Today I got my 40m up to replace the random wire antenna I had borrowed. Spend some time tuning it, but didn't perfect it yet. Maybe a tad shorter would be better. Still SWR was below 1.5 on 40m and 20m bands.

I wanted to see it in action and tuned up to 20m and was mind blown about the amount of stations who heard me. I started with 5W and increased to 15W and my signal was heard on three continents.

I tried to answer to CQs from both North America and Japan, but no QSO this time.

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