I was very excited today to use the IC-705 for the 10 meter contest hosted by the ARRL. The IC-705 is a QRP radio, and has a maximum transmit capacity for SSB of 10 watts. I knew I was going to be challenged using the radio at home. Thus, I decided to go outside to a park to have a better chance of making contacts.
I went to Yorba Linda Regional Park. A beautiful quit park where I can set up my radio and my End Fed Half Wave EFHW antenna.Continue reading