Germany is the first of 10 DXCC Entities that we plan to visit during our Central Europe Trip. Total QSO Statistics for Germany can be seen here.
Hacker’s Grand Hotel, Bad Ems, Germany
Brand new E Class Mercedes we’re going to have to suffer with for the next two weeks. Let’s pop the hood and junk it up!
Oh, yes. I think I can get 12 volts from here.
Seems to be the house beer.
Waiting for dinner. We’re seriously jet lagged. Karen is eeking out a nice smile while we’re waiting for dinner.
She drank the whole thing.
We went for a rainy day walk in the pubs. If I remember well it rained all week!
Bad Ems Germany
Lahn River. We’re on a river. It needs a sign.
Hackers, home of the internet hackers.
Beatles memorabilia. Just to make my XYL jealous.
More Beatles stuff
That’s right, we bad, radio works, we’re making QSOs!
Karen, DL/K2KAR, making her first QSO. On 20 meters with Peter from Munich.
This was our second trip up the mountain today. Conditions where pretty bad. Worked a lot of UR’s.
DL/WJ2O and DL/K2KAR QSL Card Front
DL/WJ2O and DL/K2KAR QSL Card Back
With the understanding of how the CEPT Licensing Agreement works, we assigned ourselves the callsigns DL/WJ2O and DL/K2KAR.
- Karen, K2KAR, making her first QSO in Kemmenau, Germany
- Dave, WJ2O, operating from Kemmenau, Germany
The mobile set-up:
- Connection to the battery
- Tarheel telescoping antenna attached to trunk lip
This is the bad boy who flew us to Germany. The biggest airplane I’ve ever been on and I understand the biggest passenger plane in service today.