Let me help get this reflector started (thanks Mr. Bill).
JANUARY 1996 NA QSO PARTY CONTEST SUMMARY SHEET
Callsign used: AA4NC
Callsign of Opertor: KI4HN
Name used: JIM
Category: Single Operator
Power: 100 Watts
Hours of Operation: 10
Off Times: 18:00 - 19:30 =3D 1.50 hour
21:55 - 22:25 =3D 0.50 hour
Band QSOs Points Mults
160 99 99 31
80 142 142 35
40 100 100 37
20 60 60 21
15 5 5 2
10 2 2 1
All 408 408 127 Score: 51,816
Equipment: Yaesu FT-990 & Icom 736,
IBM ThinkPad 350C running N6TR's logging program.
Antennas: 10M: 6 element monobander @ 80 feet.
15M: 4 element monobander @ 80 feet.
20M: 4 element monobander @ 120 feet.
40M: Pro67 @ 70 feet & 402CD at 130 feet.
80M & 160M: Dipoles @ 120 feet.
Club or team: Rednecks #1
Remarks: Thanks to Will, AA4NC, for the use of his station.
Will was out of town, so Murphy took the opportunity to strike. I had
problems getting Will's new computer to key the rigs, and I had problems
with the mixer board that provides the audio for each rig. I finally
drove back home and got my ThinkPad and used it for logging and keying
the rigs. Because of all the problems, I didn't get started until =
But even with all of the problems, I'm very disappointed in my score.
I should have done much better from this station. During the test, I
thought maybe it was just conditions, but when I saw all of the great
scores posted on the 'Net, I realized that I really stunk again. I =
that I'm still not a really good CW contester. As WB5VZL says about
himself, maybe someday I'll learn the code and learn what it takes to do
really well in a CW test.
As always it was fun.=20