Today I’ve spent another couple of hours with my portable station, playing just my ft-857d and the portable multiband dipole. Some interesting contacts: TB0DX, 9M6/LA9DL,9V1DE,SV9GPV,GM0DHZ,BG7MVZ,UR0IM,HS0/IK4MRH,YB4IR. We have had good openings to south america on twenty meters too in late afternoon but no contacts.
Finally after almost 20 years from my first radio experience, I’ve been able to get on the air with my ham radio call sign, IW5EDI. I got this callsing in 1997, but I’ve never been really active on air, due to the low interest on VHF bands. Since August last year I could operate HF