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UT8ITSA HP ALLKenwood TS-590S: 80m-IV, 40m-10m - GP
UT8UDSO LP ALL100 w, wires
UT8ULSO LP 15MRIG: TS-2000 100W
UU1JESO LP ALL95 watt ANT GP 73!
UU2JSO LP ALLTS-870 ANT DL, LW
UU4JOSO LP ALLIC-703 10 W LW-56 M
UU7JDSO LP ALLTKS and 73!
UU8JWSA LP ALLTRX: Kenwood TS-430S ABOUT 100W, ANT: 28-3 EL WIRE DELTA FIXED, 21,14-GP
UX1CWSO LP 40MFT-107M Delta 80m Streight Key. TNX 73!
UX4EMSHGOOD CONTEST
UX5UUSA QRP ALLPWR - 5 W ; ANT - DL,GP
UX5UWChecklogYAESU FTDX5000MP
UX7QDSO LP 20MRIG(s): 100W; ANTENNA(s): a sloper
UX8IWSA LP ALLKenwood 100 wt
UY2ZZSO LP ALLICOM-746, 100 wt, multiband InV
UY3MWSO LP ALLTRX: TS-590, 99W; ANT: OCF
UY7LMSA HP ALLFT-718,80W TNX 73!
V31JPSA LP ALLMy poor set up performed better then I expected. I even had a couple of runs. 10 metres was very good, but I was disappointed by behaviour in a 15 metres run. I just went back to S&P. I was not serious and when operators call without listening, I stopped. It was still fun with my tin can and taut string setup. Good to see old friends
V73NSSO QRP 20M5 watts
VA2BBWSA QRP ALLWorked my 100th QRP DXCC!
VA3AMXSA QRP ALLI had a great weekend - thank you for all the QSOs. The conditions were great specially for QRP signals. Patience, perseverance and the right timing was key element to put stations in the log. I was thrilled to get new countries in the log, specially ZD8W and ZS1EL. 72 Eric
VA7XBMSH75 WATTS
VE1ZASA LP 20MWell that was really fun. Friday night conditions were poor, but managed a few contacts. Saturday was really good and managed to hold a few runs. The grey line openings were fantastic into JA and Asia, many thanks to E21YDP who called me through an EU pile up for a new one!!! I had to point the beam north to get best signals on USA stations due to aurora!! I was able to make 20m DXCC in less than 21 hours--A first for me. As usual; two new zones and many multipliers in the last hour of the contest. I wish I had run more-next time. Also heard were a handful of QRP stations--congratulations. I need a new chair and a new behind!! Cheers--Tony VE1ZA
VE2EZDSA HP ALLThank you for this great contest FT-950,AL-811H,AT2K, microHAM Digi Keyer II,Vibroplex paddle 80m dipole, 40m delta-loop (40m-20m), 15m vertical, 10m vertical
VE3BRSA LP ALLBeing introduced to radio before personal computers, I have always done Unassisted (LP) and always wondered how much of a difference going Assisted would make to a "small pistol" (or, in my case, to a "BB gun"). Late on Friday I made the last minute decision and this weekend for the first time ever I used cluster spotting in a contest. I was not very good at it, learning along the way. (I suggest reading N1MM manual before, not during, a contest.) I agree that it may be useful for DXing "21-st century style", but for me (no SO2R here and my only radio is Ten-Tec Jupiter which does not do easy SO2V either) it provides more of a distraction than an advantage in a contest. And most importantly: it makes for an entirely different game. Contesting "Unassisted" is like a game of chess; with spottting built into your logger it is a "whack-a-mole" at a country fair. To each his own, but next year I am back to Unassisted and REAL fun!
