Tag: contest

CW Open 2020 – AD5XI

I have never before taken part in the CW Ops CW Open contests. It’s an interesting format, 3x 4-hour sessions. They are clearly designed around the East Coast of the USA for times that suit my operating and sleeping patterns. The first session on Friday 4th September was 2000-2359 EDT, which meant only staying up […]

CQWPX CW 2020 – G9V

As I am still in the UK I decided to put some time in using the Vulture Squadron CG club call G9V. The idea being that G9 is an unusual prefix for England and I may be popular on the bands. Conditions didn’t seem all that great on Saturday, but I worked a few NA […]

ARI DX Contest 2020 – M0PCB

Like a few contests recently I haven’t entered this one before, but as I had some time on the radio while this contest was on I decided to work a few stations. While temporarily in the UK again I’m using my back-up station, which is a K3 with an Aerial-51 404-UL Off-centre fed Dipole antenna […]