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2E0INN   Contact Moderator
Great fun! Butternut HF9V got me over the pond for some great
contacts :-)
 
7K4XNN   Contact Moderator
I was enjoyed it with the contest.
 
7L1DST   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
7M2FTR   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
7M3RFZ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
7N2UQC   Contact Moderator
I could enjoy the good contest.
Tnx for a fine contest again.
IC-7600, Dipole-Ant.
 
7N4CPT   Contact Moderator
My self limited working hour resulted very small result however
enjoyed much!
 
7Z1VD   Contact Moderator
Francisco Garcia Carreras
 
8N0J   Contact Moderator
Specal call station.
Joetsu-city Municipal 50th Anniversary
 
9A1KDE   Contact Moderator
OP 9A2VR
 
AB2NM   Contact Moderator
Great fun until we lost power at 1945 UTC due to high winds.  Thought about going to battery power,
but had other priorities to tend to.  Nice to hear lots of activity on 10M.  Had fun and picked up a
few new Dx entities.  Thanks to all the ops on the other end of the QSO.  73.
 
AC1EV   Contact Moderator
15 meter single band only
 
AC4G   Contact Moderator
Decided to run with 5 watts, since my amp went out in the ARRL CW
DX Contest.  I tried running, but no stations could hear me
running/calling CQ, so I had to S&P.  I did try a few times to
run throughout the contest, again to no avail.
seemed to be better for low power QSO's using two yagis.  On 40m
did well the first night with my yagi, but not so good the
second.  Right at my sunset the skip was short, but soon after
got long making it difficult to work close stations in the
Caribbean the second night.  The first (Friday) night I worked
many at EU sunrise with some better ease.  The noise on Saturday
night at my QTH was terrible and also just before end of contest
on Sunday.  I had little luck on 80m with 5 watts working only
two (2) stations. Most could not hear me on 80m even though I
could hear the big guns in Europe, in Japan, VK/ZL on 80m well on
my receive antenna, but they could not hear my measily 5 watts.
They were so loud one would think they could make a QSO, but
"notta" with QRP.
attempts in order to make a contact on 10-80m. The competition
combined with noise and my weak signal made a QSO very difficult.
DX signals had to be S9 or stronger at signal peaks; otherwise,
I did not stand a chance at a QSO.  Also, I could not work anyone
until the pile was worked down by the DX and they had no
interference from adjacent frequencies or noise on their end
which was detectable due to never being able to make the QSO.  I
was always the last to work any station in the pileup if one
existed. It was obvious some DX had lots of noise because I had
to give up calling and move on.
very bad as well because I would give my callsign and not many
could even detect my signal on 40m as well as 80m especially just
before and after my sunrise when the noise got really terrible. I
thought I would pick up some Caribbean, but not a chance.

even waiting for my turn to try to make a QSO when my partial
call was announced.  QRP was tough, but enjoyed the challenge.
After a little while, I learned how to inject my call.  At least
many DX stations would come back to my partial callsign and give
me a chance.  Many did not care and a wishful QSO was toast.
was thankful for the good propagation on 10m and 15m especilly to
EU/JA/VK/ZL and strong DX signals as my gauge to make a call (S9
or greater)  Anything less was a no-go.  Sometimes I was
surprised to work a few "semi-rare" DX stations.  It was obvious
that my tuning up and down the band paid off, since I ran across
some long distant stations who first started ing CQ and was able
to snag them.  One was 7Q6M late Saturday afternoon on 15m when
the JA's typically come banging in.  There were several other
stations with this same scenario that gave me a chance.  Later
tuning the band(s),  I could hear big pileups knowing I was glad
I got them before someone probably spotted them on a cluster
making a huge pileup.
at the end on this contest from calling so much and I was
exhausted by the end. Nice to hear stations participating
worlwide.  Great to hear several of my fellow TCG'ers who always
beat me out even though they probably could not hear me. As
always, thanks to all for the QSOs.
 
AD2BO   Contact Moderator
My Antennas 80-10:  Used on 80m 
My Antennas 40-10:  Used on 40m 20m and 15m

Both are inverted V's at 45 feet.

10m Mobile using a Stryker 955 10m only radio with a 1/4 trunk mounted vertical.

ICOM-746 with an RM Italy BLA 350 Amplifier.
 
AD4L   Contact Moderator
TS590, dipole up 20m
 
AE6JV   Contact Moderator
EI9E was operating 500 HZ above the frequency we use for the Elecraft
net. I sent him an exchanged and explained our problem. He was
gracious enough to QSY for us.
 
AG5MS   Contact Moderator
Family commitments kept me busy Saturday.  Logged some contacts Friday evening but spent most of
Sunday afternoon working stations.  All contact (212) were made using my horizontal wire antenna
(80m OCF dipole).  Made contacts on 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters and added a few new countries to my
list.  I'm still very slow at logging contacts, but I am learning how to use SkookumLogger (Mac OS )
- it's much better for contests than MacLogger and it produces Cab. Files directly!
 
AI3Z   Contact Moderator
First time in this contest
 
AI7CS   Contact Moderator
Ran portable in a park in town using an IC-7300 and a Buddipole off of a marine battery.  Spent a
little while shaking down the set up. Not many contacts, but I had a blast.  It was my first contest
in years!  Thanks to all, and especially WA7AN for the signal report.
 
CB4A   Contact Moderator
CE CONTEST GROUP
 
CE4JW   Contact Moderator
RADIOCLUB ETERNAUTAS
 
CN8SG   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
(no comments)
 
CT2HUU   Contact Moderator
Tks for the QSOs.
This year, only a few hours after a weekend of work.
73
 
CT7AHV   Contact Moderator
I always love this contest but this year the virus caught me… I made all contest sick with
covid-19 ☹️
 
DA0T   Contact Moderator
K3LR & W3LPL worked with 5 watts, good ears boys :-)
 
DC4HK   Contact Moderator
made an erroneous entry, callsign worked is K3ZO, not UR5RP (obviously).
 
DG3NAB   Contact Moderator
After I have paused my ham radio activity for more than 35 years, I reactivated the hobby again. I
used an Elecraft KX2 transceiver (which I just got 2 days before) with only 10 watts and a 8m random
wire antenna on a fishing pole. So the conditions were very poor but I was surprised how far I can
go with this setup :-)
 
DJ2FL   Contact Moderator
Participating in the high power class for the 1st time
but due to technical problems had to run barefoot 100W
for more than the second half. Good and long opening on 15m
RIG: Single Element Quad for 20m and 20m
 
DJ3GE   Contact Moderator
FT991A (100W) >>> MFB23 (2 EL Mini-Yagi, 11m high)
 
DL2RMM   Contact Moderator
Thanks for a nice contest. Was running 5 watts from a tiny handheld
(tr)uSDX QRP tcvr into a 3ele SteppIR.
 
DL7VRG   Contact Moderator
Not so easy with 100 Watt, but nice contest !
 
DN4AN   Contact Moderator
I am 7 Years old and this was not the big fun, no one came back on my calling.
 
