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CQWW WPX Contest, SSB   2017   Mar 25   Claimed Score

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Call: PS2T
Operator(s): PY2ZEA
Station: PS2T

Class: SOSB10 HP
QTH: Araraquara SP
Operating Time (hrs): 22
Location: South America

Summary:   Compare Scores
BandQSOs
160:
80:
40:
20:
15:
10:484
Total:484Prefixes263Total Score309,814

 

Club: Araucaria DX Group

Comments:     [email]     2017-03-28 07:49:25
After half a century of various contest experiences, I wanted to try something new. That was entering 10M monoband during a sunspot minimum, with a miserable propagation forecast. About 8000 CQs by F1 gave 400 Qs.The remaining 80 were by S&P. First day 300 Qs, the second day 184 Qs. Continent distribution: NA 56 % SA 30 % EU 8 % AF 3 % OC 2 % AS 1 % Nothing from Russia and the ex-Soviet countries. No JA, no VE, no DL. Just EA CT F G EI SV I ZB2 9H from EU. The short US "pile-up" with rates up to 80/hour lasted from 19Z to 22Z I screened the WPX SSB 10M results for past decades: It seems that the propagation in 2017 was the worst since 1986. The highlight of this contest was the five-star service provided by my host Atilano, PY5EG, and his wife Marcia. This included full breakfast, tasty lunch, and delicious dinner served with red wine. The rig: Yaesu FT-2000 with amp, 1 kW Ant: Two 6 el monoband yagis up 22m and 12m plus a SteppIR up 40m, allowing simultaneous beaming in 3 directions. 73, Ville PY2ZEA OH2MM