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PostSubject: First contact made!   First contact made! Icon_minitimeFri Aug 06, 2021 5:12 pm

Absolutely bussing after having made my first ever dx contact!

Chap from Germany...hardly any lift on but I heard his call come through and he seemed well chuffed when I said Charlie Tango 😀

Have made contacts before but they were weak signals and barely readable.

Kind regards 

David.
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PostSubject: Re: First contact made!   First contact made! Icon_minitimeFri Aug 06, 2021 6:20 pm

Well done David! Pleased for you Smile What mode was it on?

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PostSubject: Re: First contact made!   First contact made! Icon_minitimeFri Aug 06, 2021 6:51 pm

SangueG wrote:
Well done David! Pleased for you Smile What mode was it on?
Cheers.

It was on USB.

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PostSubject: Re: First contact made!   First contact made! Icon_minitimeFri Aug 06, 2021 11:37 pm

Well done David 👍

73's Gary.

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PostSubject: Re: First contact made!   First contact made! Icon_minitimeSat Aug 07, 2021 5:44 am

Well done!  cheers

I hope the first of many for you David.


All the best,
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PostSubject: Re: First contact made!   First contact made! Icon_minitimeSat Aug 07, 2021 11:39 am

Well done, David.👍😎 That will be the first of many for you, I am sure.

73s John.

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PostSubject: Re: First contact made!   First contact made! Icon_minitimeSat Aug 07, 2021 12:36 pm

David.gwynfa wrote:
Absolutely bussing after having made my first ever dx contact!

Chap from Germany...hardly any lift on but I heard his call come through and he seemed well chuffed when I said Charlie Tango 😀

Have made contacts before but they were weak signals and barely readable.

Kind regards 

David.
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Fantastic David and this will be the start of many more to come.👍🏻
Hope to hear you on the bands QSL.
Cheers Tom.
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PostSubject: Re: First contact made!   First contact made! Icon_minitimeSat Aug 07, 2021 12:47 pm

Bet you where buzzing.
Many more to come.

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PostSubject: Re: First contact made!   First contact made! Icon_minitimeSat Aug 07, 2021 1:36 pm

David.gwynfa wrote:

Chap from Germany...hardly any lift on but I heard his call come through and he seemed well chuffed when I said Charlie Tango 😀


Kind regards 

David.
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Ye Thats what seems to happen, you can patiently be monitoring for hours and then all of sudden BOOM!

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PostSubject: Re: First contact made!   First contact made! Icon_minitimeSat Aug 07, 2021 4:36 pm

Its a great feeling, enjoy the radio hobby,

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