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2E0INN   Contact Moderator
Love this contest! Really enjoyed bouncing between RTTY and
FT8/FT4
 
7N2UQC   Contact Moderator
I could enjoy the good contest.
Tnx for a fine contest again.
IC-7600, Dipole-Ant.
 
9A7B   Contact Moderator
VERRY GOOD CONTEST
 
AA9WP   Contact Moderator
Hello
interesting mode because you don't really listen for a signal. No
cw no phone.  Listen to music in the background I guess. Anyhow
it was a lot of fun for the short time.  Will be  back to try
this mode and  contest in the future.
 
AC0DA   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
No matter how or how many times it says ASSISTED even though all the boxes are checked NON-ASSSTED. 
I was not assisted.  How do I fix this????
 
AC4G   Contact Moderator
Finally got rig set-up for RTTY.  Got a late start Sunday
afternoon from about 1:30 local until contest end.  Bands seemed
to be oriented toward west coast USA.  Surprised a few EU came
thru on 40m.  40m seemed to be my best band.  Ended up with 13
countires.   I ran the entire time except before exiting a band I
would seep thru fast to pick a few that were running themselves.
Thanks for all the QSO's and glad to work a few of my TCG
compadres in the round-up.  73 Bruce/AC4G
 
AC9XW   Contact Moderator
This was my first contest and I had a lot of fun.
 
AD5XD   Contact Moderator
As the name says "RTTY Round up"   Standing for Radioteletype FCC
designator 2K80J2B. F1b/F2B.  NOT 60H0J2B (PSK31),  or 20K0F1D
(FT4 or FT8).   Rename the contest or create another one for the
FT8/FT4 crowd.
 
AE6JV   Contact Moderator
I thought I'd get some more operating time on Sunday, but a family emergen
cy prevented that. What I had was fun.
 
AJ6T   Contact Moderator
I had not really planned to operate in this contest, but when I noticed some FT4 activity above the
FT8 segment I tuned up there and got hooked.  Since I had not setup N1MM+ to operate with WSJT-X (I
have never been able to get that to work reliably anyway) I just used WSJT-X in contest mode.  Since
that did not provide any dupe checking I mostly called CQ, and that worked out extremely well.  All
of the operation was done remotely via my laptop computer as I moved around the house tending to
other chores and watching TV.  All of my contacts were on FT4.  Equipment: K3s and 80m OCFD at 50
feet.  I really think that RTTY and Digital should be separate contests.  There seemed to be less
confusion about when a QSO was complete compared to previous contests, and I hope that the log
checking bears that out.  Hmmmm....I see that when I presented my Cabrillo file to the ARRL robot I
got categorized as ASSISTED, evidently because I used WSJT-X software that decodes multiple
callsigns simultaneously.  Does that mean that every single operator that makes a digital contact
will be classed as ASSISTED?  If so, that is ridiculous.  That luddite ARRL rule should be
rescinded.  Is it impossible to be a single-op unassisted using WSJT-X or any of its clones?  This
will be my last HF digital contest until that silly rule is abolished.  Evidently the same goes for
CW and RTTY Skimmer.  Is ARRL stuck at the 1921 level of technology when the Transatlantic Test was
the pinnacle of amateur accomplishment?
 
CM3EFM   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
(no comments)
 
D1M   Contact Moderator
IC-718,Dipole 3,5 mhz
 
DU1/N6HPX   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
WAS FUN AND WAS RUNNING A NEW COMPUTER ON THIS ONE, MANY OF MY GREAT FRIENDS IN HAM RADIO WERE HERE.
THANK YOU AND HAPPY NEW YEAR
 
E73AA   Contact Moderator
work only on 40m
 
EA1HRR   Contact Moderator
73
 
EA3F   Contact Moderator
C 7300, OB140, 30 METR. OVER THE GROUND
 
EA3HKA   Contact Moderator
Asta el proximo concurso, Saludos
 
EA4BAS   Contact Moderator
Icom 7300
eaxBeam
Dipole
 
EA4FME   Contact Moderator
Icom 7610
eaxBeam Dipole
 
EA7FDO   Contact Moderator
RIG: IC-7610
POWER: 30W
ANTENNAS: Hfv5
 
EA8AQV   Contact Moderator
Yaesu FT-897D Dipole Windom
 
EW8DX   Contact Moderator
TNX, HNY
 
EW8G   Contact Moderator
RIG 5 W
ANT UW4HW (GP) 10-15-20M
INV V 30-40-80M
DELTA  15-20M
 
EW8OM   Contact Moderator
73!
 
