Month: February 2013

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 you can’t see from the image below, my score was the highest of any UK […]

Three new DXCC entities in just a few days

Now that I’ve worked over 240 DXCC entities, finding new ones is becoming a bit of a challenge and so it was very nice to pick up three new countries in just a few days this week. On Sunday last weekend I managed to work the 9U4U DXpedition to Burundi on 17m CW and then picked up […]

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 hours. 15m is not a band that’s widely used for WSPR so there are nowhere […]

Statistics – January 2013

It’s February already, what happened to January?  It seems like only a few days ago that we started the new year.  It’s been a very busy month for me, the busiest ever for QSO numbers with over 1700 logged, largely down to three big data contests.  I managed to pick up two new countries in […]