This was not my first foray into the wonderful world of BERU, in 2013 I made it to 13th place in the Restricted section from home with 100W and wire antennas. Soon after last year’s contest I had decided that one of two things would happen. I would go all in for a top 10 […]
Month: March 2014
I was on the G9V team for CQWPX SSB again this year, though we ended up Multi-Two ratehr than Multi-Single due to some technical issues. It was a great contest, and we far surpassed our goals. See www.m0vsq.co.uk for the details.
This is an bi-annual event where FOC members get on the air and work everyone. It’s not a contest, it’s a QSO party, meaning that often a more full QSO takes place rather than exchanging the bare minimum. This March I managed 5 hours of operating spread throughout the day and all bands 160m to […]
It’s not particularly often I find myself operating SSB from home, but this series of contests is a good practice ground for the Vulture Squadron members to get some practice in before the major contests. I made 47 QSOs in 3 DXCCs using 100W from my K3 into the new 40m horizontal loop, fed with […]
This year I was active as VP2MXI from Montserrat, a small island in the Easrtern Caribbean. I’ve written the trip up elsewhere on this site but here is the low-down of the contest as posted to the uk-hf-contesting yahoo group. The Commonwealth Contest ran 0600-0600 local time. I managed 21.5 hours in the chair according to […]