Mother’s Day started off very nice, weather-wise. I finished off some chores.
Shelly came aboard and hung out downstairs in the salon.
Lots of calls with family today!
The afternoon’s weather turned ugly. So I decided to try out the newly mounted Ham Radio and antenna systems under the cover of canvas up on the bridge where I could stay dry and fairly warm with a jacket on.
The console to the Ham Radio is shown here, just set up for some testing.
It was a day to work out some kinks. But we prevailed over the technical challenges and made four shortwave (HF) contacts on the 20 Meter Band with: