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Re: ARRL 10 N8XX SO CW QRP

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  • ke8fo
    I only got on for 3 1/2 hours, but worked 100. That included a chat with Greg, W8GP, in Robinson Township. Mark, KE8FO
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 12, 2011
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      I only got on for 3 1/2 hours, but worked 100. That included a chat with Greg, W8GP, in Robinson Township.

      Mark,
      KE8FO

      --- In WestMichiganHams@yahoogroups.com, Hank Greeb <n8xx@...> wrote:
      >
      > Anyone else do the ARRL 10 M contest this weekend? I had a ball with 5
      > watts to a wet noodle antenna!
      >
      > 73 de n8xx Hg
      >
      > ======= Score summary sent to the 3830@... reflector =======
      >
      > ARRL 10-Meter Contest
      >
      > Call: N8XX
      > Operator(s): N8XX
      > Station: N8XX
      >
      > Class: SO CW QRP
      > QTH: MI
      > Operating Time (hrs): 7
      >
      > Summary:
      > Band QSOs Mults
      > -------------------
      > CW: 155 46
      > SSB: 0 0
      > -------------------
      > Total: 155 46 Total Score = 28,520
      >
      > Club: Mad River Radio Club
      >
      > Comments:
      >
      > Wow! 10 metres was open - early in the day to Europe, later to western
      > USA, South American, etc.
      >
      > Even with a wire antenna at 28' maximum (it's a 130' inverted V, fed in
      > the center with 400 Ohm Twin Lead) folks could actually hear me! Never
      > put together a big enough signal for a "good run" but about 95% S&P.
      >
      > Thanks to all the folks who dug down deep into the noise to pull my
      > pipsquoke antenna out of the mud.
      >
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