W1WBB 2011 CQ WPX CW + LoTW active!
W1WBB 2011 CQ WPX CW + LoTW active! avatar

Yes…now active on LoTW here!  Hooray!!  Have BEGUN to upload older contest logs as time permits.

As for this year’s CQ WPX CW contest I had VERY little op-time available…and only later on in evenings due to family visiting all weekend.  Checked the WPX website Searchable Score Database for my planned op category “All Years” W1-area high score, set a goal and used it for motivation…it worked!  Had fun just operating on 40m with my nighttime limitation as SOLP(A) 40m (Triband/Wires).

A post-Memorial Day “Thank You” to all our Veterans…I enjoyed spending Sunday with family at Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA.

            CQWW WPX Contest, CW

Call: W1WBB
Operator(s): W1WBB
Station: W1WBB

Class: SO(A)SB40(TS) LP
Operating Time (hrs): 7.5

Band  QSOs
   40:  280
Total:  280  Prefixes = 234  Total Score = 224,406

Club: CT RI Contest Group


Very little time to participate…operated a few hours Friday and Saturday
evenings on 40m when I was able but even partially missed prime hours into
Europe.  Only a handful of QSOs Sunday.  Pretty good condx observed on 40m.

All contest Q’s will be now be uploaded to LoTW!

Station: Icom 737 into 88′ doublet up at 45′ broadside to Eu; N1MM logger

73,  Bill  W1WBB

2 comments on “W1WBB 2011 CQ WPX CW + LoTW active!
W1WBB 2011 CQ WPX CW + LoTW active! avatar

  1. Bill,

    Good job! And, thanks for the Q. For some reason, you were really weak here. I must have been of the end of your dipole, or something. It was probably band conditions. You were the only CTRI member that I heard or worked. I was amazed at the number of Europeans that I was able to work on 15 and 20 off the back of my fixed tribander. It’s still pointed west from NEQP. I’m sure it’s front/back isn’t all that great, which is typical for a small short Yagi. Anyway, good job. I am sure there are more scores. But it’s evident that having Memorial Day weekend conflicting with WPX was a major compromise.

    73, Mike, K1DM

  2. Congratulations, Bill, on getting yourself set up on LotW. Actually, I noticed that yesterday when I went to the LotW web site and glanced ar my Recent QSLs and noticed a bunch of W1WBB QSOs, but it didn’t sink in that these were your first uploads.

    Sorry we didn’t cross paths on WPX last weekend. I’m pretty sure I would have heard you even off the end of your wire :-)).

    Ken K3IU

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