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US6CQSO LP ALLGood luck
UT3RSSO LP 20MFT-857D, Inv. V.
UT5UKYSO LP ALLTRX: IC-756PRO3 OUTPUT=50W ANT: 3-EL STEPIR (20-6M), DELTA 40 M
UT5UUVSO QRP ALLHOMEMADE TRX 4 WTT OUT ANT TRAP GP 10-40 ANT 40 m high vert 80-160
UU6JFSO LP ALLRig: FT897 100w - Slopper, VP2E, hb9cv 20m
VA3RKMSO QRP ALLK2, 5 watts, verticals and wires. Tnx for the fun!
VA3XHSO HP 40Mworking all weekend,,hardly any time to play!
VE1ZASO LP ALLConditions on 20m were great--and very crowded! Worked 9M8Z during the grayline on Saturday! Conditions on 80 and 40m were very noisy--I have to fix the pennant rx antenna.
VE2AIUSO LP 20MMy first go at a contest
VE3MGYSA LP 160M20/9 QRN all weekend = the perfect mess!! Or the perfect 160M training exercise....
VE3ZZSA HP ALLPoor conditions on Saturday but improved greatly on Sunday afternoon. Great fun as always!
VE4TVSO LP ALLicom 740 power 80 to100watts dipole antenna160m and 80m@15 feet vertical antenna 20m @ 5 feet
VE5ZCSO HP 20MTR3 Drake Radio, G5RV antenna.
VE7FCOSO LP ALLNice to work a New Country. Great to hear and work Europe again.
VE7NAMSHWe had a lot of fun in this Contest using out Vintage FT-101ZD and teamed with FL-2100B amp. A lot of new hams got their feet wet in this contest.
VE7RSVSO LP ALLFirst time entry and learned the limitations of using 100 watts and a G5RV antenna. Operated from Broughton Island NA-091 with a FT-857. Only made a few contacts but some new countries for me, even on 15 metres. Will be back next year, hopefully with a better antenna.
VK2CASO HP ALLNot much time but still lots of fun. Thanks.
VK2KDPSA LP ALLOne of my two big contests of the year, not really a great time for my rig to decide it only wants to put out 5-10watts. wow, QRP is hard!!
VK2KRMSO LP ALLOn 25th day of July 2006 I obtained my Amateur Operator's Certificate of Proficiency (Advanced). My last year as a Rookie next year I have to play with the big boys. Nice contest had lots of fun.
VK3ALZSO LP ALLThe propagation in my part of the world was terrible. Every contact required heaps of effort. There is gaps in my log but this only happened because there just wasn't any propagation. 40M was especially hard and I apolgise to WM2H (40M) for accidently deleting him out of the log! Thank you to all the stations who put in that extra effort to work my 100W and vertical (R6000) station. Cheers, Michael VK3ALZ
VK3IOSO HP ALLWith my long wire antennas and only limited time to spare, I found that the 10m band was dead, 15m band was OK, 20m band was good, 40m band was fantastic, 80m band was good and 160 was poor, with no DX stations worked, but a few heard, but not strong.
VK3NISO HP ALLWorked the full 36hrs. Equipment IC-7700, SteppIR MonstIR, 1/4 Sloper Heil PR781, Drake L7 @ 400w PEP. Many thanks to the US licensees above 7.200 who make contesting a pleasure with their patience, mutual respect and courtesy. Wx was kind. QSLs via EQSL and LOTW. Best 73 from downunder Mario VK3NI
VK3TZSO HP ALLA relatively part time effort. The bands were in pretty terrible shape and the noise at the home QTH pretty high as usual. The surf was pounding in at Pt Leo.... so the surf won and the radio lost. Surfed both days and then went to see "The Who" (Post F1 Grand Prix) on Sunday night after a surf and an hour on 40m LP to EU. Wow, what a weekend! Pity condx were so poor as I would have needed to sleep for a week if they were open!. You betta you bet! I tried but just could not get the last QSO to get to 200 before the end of the test...condx were just that low. Could have gotten a much higher score with more operating but with 27 deg C both days, no wind, blue sky a great 1-1.5m swell it was a no brainer which hobby/sport won out this weekend. Looking forward to more sunspots and a trip back to YJ8 when the solar flux is above 100 and I can make a truly decent score from there. Cheers all Tony VK3TZ
VK4BLSO LP ALL100 watts and wires had a great time, with better results than last year Worked a few new DXCC too. Thanks to all who listened for me
VK4EJSO LP ALLPlenty Of Activity Even Without Sunspots, Low Power Improves Operating Skills.
