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ARRL DX Contest, SSB   2017   Mar 4   Claimed Score

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Call: W2PV
Operator(s): K1XM KC1CWF W1UE
Station: K1LZ

Class: M/S HP
Operating Time (hrs): 48
Location: USA

Summary:   Compare Scores
Total:1948366Total Score1,948,950


Club: Yankee Clipper Contest Club

Comments:     [email]     2017-03-06 04:32:23
We have received several reports from stations worldwide that we were having problems hearing this weekend. I can verify that quite quickly- if the word "alligator" has any meaning (big mouth, small ears), that was us this weekend. Out apologies to all that called , but if you were less than S5 to us- and that was on 20, 15, or 10m- and less than S7 to us on 40, 80, 160m, then we couldn't hear you. Yes, conditions were poor, but we had local electrical noise problems that resulted in those noise levels. As most of you heard, the K1LZ station that we used has a potent signal, but not being able to hear really hurts. Our apologies to everyone that called that we could not hear. Paul K1XM and I have been doing this for quite a few years. For this contest, we added Marty KC1CWF, a 15 year old who recently upgraded to Extra, as part of our team. Marty performed admirably, doing the heavy lifting of the morning runs. He did just fine, and learned a lot! He'll be back for future contests! Other than the local noise level adding to reduced rates and operator fatigue, we had fun! See you in the next one! Dennis W1UE