4X1ST's blog

After much procrastination, I finally got my TAPR 30m tx connected to an antenna yesterday.

I didn't really expect much from 200mW going through an MFJ 945 match, a 9:1 unun and about 16m of wire slung off a 2nd floor balcony and temporarily lashed to an unsuspecting tree.

And roughly 12 hours later, here I am with hundreds of spots. Most are in Europe, but the best DX was a couple of VE's at over 8000km. WSPR (and TAPR): thank you. This is cool!