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VK3TZSO HP ALLJust handing out a few numbers and seeing what propagation was like. A few very nice signals on 20m long path to the USA. Mainly on low power but condx were pretty dull and I put the amplifier on later in the contest. Some fun QSOs and glad 15m showed some signs of life. I miss being able to at least put in a semi-reasonable score from the home QTH but the noise from Plasma TVs and powerlines makes it impossible now. Congrats on a fine contest. Hope to meet some of you guys some day. Regards, Tony Burt VK3TZ
VK4BLSO LP ALLThis years plan was get a flat top open line fed wire up at 45 feet with the inverted L to try to get over 100,000 score Along came some sun spots and big signals from all over the world So many calls coming back almost forgot I was running 100 watts and wires Blew away last years score Did I have a good time... you bet!! Thanks to all who took the time to work me Looking forward to 2011 already
VK4EJSO LP 15MGood to see lots of new blood in this contest. 15 meters was busy both days. A can't miss contest.
VK4ZDSO HP 10MAmazed to make a couple of 10m contacts into Europe - hopefully better next year
VK6WXChecklogLess than 100W into a screwdriver antenna Very hard work being heard.
VK8PDXSO LP ALLMuch better conditions than 2009. Lots of nice openings with my little 100w. SP to NA on 15m at the start, LP to EU on 20m on 2nd day and even a little 30min opening to EU on 10m where I was able to run. Lots of antenna improvements for 2011, tried to give VK8 to everyone, 73
VP50VSO LP ALLGreat time as usual; very pleased to give out another new prefix (VP50V) this year. Thanks to everyone who worked me. See you again in WPXSSB2011 with another "new one". 73, Dave, W5CW
VU2LYXSO QRP 10MTOOK TIME TO GET ON TO THE 10M WHEN CONDITIONS WERE GOOD. QUITE A FEW DX OPS COPIED ME. IT IS GREAT OF THEM.
VU2PTTSO QRP 15MIC-746PRO @ 5 Watts out to Force12 C3S Tribander @ 60', Sigma-5 Vertical, 40m Inverted-vee @ 50' Congratulations to all the fine ops who picked up my QRP signal - many of them had some of the finest ears. Decided to go QRP like last year with a lot of family breaks scheduled, but made it a single band affair this time considering that conditions on 15m are opening up. Not sure if there was a North American opening as I was away from the radio both days around that time. 15m overall did not sound very good compared to previous weekends. See you all in May for the CW leg. 73 de Prasad VU2PTT.
VU2URSO QRP 20MEnjoyed another CQWPX contest. I thank all the DX ops who copied the QRP signals and took trouble to copy their numbers.
VU3USJSO LP 20MMany S9 stations in E. Europe couldn't hear me. Big sigs, small ears.
VX6BFSO QRP ALLWorking QRP for fun, limited op time, but thanks to all that listened!
W0CEMSA HP 20MwHEN I HAD TIME TO OPERATE, AT TIMES IT SEEMED LIKE WALL TO WALL DX. FUN!!
W0ETTSO LP ALLOnly limited effort in this one. Nice to hear 10m open to So. America so well. - W0ETT
W0MRZSO QRP 20MUsed 2.5 W and 8 foot vert indoor antenna; many great operators out there to pull my signal out of the pile-ups!
W0PAN/7SO LP 20MHad a blast with S&P - Couldn't get a run going.
W0VOM/4SO LP ALLThis was my first time in the CQ WW WPX contest. I had a great time, and I'm looking forward to next year.
W0YVSO HP ALLTESTED OUT NEW FTdx5000MP
W1WBBSO LP ALLPart-time effort, almost exclusively S&P. OCF dipole for higher bands and Inv L on lowbands. Concentrated on new mults...fun to watch score grow RAPIDLY as QSO and prefix count increased. NICE to work ST2AR without a wait on 15m Sunday afternoon.
W2HCBSO LP ALLHad a blast worked moblie from fn30 ft 857d and a sidekick screw driver antenna on the bed rail of my 1500
W2HIYSO LP ALLHave never tried this before.
