April 13th after breakfast at the pool we decided to build the
station, why wait longer.
We were ready before noon and we did make a tropo qso in wsjt with
PJ4X as a first PJ2<>PJ4
Then we did get moonrise at 1900 utc, we inspected that our moonrise
was bad because banana trees but we did not know it was that bad.
first hour we did not see much. Later that evening while we went out
for a take away, yes we eat while operating, we saw a mountain
behind the trees.
So we need 15 degrees moon on our moonrise Once the moon was over
the hill and we did find him, no visible moon, no rotor just some
ropes and stones and a compass and the famous
Lidill spirit level, our screen was full with station.
In the next hours we made 80 inits with several 2 yagi and 1 one
yagi station. Our first qso was with DK3BU, we were happy to give
Harm a nice birthday present.
Tomorrow April 14th we will start at 25 degrees moon on our moonrise
aprox 2130 utc at freq 144114.
At moonset we loose the moon at 8 degrees with a peak of groundgain
at 10 degrees, we think it will be the last change for JA so we will