Month: March 2016

UKEICC 80m CW – 30th March 2016

This is the first time I have entered one of the UKEICC evening contests. The format was different, without the need for sending ‘5NN’ but just my locator to four characters. Worked 59 QSOs, 100W into the Inverted-L, logging with DXLog and without an RBN or cluster connection.

70MHz UKAC – 29th March 2016

This is the first one of these contests I’ve done for some time. I didn’t get chance to get out portable but was test driving the IC-7300 from home, 50W into a badly adjusted halo on the back of the house. Thinking on what improvements I can make to the 4m aerial, at the very […]

FOC BW QSO Party March 2016

  This BWQP was a lot of fun, had some nice chats with some friends, met 5 members I’d not worked before. Seemingly surprised a couple of guys with band conditions. As usual 100W into a G3TPW Cobwebb (20-10m), 40m Inverted-V dipole, 80m Inverted-L. I was using DXlog to log, seemed to perform well though […]

RSGB 80m CC CW – 16th March 2016

We got back home from Toronto at around 1430z on Wednesday 16th March. At 2000z I was on 80m doing the Club Championship CW contest. As I was half asleep from the overnight flight and a long drive back from the airport I didn’t do any SO2V or S&P etc, just sat and held a […]