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Making Contacts and Testing the Icom IC-705 on HF (7 MHz)

15 September, 2020 - Reading time: ~1 minute

Just a short video with some contacts made with my Icom IC-705 on 40 metres (7 MHz).

I was only using the internal battery and the antenna was a half wave end fed wire only a few feet off the ground.

Soon I'll be upgrading the antenna to allow working on 80m and getting it much higher, but not bad for a first run. You'll even notice a bit of DX from some US stations.