DO1FDK   Contact Moderator
Operating from DL0BTU
Brandenburg University of Technology club station
3 element yagi, 100 watt
 
DP5N   Contact Moderator
Great Contest TNX first Time Single Band 15M
FT1000MP Mark-V
700W
4 Ele Yagi
see u next Time
bst 73 de DP5N
 
DV1IIW   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
Great contest tnx for all station i worked see u nxt year 73
 
EA3KT   Contact Moderator
Sorry for mistakes changin bands
 
EA4BAS   Contact Moderator
Icom 7300
eaxBeam
Dipole
 
EC4AA   Contact Moderator
Transceiver: Yaesu FT-817ND
Power: 5 W
Antenna: wire (8 m long) + remote tuner (LDG RT-100)
Heigth: ~650 m (above sea level), ~24 m (above ground level, ~3 m above 7th roof level)
 
EC4T   Contact Moderator
ARRL-DX-SSB
 
ED3T   Contact Moderator
2 element Cubical quad for 20, 15 and 10m.
1/4L GP for 40.
Flex 6600M + Acom 2000A
Light play, good fun on Saturday, a bit less on Sunday.
 
ED4W   Contact Moderator
cx3acs@gmail.com
 
ED8W   Contact Moderator
Wooow, what a weekend and condx. We had a lot of fun doing our great hobby from la Isla Bonita. Old
friends could gather after pandemy and do some noise on the bands. Thanks everyone for calling us. A
great event to remember. Big thanks to Mari ES8LF and Manolo EA8DO for their excelent hospitality.
 
EI3JZ   Contact Moderator
Condition was bad on Saturday, a bit better Sunday
 
EI7M   Contact Moderator
Just a part-time entry, providing an "experience weekend" for new
operators while we made some repairs and upgrades to the station
following storm damage. ARRL is always a fun contest - thanks for the
QSOs :)
 
EI8GP   Contact Moderator
Used SD to log
 
F1UVN   Contact Moderator
SO HP 15M
 
F4IRT   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
(no comments)
 
F5GGL   Contact Moderator
ftdx 101 Pwr 100W  ant steppir 3elts  + dipole 80m
 
F6AGM   Contact Moderator
My goal was not to do the contest seriousely,but only to participate by giving some points. But I
got caught up into the game ... and the enthusiasm took over and here is the result:24 hours of
bawling into the mic and screwing up my foot switch and now I've a tendonitis in the right calf and
a voice extiction ... Thanks you all !
 
F6IRA   Contact Moderator
None
 
F8AOF   Contact Moderator
My first Arrl DX SSB contest with my daughter on the 15 m band only. It was a very good contest.
Thanks to the American stations who took the time to decode us and who encouraged us. See you next
year.
 
G0ATG   Contact Moderator
I really enjoyed participating in the ARRL-DX-SSB contest.
 
G3RTU   Contact Moderator
Sorry only brief operating time, 73's
 
G4BUO   Contact Moderator
Shame the contest was hit by such poor conditions
 
GI7NKK   Contact Moderator
This is my 1st contest.
Passed My exam around 1992 but did not start hobby till 2021 and having fun.
Operating extremely basic setup Xiegu G90 20w and a very compromised X80 Multiband Vertical 1m of
the ground level.  
Thank you to all who made contact.
Big thanks you all who congratulated me on my signal it made me happy.
Sometimes found it hard to get the power level over during contest maybe I was coming in to strong
heyhey.
73's
 
GM2V   Contact Moderator
Part time only
 
GM5G   Contact Moderator
Fun contest however made hard by the Aurora!
 
GM5TDX   Contact Moderator
ROOKIE - LICENCE HELD FOR 1 YEAR
 
HA3DX   Contact Moderator
Rig:YAESU FTDX3000, PA:HENRY 3K Premier,
Antennas-5 el monobander Long John Yagis for 28-21-14MHz,
14MHz,Bi-square (NW-SE,
Lazy-H antenna for 7 MHZ (NW-SE),
Single Quad for 3,5MHz (NW/SE),
Delta loop for 1.8-Mhz(NW-SE) /BOG to USA/
Single wire newBeverages,300m to 325 degrees and 100m to 285 degrees
(TNX to JanOK2ZAW!). complemented by a HA5IW preamplifier, this antennas
performed super well in the 160-80-40 mts bands. 10m was very frustrating!
Thanks for all QSO's! 73's es DX!
Charlie (HA4XH)
 
HB9NE   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
Underpowered M/2 entry, starting with 1 op and ending with the same one 
10m condx poor, 80m average to not good.
Excellent 40/20/15m.
One of the last contest before dismantling the station.
Searching for Swiss M/2. Target achieved.
Antenna: momobeam MB12, 2el40, Halfsloper 80m, Inv Vee dipole 160m
73, Andrea HB9DUR on behalf of HB9NE TEAM
 
HB9TRR   Contact Moderator
Thanks for all QSO, 73 de Peter, HB9TRR
 
HC1MD/2   Contact Moderator
I had fun on 15m phone running 100w to a Cushcraft R7 vertical 100 ft ASL right at the edge of the
Pacific Ocean.  Watching the waves crashing on the beach were amazing. At times,the bikinis and
tangas slowed down my QSO rates...hihi.
 
HC2PY   Contact Moderator
SOHP
 
HK3LRB   Contact Moderator
A long-awaited weekend and a result that leaves me quite satisfied. I am proud to have participated
representing my beloved Liga Radio Bogotá. HK3EA
 
I2OLV   Contact Moderator
Happy to participate for the first time
 
I2WIJ   Contact Moderator
Just for fun.
 
I3JKI   Contact Moderator
tnx all USA OM
 
I5KAP   Contact Moderator
My radios: converted CB + tranverter 20 40 80 m, 5W output
monoband elements for 10 m, and dipoles for 20 40 80 m, a sincere thanks
to the operators met for the patience they granted me
 
IB8A   Contact Moderator
operator I8QLS Pat
 
IK1HZZ   Contact Moderator
Bad propagation due to a solar flare, a lot of ionospheric absorption,
little time available due to work and ... small gun: 100 w and inverted V
multiband dipole to 7 meters on the ground. But I enjoyed it anyway !!!
Thanks to everyone who has had the patience to connect me! At the next
ARRL contest. '73
 
IK2ODD   Contact Moderator
Work one day
 
IK4LZH   Contact Moderator
Find a lot of US friends, really nice occasion
 
IT9OPR   Contact Moderator
I worked the contest for few hours only on 20M.Closed propag.on Sat/Sun
evening.I noted US big gun partecipate every year on the contest.Anyway I
say many thanks to all stations that I met during the contest.hoping
better next year.Best 73's
 
IU0DUM   Contact Moderator
SOSB low power
 
IW0HBY   Contact Moderator
no good condition hope will be good next time.
 
IW2EPE   Contact Moderator
I participated for the first time in this contest, without much conviction of being able to connect
the States in QRP.  Well I did it!  This contest is a great opportunity and I will certainly prepare
myself better for the next edition.  Thank you!
 
