Category Archives: Awards

SOTA Awards Received

Yesterday I received, by way of U.K. Royal Mail and the U.S. Postal Service, two SOTA awards!  The first is my award for chasing 100 points-worth of summits: The second award is the SOTA Mountain Hunter – Bronze award where … Continue reading

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38,000 Miles per Watt endorsement

Earlier today I made contact with Bert, F6HKA, at a distance of 3,845 miles.  We first made contact on 15 meters using 5 watts.  The band conditions were so good that I hooked up the K1 and we made contact … Continue reading

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1,000+ MPW award… finally!

A few months ago I reported that I had achieved the 1,000 miles per watt SKCC award only later to find out that my radio was putting out 7 watts instead of the 0.1 watts I thought it was putting … Continue reading

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A non-contester’s results of the IARU HF Championship

Unless you were asleep at the dial you probably heard a lot of yelling, begging, and contacts being made on the HF bands yesterday.  From 1200Z yesterday to 1200Z today stations were on the air doing what contest stations do … Continue reading

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Sked and QSL from GM3YOR

While looking over my DXCC statistics I noticed that my log didn’t match the DX station’s log as uploaded to Clublog.  I double checked my log and it looked like a good QSO but upon checking with the DX station … Continue reading

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