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ARRL Field Day 2024

Although Field Day is “not a contest”, some amazing contesters took part and shared their scores!


Call: K8MR
Operator(s): K8MR
Station: K8MR
 
Class: 1D LP
QTH: Ohio
Operating Time (hrs): 5
 
Summary:
Band  CW Qs  Ph Qs  Dig Qs
—————————-
  160:    3             
  80:  54             
  40:  222             
  20:  84             
  15:  20             
  10:  12             
    —————————-
Total:  395    0      0  Total Score = 1,580

 

CQWW WPX CW 2024

Call: K3LR
Operator(s): N2NC
Station: K3LR

Class: SOSB20 HP
QTH: WPA
Operating Time (hrs): 36
Location: USA

Summary: 
Band QSOs
160:  
80:  
40:  
20: 2084
15:  
10:  
Total: 2084 Prefixes 1097 Total Score 5,819,585

Call: K3UA
Operator(s): K3UA
Station: K3LR

Class: SOSB15 HP
QTH: WPA
Operating Time (hrs): 36
Location: USA

Summary:  
Band QSOs
160:  
80:  
40:  
20:  
15: 2165
10:  
Total: 2165 Prefixes 1130 Total Score 6,245,510

Call: NC8C
Operator(s): W1NN
Station: W1NN
 
Class: SOAB LP
Class Overlay: Unassisted Classic TB-Wires
QTH: Ohio
Operating Time (hrs): 24
 
Summary:
Band QSOs
————
160:     0
80:       4
40:   165
20:   331
15:   504
10:     68
————
Total:   1072           Prefixes = 570          Total Score = 1,635,900

Call: NO8DX
Operator(s): K8MR
Class: SOAB HP
Class Overlay: Unassisted Classic TB-Wires
Summary:
————
  160:   
  80:   
  40:    8
  20:  174
  15:  288
  10:  18
————
Total:  488  Prefixes = 330  Total Score = 406,230

Call: NJ3K
Band    QSOs    Pts  WPX  Pt/Q
    1.8      1      1    0  1.0
    3.5      27      67    7  2.5
      7    203    650  117  3.2
    14    502    1273  276  2.5
    21    483    1291  223  2.7
    28      56    159  26  2.8
  Total    1272    3441  649  2.7
Score: 2,233,209
 
CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame inducts Tim Duffy K3LR!

Please join me in congratulating Tim Duffy, K3LR for his induction into the CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame.

Tim has been a member of the CQ Contest Hall of Fame since 2006 however his lifetime achievements in Amateur Radio are far more extensive than contesting alone.

Thank you Tim for your unending selfless dedication to the best hobby in the world! We appreciate you!

Florida QSO Party 2024

Call: ND8L
Operator(s) : ND8L@K2DM
Operator Category : SINGLE-OP/ALL BAND/HIGH POWER/UNASSISTED
                   
     ARRL Section : NFL – Sumter County
     Club/Team : The Villages Amateur Radio Club
      Software : N1MM Logger+ 1.0.10278.0

        Band   Mode  QSOs     Pts  Mul  Pt/Q
           7        CW       199      396    6   2.0
           7       LSB          20       20    1   1.0
          14         CW      249     496   12   2.0
          14       USB      331     331   48   1.0
          21        CW      178     356   40   2.0
          21      USB          2         2     1   1.0
       Total  Both         979    1601 108   1.6

Michigan QSO Party 2024
Call: K8MR
Operator(s): K8MR
Station: K8MR
 
Class: Single Op LP
QTH: WCF
Operating Time (hrs): 4
 
Summary:
Band  CW Qs  Ph Qs
——————–
  80:    8     
  40:  25    1
  20:  19     
  15:    1     
  10:         
——————–
Total:  53    1  CW Mults = 25  Ph Mults = 1  Total Score = 2,782
Georgia QSO Party 2024
Call: K8MR
Operator(s): K8MR
Station: K8MR
 
Class: Single OpMixed LP
QTH: WCF
Operating Time (hrs): 4
 
Summary:
Band  CW Qs  Ph Qs
——————–
  160:           
  80:  10      3
  40:  24    11
  20:  35    24
  15:           
  10:           
    6:           
——————–
Total:  69    28  CW Mults = 33  Ph Mults = 18  Total Score = 8,976
CQ WPX Contest SSB 2024
Call: NC8C
Operator(s): K8MR
Station: K8MR
 
Class: SOAB LP
Class Overlay: Unassisted Classic TB-Wires
QTH: Florida
Operating Time (hrs): 13
 
Summary:
Band  QSOs
————
  160:   
  80:    5
  40:  94
  20:  97
  15:  94
  10:  90
————
Total:  380  Prefixes = 257  Total Score = 249,547
Club: Florida Contest Group

Station: W8KEN
OP: W8KEN
CLUB: North Coast Contesters

Summary:

Band  QSOs

————

  3.5:  28

     7:  42

   14:  83

   21:  18

   28:  44

Total:  215  Total Score = 99,050

Played around for awhile looking for DX and Testing out my RX Antennas.
Worked K3LR at NH7T on 40m and 80m.

Virginia QSO Party 2024
Jim celebrated St. Patrick’s Day the right way 🙂
 
Call: K8MR
Operator(s): K8MR
Station: K8MR
 
Class: SOAB/CWFixed LP
QTH: FL
Operating Time (hrs): 3.5
 
Summary:
Band  CW Qs  Ph Qs  Dig Qs
—————————-
  160:                 
  80:  15             
  40:  20             
  20:  25             
  15:    8             
  10:                 
    6:                 
    2:                 
  UHF:                 
—————————-
Total:  68    0      0  Mults = 31  Total Score = 4,216
Club: Florida Contest Group
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K8ZT Useful Links
NCC member K8ZT has a website full of useful links and resources. See the following: http://www.k8zt.com/contesting http://www.k8zt.com/dx http://www.k8zt.com/propagation http://www.k8zt.com/maps