F5RD   Contact Moderator
Transceiver - ICOM IC-751AF 80W in RTTY.
Antenna - Multiband center-fed 2x26.5m 8m up.
Thanks to all who worked me.
See you again next year.
F5RD Bernard.
 
G2B   Contact Moderator
Forgotten just how hard this was! Haven't done any contesting for about a year and only had a few
hours to spare. Fun though and conditions good to NA.
 
GU0SUP   Contact Moderator
Severe weather stopped me starting the contest, so only had limited
time to operate. Great fun, and good to see so much RTTY activity.
Not really a fan of using FT8 in contests, so only used RTTY.
We had torrential rain, and severe gales, plus the high risk of
thunderstorms.
 
HA0GK   Contact Moderator
RIG:HOME MADE TS9D
POWER 5W - 2xKT922 at 13,8V
ANT YP3 PORTABLE 3 ELEM. YAGI
 
HB9MXY   Contact Moderator
ICOM-718 with 60 watts on a 2 element SteppIR resp. 40/80 m
trap dipole. Both antennas are 12 m over ground. During the contest I
had a computer crash, so I'm not shure that all contacts are in log.
Hope cu next year, vy 73 de Rudolf
 
HB9TZU   Contact Moderator
I could participate only on Sunday during a few hours. The propagation conditions from central
Switzerland were rather poor. Anyway, it was fun.
 
I2XLF   Contact Moderator
KENWOOD TS-450S ANT DIPOLE
 
IK2BUF   Contact Moderator
73 gl in dx!
 
IK2OVT   Contact Moderator
TNX x QSO GL ET VY '73 - SAT PROPAGATION POOR - SUN IS OK. CIAO.
 
IK2SBB   Contact Moderator
RTX: Icom IC-735 70w
ANT: Windom all-band
DIG: RigExpert Standard, MixW 2.19
 
IK4XQT   Contact Moderator
ic 706 mk2 g 20 w ant. windom nvis below of r
 
IN3OWY   Contact Moderator
TS-590SG  ANT. VERT AND  LW
 
IT9VDQ   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
TS-590SG + MFJ-1622 vertical balcony antenna at 11 floor!
 
IU2LTO   Contact Moderator
ROOKIE
 
IW3SSD   Contact Moderator
5nn dxclub
 
IZ2ZQP   Contact Moderator
SUPER CONTEST
 
IZ4TOA   Contact Moderator
ARRL RTTY
 
JA1EMQ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA1KPF   Contact Moderator
Radio: YAESU FT-817ND
Antenna: Mobile Whip
 
JA2AXB   Contact Moderator
Thanks for the contests
 
JA2HYD   Contact Moderator
Tnx FB Contest !!
 
JA2JNC/1   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA3JM   Contact Moderator
RIG:IC-706 50W   ANT:Vertical
 
JA3MIB   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA3QOS   Contact Moderator
I coulld enjoy the very wonderfull contest.d.
 
JA3RAZ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA3VOV   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA6FFO   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA7WXL   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JA9LX   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JE1CAC   Contact Moderator
RTTY Only
 
JE3RMQ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JE6TUP   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JF1LMB   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JF1OVA   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JF2FIU   Contact Moderator
Thank you all stations!
 
JF3VAX   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JG1LHB   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JG1UKW   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JG2REJ   Contact Moderator
ARIGATOH!
 
JH1BHW   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH1CTV   Contact Moderator
I could not QSO with JA because Japanese low prohibit domestic QSO on the new FT8 contest
frequencies. I would like to ask to change the FT8 contest frequencies with considering Japanese
band plan.
 
JH1KYA   Contact Moderator
I vy enjoyed the contest.
 
