Tag: cw

CQWW CW 2020 – AD5XI

So this contest just went badly for me. With the ongoing COVID-19 situation I decided to enter from home, knowing that it would be a struggle with my very modest station. In both 2018 and 2019 I operated from big stations in Maryland and it was a great contest, but this time even though the […]

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 […]