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ARRL Sweepstakes Contest, CW   2017   Nov 4   Claimed Score

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Call: K8BKM
Operator(s): K8BKM
Station: K8BKM

Class: SO Unlimited LP
QTH: MI
Operating Time (hrs): 24

Summary:   Compare Scores
BandQSOs
160:
80:193
40:397
20:190
15:2
10:
Total:782Sections81Total Score126,684

 

Club: Mad River Radio Club

Comments:     [email]     2017-11-05 18:36:20
Better than last year, but not a PR. Conditions Sunday evening were terrible. We all knew PR and VI would be a challenge, if even on the air, but NNY??? What's up with that. One guy got on at the end of the contest and ran a simplex pileup that I was in no mood to tackle. I managed to work one of two stations from PR. Only change in the station is a K3 instead of an FT-920. Antennas remained the same; TA-33 at 50' and 204' inverted-v G5RV at 45'. I have finished in the same neighborhood for 3 years in a row. The only way I'll improve my score is to go SO2R or maybe take a shot at SOUHP instead of SOULP. It's always fun, but 24 hours is too long to devote to a contest, IMO. Epic CW contest though. Thanks for the Q's 73, Tom K8BKM