JH1NVA   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
TNX ALL for FB QSO.
IC-7100+EFHW antenna
 
JH1WOY   Contact Moderator
RF out 100W
 
JH3QFY   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH4PUS   Contact Moderator
I participated in the contest for the first time. The contest is self-impr
 
JH4RUM   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JH7UJU   Contact Moderator
FT-817ND  DP Yagi
 
JI1FWH   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JI1JPJ   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JI4WHS   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest.
 
JK1HIY   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the contest. A happy new year.
 
JR3GPP   Contact Moderator
Thank you for listening to my weak signal !!
 
JR4CTF   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed the FB contest.
 
K0GEO   Contact Moderator
Great way to ring in the New Year!   Such fun to
work many familiar calls and several new ones.
See you next time and 73!
 
K0HW   Contact Moderator
I just recently started using WSJT-X so since it would create a contest file for the RTTY Roundup I
decided to participate.  I was only running 1 Watt or less, using my ICOM IC-706MK2G and a folded
dipole antenna.  About 3 hours left in the contest I discovered my antenna had high SWR so I
discontinued the contest.
 
K0WOI   Contact Moderator
Really enjoyed participating this year.  First time using FT-8 in any kind of a digital contest. 
But I gravitated toward RTTY...just something fun about using radio teletype!
 
K1AUS   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
Had not used DM780 for RTTY before and had to try it. worked more
stations than I thought I would. Thanks for the contest.73 K1AUS
 
K1BZ   Contact Moderator
K line to 160 inverted L for all bands.   /DL
 
K1LYV   Contact Moderator
my first real attempt at a contest.  Having dedicated FT8/FT4 frequencies would have been helpful.
 
K3CCR   Contact Moderator
K3CCR is the club station at the Collington continuing-care
retirement community at FM 18OW in MD, just east of DC. N3UM and
W5MPB did Multi-1 HP Assisted in the 2022 ARRL RTTY RU. We hoped
to beat the 80.5 K score claimed by N3UM and W3GB doing M-1 in
the 2020 ARRL RTTY RU. We were <1% short; 80 K claimed. One more
mult or 5 more Qs would have made it 80.6 K. SFI of 105 gave us
1.2X the mults to offset 0.84X the Qs in 2022 vs 2020. We took
shifts of ~3 hrs BIC. At start 20 M was hot. N3UM ran for 153 Qs
1820-2112Z and 37 St/Pv mults, loud from AL and IL out to CA and
WA, + backscatter to nearby states. W5MPB then ran for 68 of 92
Qs on 40 M 2143-2300Z and 26 Cty mults, our first, plus RI, WV,
and 9 other St/Pv mults. N3UM got 37 Qs on 40 M 0036-0202Z, then
ran for 10 of 15 Qs on 80 M by 0220Z. At 0224Z W5MPB jumped in
and kept the run going for 75 more 80 M Qs, then 17 C&P till
0442Z QRT when 80-M rate died due to Kp=5. We had 392 Qs, 52 St/
Pv mults, and 31 Cty mults. On 20 M from 1243Z N3UM ran for 58
of 113 Qs & 19 EU and NA Cty mults plus ND. W5MPB 1620-1910Z got
41 20-M Qs + EA6, KP2, and KL7. N3UM got 102 20-M Qs 1922-2206Z,
80 of them in 3 runs spaced by clicks on 3 of 8 mults, including
XE, VK, WY, and at 2206Z, YT! On 40 M W5MPB got our last mult at
2215Z, J3, then 47 more 40-M Qs by 2357Z. We missed only DE and
VT St mults, & got 11 VE Pvs. Cty mults were 61% EUs + 16% NAs.
 
K3IB   Contact Moderator
GO FRC
 
K4BRU   Contact Moderator
2020 ARRL RTTY Roundup (January)
 
K4DR   Contact Moderator
The 2022 RTTY RU was my second one, and was as much or more fun than the first. Almost achieved WAS,
missing out by never hearing ND or KL7. Also missed working one of the OK stations that I did hear.
Now I'll have to wait until next year to try again.
 