IZ0BVU   Contact Moderator
Only few moments
 
IZ2ZQP   Contact Moderator
bellissimo contest, purtroppo è stato fatto in un momento molto triste per la situazione della
Ucraina ...not warplease
 
IZ8GUQ   Contact Moderator
Beautiful Contest, an unmissable event despite the operating conditions
not at their best and focused only on the search for the missing states
at the completion of the was. Too bad not being able to experience the
thrill of the pile-ups of American stations. Appointment at the next
edition hoping to improve. I thank all the stations that have had the
patience to connect me. 73 'to all of IZ8GUQ Giovanni
 
IZ8HUW   Contact Moderator
Beautiful contest, great participation. It is a pity not to be in a
position to participate competitively. Great propagation in 15 meters,
appointment at the next edition hoping to improve everything. I thank the
stations that have had the patience to hear from me and connect me. 73 to
all of IZ8HUW Emilio
 
JA0AVS   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA0BJY   Contact Moderator
A few QSO
 
JA0BZY   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA0NFP   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA1CHY   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA1CIN   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA1CRJ   Contact Moderator
Thank you for QSO.
See you next contest 73!
 
JA1IAW   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA1JNM   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA1KPF   Contact Moderator
Radio: YAESU FT-817ND
Antenna: 1/4 wave vertical
 
JA1MYW   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA1UOA   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA2HYD   Contact Moderator
Tnx FB Contest !!
 
JA2JWH   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA2KKA   Contact Moderator
ICOM IC7100 100W
Inv VEE, Vertical
 
JA2KQE   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA2MWV   Contact Moderator
ANT  10&15M-14mH 4ELE    40M-14mH DIP
RIG  IC-741S    PWR < 5w
 
JA3KKE   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA3LEZ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA3LIL   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA3RAZ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA3UWB   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA6CVR   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA7BEW   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA7QVI   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA7UES   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest in 15mBAND !
 
JA8RUZ   Contact Moderator
Need more station for Contest.
and good propagtion
 
JA8RWU   Contact Moderator
As always nice to work in this contest & to say "Hi!".
Condx was worse than expected. Sri abt storm.
But nice to work more than a hundred Q's and to work one New England at last.
Again mni tnx for picking me up and patience.
Congrats on your wonderful ears, guys!
73's Akira, JA8RWU
 
JA8TGD   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
FTdx5000 Ant 4elyagi
 
JA9GEW   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA9PPC   Contact Moderator
I was so excited to be called by so many stations
in the last 20 minutes before the contest finished.
 
JE1GZB   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JE1QHP   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JE1RXJ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
but condition was no good
on 15m across the Pasific.
 
JE1RZR   Contact Moderator
Data of QSOs on 10m is for check log. Sorry for poor CONDX on 10m.
 
JE1SPY   Contact Moderator
I entry on a single-op 80m. The condition was very bad.
I QSOed only 30stations in this year.
I QSOed 66stations in 2021 year.
I QSOed 34stations in 2020 year.
I QSOed 7stations in 2019 year.
JA 75m BAND has very heavy OTH lader QRM from RUSIA.
That OTH lader transmit point from 42.861213N 133.653435E.
The Eeast of the coast in Nahotoka.
I was using only 100W and small fishing rod vertical
only 10m length antenna in my balcony of my small aprartment.
We JA ham got a very narrow 75m band.
Please look for JA under a new 75m frequency!
3599~3612KHz 13KHz width
3680~3687KHz 7KHz width
3702~3716KHz 14KHz width
3745~3770KHz  25KHz width
I was disapointed to disapare a separating of output power
categoly each single band section. It is very difficult to get
an award on the low band in the same categoly with high power
stations!!
Please separete high power categoly and low power catagoly in
each single band.
 
JE2LUN   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JE3RMQ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JE4ADO   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JE7SWJ   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed ARRL International DX Phone Contest for the first time.
 
JE8UHY   Contact Moderator
RIG: YAESU FT-891 50W
ANT: Mobile Whip
Operator's License: Japanese 2nd class
Very fun contest. I want to spend much longer period next year.
 
JF1GZZ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JF1LMB   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JF1TEU   Contact Moderator
The number of QSOs was small, but it was exciting.
 
JF2FIU   Contact Moderator
Thank you all stations!
 
JF3DCH   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JG1LHB   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JG1UKW   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JG2RFJ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JG4AKL   Contact Moderator
I did miss setting  CAT system
 
JH0KFI   Contact Moderator
many thanks!
 
JH0NOS   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH1APZ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH1BHW   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH1CML   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH1GTU   Contact Moderator
I had enjoyed so much. Thank you.
 
JH1HMC   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest. The air condition is not so good.
 
JH1MTR/4   Contact Moderator
My vertical got strict results!
 
JH1OGC   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH1WHA   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH3DMQ   Contact Moderator
Rig : TS-890S(50W)
ANT : V-DP 19.8mH
OATH: I dropped the output to QRP5W and operated it.
 
JH3GMI   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH4FUF   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
see you next year !!
TS-890S+21mh6eleYAGI etc
 
JH4RUM   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH6FTJ   Contact Moderator
RIG: ICOM IC-7610
PWR: 100 W
ANT: TA-371,DP
E-MAIL: jh6ftj@jarl.com
Very nice contest!
 
JH6QIL   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH7UJU   Contact Moderator
FT-817ND  DP Yagi
 
JH9CEN   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH9DRL   Contact Moderator
TS-990S 200W
Inverted Low BAND
HB9CV Hi BAND
 
JH9FCP   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JI0WVQ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JI1LET   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JI1NZA/1   Contact Moderator
It was difficult to QSO by QRP but still fun.
 
JI1RSF   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JI3XOK   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JI4WHS   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JJ1LRD   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JJ1UBX   Contact Moderator
A little bit 3 Stations ,But very enjoyd TNX
 
JJ1XTG   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JJ3JHP   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JJ7PMS   Contact Moderator
200W claimed
age as of 74
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JK1BVN   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JK1CNL   Contact Moderator
I really enjoyed the contest.
 
JK1HIY   Contact Moderator
My Old score 4602(20),1176(21)
 
JK1NJH   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JK1TCV   Contact Moderator
I used power less than 5W.
 
JL1EUF   Contact Moderator
POWER:LOW
ANTENNA:DP
 
JL3AYP/1   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JM1PIH   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JM6URL   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JO1VVT   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JP1GUW   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest
 
JQ1PCT   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JQ1UXN   Contact Moderator
I operated in very short time.
 
JR0DZH   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JR1AKD   Contact Moderator
Enjoy the contest
 
JR1EMJ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JR1JRW   Contact Moderator
Thenk you.
 
JR1QBA   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JR3RIU   Contact Moderator
IC-7600 KPA500
 
JR4CZM   Contact Moderator
50W power is too hard to contact many stations,but enjoyed this
contest.
 
JR4DAH   Contact Moderator
I used QRP(5W)RIG
 
JS1MRM   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JS2GYN   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JS2ITI   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JS2IWE   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JS2PHO   Contact Moderator
enjoying qso
 
K0BWQ   Contact Moderator
FTDX10 at 100 watts and 40M CFZ in ATTIC
 
K0DSL   Contact Moderator
100 watts and an end-fed half wave wire antenna.
 
K1MTD   Contact Moderator
I am loving Solar Cycle 25 so far! It's great fun to DX on 10 meters,
and to enjoy all the bands. This year's contest gave me 4 ATNOs!
 
K1SO   Contact Moderator
Only had a few minutes to put in to contest this weekend.
 
K2MJP   Contact Moderator
My first ARRL DX SSB Contest!
 
K2YY   Contact Moderator
The high point was working JA7ODV, who was running 1 (!) watt, on SSB, no less.
 
