“Portable amateur radio operation is the reason I’m still in the hobby. There you go, I said it! Since getting licensed I’ve not lived in a house with a garden and inevitably my options for home antennas are extremely limited. Add massive noise levels across the HF bands and RFI to neighbours when I operate above the 20m and then you have all the reasons I started taking my rig into the great outdoors.
But despite this, portable operation has a lot to offer, even if you are a shack sloth and have an awesome setup. I’ll use this post to outline just what I have found through my experiences of almost exclusive /p operating over the last few years…READ MORE