On photo Jeff WC4E. The following contests will take place over this weekend, they could give you an opportunity to test out your antenna and also your CW skills. I used to turn the rig off when I heard a contest in full swing but then thought at least I can see what I can work and so now I put them to good use and have a bit of fun for a while. No need to work for hours, just work as many as you like and see what you can do. I like to start off calling a station with as low a power as I can and see how many calls it takes to get a reply. Surprisingly I get answers to micro watt power a lot more often than I would expect.
MARAC CW QSO Party: 0000Z, May 2 to 2400Z, May 3
Araucaria VHF Contest: 0000Z, May 2 to 1600Z, May 3
10-10 Int. Spring Contest, CW: 0001Z, May 2 to 2359Z, May 3
7th Call Area QSO Party: 1300Z, May 2 to 0700Z, May 3
Portuguese Navy Day Contest: 1500Z, May 2 to 1500Z, May 3
Indiana QSO Party: 1600Z, May 2 to 0400Z, May 3
New England QSO Party: 2000Z, May 2 to 0500Z, May 3 and 1300Z-2400Z, May 3
ARI International DX Contest: 2000Z, May 2 to 1959Z, May 3
ARS Spartan Sprint: 0100Z-0300Z, May 5
[info by G4KKI]
Today I worked: IW6ATQ on 20m; EO64L; IZ3NUL with PSK31 on 40m.
9A4D; IZ4MJA; YL3FT with SSB on 40m.
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