K3CCR   Contact Moderator
K3CCR is the club station at the Collington continuing-care
retirement community at FM 18OW in MD, just east of DC. I, N3UM,
operated SOHP U in the 2022 ARRL DX SSB; W5MPB had non-ham-radio
duties. With SFI ~120 my 20 thru 10-M results were super, but
with Kp=4 for 9 hrs and 5 for 12 hrs, 80 & 160 M results were
poor, & 40-M results ~OK. I tried but got no run Qs on any band
in this test; unusual for me. At start 0023-0250Z I clicked
spots at ~60/hr for 120 total Qs on 20 & 40 M. But, each bandmap
would clear in ~30-60 min, so I had to swap bands till it filled
again. This pattern held thru the test. At 0253Z I found just 12
80-M sigs in 10 min; 9 were HP EUs, all very weak. In 7 more
min. I found 5 160-M sigs by 0314Z QRT; pitiful. On again at
1350Z I got 19 EU Qs in 14 min. on 20 M, then 103 Qs in 2.2 hrs
on 15 M! Wow; mostly EU, but also FR and ZS on 15 M. After lunch
1914-2142Z I got 96 Qs; 37 on 20 M, 33 on 10-M, & 26 on 15 M,
most in  SA. After supper 0030 to 0245Z QRT, rates were slow but
bandmaps quick to clear. I got just 62 Qs; 34 on 40 M, 16 on 20
M, and my last 12 on 80 M. Back on 20 M 1411-1421Z, got 13 EU Qs
+ HS and ZL in 10 min, 90/hr, bandmap clear! Far more spots on
15 M; 92 Qs 1430-1630Z, 47/hr, mostly EUs. After lunch 1849 to
2138Z QRT, the high bands were long and busy. I got 27 mults and
107 Qs; 45 on 20 M with JA and ZS, 16 on 15 M with 6W, and 46 on
10 M with KH6 & V5. Worked 7Q6M on 3 bands. Sunspots are back.
 
K3GWK   Contact Moderator
My goal was to beat my previous score, that goal was accomplished, even with the time off for yard
work on Saturday. Thanks to all of the DX operators! There was one issue that cropped up on Saturday
evening that took me off of the low bands until I found and bypassed the faulty component.
Equipment: IC-7610, G5RV at 35' and a three element tri-band beam at 30 feet. N3FKP's ACLog and
contest software synced up and never missed a beat.
 
K3TW   Contact Moderator
"Band conditions were excellent for QRP (5 watts output)."
 
K4CGY   Contact Moderator
Great Contest: Many W/K operators operating out of band on 40m. Operating at 7.125 LSB.
 
K4QR   Contact Moderator
Great DX opening to South America on 10 meters on Sunday (March 6, 2022)
Good  DX opening to South America on 15 meters on Sunday (March 6, 2022)
LOUSY band condx on 20 meters at contest's start on Saturday (3/5/2022)
CLAIMED SCORE: 8,772 total points
SCORE CALCULATION:
SCORE=(#QSOs x 3pt/qso) x #Multipliers = (68x3)x43 = 204x43 = 8,772
 
K4VOZ   Contact Moderator
Operated from park using Battery and 60 Watts.
 
K5LBJ   Contact Moderator
K5LBJ is the LASA High School Amateur Radio Club in Austin, Texas.  Our high school station has been
operating since 2004.  In that time, we had matched 97 DX entities via Logbook of the World.  We
finally decided to operate in the DX Phone contest to try to get over the century mark.  Bands were
open, including 10 meters, and we operated about 5 hours.  During that time, we worked 7 possible
"new" DX entities.  As of Monday, we had already matched with 2 of our new DX entities.  Hoping to
get 1 more to qualify for DXCC!  Thanks to all of the amazing operators that spoke with our
students.  73 & Good DX.
 
K5SVV   Contact Moderator
My General Purpose Log - Does not include a lot of contest
entries or special events.
 
K5ZD   Contact Moderator
Solar storm killed any chance for 10m to open.
 
K6CSL   Contact Moderator
Really rough on SSB. About 1/3 of my score on CW. Thanks for the fun!
 
K6PF   Contact Moderator
Difficult busting thru pileups with my peanut whistle station.  Running 90 watts to GAP Titan DX
vertical. Also had high noise levels on 15 & especially 20m.  Still had a lot of fun!
73,
Bob, K6PF
 
K7JKM   Contact Moderator
SO NICE TO HAVE 15 AND 10M OPEN. 73 EVERYONE
 
K7SXN   Contact Moderator
Not a contester but this was the best DX I've had in my 9 years as a ham. 10 meters was open to the
world!
 
K7WXO   Contact Moderator
Xiegu G90, 20W into Xiegu VG4 @ 10ft
 
K8GL   Contact Moderator
My heart was not in this one.  Thinking of our Ukranian friends!
 
K8LF   Contact Moderator
Fun to see all that DX activity on the bands.   Lots of QRM on
lower bands but 15M was nice to see everything spread out working
stations all the way up to 21.450.   SSB is my least favorite
contest mode.
 
K9GX   Contact Moderator
This one was a bit of a challenge. I took a bad fall on ice recently and was operating with two
dislocated fingers on my left hand, a cast over a broken right wrist

As I was “playing hurt” I decided I would simply get on and try to work some ATNOs on a limited
schedule

Set down in the shack at about 18 UT Saturday afternoon and was very pleasantly surprised to hear 15
and 10 meters alive with lots of DX activity


Got N1MM log set up, or so I thought, and donned my boom set. Uh, oh no PC control or radio! Reset
both ends of the PC/radio USB cable. No joy.

Opened the N1MM config menu. Hmmm, no radio port shown. Re-entered the radio port config and,
Viola...radio control!

It’s off to the races! 10 meters is hopping with signals from Caribbean and South America. First
QSO: OA4SS

Thirty minutes and about 10 Qs later I notice that the times are wrong on logged QSOs! The clock is
about 40 minutes slow and DATE says 12 February!!

Reset clock and back to the contest.

Operating time about 6 hours. 110 S&P QSOs. Best DX VP8LP and 5UA99WS. Spent last 25 minutes of test
calling a CN8 who was working a huge pileup.

Bottom line: maybe 5-6 ATNOs. Probably worked 30+ PYs. Great hearing the bands open again. Hope to
have two hands, both arms functioning soon
 
K9KE   Contact Moderator
Society of Midwest Contesters
 
K9ZO   Contact Moderator
K9ZO SO80M 
Other bands were for a check log
Also Check Log
1.8   1  1
3.5 158 57
7     4  4
14   69 41
21   51 32
28   40 19
 
KA0BOJ   Contact Moderator
I had to enter the last call in the log manually as I had to edit some of my contacts because of an
error in reporting and I accidently removed a QSO, and I added that QSO back in.
 
KA0PQW   Contact Moderator
Fun contest.
 
KA6KEN   Contact Moderator
Probably the best conditions I've ever experienced on 10m and 15m!  Just operated for an hour; wish
I had more time.
 
KA9I   Contact Moderator
ARRL DX SSB 3-5-2022
 
KB0ARZ   Contact Moderator
I'm retired now! Now I do not to juggle my work hours any more to be off to CONTEST!
 
KB6ODH   Contact Moderator
10M contacts made at 8 watts PEP. Other bands 9.8 watts PEP.
 