K4QR   Contact Moderator
Experience: Fun time working this contest
BandCondx: Not great but some nice openings on 15, 20 and 40 meters
Total Chair Time: 8 hours 35 minutes
OpTIme ON: 4.6 hours  OFF: 21.6 hours
ScoreCalc: Claimed Score = QSO points X Multipliers
ScoreCalc: 2,888 total pts = 76 qso pts X 38 multipliers
 
K4TLS   Contact Moderator
Interesting that so much of the digital action was in the FT4 section of the band.  Didn't hear
nearly as much FT8 in the proposed frequency bands, likely due to the huge number of RTTY stations
on the air (which was nice to hear!)  Overall a great contest, but look forward to the sunspot cycle
hopefully giving us some fun on 10m next year!
 
K4UL   Contact Moderator
I had fun doing this contest.  It was my first in a long time!  I found it difficult to get quality
contacts on FT8 since many were not participating in the RU.  I had the opportunity to ensure my
interoperability between WSTJ, N1MM Logger, etc , etc, was working properly.  Hopefully I'll
participate in many more contests.
K4UL
 
K4WWP   Contact Moderator
Really pleased with the performance of my new fan dipole which added 20 and 10 meter dipoles to the
existing 80/40 trapped dipole. With a resonant antenna on 20 meters I saw first time call returns
from distant stations like USA West Coast and 22 countries. I also tried FT-8 for the first time in
a contest, but found very few CQ calls for ARRL Roundup ('RU'). 1 Mult. = 1.8Q's

The home rig is unchanged, namely, an ICOM 756PRO with a MicroKeyer II for the PC interface.

Oliver the dog faithfully observed near to the Astron power supply.
 
K5ZD   Contact Moderator
Part time operation, but full time fun!
 
K6DF   Contact Moderator
First time operating the RTTY Roundup . . . Great Fun!  73 & tnx to all fo
r QSO's, Dennis K6DF
 
K6FA   Contact Moderator
Only missed one state - Delaware - best I have ever done on working the states. I worked the last
state I needed for WAS-RTTY (North Dakota). Hope he does LoTW as been trying to get that state for a
couple of years now and working a few RTTY contest.
 
K6OK   Contact Moderator
For the modest medium pistol station (tribander and 500 watts), operating mixed mode is great. When
rates dried up on RTTY, I switched to FT4 for a while, when that got played out, I went back to
RTTY. Switching back and forth adds variety and fun. Some say RTTY RU should be RTTY only. That is
OK with me as long as ARRL creates a mixed digital mode contest, RTTY and FT together, somewhere on
the contesting calendar. RTTY RU has shown that mixed operation is viable and legitimate style of
operation, preferred by over 200 hams last year.

In this edition of the contest, FT4 seems to have gained popularity at the expense of FT8. Maybe
hams are starting to warm up to FT4 as a contest mode?  -- Jim
 
K6OO   Contact Moderator
Just operated the last few hours Sunday.
No Cqing just seek and squeak with 5 watts
to multi-band dipoles up 30 feet. Managed
to work a few DX stations. Lots of fun. I
remember back in the day using my Vic-20
and Kantronics interface. Much different
nowadays. Old timers remember ryryryryry
before each contact
 
K8LF   Contact Moderator
Great contest lots of stations on the air.  I managed to get a
couple of local hams to also operate the contest from home and
guided them into RTTY configurations so they could operate RTTY
for the first time.  Good conditions 15M was good both days.
Where or where are the VE provinces  When is NU province ever on
the air
 
K8RCT   Contact Moderator
Hmmm, was it just me or was 20 meters asleep this weekend. I worked more EU on 40 meters than I did
on 20. Otherwise this was my first major contest using N1MM and I loved it.

Nice job N1MM team!

Ernie, K8RCT
 
K8TR   Contact Moderator
FT4 on 20 proved that the mode was popular but it was so crowded that it was
hard to get Q's confirmed until I only answered stations that were -10 or
better. 15 was fun, even with the modest antenna set up here. Planned on a 100+
Q's but the bands were in such good shape ended up over 500 Q's.
 
