Category Archives: Contests

IOTA 2012

This year we participated for the 4th time in the IOTA contest (Texel Island, EU-038) in the Low Power DXpedition catagory. We rented a holiday house at the Grietjeshoeve where we installed our antennas and equipment. Conditions were worse than last year but out overall score was improved by better multiplier ‘hunting’.

Callsign: PE3V/p
Equipment:

  • 2x K3/100
  • Spiderbeam @8m
  • dipoles for 40m (@6m) and 80m (@7m)
  • end fed vertical dipoles for 10m/15m/20m
Crew: PA3FAL, PE1PKR, PE3V
        Results:

        Band  Mode  QSOs    Pts   IOT
         3,5  CW      97    1055   42
         3,5  LSB     88     870   28
           7  CW     258    2140   59
           7  LSB     51     575   28
          14  CW     421    2755   60
          14  USB    185    1485   44
          21  CW     149    1085   31
          21  USB     68     570   21
          28  CW      24     220   10
          28  USB      8     120    8
       Total  Both  1349   10875  331 

            Score : 3.599.625

links: log, sh5

 

CQ WW WPX 2012


 Band    QSOs    Pts  WPX
         1.8      23      46    5
         3.5     119     248   21
           7     216     519   84
          14     723    1319  348
          21     616    1340  323
          28      90     148   42
       Total    1787    3620  823


            Score : 2,979,260

links: log, sh5

PACC 2012

From our contest location in Oldeboarn we participated in the PACC contest in the M/M class.

Equipment:

  • 2x K3/100
  • 756 Pro II
  • 2x FT920

Antennas:

  • 10m: 3 elem beam @18m, Antron A-99
  • 15m: 3 elem beam @18m, squalo @10m
  • 20m: 3 elem beam @20m, squalo @10m
  • 40m: end fed vertical dipole, dipole @8m, 
  • 80m: vertical, dipole @10m
  • 160m: vertical (34m), dipole @20m
  • rx: 6x staggered beverage pairs (150m) for 40m/80m/160m

Crew:

Results:

Band  Mode  QSOs     Pts  Cty
1.8   CW     213     213   23
1.8   LSB     75      75   11
3.5   CW     376     376   32
3.5   LSB    375     375   20
7     CW     680     680   61
7     LSB    167     167   17
14    CW     428     428   58
14    USB    364     364   24
21    CW     288     288   40
21    USB     59      59   15
28    CW      88      88   19
28    USB     39      39    9
Total Both  3152    3152  329

Score : 1,037,008

links: log, sh5

CQ WW 160m CW 2012

This year we participated in the CQ WW 160m CW contest under the call PA3FKN.

equipment:

  • 2x K3/100
  • 2x AMP
  • 2x 30m vertical
  • 1x dipole @ 20m
  • 6 staggered beverage pairs of 150m

Operator(s):
PA1ENG, PA3DAT, PA3FAL, PA3FD, PA3FKN, PB2JJ, PC1A. PC5C, PE1PKR, PE1PIX

results:

QSOs  StP  DXCC   Score
1051   53    19 401,760

links: log, sh5

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