Within a few minutes of connecting the end-fed wire about 15m long into the back of the rig I had 5 QSOs in the log on 40 and 15m. It is such a perfect CW rig.
More details see the Elecraft website http://www.elecraft.com
See https://www.lightningmaps.org for information on lightning in Europe. As I write, there are storms in Europe but not in the UK.