[VHFcontesting] CW for QRP station?

Kevin Clements ve7cyt at sprint.ca
Tue Oct 2 21:50:50 EDT 2001

I have heard that 5 watts is QRP and that our 10 watt Kenwoods (TS680s) are
low power for the contests. I have worked CN88 from FN14 with 5 watts...so
yes, it can be done...but, be carefull to limit your power (unless I am

  Right now, I also only run on 6m...but...look north...I am here in

73 Kevin VA3OR/VE3RCN


---- Original Message -----
From: <Qrpvhf at aol.com>
To: <vhfcontesting at contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2001 8:38 PM
Subject: [VHFcontesting] CW for QRP station?

> I was thinking about changing over to mostly CW for my VHF contesting as I
> have a small station (only 6meters) for now and at only 10watts.
> Had heard from friends that as far as range of mile 10watts CW is as good
> 150watts SSB? and since a amp is still a ways away for me money wise, I
> thought why not optimize what I have???
> 73's Jake, K8JWT (FM09ap)
> www.qsl.net/k8jwt
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