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QRP Mobile CW Sweepstakes Contest Insanity

Discussion in 'Mobile Radio' started by AJ1G, Dec 15, 2013.

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  1. AJ1G

    AJ1G Ham Member QRZ Page

    Just wondering if anyone else was crazy enough to do this. I jumped in on a whim when I turned on my Elecraft K1 while killing time when my wife was doing some shopping and I was waiting in the Tacoma and realized it was CW SS weekend...kept at it on a casual basis for about 8 hours total operating time on and off, exclusively on 40 meters. Ended up working 43 sections for 99 valid QSOs, not counting a few dupes, over 8K points. Next year want to jump in with both feet for a full 24 hours of operation and see if I can do a section sweep!

    73 de Chris, AJ1G/M
    Stonington, CT
  2. AJ1G

    AJ1G Ham Member QRZ Page

    Should add that all QSOs were made while parked. I'm not so crazy as to attempt to do the CW SS exchange and logging while driving!
  3. K0BG

    K0BG Ham Member QRZ Page

    I've worked both a 10 meter and a SSTV contest while mobile-in-motion! Those were back in the days when I thought I was invincible. I know better now!
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