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Daily Archives: December 9, 2014

W3HAC makes 520 QSOs in ARRL Ten Meter Contest

K6ZO built a 10 meter Quad Loop Antenna that boasts a gain of 2 S-units over out vertical.  K6ZO and KC3CIF operated the station. START-OF-LOG: 3.0 LOCATION: MDC CALLSIGN: W3HAC CLUB: CONTEST: ARRL-10 CATEGORY-OPERATOR: MULTI-OP CATEGORY-ASSISTED: ASSISTED CATEGORY-BAND: 10M CATEGORY-MODE: MIXED CATEGORY-POWER: LOW CATEGORY-STATION: FIXED CATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: ONE CLAIMED-SCORE: 262640 OPERATORS: W3HAC KC3CIF NAME: Don Jones … Continue reading »

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W3HAC makes 450 contacts in ARRL 160 CW Contest

Don K6ZO raised a temporary 160 meter antenna for the contest, consisting of two equal lengths of 24 gauge wire, each 130′ in length.  One wire was connected to the center conductor of the 50 ohm coax and the other wire was connected to the braid of the coax.  He made two plastic insulators to support … Continue reading »

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W3HAC makes 701 contacts in the CQWW CW Contest

W3HAC participated in the CQ World Wide Contest CW over the weekend and we ended up with 701 contacts and over 100 dxcc countries, with a total score of 700,000 points. The band conditions on 10 meters were excellent. Signals from Europe were sometimes 30 to 40 db over S-9. Our operators were Pat, K0OO … Continue reading »

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