KC6ZBE   Contact Moderator
Had to replace a rotor on Saturday so I got a late start but all in all, it was a good time!
 
KC9TS   Contact Moderator
Home QTH is in Wisconsin. Operated from Illinois.
 
KD0FDJ   Contact Moderator
This is the first time I have submitted a log for a contest.  Why does
the ARRL website have a log form for the International DX Contest if I
can't electronically submit it below
 
KD4IZ   Contact Moderator
casual S & P for a few hours
 
KD6HOF   Contact Moderator
I had a blast running the ARRL DX international contest! In fact, I made a video showcasing some of
the contacts made. "Walter White" style  =:o)

Check it out:   
    https://youtu.be/Ma_ByrGpF9A
   and/or
    https://odysee.com/@KD6HOF:f/ARRL-DX_2022:b

Of course, after the contest I did get feedback about my exchanges is being too courteous. " please
copy" and "thank you, very good..."  I know, I can't help it, I'm a cordial guy but at a deficit of
scoring points - Unless your talking about the YL's  hihi
 
KD7VIK   Contact Moderator
Good conditions.
 
KD8TNF   Contact Moderator
73
 
KD8ZQZ   Contact Moderator
Hurray!
 
KD9LA   Contact Moderator
Seemed like everyone was playing nicer than usual. I Never heard the first on-air altercation or
disagreement.  I only worked 80, 40, and 20 thanks to an unknown problem with the G5RV/tuner combo. 
And I lost a couple of hours operating time during the middle of the contest from having to manually
re-enter contacts, thanks to my fat fingers.  I made a single wrong mouse-click during N1MM setup
and didn't notice it for a couple of hours.  But I had fun the rest of the time.  On Saturday 80m
was fine, but on Sunday that band seemed pretty much closed.
 
KE0WPA   Contact Moderator
A good chance to pick up some countries for my DXCC!
 
KE5LQ   Contact Moderator
2022  ARRL DX CONETEST
 
KF4QFJ   Contact Moderator
I had a great time in the 2022 ARRL International SSB DX! Thanks to
Organizers, Operators and My Family! -Good DXing & 73 de KF4QFJ, Jerome
 
KF5YUB   Contact Moderator
Rig: Yaesu FTDX-1200
PWR: 100 Watts
ANT: Cushcraft R-7, 40 Meter Double Bazooka, 80 Meter Double Bazooka
 
KF8N   Contact Moderator
Much better cx than last year's contest. 10M on down very active. Lots of Brazilians. Worked several
on five bands, and was a personal best score for me, in spite of working much of the weekend
cleaning my house into a dumpster.
 
KG5GM   Contact Moderator
S & P with a couple of Mobile Magmounts and 100 watts was humbling, but fun
 
KI4BXU   Contact Moderator
Super Antennas YP3 on 10, Double Bazooka 40 on 15 and 40, IC-7300 at 100 watts
 
KI5PWN   Contact Moderator
I had a great time participating in the 2022 ARRL International DX Phone Contest and was able to
make contacts to Asia for the first time from Texas. It was a great experience being able to contact
other stations throughout the world. I was surprised how many countries I was able to reach using a
100-Watts and a modest wire antenna. This was the first contest I actually submitted a log to enter
so even that was a learning experience.  I definitely plan to do this again next year.
 
KJ4EX   Contact Moderator
C'Mon Sunspots!
 
KK0SD   Contact Moderator
Had a great time!
 
KK1J   Contact Moderator
It was a beautiful day here in New Hampshire. 
I only had a very short period of time to operate,so I grabbed my KX3,battery and set up a 20 meter
EFHW on the front lawn. Made 9 contacts with 12 watts from my porch, before I had stop. Great
weather and a whole lot of fun! KK1J-
 
KK4QKP   Contact Moderator
First time playing in this contest - FAV SO FAR!
 
KM6RRS   Contact Moderator
100 watts
 
KN2M   Contact Moderator
About 2000 Saturday an underground coax failed with instant high VSWR.  That pretty much killed the
station operation.  It took about 3 hours to replace and I decided to come back Sunday for more. 
The new coax was flawless.
 
KO4MAO   Contact Moderator
hey i am 14 this is  my first dx contest!
 
KP4AA   Contact Moderator
Entered this category to attempt to break the Puerto Rico record. I ultimately managed to double the
score and QSO count. Weird conditions between Saturday and Sunday. When I heard D4K was going to be
in the same category I knew I had my work cut out. 
K3S, KPA1500, A4
 
KQ2M   Contact Moderator
First 24 hours was fun.  Next 21 hrs were a HUGE struggle.
Final 3 hours were really enjoyable including a last hour JA
run on 15. Strangest cndx and fastest qsb that I can ever recall.
My heart goes out to the Ukrainian people.
Thank you for the qsos and the mults.  73  Bob, KQ2M
 
KS7T   Contact Moderator
Double challenge this weekend due to amp needing repair
and once again solar storms, geomagnetic storms K of 5
A at 27. Those negative prop cndx affect us badly in the
higher latitudes. What I can't figure out is how I worked
more EU on Sat with the K of 5 than Sun when the K was at
was as low as 2 with my 100w!  10m  great to SA both days
 
KU4FX   Contact Moderator
TB-WIRES
 
KV4ZY   Contact Moderator
Casual operating just for fun.
 
KW4GF   Contact Moderator
First International DX Contest for me. I had a great time. The DX operators were very kind and
patient. I ran barefoot with an attic antenna so I even with limitations, I was able to add many
countries towards DXCC.
 
KW8N   Contact Moderator
Busy weekend, little time.
 
KZ2I   Contact Moderator
This was the most BIC for me in a long time. First major effort with new FTDX10 and very happy.  One
glitch was with amp.  Ameritron has problem on 15m (and 17), so swapped out for my late dad's
Clipperton-L.  SO had combo of very new rig and very OLD amp.  All went well.  I was surprised to
break 1000 q's and was close enough to taste a million points for first time in many years.  Real
Surprise was working Europe on 20 and having YB, E2, JA and HL calling me. Lotsa fun!
 
LT6M   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
Very  nice contest, a lot off stations to contact. Congratulations to the ARRL!!!!
 
LX7I   Contact Moderator
Nice one, thank you all for calling and see you in the next one !
Special thanks for LX2A and LX7I crew for making that remote operation
possible :) Tom F4HWS
 
LZ6T   Contact Moderator
Rig: IC-7300   100 W
Ant: 7-el Yagi
 
M0EUK   Contact Moderator
Just giving some points away, 73 to all.
 
M0MCV   Contact Moderator
I had not planned to spend 15 hours working the contest but that's how
it worked out!  The Aurora made the LF bands poor overnight Saturday,
but 20m stayed open until 21z here on Sunday.
 
M5B   Contact Moderator
Auroral activity meant that from England TransAtlantic QSOs were very sparse!
 
N0JK   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
Too windy Saturday to operate. Sunday morning 10 slow, but picked up
ZF1A, ZF5T & VP5M. Later out portable, picked up to J68HZ, TO3Z, and a
loud D4Z. Worked VP9I in Bermuda - a short F2 hop.  Out one last time
just as rain and snow started -- worked ZM4T. Then QRT!
 
N1BA   Contact Moderator
The shakeout cruise for Lee's new station in Concord this year
 
N1CEO   Contact Moderator
I AM RELATIVELY NEW TO SSB CONTESTING.
I AM STILL LEARNING HOW TO DO THIS.
 
