HB/SO-008 – Passwang – 1204m – 2 Points

For the majority of our V/U/SHF contests we are taking part as HB9AJ from a hilltop called Matzendörfer Stierenberg in JN37SH. Already in September I had plans to activate the nearest SOTA hills but with rain all weekend I postponed my activation to October. Saturday, 6 October 2012 was sunny and I ventured out to HB/SO-008 and -009.

6 October 2012: 12:33 – 13:06UTC

Temperature around 18C with a gentle breeze at the top.

43 CW QSO on 10’117 kHz and 1 QSO on 14’060 kHz.

Statistics provided by Watt’s Up Meter:
13.86V / 0.35A during RX of the K2. Powerpole plug @ yellow
0.575Ah which I used for 44 QSO @ 10W
13.48Vm – Voltage minimum
33.7Wp – Watt Peak
2.44Ap – Ampère Peak

Car park: 47.36707 N / 7.67807 E, 1164m

Hiking statistics – uphill only:
Time: 9min
Distance: 254m
Total Ascend: 30m
Total Descend: 0m

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