IARU HF Championship results + WRTC 2014

Sent my IARU HF contest log to ARRL. Was running 100W and a vertical 40m wire antenna after sunset; mostly S&P CW with some occasional SSB.

Got 220 Qs, 26 ITU zones and 24 HQ stations here. Also, contacted all of the 59 WRTC competing stations (three-letter K1*, N1*, W1* callsigns).

Conditions during the day weren’t good on neither band; at night it was so much better – especially 40m and 80m.

Class: SO Mixed LP
QTH: FN03
Operating Time (hrs): 9

Summary:
 Band  CW Qs  Ph Qs  Zones  HQ Mults
-------------------------------------
  160:                           
   80:    7             1       1
   40:  107     46     10      13
   20:   46      3      8      10
   15:    8      2      6       0
   10:    1             1        
-------------------------------------
Total:  169     51     26      24  
Total Score = 32,200

 

Field Day 2014 and RAC Canada Day contest

This year the ARRL Field Day and RAC Canada Day contest were coincidentally only 1 day apart. As I had a campsite booked for 3 nights in Bon Echo provincial park, this presented a great opportunity to test my new FT817ND in the field and participate in both events in QRP CW category.

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