VE3GTCSO QRP ALLActual maximum power output was 5 watts
VE3XDSA QRP 15MAttic mounted dipoles for 15 and 20
VE5KSSA LP ALLAlways the king of contests, thanks to all
VE6WZSA HP 40MA casual effort starting late Friday night. About 12 hours op time. Since 80 and 160m were so poor, decided to just run 40m. Only S & P. FTdx-9000D, ACOM-2000a, 2-el Yagi at 32m
VE7BGPSO LP ALLI had a lot of fun participating in this Contest with my venerable old FT-757GX & Classic 33 Antenna. This contest is a great opportunity to work all corners of the Globe I think I worked a New one in Oceania. 73 Gerry
VE7BZRSO LP ALLConditions not too bad from C N89. With 100W to a 20M GP and dipoles for 40/10 (I used the 40M dipole on 15M) you have to dig for the contacts. Enjoyed the contest
VE7VQSA QRP 15MGreat fun wish I had gotten serious
VE7VRSA HP ALLSeveral equipment issues caused a shorter participation than expected. Good excuse for a new radio
VK2CASA HP ALLALWAYS FUN TO PUT A FEW IN THE LOG. CHEERS...ALLAN VK2CA
VK2MWGSO LP ALLActual TX Power: 100W
VK3FMSO LP 10MAlways great when you are able to search and pounce (chase) fills on ten metres. This weekend you could certainly do that
VK3TDXSO HP ALLThank you for a wonderful weekend! Lots of surprises with excellent condx
VK3TZSO LP ALLJust a bit of fun for a few hours enjoying some fantastic conditions and good DX
VK4TTSO LP ALLG'day to others in Test. Used "SD" by EI5DI wkd vy FB
VK6LWSO HP 15MHad to vacate shack for a couple of hours on first day due to lightning!
VK6VZSA HP 20MConditions average but enormous fun was had
VK6WXSA LP 20MFirst time ever on CW. Apologies for bad key technique! Very happy to have worked HK and PJ. Not heard often here. Used the straight key of Des, VK6ZJ (SK). FT-100D (90W) and trapped dipole at 5 metres. Limited time on air due to family reasons
VK7GNSO HP 10MJust a casual effort
VK9/OH3XSO LP 15MQTH: Lord Howe is. Australia
VP5CWSO LP ALLMany Thanks for all the QSO's. See you again in the 2013 CQWW CW Contest
VU2BGSSO LP ALLThe 3 element Beam antenna for 20-10 helped !! noise level on 40m, 80, 160m were S9+
VU2GURSO QRP 10MPOWER 5W; DIPOLE ANTENNA
VU2JOSSO HP 40MNice to participate in your contest again
VU2PAISO HP ALLThis was a part time operation this year due to social commitments.I was also not in a complete state of mind to operate as I just lost my father in October, and he was my motivation to operate this year as he always encouraged me in every walk of life. He supported me with my amateur radio activities and was keen to know about the developments in the hobby. Operated about 8 hours in all. See you guys next year with a full fledged effort. See you on the airwaves. 73 de Pai, VU2PAI
VU2PTTSO HP ALLRig: IC-746PRO x 2 Amp: SB-200 X 2 (Tnx VU2LBW for 2nd radio amp loan) Ant: 20-15-10m Force12 C3S @ 60', 40m Inv-Vee Ant: 80m Spiderpole Vertical, 10m PVC-Pipe GP Other: SO2R YCCC Box, ICE-419 x 2 BPF Filters, TopTen Band Decoder x 2 Other: KK1L 2x6 Switch + Band Decoder, N1MM Logger, Athena Statistics The story began last year when I decided to put in some full efforts atleast in CQWW CW as family time was cutting in heavily into most of the other contests. THE reason to drop out of the WRTC leader race. The days before the contest was not too good hearing and reading about the CME that was expected to have a big effect on the WW weekend. I was hoping this would work the other way round and provide some interesting propagation too :) I had the SO2R station going, a second SB-200 on loan from VU2LBW went on the second rado and things were set until the morning before the start of the contest when the tuning pot on the low band 160/80m N6RK loop decided to go bad. No time to go and buy one and I was very suspicious if the same Alps 50K linear pot would be readily available. A bit of scrounging around found me a 10K pot from an old Norcal-20 kit saved the day and the loop was up running finally - but on peaks it was giving me a lot of noise. The 80m quarterwave vertical with the atenuator switched in seemed to receive better, so left the loop to troubleshoot another day and decided to get a few hours of sleep considering I would be doing the iron man routine of the full 48 hours at the chair at age 48 :) The contest started at 5.30 AM here and as usual the first 2 hours was spent going around picking up mults on both radios on 80, 40, 20m. Moved to 20m for a small run at 0300 and then the 2nd radio showed 15m was hopping with signals, so made the QSY there. Any run over 100/hour in this part of the world is quite good. Small runs on 15m peaked to a 133 hour between 0600-0700 when the 2nd radio showed 10m come alive. The 0700 hour was spent ther with great 178 hour and this continued with 100+ per hour runs on 10 and 15 until 1300. 