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IOTA contest – G4DBN reappears on HF

Step one:  find a WebSDR site and realise you can still copy CW quite fast

Step two:  tie a rock on the end of a rope and throw it into a tree

Step three:  find a reel of TV coax and some transformer wire and a bit of perspex.

Step four: make a 20m dipole.

Step five: retrieve ancient Kenwood from a dust-covered box

Step six: put a 9V battery in ancient homebrew keyer and plug in dusty Bencher paddle.

Outcome: Enormous fun playing in the IOTA contest