N1EZ   Contact Moderator
N1EZ  ARRL DX SSB Contest March 5-6 2022
 
N1IBQ   Contact Moderator
95 Watts to a 4010 end fed antenna
 
N1KT   Contact Moderator
It was nice go get the club together and this event did just that.  We also had one of our
Technician class students drop by and learn HF first hand.  His first contact was Argentina.  Thanks
for a great contest.
 
N1NN   Contact Moderator
20TH ARRL INTERNATIONAL DX CONTEST
 
N1SFE   Contact Moderator
Operated from home for a few hours on and off.  10 Meters only, low power using a wire dipole strung
between a tree and basketball hoop.
 
N2FT   Contact Moderator
Would be nice to have an HOA CLASS for stations limited to low-profile, non-rotatable antennas.
 
N2GJ   Contact Moderator
Just playing around.
 
N2LDV   Contact Moderator
Great contest!
 
N3FR   Contact Moderator
Great contest!  Looking forward to erecting tower this spring and using beam antenna!
 
N3KCM   Contact Moderator
I need a bigger setup for next year Hi Hi...
 
N4BP   Contact Moderator
2022 Mar 5 ARRL DX SSB
 
N4DTF   Contact Moderator
Only a modest effort but what fun!  Bands were in great shape, especially 10 and 15, and around some
thunderstorm activity also added a few new ones on 80 and 40.

Heard a bunch of good operators, many with 100w.

73, N4DTF
 
N4EFS   Contact Moderator
check log only
 
N5QNS   Contact Moderator
Not really a contester, just enjoy making a few contacts,  I will submit log so contacts made can
get log match.
 
N6DW   Contact Moderator
Managed a few hours on a busy weekend. Operating was all S&P. Saturday
morning was my best rate with 56 Q's in the first hour.  I did call CQ a couple
of times on Sunday with no luck. I got to 15m fairly early and it produced my
most multipliers. My longest distances were Brisbane and Reunion I. at 15000 km.
Africa was quite active, with 20 Q's and on every band but 160. Famous last
words, "I wish I had more time"
 
N6HI   Contact Moderator
QRP, NON-Assisted, "full 5 Watts" to a 20 Foot end-fed wire,
thrown into a tree out my window - my only station antenna.
No internet or other assistance used, just S&P "tune and find".
I was in and out of the shack and jumped on when I could.
Conditions seemed quite poor compared to ARRL-CW-DX test.
Thanks to all for your patience and the QSOs, all appreciated.
Support the Unassisted Challenge: https://unassisted.org/rules/
GO ARIZONA OUTLAWS!  73 John N6HI
 
N6TNO   Contact Moderator
First DX contest. Before the contest I had 7 countries worked; now, 20. FT-891 to MFJ-939 tuner to
EARCHI end-fed, held vertically by a 10m fiberglass pole.
 
N6TV   Contact Moderator
Really enjoyed using the new Controlled-Envelope SSB (CESSB)
compression algorithm just added to the Elecraft K4.
 
N7EEL   Contact Moderator
Contesters should stay away fom established nets; i.e. Maritime Mobile net.
 
N7MZW   Contact Moderator
202 contacts and 104 Mults with 51 different DX entities during 19 hours of operating time. Icom
IC-7300,Heil Pro Micro Headset on VOX,Vectronics VC300DLP Manual Tuner (for 15 and 80 Meters only)
and a single ZS6BKW modified wire antenna up 45 feet,running N-S at an elevation of 6,053 feet. A
99% limited operatng time,"Hunt and Pounce" effort.I worked a few stations on 5 different bands,and
I have no antenna for 160 Meters. I QSY'd  a few times at the request of DX, in order to give that
station the Wyoming Multiplier on a new band.This contest felt like the Worked All Brazil Contest at
times! 54 of the 202 stations I worked were also running 100 watts,and I worked one 5 watt QRP
station. Some raunchy audio from the "usual suspects" but by in large the pileups were well behaved.
Thanks to the cluster, many stations did not give thier call sign often enough.Last year I had 67
Q's, 40 Mults and 8,040 points. Having 10 and 15 Meters open for 2022, really helped.Thanks for the
fills and for the contacts!  November Seven Many Zebras Walking
 
N8DE   Contact Moderator
Good conditions, but antenna problems recurring.
had to use the vertical Sunday, but the antenna tuner
stopped functioning, so no antenna to use ...
Hate problems in WINTER
 
N8HKU   Contact Moderator
Nice to have sunspots again, even if a solar storm hit Saturday
 
N9TF   Contact Moderator
Had fun poking around four of the six bands, looking for mults that
I could work. Still no resonant antennas here. Just a 130' piece of
wire 15'-17' above ground running to the shed out back 120' away from
the house and 120' of house gutter system loaded up through a manual
antenna tuner. I knew SSB would add another 20db of attenuation to
to my signal at the other end, hi hi! Lots of fun. 73 Gene, N9TF
 
ND0C   Contact Moderator
I deferred to KE0WPA for time in "the chair" so only operated when she was taking a break.
 
ND1X   Contact Moderator
Saturday was a good day until the boiler circulator died. No hot water and XYL wasn't happy. Spent
more than 3 hours getting parts and installing. Had a great time with DX. I wish some ops would turn
down their compression. Bands were good and 10 meters is coming alive again.
 
NH6XO   Contact Moderator
Great to see 10m come alive.  Logged by hand.
 
NI0K   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
Decided to operate single band 20, unassisted, high power. Only got one run
going, otherwise S&P. Didn't get on Friday night. Worked a pass through the
band, took a break then repeat. Where was Asia??? Only heard a couple JA's, no
KH at all. Had egg on my face when a KL1 called me and I told him "DX
only" and he had to protest "I am DX!" Whoops! Looked at the
Digisonde for Guam on Saturday and it was showing zero reflections- no wonder I
couldn't hear anything from there. Murphy stayed away.
 
NO2D   Contact Moderator
Seldom operate SSB but enjoyed giving it a try.  Pete, no2d.
 
OE2S   Contact Moderator
Always big fun to work W/VE-stations with great rates. However, as
there is still no real club competition for big contest clubs like
Bavarian Contest Club, EA Conest Club, Italian Contest club and
others, I only operated the prime hours.  With proper contest rules
for contest clubs (similar to CQ-Contests) ARRL could have hundreds
active participants more!
 
OE5T   Contact Moderator
Just handing out points for a hand full of hours on Sunday. Nice to
meet friends on the air.
 
OG6N   Contact Moderator
This one will be remembered for the exremely difficult propagation.
 
OH1F   Contact Moderator
Poor cndx on Saturday
and worse on Sunday..
 
OH5XP   Contact Moderator
First time in ARRL DX with this call at OH5XO's 4-el 14 MHz up 32
m. Heavy aurora with four K = 5 slots. Mainly East Coast with
some occasional jumps Westward... Cheers/73, Zaba OH1ZAA
 
OH5ZA   Contact Moderator
Difficult conditions with K = 5 indices. Aurora peaked up to 87
GW. 4-el 21 MHz up 34 m at OH5XO's ... Cheers/73, Zaba OH1ZAA
 
OK1DOL   Contact Moderator
FT1000MP MarkV, PA Acom1010-500W, dipol, beverages
 
OM2DT   Contact Moderator
TS590sg, Lw
 
OM7AT   Contact Moderator
TNX, 73!
 