1500 - 1900z gave another 3 hours of solid 140+ rate hours on 20m and after the first 24 hours the log had around 2,100 QSOs - nearly the same number as the entire 48 hours delivered in the 2011 edition of the contest. The late nights are not the best out here due to running just a inverted-vee on 40m and a full size 80m vertical with insufficient ground plane. These two points have to be addressed by next year maybe with a shortened 2-el 40m beam and finding more ground plane for the 80 m antenna made of wire on a 18m Spiderpole and mounted on top of the 2nd floor roof of the house. Day 2 certainly was not that great as I saw only 4 hours of 100+ rates and a few hours with rates under 100/hour. There was a noticeable auroral type of flutter on signals in the evening and semed to have been affected by the CME or could be my perception after many hours of sleep deprivation :) I could not turn my bean as the rotator is still not functional but there seemed to be both long and short paths open on many signals. Had a lot of fun as my only strategy this time round was run, run and then run some more whenever possible. Many of the pileups were deep and zero-beat, I had to hunt around the edges of the pile many times to keep the rate up and increase speed to 38-40 wpm. I was keeping a sharp ear out and it was terrific to hear the rare mults call into my pile up, too many to list all but they played a big part in my score including ZF1A, EL2A, C5A, 6V7V, JW5E, ED9Z, TO7A and many others. I even owe ZD8W a few beers for moves to 3 bands ;-) Thanks guys for using your 2nd radios so well unlike mine - I had only about 22 real mults on the 2nd radio when last year I had only 9, thats a 300% increase ;-) Hopefully will make it better next year, but the 2nd radio was invaluable in checking the other bands and finding a clear spot to QSY on to the next run band. The only additional weapon I used to motivate myself was a copy of Athena running real time statistics graphs on a large 42" monitor showing my progress on each band against VU2PAI's log from last year when he made close to 3000 QSOs - looks like the tool played its part well and kept me from sleeping at the desk. I did manage to do this 2 times for half hour or so each :) Hope to see you all next year - it was great fun and big thanks to all the guys who go around the world to make this great show happen for us house-bound types. CBS Stats are below and the SH5 Stats are at this link: http://www.qsl.net/vu2ptt/CQWW/2012/index.htm If anyone has a recording of my pile up I would be happy to receive it. 73 de Prasad VU2PTT ---- Cabrillo Statistics (Version 10g) by K5KA & N6TV http://bit.ly/cabstat CALLSIGN: VU2PTT CONTEST: CQ-WW-CW CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH CW OPERATORS: VU2PTT -------------- Q S O R a t e S u m m a r y --------------------- Hour 160 80 40 20 15 10 Rate Total Pct -------------------------------------------------------------------- 0000 1 8 18 0 0 0 27 27 0.8 0100 0 0 38 11 0 0 49 76 2.3 0200 0 0 4 9 0 6 19 95 2.8 0300 0 0 0 47 1 5 53 148 4.4 0400 0 0 0 8 44 4 56 204 6.1 0500 0 0 0 7 84 0 91 295 8.8 0600 0 0 0 0 133 4 137 432 12.9 0700 0 0 0 0 0 178 178 610 18.2 0800 0 0 0 0 0 129 129 739 22.1 0900 0 0 0 0 138 1 139 878 26.2 1000 0 0 0 0 17 116 133 1011 30.2 1100 0 0 0 0 0 138 138 1149 34.3 1200 0 0 0 0 0 119 119 1268 37.9 1300 0 0 1 0 38 9 48 1316 39.3 1400 0 0 0 1 78 5 84 1400 41.8 1500 0 0 0 140 0 1 141 1541 46.0 1600 0 0 0 142 0 0 142 1683 50.2 1700 0 0 0 142 0 0 142 1825 54.5 1800 0 0 0 14 0 0 14 1839 54.9 1900 0 0 0 34 6 2 42 1881 56.1 2000 0 0 95 2 0 0 97 1978 59.0 2100 0 0 75 1 0 0 76 2054 61.3 2200 0 2 3 1 0 0 6 2060 61.5 2300 0 4 22 0 0 0 26 2086 62.3 0000 0 6 12 0 0 0 18 2104 62.8 0100 0 5 0 32 0 0 37 2141 63.9 0200 0 0 4 1 0 2 7 2148 64.1 0300 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 2156 64.4 0400 0 0 0 0 43 0 43 2199 65.6 0500 0 0 0 0 0 22 22 2221 66.3 0600 0 0 0 0 98 2 100 2321 69.3 0700 0 0 0 0 0 120 120 2441 72.9 0800 