[CQ-Contest] Mulan DXC Worked All Chinese Provinces Contest 2012 Oct. 6, from 0000-2359 UTC.
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Thu Oct 4 09:28:56 EDT 2012
I worked just two or three Chinese stations for over twenty years being a Ham in the USA and this Contest is a good news for me.
Hope to work more BY stations during the Contest.
I am using Writelog as a Contest program and curious if Writelog can be used for Mulan DXContest?
73's Andrei NP3D/W2
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cq_dx_de_aa0aa at yahoo.com
> Sent: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 21:08:25 -0700 (PDT)
> To: cq-contest at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Mulan DXC Worked All Chinese Provinces Contest
> 2012 Oct. 6, from 0000-2359 UTC.
> Working China?
> Well, I am a relative novice to DXing with a temporary antenna in a poor
> location (mountains all around) and only 100 watts (which mostly heat the
> mountains, I imagine!), but 01 Oct I worked BD4FM on 28012.1, CW. The
> signal was weak but steady and I just picked it out of the band while no
> one else was calling them--afterward things got busier for them!
> The station is listed as using LoTW and eQSL, but I thought "sure!--doubt
> it!" and didn't hope for much, but miracle of miracles--just to make me
> out as of little faith!--tonight I have their confirmation on LoTW!!!
> I live in Hidalgo, Mexico, 70 mi north of Mexico City about lined up with
> Dallas, Texas, and in such a bad area that I am sure if _I_ can work
> them, EVERYONE can!
> I also worked BX4AG (from Taiwan) just 10 minutes before, but they don't
> list any QSL info so I suppose by Bureau.
> Anyway, to the subject--I hope to find info on the contest because I want
> to get in on it now that I know I can at least work a few stations!
> 73 and good luck,
> Scott XE1/AA0AA; AA0AA
> >Chinese ops are on almost 24/7 on freq of 14.270 plus or minus 10kc. If
> >you can not hear any China in that freq range, likely that time of
> >day/night is not good for that path. Their frequent operations are like
> >beacon in that they are on the air so much, but mostly at that spot on
>>> How easy is it to work China from the United States? I remember
>>> BV1US (in Taiwan) from Denver back in the 50's, with 500 watts AM, and
>>> W8JK beam but haven't been a serious DXer since then.
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