Here is a sample of some of the contacts with 1 wattSO2O Poland 4344 miles
DL6FBL Germany 3833 miles
PJ2T Caribbean 2261 miles
After making these contacts and with only having from time to time to repeat my exchange I then dropped the power to 1/2 watt!!! and to my amazement here are some of the contacts I was able to make.
Here is a sample of some of the contacts with 1/2 watt
EI5DI Ireland 3249 miles
VQ5D Turks and Caicos 1569 miles
TM6M France 3507 miles
G5W England 3594 milesV48M St Kitts 2071 miles
OH8A Finland 3955 miles
DL0MM Germany 4154 miles
For some time now I had wanted to somehow get an outside antenna of some type as I thought I was just "stuck" with indoor attic antennas. But with these contacts with such little power my antenna envy has been put to rest. Also it's time to put some paper on the wall as well, today I sent off my application for 1,000 mile per watt award. The contact I used was DL0MM as it was 4154 miles with but with only 1/2 a watt.
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