Category Archives: Contesting

Part time entry in the EA RTTY contest

I’ve just completed a part time entry in the EA RTTY contest – It runs from 16:00z to 16:00z over the weekend so I did a few hours yesterday evening on 20m and then put the wireless back on again … Continue reading

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Operating QRP. Seriously, me running QRP!

As far as I was aware, this weekend was going to be pretty much contest free and I planned to do some work on my aerials.  I received some new spacers for the Hexbeam and although I fitted the 15m ones before … Continue reading

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15m + 400w + snow/rain + Hexbeam = *sigh*

It’s the EA PSK63 contest. I had a decent run yesterday and this morning I was up nice and early to carry on my 15m single band entry. It snowed overnight, it’s raining now and very damp outside. After twenty … Continue reading

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Open Ukraine RTTY Championship 2013

This contest has changed from last year – The new rules can be seen here and if I’m honest, I found some aspects to be a little confusing so I emailed the adjudicator to get some clarification. My entry was … Continue reading

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The results of the UK DX BPSK63 2013 contest

In January I entered the UK DX BPSK63 contest, the claimed scores showed that it was very close at the top.  The results have been published and I’m happy to report that after adjudication, I kept first place and although … Continue reading

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WSPR on 15m

For the last few days I’ve been running WSPR on 15m with 5w out of my radio into the Hexbeam, pointing east in the morning and west in the evening.  Here’s a map showing all activity over the last 24 … Continue reading

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The results of the OK DX RTTY contest 2012

On the 15th December I took part in the OK DX RTTY contest and I blogged about it here.  Yesterday I was pointed at the results by OK1RIG and I have to say that this has to be one of … Continue reading

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