Category Archives: Straight Key Century Club

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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SKCC 1,000 Miles per Watt Award

Update It would appear that my K1 is stuck transmitting 6 to 7 watts no matter what the power output setting is.  I can only assume that the contacts I made for this award were not made using 100 mW … Continue reading

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SKCC: I now have my Centurion!

I received the following message from Ron Bower, AC2C, after submitting my SKCC award log last night: Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Gather ’round and pay heed to the news of this day! Let there be celebration to recognize a fellow … Continue reading

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Five new DXCC entities in the log

Since moving to Calvert County and getting my Carolina Windom up (radiating East-West) I’ve added five new DXCC entities to my logs: Kuwait – 9K2WA – 20m SSB Wallis & Futuna Islands – FW5JJ – 17m CW San Andres & … Continue reading

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