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W0RSP/7SO QRP ALLWorked only DX; 58ft Inv-Vee up 30ft; 2-5w. Tough fun!
W0SHQSO LP ALLThanks to W0FEN and WA0EMX for the chance to get on the air!
W1/CT1AGFSO LP 20MJust a few. 73 Luis
W2AABSO QRP 20MFirst effort QRP in WPX. Condx poor!
W2MFTSO QRP ALLDear Radio Friends, I had a great contest was fun...just one antenna...my delta loop. Thanks to all that listened so hard for my qrp signal...Great Fun! Cheers and 73 W2MFT
W2RRSO HP 10MVery poor propagation up North!
W3EFSO LP ALLAWFUL conditions. Definitely the worst I have ever experienced from any QTH. EU was very difficult almost all the time from here - maybe 2 good hours on 40 and 1 on 20; working 'em on 40 was like 80, and 20 was like 40 -- except neither was really open. Mostly western EU, though I did get one OX and one TF. Only Asia were 4X, 5B4, TA and UA9; only Africa were EA8, EA9, CN and 3V. Fortunately there was a near-constant smattering of SA and Caribbean on 10M to boost the score a little. But what a slog! To top it all off, the British Airways strike meant my Monday night flight was cancelled, so I had to go Sunday, which meant zero decompression time; I headed to the airport the minute the contest ended and am writing this from HB9. Congrats to N5DX for an impressive win from Arkansas. And to N1UR (NV1N) who, in his own words, was "crankin 'em out and keeping me 'in the game'" ;-) . 73 and thanks to all, Maury W3EF
W4CUSA HP 20MWPX IS ALWAYS FUN - BUT - CONDITIONS ON 20M COULD HAVE BEEN BETTER. CU NEXT YEAR
W4JHC/5SO LP 15MMade one contact and for me, that's a success! Thank you and 73.
W4KMSHSpecial Event Station to Peanut Island sponsored by the Jupiter Tequesta Repeater Group.
W4NZSO HP 15MCycle 24?? more like re-Cycled 23
W4QOSO QRP ALLI thought the bands were pretty poor. DX did not open up as much as in recent contests. Still I found a lot to work as a QRP in S&P; even did some running on 15 and 10. All wire antennas and K3 pushing the RF.
W4RYWSO LP ALLOn top of poor conditions, I had severe line noise and several rounds of severe thunderstorms. Lots of fun anyway!
W5JBV/4SO QRP 10MTenTec Argonaut - R7 vertical
W5MJSO HP 80MTough Conditions
W6FGSO LP ALLNot the best conditions, but fun anyway!
W6QU/0SO QRP ALLTks to W0LSD for the use of his great contest station in the beautiful Rocky Mountains!
W7DRA/0SO LP 80Mback in omaha, good conditions first night
W7GVESO LP ALLAll kind of problems here - an 80 MPH wind blew my GAP TITAN down, so I couldn't get on 15. Spent 4 hrs trying to get computer to accept this info. Gave up when XYL was doubting my sanity. Had fun and I'll be better prepared new year!
W7KU/0SO HP ALLAll QSO's made with a single vertical elevated end-fed 33 ft. wire, ten feet above the ground and taped to a fiberglass mast on my second floor deck with zepp feed from 300 ohm twinlead in a HOA neighborhood. Thanks for the QSO's
W7VJMSHWhat can one say for miserable band conditions. Remain unclear as to the benefit of the M/S rule change, which made the contest less enjoyable. The WPX site blog does not really do much to justify the need for the change. Hopefully this will be reconsidered.
W8AEF/7SA LP 80MI disabled 75% of my four square phased array by disconnecting the phasing lines at the element feed points and installing 3 shorted PL-259s, then I ran the transmitter feed line direct to the 4th element. The FT-1000D loafed along at 100 watts output and 18 dB attenuation on the receiver. Low power on 80m started very underwhelming. In the evening I heard many stations that could not hear me. After Phoenix midnight apparently the atmospheric noise dropped on their end and I was able to get them in the log and it became fun. No EU, AF, a few SA, OC and AS along many NA.
W8GXTSO HP 40MDecided to try single band this year due to family Holiday commitments. 40m was best the first night then it seemed to go downhill the next night? I still enjoyed the contest !
W9VQSO LP ALLGreat domestic contest!