0 0 0 0 0 105 105 2546 76.0 0900 0 0 0 0 0 92 92 2638 78.7 1000 0 0 0 0 9 62 71 2709 80.9 1100 0 0 0 0 121 0 121 2830 84.5 1200 0 0 0 0 126 0 126 2956 88.2 1300 0 0 1 30 13 0 44 3000 89.6 1400 0 0 0 68 0 0 68 3068 91.6 1500 0 0 0 82 0 0 82 3150 94.0 1600 0 0 6 1 0 1 8 3158 94.3 1700 0 0 16 1 4 3 24 3182 95.0 1800 0 0 1 19 1 0 21 3203 95.6 1900 0 15 0 0 0 0 15 3218 96.1 2000 0 3 18 13 0 0 34 3252 97.1 2100 0 0 75 0 0 0 75 3327 99.3 2200 0 2 10 2 0 0 14 3341 99.7 2300 0 0 9 0 0 0 9 3350 100.0 ------------------------------------------------------ Total 1 45 408 808 962 1126 3350 Gross QSOs=3378 Dupes=28 Net QSOs=3350 Unique callsigns worked = 2436 The best 60 minute rate was 179/hour from 0659 to 0758 The best 30 minute rate was 192/hour from 0708 to 0737 The best 10 minute rate was 234/hour from 0728 to 0737 The best 1 minute rates were: 5 QSOs/minute 8 times. 4 QSOs/minute 100 times. 3 QSOs/minute 361 times. 2 QSOs/minute 560 times. 1 QSOs/minute 707 times. There were 107 bandchanges and 28 (0.8%) probable 2nd radio QSOs. Number of letters in callsigns Letters # worked ----------------- 3 27 4 1109 5 1392 6 799 7 4 8 11 9 5 10 3 ------------------ C o u n t r y S u m m a r y ------------------ Country 160 80 40 20 15 10 Total Pct ------------------------------------------------------------------- 3W 0 0 1 0 4 2 7 0.2 4J 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0.1 4L 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4O 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0.1 4S 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 4U1I 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.0 4X 0 0 3 1 3 6 13 0.4 5B 0 1 2 1 2 1 7 0.2 5H 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 5T 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.0 5X 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 6W 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 0.1 6Y 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 7P 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0.1 8P 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0.1 9A 0 2 6 7 9 13 37 1.1 9H 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 9M2 0 0 1 1 3 1 6 0.2 9M6 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 0.1 9V 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0.1 A4 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 0.1 A5 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0.1 A6 0 0 1 1 0 2 4 0.1 A7 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0.1 BV 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0.1 BY 0 0 2 0 6 6 14 0.4 C5 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 0.1 C6 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 CE 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 CN 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.0 CT 0 0 1 1 3 0 5 0.1 CT3 0 0 2 2 1 0 5 0.1 CU 0 0 1 1 1 1 4 0.1 CX 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 D4 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 0.1 DL 0 2 50 65 106 158 381 11.4 DU 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 E7 0 1 2 6 4 2 15 0.4 EA 0 0 10 6 12 22 50 1.5 EA6 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 0.1 EA8 0 0 1 2 2 2 7 0.2 EA9 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 0.1 EI 0 0 2 4 3 2 11 0.3 EK 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 EL 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 0.1 ER 0 0 3 4 5 6 18 0.5 ES 0 1 3 5 4 7 20 0.6 EU 0 0 3 11 10 14 38 1.1 EX 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0.1 EY 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0.1 F 0 0 2 16 20 23 61 1.8 FG 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 FK 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 FM 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0.1 FY 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 G 0 0 4 20 14 23 61 1.8 GI 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 GM 0 0 0 4 4 5 13 0.4 GU 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0.1 GW 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0.1 HA 0 1 10 19 22 19 71 2.1 HB 0 0 2 5 4 6 17 0.5 HC 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 0.1 HK 0 0 1 1 1 1 4 0.1 HL 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 HS 0 1 0 4 8 4 17 0.5 HZ 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 I 0 0 12 17 28 27 84 2.5 *IG9 