Activating Farne Islands EU-109 on Thursday 25th August.
Post trip notes:
QRV from 10:42 to 13:00 in the end, first qso 15 seconds after sending first CQ and managed a new IOTA myself as well EU-170.
I checked DX spots:
9A4A-@ 14260.0 M1KTA/P mni tks for new one from eu170 gl. 1150 25 Aug England
HA6VH 14260.0 M1KTA/P 1137 25 Aug England
W1OW 14260.0 M1KTA/P EU-109 1057 25 Aug England
EA1DBX 14260.0 M1KTA/P qrp station, tks x qso 1051 25 Aug England
I had to move off 14.260 due to RA0CGY insisting on CQ'ing on frequency I went up to 14.285 and qso with OE6GND before returning to 14.260MHz.
In the end 60 QSO, all on 20m and all SSB. Furthest DX USA.
I'll load all qso to LoTW and I have QSL cards ready to go.
2.5W from FT817 to a W3EDP (84ft long wire suspended from a 10m fishing pole and then as an inverted L, used a 14ft counterpoise, into a 4:1 balun and a Z11 ATU)
The weather got much better by end of time on the island too.
Been asked several emails can I activate again as 'we were not ready' from one NA station... not this time but might again soon.