Packtenna in The Wild – Westin Hotel Melbourne

I activated the Melbourne Westin Hotel for the on-going HOTA Hotels on the Air program

The wonderful Packtenna 9:1 antenna, Elecraft T1 Tuner and my circa 2001 FT-817 (wow 15 years old) was set up and i was QRV and QRZ looking for contacts

Propagation was bad but managed a couple of VK3 barge ins on existing QSOs on 40m just to prove the concept and get the activation points

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Packtenna 9:1 antenna 29 foot radiator

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Always get a balcony room

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