K9OM   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
Had fun making many more FT4 Qso's than expected. For future years I recommend the ARRL list unique
FT4 RU frequencies in the RTTY RU Rules as there's great  confusion when using the standard FT4
frequencies due to the completely different exchange. 73, Dick- K9OM
 
KA1RUE   Contact Moderator
Great first experience.  Alrradynthinking of ways to improve for next year
 
KB2DSR   Contact Moderator
Xiegu G90 @ 20W
 
KB7SDM   Contact Moderator
this was my first time ever using rtty and once i got the hang of it,
i was hooked! had a lot of fun , even with just 20w and a compromised
antenna.
 
KB9VMO   Contact Moderator
GOOD BAND CONDITIONS MAKE FOR HAPPY CONTEST!
 
KC1NCN   Contact Moderator
First time using RTTY!
 
KC4LZN   Contact Moderator
Got the 7300 last year and found this rig could do FSK. I've
normally run AFSK and had to fiddle with the audio to make it
right and then the alignment of the frequency and all. Wow, this
made for ease. Started out with just one cable connection along
with Win4IcomSuite then somewhere in the mix, the rig wouldn't
transmit. Right smack in the middle, shifted to the two cable
concept but it was a learning curve and lost a lot of time, along
with some other stuff that pulled me away, hard to focus on the
problem. Finally, got the rig settings right, com ports right and
then was back up and running. Tried 10 for a few but was only
hearing California stations. 15 was busy and 20 was just
absolutely busting. Did make some contacts across all of the
bands. Fun contest. Settings saved for the next RTTY
contest so I won't have an issue next time, except for the
uninvited guest Murphy. 73, stay safe.
 
KD0JHW   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
I was limited to the use of end fed wire antennas but had a lot of fun doing the event. A 32ft end
fed wire for 20 and 15 meters. A 130ft end fed wire for 80 and 40 meters. For RTTY, I used FLDIGI
and WSJT-X for FT8. Bands were 80, 40, 20 and 15 meters. 15 meters was dead for me other then one
contact which was a good one (VO2AC - LB). Most of my contacts were in continental US as I was not
receiving DX stations. I ran 50 watts using an ICOM 756 Pro II with SignaLink USB interface. When
the FT8 contacts dried up for the band, I switched over to RTTY. All in all, I had a great time
making contacts.
Bill (KD0JHW) - Southeast Iowa
 
KD4MZM   Contact Moderator
Great contest. Worked it from the car inside a State Park running a mobile setup.
 
KD9GY   Contact Moderator
very p-t effort this year.
 
KE0OR   Contact Moderator
Due to a setup mistake on my part, several inital contacts were completed but not logged.  Problem
was corrected and I proceeding to make contacts but am submitting this as a Checklog to avoid
creating problems for those I have failed to properly log.  My appologies!
 
KE3K   Contact Moderator
Enjoyed the RU. I didn't work as many stations as last year but overall, I still had a good time.

Nothing says passion about contesting more than working outside in 17 F. weather for a few hours
prior to the contest in order to get the loop antenna off the ground and back into the trees. This
is the second time in a month that high winds have brought down my loop antenna.
 
KG4ORQ   Contact Moderator
All contacts were made using RTTY
 
KG4WZZ   Contact Moderator
46 qsos * 24 multipliers = 1104 pts
 
KG5EIU   Contact Moderator
Sadly I never saw WY, ND or WV on the bands FT4/FT8
 
KG5RJ   Contact Moderator
Love this contest while using FT4 and FT8.  I'd love to see ARRL do individual contests for the two
modes so participation is focused on each mode and not spread between RTTY, PSK, FT4, FT8 and the
other digital modes.
 
KG5STP   Contact Moderator
This was my first RTTY contest and I had a ball!!  Thanks for the fun ! KG5STP
 
KG5ZNJ   Contact Moderator
Thanks for holding the contest!
 
KI5OYC   Contact Moderator
SINGLE OPERATOR- LOW POWER -ALLMOST ALL RTTY
AFTER I REALIZED THERE WAS A PSK FEST CONTEST GOING ON
AT THE SAME TIME / ENJOYED THIS RTTY CONTEST
LEARNED ALOT ABOUT CONTESTING AND RTTY AS WELL.
 
