[CCF] Rus DX OH4A(OH6KZP) SO SSB HP
kim.ostman at abo.fi
Mon Mar 23 00:56:48 PDT 2009
Tässä viikonlopun kalsarirallin tulos. Kiitokset OH-kusoista!
Kim / OH6KZP
----- Original Message -----
> Russian DX Contest
> Call: OH4A
> Operator(s): OH6KZP
> Station: OH4A
> Class: SO SSB HP
> QTH: Kisko
> Operating Time (hrs): 24
> Radios: SO2R
> Band CW Qs Ph Qs Countries Oblasts
> 160: 0 212 33 50
> 80: 0 482 58 60
> 40: 0 438 53 58
> 20: 0 585 75 58
> 15: 0 70 22 13
> 10: 0 6 3 0
> Total: 0 1793 244 239 Total Score = 5,717,754
> Club: Contest Club Finland
> This is a raw score I haven't been able to check yet, because I haven't
> run the
> Cabrillo creation on my 8-month-old Windows Vista laptop that is acting up
> right now ( &#%%&Â¤$@Â¤ !! ).
> A fun contest, lots of activity. This time the run-up to the contest on
> evening and Saturday morning felt like another contest, with struggles to
> the DX cluster connection working through Bluetooth and GSM/3G, the
> program (well, to be honest, I guess more accurately to get the operator
> know how to use the program...) to co-operate with the SO2R setup, and one
> the amplifier relays to connect properly. Anyway, all was ok a couple of
> before the contest (which started at 2 pm local time). First time using
> for SO2R, which was interesting.
> Tried to utilize the DX cluster opportunity to the fullest, mostly for
> multipliers but also for finding 10-point Russian stations to work. Hats
> go off
> to our UA-friends for the high level of their activity. Even tried to use
> Russian language with the help of the phonetics provided at the RDXC site,
> I don't know if that helped me any....
> 160/80 were fine. As with many of my SOAB efforts, the 40m score is again
> odd ball out, perhaps this time mirroring my extreme dislike of 40m SSB.
> OH6NIO said once when I was operating with him, having to work 40m SSB
> be considered a punishment....! I guess I should undergo some mental
> reprogramming for that. 20m is a bit difficult to Russia from southern
> because of the skip, but I guess it went ok. Only a few contacts on 15m,
> some "real" DX openings on Saturday evening and some sporadic-E on Sunday.
> Tõnno ES5TV moved with me to 10m on Sunday morning for the mult, and I
> that would be the only QSO, but a few more popped up. Seems like CW rather
> SSB was the place to be for the sporadic E, based on cluster spots and the
> times I went down to the CW portion of the band to listen if there was any
> life. 15/10 were hampered by some man-made noise of up to S7-level at
> but fortunately not all of the time.
> Thanks to Jukka OH6LI and Merja for letting me use their summer cottage
> and the
> station! And thanks to all for the QSOs.
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