US Islands Awards Program

N1QLL ME096S Little River Isl. August 2009

Jerry, N1QLL, operating from Little River Island and ARLHS USA 442, mid-August 2009 using battery power to a Ten-Tec Scout at 40 watts assisted by a Ten-Tec Model 715 RF Speech Processor (see December 2009 QST).

Vibroplex iambic key. Half-square antenna aimed northeast and southwest to hit Europe and the east coast of the US. Contacts included an island off Germany, a lighthouse in Iceland, Ukraine, Russia, Wales, Denmark, Holland, Estonia, Italy, Canada and the UK as well as US stations from Puerto Rico to New Mexico but mostly down the east coast.