W2MFTSO QRP ALLBack on air after 15 years. I put up vertical antenna on 3/1 9/2010. First QRP contest ever. It makes each contact "Rare DX" The VK contact on 40 meters was amazing!. Will do better next time HiHi. I selected the TB wires overlay because I used only a 4 band vertical antenna. Had much fun thank you and 73 Doc (Mark)
W2VUSO LP ALLWORKED MY ALL-TIME FIRST GREENLAND AND SUDAN. I AM A HAPPY CAMPER!
W3FWSA HP ALLAll dipoles only. No towers or tri-band beams.
W4JHC/5SO LP ALLEnjoyed making contacts on 15M and 10M.
W4JHUSO HP ALLThanks for sponsoring, organizing, and administering this event.
W4QNSA HP 15MStarted out just pouncing on 20 and 80, found 15m Hot, then focused on single band 15m - great fun, my best effort since the 70's
W4SARSO LP ALLHighlight was working the Galapagos Islands for the first time- on 5 bands!
W4TKISO LP ALLWe had good propagation and lots of stations on. Most people were easy to work. Wish I could have worked the whole contest. See you all next time.
W4WLF/5SO LP ALLMy hearing is not so good. Hopefully not too many errors. Don't want to get in trouble with you!
W5MX/4SA HP ALLGreat contest, first real SSB effort in this one. Need a voice keyer!
W5WMUSO HP 80MWasn"t a good idea to challenge kz5mm to a one to one winner, gets a case of wine... I'll know better next year
W5WZSO HP ALLAWESOME! My first serious effort in WPX. Also my first serious effort at the new station with HP. How much fun is legal? The first 15 minutes with 47 QSOs in the log really set the pace and gave me enthusiasm. Pretty soon the serial numbers I was giving were mostly higher than those I was receiving and my confidence grew. Go Louisiana Contest Club!
W6GMT/5SO QRP 10Mfrom The Winter QTH in Texas
W6RGSSO LP ALLFirst in contest in 4 decades. Just got my feet wet with 10 contacts. Once I get used to these logging programs, I'll do better.
W6UXSA LP ALLThis was a lot of fun!
W7CARSO HP ALLTough with Wire Antennas but fun & did better than last year
W7DROSO LP ALLFirst time in the contest and did it to make new contacts. Hope they upload their logs to LOTW.
W7EEISO LP 15MA newby to contesting.
W7KU/0SO LP ALLI built window line J antennas for 10 meters and 15 meters and taped them to a 33 ft. telescoping fiberglass mast. For 40 and 80 I used my rain gutters fed against 16 radials. It was fun. Thanks for all the QSO's.
W7YVKSO LP ALLRADIO DECIDED TO WORK AFTER LONG TIME WITH NO OUTPUT--JUST FOR CONTEST, HI! LICENSED 75 YEARS, AGE 90 YEARS.
W8JMFSO HP 40MVacuum tubes forever! HF=Collins.
WA2OOB/6SO LP ALL10M is looking up! 75M was very quiet. Many good and courteous ops heard.
WA2PNISO LP ALLHad fun operating on a great weekend. The weather finally was on our side and not against us. I look foward to the VHF contest and the other HF contest's also.
WA5RMLSO LP ALLT.T. Omni VI @100W; 40M dipole, 20-10M vertical; Nice to get another phone contest under my belt. Second contest in a row where 15M was the money band. Sunspots are returning! Thanks to all the good operators.
WA5SOGSO LP ALLAs always, a lot of fun. Got 1 new one!
WA5TRXSO LP ALLHad the time of my life !
WA6KHKSO HP ALLA lot of fun to score over 1 million points and work HC8GR on 5 different bands!
WA6STSO HP ALLMurphy appeared in many guises, but it WAS nice to find 10 meters open; just wish I'd found that out sooner!
WA6WPGSO LP 80MConditions much better this year than last on 80 meters. Big thrill working CN2R on first call.

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