Category Archives: DX

Catching Up

The last post suggested something was up on the operating/radio front.  I had another item show up at my door that confirms this: Here it is spread out on my kitchen counter: Here’s the beginning of the process: And here’s … Continue reading

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Low Activity and Low Spirits

So far in 2015 I have had one, yes, one QSO, with 3Z90IARU in Poland. The whole K1N experience was so disheartening and depressing I find myself turning on the radio, looking around for a few seconds, and turning it … Continue reading

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LSDXA January Meeting

Crowded this month Haven’t seen this many hams in one place since Ham Com.

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Code of (bad) Conduct

I listened with growing amazement yesterday (9/30) while waiting to see if I could get a chance to work 8R1AE as he repeatedly pleaded for JA only, and a California ham kept calling over his QSOs, calling after again JA … Continue reading

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Chasing paper

I am in serious contention for the ARRL Triple Play Award these days, with 129/150 137/150 slots confirmed. As of today, I need 9 4 2 CW, 7 6 5 phone, and 5 3 2 digital QSOs on LOTW for … Continue reading

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New Wallpaper

Just received my WAC certificate.

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Certified

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Thank you, Buro

A surprise came in yesterday’s mail: an envelope from the W5 buro with a nice batch of cards inside. Thanks also to OM2VL, SF7WT, RU3ZX, EA8ZS, OR7R, and ES5QD for the nice cards. The last one puzzled me for a … Continue reading

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Made It

Just received an LOTW QSL from HC2/W7SE, giving me 100 countries confirmed. Application is already in to ARRL.

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Stuck in the Gate

Been this way for several weeks now. There are several stations in the log that are LOTW participants who either haven’t uploaded lately or didn’t get my call into their log when they did upload, so here I am, one … Continue reading

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