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Class: SO(A)AB(R) LP
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|Comments: [email] 2017-03-27 13:41:36|
|80 watts into 5-foot (75/40/20 meters) and 3-foot (20/15/10 meters) diameter magnetic loops from AZ. Only 18 entities as opposed to 28 in ARRL DX and two-thirds of my QSOs were lower 48. Five continents, but Europe was hopeless with huge pileups on the stations I heard. Being very new to this, I still picked up 5 new entities and a big boost towards WAS and was happy to reach 100 prefixes. Plan to upgrade to Extra before the next major contest, so that will help. All S&P; with my boring prefix and a lot of frequencies in use, I didn't bother calling CQ. 40 was my best band with less competition in the wee hours. I went Assisted mainly to check for spots on 15 and 10, but did pick up a few on 40 from spots. Never heard anything on 10. Always glad to get anything on 75 as my loop should only be a few percent efficient there. I wish I could have worked the last 3 hours of the contest because I was doing well on 15. Had a report from Virginia of "big signal" which sure doesn't happen very often! (He was +30, so there was a good pipeline at the time.) As always, thanks to all of the good ears who picked me out.|