and third place belongs to Secunda radio club this year.