Month: March 2018

When is an “All Time New One” not an all time new one?

Earlier this month I heard 5A1AL calling CQ on 17m and managed to work him fairly quickly. ┬áMy log showed him as an “All Time New One” (ATNO). When I looked at his qrz page, he mentioned that he uses ClubLog so I checked my callsign there against his log and was very surprised to […]

17m FT8 DXCC challenge is complete

My 17m challenge to work 100 separate DXCC entities using only FT8 is complete.  I expected it to take a lot longer than a mere seven months.  I don’t have them all confirmed but that wasn’t part of the challenge – I just wanted to work them. In the last few days I’ve worked Hong […]

How to make your vertical HF aerial work better

Add more radials. No really, that’s it.