Today I made what I believe to be my first QSO ever on the 12m band. It was a QSO with EW8A (Igor) from Rechitsa, Belarus. I was using my FT857 with the FC40 auto tuner and the 4m whip.
Rechytsa is a town in the Homiel Province of Belarus. It is center of Rechitsa district. The city is situated at the mouth of Rechitsa river, flowing into Dnieper. The population is 65,532 as of 2005.