24 Hour Feld-Hell Contest!

Updat­ed: Final tal­ly… 51 QSO 23 States 3 Provinces Heard but could not work 5 or so mults…Lots of fun even though I am hav­ing some issues with my ghet­­to-fab­u­lous anten­na sys­tem: Flim­sy G5RV that breaks every oth­er wind storm. === The first ever 24 Hour Feld-Hell Con­test start­ing 1/​17/​2009 0000UTC! Check www​.feld​hell​club​.org for details. If you have Mul­ti­P­SK or Digital …

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A couple firsts for me!

I am excit­ed by a cou­ple of firsts today: 1. Had my first WSPR QSO with VE1RG on 14.076.5 this morn­ing. 5 watts is overkill using this mode…it and JT65A rep­re­sent the state-of-the art QRP modes in my opin­ion. Love this stuff! I will tell you, this ter­res­tri­al use on HF of WSJT sure gives me encour­ange­ment for VHF/​UHF moonbounce…A long-time aspiration …

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LoTW Amazement

I am so shocked! LoTW shows 49 con­firmed states on RTTY from the contest…all except NE, which of course had to be like rare DX to me. So now I need to find a NE RTTY user that also uses LoTW. Hmm, do I put a call out on the yahoo forum or fish on 80M?