Category: Contesting

CQWPX CW 2019 – NG3K

For this contest I was back at the QTH of Alan WA3EKL and Susan N3DPB to join the team for a M/2 entry. This is always a fun contest and being NG3K was great as it was an unusual enough prefix to be popular throughout the 48 hours. I’m still getting used to these contests […]

NAQP CW Jan 2019- AD5XI

This was the first contest I was active in from home, and my first NAQP. A very enjoyable domestic contest. It was interesting to see how many times I mis-copied as AD5X. Usually got queried after sending my name a coupe of times. Call: AD5XIOperator(s): AD5XIStation: AD5XI Class: Single Op LP Summary: Band  QSOs  Mults——————-  160:        […]


This was the first contest of 2018 for me. I was late home after a 7 mile hike in the morning so missed the first 40 minutes of the contest by the time I got into the shack with a mug of tea. Conditions on 40m weren’t great though I did manage to work a […]

CQWW CW 2017 – M6T

In 2017 the G9V team weren’t able to take part in the CQWW CW contest, and I received an invitation to join the M6T team over in Suffolk. This was my first Multi-op multi-radio experience. I was to be one of a 2 man team in charge of the 80M station, along with fellow ‘youngster’ […]