Stunning result in CQ WW contest!

Discussion in 'Contests, DXpeditions and Special Events' started by W4PG, Oct 27, 2019.

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  1. W4PG

    W4PG Super Moderator Lifetime Member 279 Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    I have just passed 100 contacts on 40 meters. 103 to be exact. Was out last night with the XYL for a nice dinner, we went for a walk for about 3 miles this AM and just now, passed that amazing amount of contacts for a stunning result for this contest.

    Read it and weep!

    Damn. I'm good!

  2. K1LKP

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  3. KM6XP

    KM6XP Ham Member QRZ Page

    Yep, 20 and 40 were doing great, but 10 and 15 were open today also. I bagged Japan, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Chile, Belize, Multiple HI stations, Canada, and many US mainland stations, all on my compromise antenna and 100watts.

    Some stations took several attempts but I got through.
  4. W7DCM

    W7DCM Ham Member QRZ Page

    It was great hearing activity on 10 and 15.

    I bagged VP6R on 15 yesterday, and an hour later got them on 10. An hour after that, nailed 'em on 20. Never got Pitcairn before in all my life, then three times in one afternoon.

    I hope next weekend will see activity on both bands.
  5. W7UUU

    W7UUU Super Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    It was fun!! The Sun looked upon us a little bit favorably I should think

    Can hardly wait for the CW version!!! NOW we're talking!!

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  6. W4PG

    W4PG Super Moderator Lifetime Member 279 Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    I should say I was being a bit tongue-in-cheek. I had other things going on so didn't have much time to spend during the day. When that happens I usually just work 40 meters at night and as a single band, can usually do pretty well. Just wasn't motivated this year to operate much. I *MUCH* prefer the CW contest, but I have to work that weekend. I'll still be able to get a few hours in with some luck but nothing major.

  7. G5TM

    G5TM Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Well done! I managed 106 contacts in around 7 hours - 12 zones and 35 countries. Not too spectacular - 15 and 20 m using a a vertical for each band. 100 watts output.

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