[SECC] Fw: CQ160 CW KU8E Single Op HP
ku8e at bellsouth.net
Tue Jan 27 21:10:33 EST 2009
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Subject: CQ160 CW KU8E Single Op HP
> CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW
> Call: KU8E
> Operator(s): KU8E
> Station: KU8E
> Class: Single Op HP
> QTH: GA
> Operating Time (hrs): 20
> Total: QSOs = 768 State/Prov = 55 Countries = 46 Total Score = 230,482
> Club: South East Contest Club
> Station :
> IC756PRO / AL 811H 600 watts (on loan from K4BAI - Thanks John)
> Inverted L (60 ft high) with 6 130 ft radials.
> Just put my Inverted L back up in the air the week before the contest.
> like I don't get around to it until the last minute every year. (after
> from a summer thunderstorms usually knock it out of the trees.)
> I'm glad I spent the time on the Monday holiday before the contest to get
> back up in the trees. My kids have reached that age that cub scouts and
> are taking a priority over having time to do ham radio stuff.
> Got it all tuned on Tuesday night after work and spent the few days before
> contest playing DXer. I just had a feeling before the weekend the Condx
> going to be special. I took the 'just have fun' attitude going into the
> contest. With a modest station a 600 watt amp and no RCV antennas it would
> hard to be very competitive with anyone.
> All I can say is WOW !! I usually don't have EU stations answering my
> I had several DL,SM G,OH8X and KL7RA (thanks Rich) answer my CQ. I counted
> ten point QSO's in my log which was probably a new high for me. The
> of the weekend was breaking the pileup to OY9JD for a new one !! I heard
> 10 other counties (and VE4EAR) that I never worked.
> Congrats to all the 160 regulars. This was probably a dream weekend for
> stations who have all the toys....
> 73, Jeff KU8E
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