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ARRL DX Contest, SSB   2010   Mar 6   Claimed Score

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Call: KJ4HYG
Operator(s): KJ4HYG
Station: KJ4HYG

Class: SOSB/20 LP
QTH: Marietta, GA
Operating Time (hrs): 1:07
Location: USA

Summary:   Compare Scores
Total:1514Total Score630


Club: South East Contest Club

Comments:     [email]     2010-03-07 16:14:06
I operated a bit of this contest for the sole purpose of finding new countries.... didn't find much. Most of them were just countries that QRZ says use LoTW, so I figured I'd try and get a LoTW confirmation out of it. I came down into the shack Saturday afternoon to work some of the contest. Planned on working quite a bit, but my mistake was thinking that I would do it QRP (hard on SSB). Ten minutes later I left, frustrated and annoyed. Spent the rest of the afternoon replacing my 40 ft. 40 year old piece of RG-58 coax with RG-8. Didn't quite complete the job, but left the old RG-58 on so I could still work the contest. At 6 o'clock on Sunday I came down, cranked the power up to 100w, and worked about 11 countries. I felt like one of those S&P stations in a M/M, just looking for new mults. For me I was looking for new countries. Hopefully when I finish replacing this coax, the antenna system will make QRP SSB a LOT easier. chris / kj4hyg Hopefully when the coax