Wooohooo 9M0Lby M0TTB - Andy on 04/11/12
Just worked 9M0L on 15m ssb, and what a surprising way to get it... not spotted and simplex! I do keep an ear out on a dxped's publicised frequencies, and I saw the 20m ssb op had given up the battle, the 17m ssb op was still going though, albeit pretty weak. Naturally my attention went ot 15m, where prop should be favourable, and low and behold 9M0L was on 21.275 working a few stations simplex. I gave him two calls with just a G4 audible for company, and I fully expected howls from most of the EU of 'up you lid!!' but he really was simplex and no problem with the qso.
I felt gutted for the G4, he was there before me, and just didn't get through even when there didn't appear to be any competition. There was a happy 4 minutes before an EC6 decided that the world should know about it.
Received an attractive card from the VP6T dxped today.
UPDATE: Just worked 9M0L on 17 ssb as well, just a couple of calls needed.