Monthly Archives: November 2011

Days 331, 332 and 333 – One more CW QSO in the log

Day #331 started off with some QSOs on 12m, I worked EA9IB, Pedro, EK6TA, Hovik, EW6DX, Igor and SV2HTI, Ilias.  After that I spoke to WV4X, Don and IZ0VXL, Federico on 15m before going back to 12m to talk to … Continue reading

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Days 328, 329 and 330 – Another new aerial

Day #328 was very nearly the end of QSO365!  It’s incredible to think that the project could fail this close to the end but it only takes some bad propagation and it could all be over.  I got home in the evening … Continue reading

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Days 325, 326 and 327 – Three average days on the wireless

It’s getting to the time of year now that when I get home in the evening, the bands have largely closed down and with an aerial which doesn’t seem to be performing too well on the lower bands I’m starting … Continue reading

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RSGB UKAC ‘Activity Contests’ – My thoughts.

As a member of the Martello Tower Group, we operated in the RSGB UKAC contests from June 2009 until March 2011 and were reasonably successful for the full year of 2010. However the introduction of the M5 multiplier rule in … Continue reading

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Days 323 and 324 – The LZ DX contest

I’d planned in advance to make a bit of an effort in the LZ DX contest and so on the Saturday morning I attempted to re-route the coax that currently goes to the OCFD I have up and replace it … Continue reading

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Days 320, 321 and 322 – Lots of JT65A reception reports

I didn’t have too many QSOs on these three days, largely because I was running some extended JT65A receive sessions which were quite interesting. On day #320 I spoke to W2WP, Mike and N4CCA, Don on 20m SSB and then … Continue reading

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Days 317, 318 and 319

I worked a few RTTY stations in the early hours of day #317 on 40m carrying on with the contest from the day before, they were W3LL, VA2UP, IK4CLF, UA9OG, OM7OM, Z37M, WA2TMC, K9NR and IW1QN.  In the morning I … Continue reading

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