Caution… Elmer Alert

KUDOS to Ken KC6WOK who helped me get started with my new portable antenna, for the loan of the antenna analyzer and for the encouragement to keep at it until  I figured it out. 

Afterwards I stumbled into a QSO party and was able to make 6 contacts on 40 meters from around the US. 

Bend, OR

Coquille, OR

Virginia City, NV

Coventry, Connecticut 

Salt Lake City, UT

Biggs, CA

Not bad for a first effort with a little portable antenna sitting out on the front lawn.

Thanks again Ken, for being a terrific Elmer.