Op's Full NameEntrant Type
Michael Burton  Rookie
Call UsedStation CallCategoryLocationCall AreaTeam
KY4ID  KY4ID  Single Op  SC  W4
Op CallFirst LicensedEntrant Type
KY4ID  2021  Rookie
Score Calculation:
QSOs Multipliers
 Rookie  Non-Rookie   States  VE Prov/Ter  XE Areas  DX 
QSO Points Total Multipliers Total Score
( 32 + 36 )x26 = 1,768

This is a great contest for those getting started in CW like myself. It was a blast!

With that being said, hardly anyone seems to know about this contest. Only 27 scores submitted and I’m sure not all of those are rookies.

There were long periods during the contest (10-15 minutes or longer) where I’d call CQ with no answer. I’d switch to S&P, only to find the same stations I had worked already. Found plenty of stations not participating in the contest, so propagation wasn’t the issue.

Virtually every new operator I talk to is making an effort to learn CW. CWA has a waiting list. Something doesn’t add up, and based on comments from prior years, I’m assuming it’s a continued lack of awareness/marketing. This is something the ARRL should make an effort to improve upon, because this really could be a great contest.