WB0O HP SS SSB
Patrick J. Korkowski
pkorkows at badlands.nodak.edu
Mon Nov 17 16:48:39 EST 1997
1997 ARRL NOVEMBER SWEEPSTAKES
Call used: WB0O (op, KB0O) Location: ND
Category: Single Op All Band Mode: PHONE Power: 1500
Callsign of Operator: WB0O
Exchanged Information: nr B WB0O 91 ND
Hours of Operation: 24:00
band QSOs points antenna(s)
160 4 8 160 sloper.
80 145 290 4-Square co-fed with inv-V @ 50'.
40 591 1182 Quarter-wave vertical @ 50'.
20 798 1596 TH7 @ 50' pointed SE co-fed with
15 225 450 TH7 @ 50' pointed SW.
10 0 0 QTH IS on 400' hill.
TOTAL 1763 3526 X 79 multipliers = 278,554
When Bill told me that he had a cold this week and invited me to use his
I jumped at the opportunity. It is too bad that I am not an experienced
or I could have had a REALLY nice score at his wonderful station. I don't
I ever made a band change in less than five minutes which I think hurt the
score and I don't know WHAT I was doing in the third hour, but my rate of
took me out of the running. Anyways, this was probably the most fun I have ever
had in a contest even though it was on Phone instead of CW. I would like to
Bill, Martha, and Billy for all of the hospitality they showed me this weekend.
(They even fixed a flat tire on my car!)
73, Pat KB0O
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