Worked TCGers: N4ARO, AB4GG, AD4EB, KS4X, and N4ZZ (all bands except 160!) Thanks all for TN. Also worked AJ4JD Tim who does not appear on the TCG ros­ter. I for­ward­ed the web­site and group links for his con­sid­er­a­tion. I wras­tled with N1MM and my Sig­naLink USB and Vista to cre­ate a CQ wav but was bark­ing up the wrong …

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NCCC NS Ladder

Hav­ing been a big fan of the North­ern Cal­i­for­nia Con­test Club’s Sprint series of con­tests (four and twelve hour domes­tic con­tests, 100 watts tops, great oper­a­tors), I became inter­est­ed in my con­test club par­tic­i­pa­tion in the Lad­der series. The NS Lad­der is a week­ly 12 hour CW sprint of great fun and intense difficulty.

Went QRT after the ARRL CW DX Test…

I have been QRT since putting in a sin­­gle-band effort in the ARRL DX CW Con­test two week-ends ago. Had house guest (cute young lass, friend of ours, vis­it­ing from SF…not gonna com­plain), so I dis­man­tled my sta­tion to tran­form it into a more com­fort­able guest room. Just got my auto­tuner sent back from LDG repair so I get …

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Fun Con­test, and I did OK con­sid­er­ing 100W to a low G5RV… My stats… 617 QSOs, 270 Pre­fix­es, post­ed 429,570 points 80M 217 QSO, 11 DX 40M 262 QSO, 30 DX 20M 217 QSO, 36 DX 15M 217 QSO, 15 DX