Castle Law Hill FortEarlier today, I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity of activating Allermuir Hill, which is SOTA reference GM/SS-171. I was invited by Martin 2M0KAU and Mark MM6BJJ both of whom live in Dundee.

Martin picked me up shortly after 8:00 am (07:00 UTC) from where I am staying in Edinburgh and we were on our way to the Pentlands, south of Edinburgh. Read the rest of this entry

I’ve been in Edinburgh, Scotland again since early August and I’ll be here for just under one month. I had a few days spare so decided to contact Carl 2E0HPI who has got to be the most active portable amateur radio operator I’ve ever known and arranged to visit him in his home town of Hartlepool. I collected my hire car from Edinburgh today and was on my way to Hartlepool which is approximately 150 miles south east from Edinburgh. Read the rest of this entry