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 IS 0 0 1 1 2 0 4 0.1 *IT9 0 0 0 0 2 5 7 0.2 JA 0 2 10 1 32 11 56 1.7 JT 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.0 JW 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 K 0 0 13 146 66 0 225 6.7 KH2 0 0 1 1 0 3 5 0.1 KH6 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.1 KL 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 KP2 0 0 1 2 1 1 5 0.1 KP4 0 0 1 2 0 2 5 0.1 LA 0 0 0 2 6 3 11 0.3 LU 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 0.1 LX 0 0 0 3 0 2 5 0.1 LY 0 0 3 10 13 14 40 1.2 LZ 0 0 10 13 12 18 53 1.6 OA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 OE 0 0 5 6 4 6 21 0.6 OH 0 0 6 10 20 17 53 1.6 OH0 0 1 2 0 3 1 7 0.2 OK 0 3 16 27 43 41 130 3.9 OM 0 1 8 11 15 15 50 1.5 ON 0 0 8 9 10 9 36 1.1 OZ 0 0 2 3 3 7 15 0.4 P4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 PA 0 0 6 12 14 15 47 1.4 PJ2 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 0.1 PJ4 0 0 2 1 1 1 5 0.1 PY 0 0 2 8 3 3 16 0.5 PZ 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 0.1 S5 0 0 16 16 15 20 67 2.0 SM 0 0 4 13 15 20 52 1.6 SP 0 2 14 23 43 42 124 3.7 SV 0 0 2 3 8 5 18 0.5 SV9 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 T8 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0.1 TA 0 1 2 1 1 2 7 0.2 *TA1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 TI 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 TK 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0.1 TR 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0.1 UA 0 9 42 111 134 210 506 15.1 UA2 0 0 0 3 1 3 7 0.2 UA9 0 3 12 27 49 63 154 4.6 UK 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0.1 UN 0 3 4 4 6 5 22 0.7 UR 0 2 43 49 67 128 289 8.6 V2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 V5 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 V6 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 VE 0 0 2 12 5 0 19 0.6 VK 0 1 2 2 5 5 15 0.4 VP2V 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 0.1 VR 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 VU 1 2 4 3 3 2 15 0.4 XW 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0.1 YA 0 1 1 1 1 0 4 0.1 YB 0 1 0 1 4 2 8 0.2 YL 0 0 2 3 6 12 23 0.7 YO 0 1 11 11 16 30 69 2.1 YU 0 1 7 14 12 11 45 1.3 YV 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 Z3 0 0 1 4 1 2 8 0.2 *Z6 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 ZC4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 ZD8 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 0.1 ZF 0 0 1 1 1 1 4 0.1 ZL 0 0 1 2 0 1 4 0.1 ZS 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 ------------------------------------------------------------------- Total 1 45 408 808 962 1126 3350 ------------ M u l t i p l i e r S u m m a r y ------------ Mult 160 80 40 20 15 10 Total Pct ------------------------------------------------------------- 16 0 11 93 180 212 361 857 25.6 15 0 13 115 184 249 259 820 24.5 14 0 2 93 165 217 304 781 23.3 05 0 0 15 106 57 0 178 5.3 20 0 3 32 30 43 62 170 5.1 17 0 4 8 19 39 40 110 3.3 18 0 2 6 7 16 29 60 1.8 25 0 2 10 1 33 11 57 1.7 04 0 0 0 33 14 0 47 1.4 08 0 0 4 12 6 4 26 0.8 26 0 1 1 4 13 7 26 0.8 28 0 1 2 2 9 5 19 0.6 22 1 2 4 3 5 3 18 0.5 09 0 0 3 6 5 4 18 0.5 24 0 0 2 0 7 9 18 0.5 03 0 0 0 18 0 0 18 0.5 21 0 3 5 5 3 2 18 0.5 33 0 0 5 5 3 4 17 0.5 11 0 0 2 8 3 3 16 0.5 35 0 0 0 4 4 5 13 0.4 27 0 0 1 2 2 4 9 0.3 30 0 0 1 1 3 4 9 0.3 29 0 1 1 1 2 1 6 0.2 19 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0.2 32 0 0 1 3 0 1 5 0.1 36 0 0 0 1 2 2 5 0.1 38 0 0 1 1 2 0 4 0.1 10 0 0 0 1 2 1 4 0.1 13 0 0 1 1 2 0 4 0.1 23 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0.1 37 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0.1 31 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.1 01 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 40 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 02 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 07 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 ------------------------------------------------------ Total 1 45 408 808 962 1126 3350 Multi-band QSOs --------------- 1 bands 1833 2 bands 370 3 bands 162 4 bands 64 5 bands 7 6 bands 0 ------- S i n g l e B a n d Q S O s ------ Band 160 80 40 20 15 10 ---------------------------------------------- QSOs 0 15 169 415 526 708

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