KI6DY   Contact Moderator
This is a mixed mode entry. My first entry was mistakenly DIGI only.
 
KI7DG   Contact Moderator
ft4 & ft8 don't belong in a rtty contest.
 
KK5OQ   Contact Moderator
Testing out the station for the new solar cycle.
 
KL7BSC   Contact Moderator
Had a great time even though band conditions here in Alaska were not that great. This was my first
ever RTTY Roundup, and I think I was most thrilled that I was able to get N1MM working with WSJTX
and FLDIGI,haha.
 
KM4UDX   Contact Moderator
RTTY keeps the airwaves safe for non-FT8 waveforms.

I have a small rig, but a long antenna.
 
KN4FTT   Contact Moderator
I HAD ONE DUPE.
UNTIL NOW I'VE ONLY USED RTTY A FEW TIMES.
I WAS VERY SURPRISED HOW EASY IT WAS.
I BUILT AND USED QRPGUY'S DIGITAL FSK TRANSCEIVER III
I COULD ONLY GET ON 20 AND 40 THIS YEAR BUT WILL BUILD MORE BAND
MODULES FOR THE FUTURE. RAN 5W INTO A 40M DELTA LOOP.
 
KN4QDE   Contact Moderator
I HAD A BALL!!!
 
KO4BWN   Contact Moderator
As a new General, this was my first time using RTTY.  The main limitation was not being able to
customize my messages to the call sign of other operators (only used 8 pre-programmed messages, via
ICOM 7300), but it worked out!
 
KO4EOD   Contact Moderator
First RTTY contest
RIG: Icom 7300 <100 watts
Ant: deployed an EFHW 20m wire at 22' high with extension masts
HOA neighborhood
 
KV4ZY   Contact Moderator
Casual operating just for fun.
 
KX7L   Contact Moderator
Pretty lightweight, 80m only, entry this year - Sunday was the
first sunny day in weeks, so I just couldn't talk myself into BIC
for a contest..  Had fun on Saturday night, though.
 
LW6EQG   Contact Moderator
Hello, can you please make some modifications to my log? since my soft does not allow it.
I wish to participate in the Single Operator category, 20 meter single band, Low Power, Unassisted!
I have tried to modify these characteristics and my software does not allow it, if you are so kind
to make those changes I will be very grateful.
73 and good Contest!
 
LZ2JA   Contact Moderator
Rig: IC-7300   50 W
Ant: 5-el Yagi
 
M0MPM   Contact Moderator
Computer problems messed up the numbering
 
N1CEO   Contact Moderator
VO1CH used NL instead of NF in the exchange.
NF is the correct abbreviation.
I have submitted what I copied over the air, which was NL.
 
N2WK   Contact Moderator
Enjoyed the TEST but getting a little old stay to in the chair for the entire contest. Only RTTY for
me. Like the pace of RTTY verses FT8/FT4 which is to slow and to garbled up on the screen. 

Don't know why FT8 was introduced in the first place since this is called the RTTY Roundup???
 
N2WLS   Contact Moderator
Accidentally found a contest, stuck around.
 
N3AML   Contact Moderator
fun contest for 100 watt operation
 
N4FWD   Contact Moderator
It was a pleasant contest. Everyone were courteous and took their turns without dog-piling on the
station.
 
N5BGZ   Contact Moderator
My first contest!  I was on FT8 and was called by KA2MGE.  But his exchange was for the contest.  I
messaged him that I did not know how to change WSJT to work the contest.  He messaged back the
instructions and I gave it a try.  

THANKS Gerald Maira, KA2MGE, for the kind assistance.   I had a blast!!!
 
N5SMQ   Contact Moderator
Had a BLAST this year as always! Nearly doubled last year's Mixed score using RTTY Only this year.
 
N5WE   Contact Moderator
Just an hour or so on Sunday, first time in a long while.
 
N5YGR   Contact Moderator
My first RTTY Roundup -- bands were noisy Saturday afternoon/evening
Bands much better Sunday Morning.
 