VK4HGSO HP ALLLooking forward to better propagation !
VK5HRTSO HP ALLMy 1st WPX contest and just using 100W & ground mounted vertical. Already have the 5 element tribander on order-hi. Nice 40m openings to Nth Am both evenings & Europe on last morning. Great to get HQ & 8P on 20m & FM5 on 40m. Lots of new countries. Hooked on contests now!!!!
VK6FDXSO LP ALLBiggest thrill trying to get a pileup running.
VO2NSSO HP ALLVery user friendly
VP59VSA HP ALLGreat fun giving out the first VP59 Prefix. Be back next year with another new one.
VP8KFSO HP ALLThanks to Bob VP8LP for the use of his FB station. First time ever in WPX, thoroughly enjoyed, mults still coming right up to the end of the contests
VU2HFRSO LP 20MThanks CQ for organising a great contest. Band condx still remain very poor. 10M was dead. My first WPX - A great learning experience
VU2PTTSO QRP ALLRig: Icom 746-PRO @ 5 Watts Ant: Force 12 C3/S @ 60', 40m Inv-Vee @ 55', 80m Inv-L GP Interface: MicroHAM MicroKeyer II Logging: N1MM Logger v9.2.5 Was not able to operate the full contest due to family commitments. Decided to try QRP to see how the antenna system works and with a target of 50 QSOs and 5000 Points. Hope to see many of you for a blast in the CW leg. Operating time about 6 hours, mostly on RX. 73 de Prasad VU2PTT.
VU3DJQSO LP 40MLOST AROUND 27 QSO DETAILS ON 20M DUE TO LOGGING PROGRAM CRASH. SEE YOU NEXT YEAR
W0CBHSO LP ALLGret contest, many more dx contacts this year, great path to Europe, even worked Senegal and South Korea, and heard the Phillipinse
W0CEMSO HP 40M40 was fun to do single band contest on! I will do it again!
W0ETTSO LP ALLIC756 pro3 100 watts to TH7 and A3 yagis and 2 el 40m yagi @90'
W1WHSO LP ALLThis was only my second contest in 30 years as a ham. I could only work a few hours, but had a great time doing it!
W4CWASA HP ALL20m was as crowded as I have ever heard. 15m was much more sucessful for this little pistol. Hopefully next year will bring more sunspots. 73 to all.
W4JHUSO LP ALLThanks for a great contest.
W4TMNSO LP ALLLow SFI + QRM + QRN + QSB = WPX 2009
W4WSWSO HP ALLFirst time in it. I have a very nice time & Fun...!! Will do it again... 73's
W6GMT/5SO QRP 10MCONTEST RUN FROM WINTER QTH IN DEL RIO TX
W6HH/5SA LP 80MI hate CT! Dropped my mike on my keyboard and it logged a Bad QSO. I never could figure out how to delete it, so, my number 16 Q was deleted with Notepad and score re-calculated by me.
W7ATSO HP ALLQ's are Fun!
W7CARSO HP ALLEven though only operated just a tiny bit over 5 hours I enjoyed the participation.
W7KU/0SO HP ALLAll QSOs made using the rain gutters of my house in a HOA area.
W8JMFSO HP 40MVacuum tubes forever! HF=Collins.
WA4JASO LP ALLMOBILE OPERATION. IN LA, MS, AL & TN.
WA4ZXVSO HP ALLFirst WPX SSB Fun time

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