WA2ASQ/4SO LP 20Moperated portable in Johns Creek, Ga
WA6KHKSO HP ALLTough band conditions. Europe never really opened up.
WA7LTSO HP ALLGetting old, but it is still fun!
WB2DFC/8SO LP ALLHAD A LOT OF FUN... IN BEWTEEN CHORES, WOULD LIKE TO HAVE HAD MORE TIME, BUT THAT'S THE WAY IT GOES, 72/73 TO ALL, TNX FOR THE CONTACTS....
WB4MAKSA HP ALLFlex 5000A, Acom 2000A, 80M Loop, SteppIR Vertical, Receiving Antenna.
WC3OSO LP ALLSuper Contest Had great time. Good warm up for FD!
WC5TSO HP ALLPart time effort from the W5KFT station
WD0TSO LP ALLFun, part time effort. Thanks
WE6EZ/7SO LP ALLOnly fair conditions but still fun.
WM6ASA HP ALLK3(2), ALPHA-87A, ETO91, FORCE12 ANTENNAS, TR-LOG
WO4OSA HP 20MWent after the USA 4th Call Area Record.
WQ8RPSO QRP ALLNice contest. 20 seemed OK. 40 was ok but didn't get up early enough on Sunday morning to give it a real try. 80 had much too much QRN for good QRP operation. WQ8RP was sort of a "magnet" and unique prefix. TNX Michigan QRP club for its use.
WT5RSO QRP ALLThis is always a fun contest. Missed Friday evening completely due to travel back from a biz trip, and much of the days Saturday and Sunday attending to an ill-timed "washing machine crisis". Used my KD1JV ATS3-B Altoids radio Saturday until time to try 160 (the ATS3-B covers 15-80), then switched for the rest of the contest to my IC-703. The 703's receiver is not nearly as good as the ATS3, but its C-IV computer interface turned me into a genuine couch potato. Thanks to all for suffering through my peanut whistle signal. I'm sure QRP isn't half as much fun at the other end - I truly appreciate your straining to pull me out of the mud. Rig: ATS3-B and IC-703, 5 watts. Antennas: Tennadyne T-11 LPDA at 51 feet for 10-20, W9INN multi-band dipole for 40-160. Logging software: N1MM
YB3XMSO LP 15MMy radio IC751, 80w, Dipole Tubing mono Band 21Mhz, 12mH
YC3TKHSO LP ALLTnx For All Station hope cuagn 73 es Greeting From Surabaya City Indonesia
YL2IUSO LP ALLTnx for best Contest and QSO 73
YL2PNSO LP ALLRIG: IC-751 S/N barefoot CABLE: RG-58U (50+15)=65 m MAST: 18x500mm (o30mm fm P-809)=9m AGL + 35m ASL + 6 km East from Riga Gulf Bank ANT: Inv VEE Multiband (160+80+40+20)M=4 dipoles feeded by one cable My 1st full full (all six band) participation in TOP WW Contest My 1st +1000 QSO claimed score with my own call My 1st five "sixbanders" - DR1A, DR4A, HG1S, LZ9W, OM7M - am terribly thankful to them My 1st "multi pile-ups" with Contest Software TR4W - must hard grow up my OP skills My 1st anti-alchocol campaigne during all 48 hrs of Contest (great achievement <- my XYL)
YN2GYSO LP ALLSometime I will figure out my off time strategy!
YO2AQBSA LP 160MRIG.IC725 L.W.40.7M.ANTENA.EL-BUG+KEY H.M.
YO2ISSO LP 160MPleased to run the CQ-WPX-CW for the first time. Good conditions on 10m and also not bad on 160m (despite summer QRN!). Was hard to decide for which band goes the log. Used my 'liliput' setup the IC-7000, 100W & home made GP & 41m LW. 73 Szigy.
YO3FRISO LP ALLApologies for short activity... hope to do more next time 73/88
YO4BTBSO LP ALLTRX ICOM 706, ANT DIPOLE
YO4CSLSA HP ALLtrx A412 ant delta Nice Contest Best regards
YO4KCCSO HP ALLqro home made 1000w
YO4SISO LP ALL73s for all contesters!
YO5OAGSA LP 20MRig: IC-7600, Ant: Diamond BB-7V, Dipol for 20m , ` 73 Sanyi YO5OAG

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