I – Schmuders, Italy

Dates: 30 June 2015

Callsign: I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR

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Italy was the ninth of 10 DXCC Entities that we visited during our Central Europe Trip. Total QSO Statistics for Italy can be seen here.

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We were located on the northern part of Italy, just across the border with Lichtenstein.


Day Trip to Italy


Italian Alps for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KA ham radio expedition in Italy

We made it through the Alps into Italy…

Italian mountains for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KA ham radio expedition in Italy

…the villages are lovely but we want to climb mountains…

Italian landscape for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KA ham radio expedition in Italy

…so our GPS sends us in this direction…

Italian street sign for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KA ham radio expedition in Italy

. … and we start climbing. Half way up we come across this village called Flains. You might think this is a one syllable word but it’s pronounced Fla-ney-is. Anyway, keep driving…

Smulders in italy for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KA ham radio expedition in Italy

…now we make it to Schmuders …

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Italian village for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR ham radio expedition in Italy

…this is pretty much as high as we’re going but people actually live here…

 I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR ham radio expedition in Italy

… we find a place to park and we’re on the radio.

  
Sky-rain for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR ham radio expedition in Italy

After getting back down to ground level we see a sky-rail…

Getting tickest for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR ham radio expedition in Italy

…OK, let’s get 2 tickets please…

Gondola ridefor the I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR ham radio expedition in Italy

…climb aboard our little gondolas…

Gondola ride up the mountain for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR ham radio expedition in Italy

…heading up the mountain…

Karen on gondola ride for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR ham radio expedition in Italy

…Karen is trying to be cool even though she is very frightened…

Italy village in Italy for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR ham radio expedition in Italy

…the village looks small from here…

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Italian villa for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR ham radio expedition in Italy

… we made it to the top of our 2nd Italian Alp peak of the day.

Martins Getrankemarkt for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR ham radio expedition in Italy

Martins Getrankemarkt.
Once again back on the ground and I see this sign translating Italian to German.

  
Karen I/K2KAR, eating a doughnut

Then we go inside the shop and Karen chooses this confection.

Dave eating talian authenti pizza

I preferred some authentic Italian Pizza

Italian Dauer

Italian Dauer at Schmuders, Italy

Italian Dauer at Schmuders, Italia.

Italian Dauer at Schmuders, Italy.

Italian Gentry at Schmuders, Italia

Italian Gentry at Schmuders, Italy

Italian Gentry

Italian Gentry at Schmuders, Italy.

Italian town for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KA ham radio expedition in Italy

Time to say good-bye to Italy. It was a fun day.

 

I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR QSL Card Front

 I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR, qsl card front for our Italy ham radio expedition.

I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR QSL Card Back

 I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR, qsl card front for our Italy ham radio expedition.

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Trip Statistics Report

 I/WJ2O and I/K2KAR ham radio expedition antenna whip on mobile.

We had a rental and placed the whip on the lip of the trunk.

Trip Statics Report

Italy was the 9th country of our Central Europe Trip.

Centralk Europe travel map for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KA ham radio expedition in Italy .

Gondola ride for the I/WJ2O and I/K2KA ham radio expedition in Italy

By gondola is the way to travel in the mountains of Northern Italy.