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SC QSO Party 2020

April 22nd, 2020 | Posted by admin in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

This was my first SC QSO Party. It was fun to operate, feels like WAG for German stations when you are the “DX”. As I have no experience with state QSO party’s and whats the best antenna and strategie I just jumped in and tried to maximize QSO and fun. I setup online reporting and …
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CQ WPX RTTY

April 22nd, 2020 | Posted by admin in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

A couple of days before WPX RTTY I returned back from my holiday in Germany. Wanted to play a bit in this one, even I had QRL on Sunday. The winds were pretty high on Friday, I tried to install my extended fiberglas pole but it crashed several times while pushing it up. The last …
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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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