ON3AR   Contact Moderator
Good conditions this year, especialy on 15m, but no mid-West.
next year 73's de ON3AR
 
ON3AT   Contact Moderator
ARRL DX SSB
 
ON4AVJ   Contact Moderator
Had not much time to enter the contest. But had a lot of fun. Next year I will make more time.
 
ON5WL   Contact Moderator
Just some qso for fun and to check the propagation on
80 m.
73  Leon  ON5WL
 
PA5KT   Contact Moderator
Just some qso's to test how the K4 works in SSB.
 
PA7X   Contact Moderator
Nice to join again after 30 years hi!
 
PA8VK   Contact Moderator
Kelemen Wire GP
 
PE2K   Contact Moderator
73
 
PG1R   Contact Moderator
Rig TS590S, barefoot, output max 80Watts.
Antenna horizontal multiband dipole, only 5M over ground level.
 
PG7M   Contact Moderator
Funny to participate with 100 watts from the K3 into a 5-band EndFed (80/40/20/15/10) at the roof of
a 6-story apartment building. 
Unfortunately barely usable in the upper frequency of 80mtr.
 
PI4COM   Contact Moderator
Great contest as usually, had a lot of fun. I hope to have more time next year. 73 Ronald PA3EWP
 
PJ2T   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
(no comments)
 
PP2DX   Contact Moderator
100w
 
PU2TWZ   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
Foi ótima a experiência no conteste fico muito grato as todo .
 
PY1ZV   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
(no comments)
 
PY2HT   Contact Moderator
Kenwood TS 2000  elements Yagi
 
PY2PT   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
Hi guys!
What amazing weekend with my friend Fernando (PY2LED) operating with me on 15m as PX2A. 
I operated 10mts and was fantastic. First night I made less QSO's than CW but Saturday and Sunday
were better. 
We had a bit summer storm and stopped the operation for some hours on Sunday but we had some fun!!

Thanks for each QSO.

Ricardo, PY2PT
 
PY2XJ   Contact Moderator
FOI MUITO BOM ESTE ANO 2022 CONCURSO TOP FORTE 73 DE PY2XJ BRAZIL
 
PY4RP   Contact Moderator
RIO DX GROUP
 
RW3YB   Contact Moderator
73!
 
S51DX   Contact Moderator
Operating 7 hours - fine activity! 73 de Janez S51DX
 
SN4D   Contact Moderator
FT DX 3000 = ANT-160 M
 
SP5BYC   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
TS480SAT PA: DRAKE L75 ANT: 43FT VERTICAL
 
SP6JOE   Contact Moderator
100 W,3 ele Yagi
 
TG9ANF   Contact Moderator
QSL MANAGER  VE7BV
 
TM2Y   Contact Moderator
Operated 100% remote from warmer home QTH, better than cold contest
station 100 km west from here !
 
UA1CUR   Contact Moderator
YAESU FT-840,ANT-LW 160 METRS,DIPOLE FOR 20 METRS
 
UC0L   Contact Moderator
TU
 
V55Y   Contact Moderator
First time in the ARRL DX Contest and a lot of fun.
IC 7300, ACOM 1010 and a Spiderbeam
 
VA2OBW   Contact Moderator
I had a lot of fun
 
VA3KRT   Contact Moderator
Great conditions, some ATNOs, and amazing DX on a Low Power suburban endfed!
 
VA3TNM   Contact Moderator
QSO Count=215
 
VE1RF   Contact Moderator
Location: Province of New Brunswick
 
VE3ETE   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
MARC stands for Manitoulin Amateur Radio Club.  I'd like to see it added to the Club List.  Thanks &
73, Bob VE3ETE
 
VE3VY   Contact Moderator
Ony single-element wire antennas used.
 
VE3ZZ   Contact Moderator
Great fun. Cx seem to be improving!
 
VE5CPU   Contact Moderator
Nice to work some off continent DX from VE5land
 
VE7BGP   Contact Moderator
I had a lot of funm operating this year DX contest. Rigs used new
FTdx-10 and my vintage IC-751A
 
VE7ZFE   Contact Moderator
Radio - ICOM IC-7300
Antenna - INVERTED V G5RV-JR @ 28ft
 
VE9GJ   Contact Moderator
Had 80M antenna problems but had fun doing S&P
 
VK3OM   Contact Moderator
IC-7610 100w into Mobile Whip on apartment roof.
 
VK3X   Contact Moderator
Great conditions on 10m, low bands not performing for me this
time. Definately need some bigger antennas on 10m and 15 as
conditions improve.
 
W0WLA   Contact Moderator
All operation in this contest done mobile with 100W.  I had to work part of the weekend, but enjoyed
the time I did get to participate.
 
W1JGM   Contact Moderator
Band     QSOs     Pts  Cty  Pt/Q
   3.5      30      90   19   3.0
     7      64     192   35   3.0
    14     112     336   54   3.0
    21      90     270   47   3.0
    28      36     108   21   3.0
 Total     332     996  176   3.0
Score: 175,296
1 Mult = 1.9 Q's
 
W1KMG   Contact Moderator
Wife and I had fun!
 
W1LJD   Contact Moderator
Yankee Clipper Contest Club
 
W1OP   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
Completely operated RI Station 1000 miles remote from Florida with the LPDA fixed in one position
East in RI. Used two computers at the remote site.  one to control the IC-7300 with BA-1 software,
usb foot pedal, usb headset, keyboard/mouse to control 7300 tuning.  the other computer  to run the
contest log via AnyDesk at the club house using that as it normally would have been used on site. 
Biggest surprise was receiving a power setting of 05  from E71A in the middle of horrendous contest
QRM. We average out 80-90W to the antenna. www.W1OP.com
 
W1QK   Contact Moderator
Thanks for the contacts. Thanks to the ARRL for sponsoring the
contest.
 
W2A   Contact Moderator
2/6 YANKEE CLIPPER CONTEST CLUB
 
W2AAB   Contact Moderator
Tough going with 100 watts and a wire, but 15 and 10 were open with
many opportunities for more Qs and Mults. If this is an accurate
foreshadowing of Cycle 25, we are in for some great DX.  Go FRC!
 
W2CG   Contact Moderator
Whew, another phone contest finally over. We had some good and some
bad condx, with the SFI at 120 we had hope, with the A index at 27 we
had disappointment. It was frustrating for us having to wait inline
for the pileups to subside so we could get our turn to make a QSO. We
need to make improvements with inter-station filtering for better
results. It was great hearing all our commrades from FRC on and
getting through the pileups. Come on Cycle 25.  Equipment: Rigs: Icoms
- IC-7610, IC-756ProIII (IC-7600 out for repair) Amps: OM Power
2000A+, Alpha 87A Antennas: F12 C36XL @ 55 ft, F12 C19 @ 45 ft 80m
dipole @ 50 ft, 160m Inv L.
 
W2DLT   Contact Moderator
FRANKFORD RADIO CLUB
 
W2PAN   Contact Moderator
I had a blast during my first contest running 20 watts.  I will certainly do more contesting in the
future!

