Wednesday, April 2, 2008

CQ World Wide WPX Contest - 2008

Over the weekend, participate in the CQ World Wide WPX Contest, 15M High Power category. The propagation on the first day was terrible, no signal heard from EU, but JAs are workable. The score on the first day was very low and only achieved approx. 300,000

In the morning of second day , the situation was almost the same, and could only work JA, YB, BY, UA9 and with several station from Pacific.

In the afternoon, start from 0700z, EU signal going up and maintained good condition until 11:00z. I am very lucky to catch this opening and boot up my score just over my last year record. Final at 865,686

The equipment used during the contest are:

Yaesu FT-2000

Create 318jr

Heathkit SB-220