Tag: New DXCC

An unexpected new DXCC

This weekend was the ARRL RTTY Roundup contest and for the first time, FT8 was allowed. I spent a couple of hours operating just to give away a few points and get some experience using the new version of WSJT-X in contest mode. I’d been working mainly European stations and all of a sudden, I […]

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 […]

My first new DXCC entity for over eighteen months

I’ve not been specifically chasing new DXCC entities for a while and because of this, I’ve only picked up four since 2015. I know there’s been some interest surrounding the 3C0L and 3C1L DXpedition to Annobon and Equatorial Guinea respectively over the last few weeks and although I missed out on working 3C0L, I was […]