73
W2PAN
 
W3AJL   Contact Moderator
Wow, back on the air after 50 years and never on SSB as the novice I was back then.  This is my
first submission, hope I did it correctly.  The contest was much fun! Thank you 73
 
W3MAM   Contact Moderator
First licensed July 2019
 
W3RE   Contact Moderator
Conditions were a challange part of the weekend.  Operated at
NE3F for many hours including Saturday evening with the poor
conditions on 40,80,160.  A few hours at home to operate.  The
station seemed to work well!
 
W3RFX   Contact Moderator
First time and had fun!
 
W3SA   Contact Moderator
First contest with K4
 
W4GDV   Contact Moderator
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: CQ-WW-SSB
CALLSIGN: W4GDV
LOCATION: SC
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-ASSISTED: NON-ASSISTED
CATEGORY-BAND: 20
CATEGORY-POWER: LOW
CATEGORY-MODE: PH
CATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: ONE
CATEGORY-OVERLAY:
GRID-LOCATOR: EM84uw
CLAIMED-SCORE: 6720
CLUB:
CREATED-BY: WriteLog V10.72C
NAME: GABRIEL D VELASQUEZ
ADDRESS: 136 Kingscreek Dr
ADDRESS-CITY: Greer
ADDRESS-STATE-PROVINCE: SC
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 29650
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: USA
OPERATORS: W4GDV
 Excellent experience
 
W4GHV   Contact Moderator
IC-7610 & EFHW
 
W4RQ   Contact Moderator
Fun Contest
 
W7AOF   Contact Moderator
73.s
 
W7BJN   Contact Moderator
First time ever for running 40m, single band. Was a challenge!!
 
W8AKS   Contact Moderator
1st ssb contest with new radio, lots to learn. thanks all for patience
 
W8GJK   Contact Moderator
Operated 13.5 hours on Friday Evening and Saturday until the QRM came up and wiped out my HF
reception...  Lots of fun and some new ones on Phone for me.
 
W8KNO   Contact Moderator
First beautiful weekend of the year.  50s on Friday, 60s on Saturday
and 70s on Sunday.  Worked ouside on winter damage.  Not much
time left for playing radio as my QSOs show.
 
W8YV   Contact Moderator
Despite solar activity, bands were OK.
 
W9LSE   Contact Moderator
Fun! Super to be back on 10 & 15m too.
 
W9RE   Contact Moderator
Very strange conditions indeed.  Shut down twice due to thunderstorms.
Thanks to all who participated.
 
W9TCV   Contact Moderator
What a fantastic event - so many hams from all over covering the
bands!  Thanks - merci - obrigado - danke - gracias - grazie - to
all who participated! 73, W9TCV
 
W9YK   Contact Moderator
Lucky to be heard!
 
WA0CIE   Contact Moderator
Thanks to all the stations that took the time to listen for me.
 
WA2CNV   Contact Moderator
Great Contest - the Bands All opened up
 
WA6KHK   Contact Moderator
Ten meters finally opened up.  Good to work some African stations too.
 
WA6URY   Contact Moderator
Operated remote from Tokyo, Japan
 
WA7YXY   Contact Moderator
My sincere thanks to all who organized and participated in this contest.  I had a great time!
 
WA8Y   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
My remote connection worked without any big problems.  I've had a lot of problems with my remote
connection over the pass month.  My connection was breaking every 30 minutes.  Lucky for me I never
lost connection in this contest.  Most of my operating these days, is CW. In recent CW contests I
was able to find enough bandwidth to Run.  Basically I could not do that is the SSB contest. 
Propagation was good on 15 and 10 meters but not so good on 40 meters.  80 and 160 meters were
dead.
My wife and I winter in a Studio apartment on Hollywood Beach, Florida.  So staying up all night
talking was not practical.  And when the higher bands faded I was disappointed by 160 thru 40
meters.  So there was no need to stay up all night.  I didn't start talking until after we had
breakfast.
 
WB2AMU   Contact Moderator
It was a fun contest, mostly north-south paths with some nice
surprises with 7Q6M and V55Y coming in.
 
WB3JAC   Contact Moderator
Thank you to all the DX stations that helped make this such a fun event
 
WD4ETU   Contact Moderator
GREAT CONDITIONS.
 
WO9Z   Contact Moderator
Contest was fun for the first half then high winds in central Indiana took down my 120ft tower at
the end of the first night. It has been up for 20+ years. It smashed 3 tribanders, but missed house
and my office building by a few feet, so I guess it could have been worse. 73 Mike
 
WQ6X   Contact Moderator
This entry was yet another dual-OP from W7AYT's QTH in Concord.
Most of my time was spent operating remote from NX6T or sleeping.
In between I found time to put WQ6X on the air from Concord.
The recently acquired FT-2000 performed flawlessly.  Because there
is a 3-elemnt Long John yagi at the site, I spent more time on 10-meters
than on any other band; that is until the solar storm took things over.
This event is being written up at: http://WQ6X.Blogspot.com.
 
WW4LL   Contact Moderator
Assembled a great team to run this one.  Happy to have Justin,
K9MU back and Kelly, N0VD with us for the first time.  Had to
make some operating adjustments at the beginning of contest due
to losing an OP, but the guys jumped in and covered the shifts.
Always great operating with Dennis, K4NV and Mike, NN9DD.  All
were great team players!
good, but not quite as good Sunday.  Operaters in AZ, WI and GA
remotely using the BeLoud remote in Maine.  Icoms and PGXL amps
performed flawlessly.
fills and all QSOs.....Fred, WW4LL
 
WX7P   Contact Moderator
If you're running a pileup, ID AFTER EVERY CONTACT!
 
WX8V   Contact Moderator
45 countries with stelth EFHW wire ant.
 
YB3GER   Contact Moderator
GOOD LUCK IN THE CONTEST
 
YB9DE   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
(no comments)
 
YB9LCM   Contact Moderator
Verry Good....I like It
 
YC4SIZ   Contact Moderator
Always success ARRL DX SSB Contest, greetings healthy always de YC4SIZ ..73
 
YO2MJZ   Contact Moderator
ICOM IC-751, PWR 100W, DIPOLE ANTENNA
 
YS1JFE   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
My first time working a Contest from my QTH, i was testing my
Dipole Antenna V inverted shorted with coils, Balun of voltage
1:1 ferrite core homebrew at 6 meters high, with a Radio ICOM
IC-M700TY.
 
YV6BXN   Contact Moderator
SINGLE BAND OPERATION USING ELAD FDM DUO AND SMALL 100W AMPLIFIER
CONDITIONS WERE NOT SO GOOD AND THE NORMAL POWER OUTAGES HERE SO
I DO THE BEST EFFORT WITH A REAL SMALL SDR RADIO TNX TO ALL HOPE
CONTAC NEXT YEAR AGAIN 73 AND KEEP SAFE
 
YV6CA   Contact Moderator
please accept my checklog, i havent read that is only dxs to usa
 
ZD7BG   Contact Moderator
Propagation path to NA did not open until approx 16:00
utc on both days on 10 and 15m. Enjoyed the contest
and look forward to next year.
 
ZL1IF   Contact Moderator
FOR CHECKLOG ENTRY
 
ZS6ELI   Contact Moderator
I think an example of the Cabrillo file required would help.
 
ZW1P   Contact Moderator
PY1RI e PY1IR