It’s a POTA Two-fer as Dave, KZ9V, joins us in downtown Eau Claire, WI as we sit in Phoenix Park and activate two Parks on the air entities: K-8221 Chippewa River State Trail and K-8223 Old Abe State Trail. Listen in as we talk about propagation, FT8 hunters skipping TX1, and how I log my FT8 contacts.

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00:00 Introduction
00:32 Phoenix Park
01:30 Logging FT8 Contacts
06:30 FT8 Controversy (skip the grid)
10:30 City of Bridges
10:50 15 Meter DX
12:16 Why we like 15 meters
13:43 Finishing on 40 meters
14:26 40 meter propagation
17:25 Lunch
18:05 Activation Recap