So I’ve tried to operate from Platanias / Crete (see SV9/SQ5BPF with uSDX part 1).
Threw a wire on a palm palm tree, stretched a counterpoise on the ground, tuned it, and made the first CW QSO on 40m with Zygi SP5ELA. So next I’ve tried to tune the antenna on 80m, and the uSDX transceiver failed with a short circuit.
It seems that the smd PA transistor died on 80m (it also dies on 10m). Fortunately I’ve had two IRLML2060 transistors with me, but no soldering iron and other tools.
So is there any hope that i will be able to make more than one QSO?