4 m ES – new antenna seems to work

The new antenna seems to work. 😉 Caught the first 70 MHz ES opening to Greece on 7/5/21, another one on 8/5/21 to Spain with EA9IB/IM85 as the highlight and a new country. Four has been open this afternoon as well, although very spotty, with QSOs into 4O, 9A, E7, 9H, LA, EA6 & GI. Averaging the standard tropo signals it seems the new antenna is providing about 2-3 dB more gain compared to the old duoband beam. 😎 Had a good run into the UK on 10 m FM this evening as well, always fun and nice to hear some real voices again. 😉

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