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NA CW QSO Party January

January 15th, 2020 | Posted by DJ8OG in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

I heard thru the Swamp Foxes about the NAQP contest. I never did it before, there are CW, SSB and RTTY weekends. I signed up as a CW team member (Swamp Fox Delta Force) as I`m on vacation on the SSB part. It was fun, I set up 2 vertical wires at the same fiberglas …
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Stew Perry Top Band Challenge

January 15th, 2020 | Posted by DJ8OG in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

This year I wanted to try some 160m with an antenna I had in mind. So I build a T-vertical about 17m tall and 2x 13m topload. Attached it to some radials and my MFJ 993brt tuner. I had to work on the Stew Perry weekend but I tried it for 4 hours on Saturday …
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ARRL 10m

January 15th, 2020 | Posted by DJ8OG in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

Due to work I forgot to update my contest reviews. In December I was a few days in NY and couldn`t operate ARRL 160m but I operated in ARRL 10m the following weekend as Single OP mixed mode low power assisted. I build a tripple leg GP antenna and mounted it on my 43ft fiberglas …
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CQWW CW

December 11th, 2019 | Posted by admin in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

This time I decided to go single band in CQWW CW. I wasn’t sure if 20m or 40m and went with 40m. I prepared a 40m tripple leg attached to my fiberglas pole. A fried printed me an adapter so I could extend the bigger pole with some elements of my broken smaller pole. I …
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CQWW CW preparation and SSB Sweepstakes

November 18th, 2019 | Posted by DJ8OG in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

At the weekend we had pretty good weather and I wanted to prepare a new antenna for CQWW. I decided to do 40m assisted low power. Wasn’t sure if I want to install a vertical delta loop or a GP with elevated radials. I decided the GP is easier to install and so I ordered …
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