Monthly Archives: November 2012

Data (RTTY/PSK) contesting – The anatomy of an ideal QSO

I like contesting.  I like data contesting and I operate a lot in data contests.  I don’t generally have the time to dedicate to making a winning entry although for the big events, I’ll try and make a good score … Continue reading

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CQWW SSB weekend 2012

Last weekend was the biggest SSB contest of the year, CQWW SSB.  I can’t believe that means it’s been over a year since my mast was put up as my aim was to get that completed in time for the … Continue reading

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GO6NHU QSL cards received

If you were one of the 2012 QSOs in my log during the time I operated as GO6NHU for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, you’ll be pleased to hear that my custom designed QSL cards have arrived. If you … Continue reading

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Statistics – October 2012

I’ve been a bit cheeky with my QSO count this month as I’ve included the contacts I made while operating as GP0PKT from Herm Island for a few days as part of the Martello Tower Group DXpedition but even without … Continue reading

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