N6DW   Contact Moderator
I really enjoy RTTY contests but this one was very frustrating
from a software standpoint.  My K3 would randomly jump from AFSK
for FSK and stop sending my messages.  I figured out that I could
manually return the rig to AFSK form the CONFIG menu, but that
meant slow or lost QSOs.
but I had made a concentrated effort to migrate everything and
get it running in pre-contest tests.  I had to move misdirected
files and  change errant paths.  That, however was a false sense
of security.  I had 3 RTTY windows open when the problems
started.
uninstall and reinstall N1MM+ in an attempt to re-establish
missing or bad paths and default locations.  That's when the
virus software blocked installation and I had to hunt down Win
Defender to turn it off.  Still no luck because I had to have
administrator priveleges, but it didn't give ma an option to run
as administrator.  By trial and error, I wnet to the download
folder and move the N1MM installation file into a separate folder
and then  I was able with a right click to run it as an
administrator. It was about this time that I found out that the
N1MM installation help had a special section on Win11 issues.
Read it before trying to run N1MM under Win11, especially if you
used the Windows migration program!
hours Saturday and I knew I would have limited operating time on
Sunday, so I decided to just have a little fun and move on.  So I
did, as the score reflects.
 
N6HI   Contact Moderator
Ran QRP, just ONE HALF WATT to a 20 foot end fed wire.
(Except: On 80 meters, ran a full bone-crushing 5 Watts)
NO COMPUTER Used! All RTTY decoding was performed
using the IC-705 built-in RTTY decoding, and all RTTY
transmitting utilized the IC-705 built-in message macros.
I missed part of the 10m opening, but some signals were
very strong! It was great to see 10 meters open!
Extra Kick: Worked my old Navy pal WA8MCD on 2 bands!
Thanks to all for your patience and the QSOs.
GO ARIZONA OUTLAWS! -73- John N6HI
 
N6QEK/KL7   Contact Moderator
Propagation was not good here in Alaska.
The bands were very noisy, particularly 20 meters.
Ran into some SWR problems with the beam
and had to use the 43 foot vertical.  It was nice to
see familiar calls on my screen.  73
 
N7PMS   Contact Moderator
Great contest thank you. I noticed no FT8 this year all FT4.
 
N7VGO   Contact Moderator
Enjoyed this years contest.  No 10 meters for me in the PNW, oh well next year! ( We know how to say
it up here!)  But getting France on 40 mtrs at 0200UTC was the frosting on the cake!  Made my
contest.  This for me was a RTTY only contest, next year I might try the other mode!  And THANKS to
all that worked my station or tried.
 
N7WLC   Contact Moderator
RTTY Round Up is always a favorite contest.  This
year was fantastic with over 60% more contacts.
 
N7WY   Contact Moderator
FTdx-101, KT36xa on 10, 15 & 20 m, 40M2L on 40 m, inverted Vee on 80 m
 
N8OIF   Contact Moderator
I've never been much of a contester.  Like many others, I do participate in Field Day most years. 
RTTY was a mode that I had never tried before, but I decided to jump right in.  In the course of the
RTTY Roundup weekend, I not only got N1MM+ (with the MMTTY engine) figured out, but I also figured
out how to interface it with my newly acquired radio, the Yaesu FTdx10.  I only made 38 contacts and
I stuck to 20m and 40m.  My tentative score is less than 700, but I had a lot of fun, and I'm
looking forward to the next RTTY contest and next year's RU.
 
N9TF   Contact Moderator
Some thunderstorms in the area kept me off at some prime times.
Was great to be back on the air for RTTYRU, if even with a
compromise antenna. 45 baud RTTY seemed to be much more active
this year than last. I hope that is a good sign for the future
the namesake of this contest. Diddle ON...73 Gene N9TF
 
NA3M   Contact Moderator
CATEGORY MODE: RTTY + FT8/4
 
NN2NN   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
Love the ARRL RTTY Roundup! Over 1000 Q's for the second year in a row as SOHP. Thanks for all the
Q's.

Steve NN2NN
 
NQ5P   Contact Moderator
I used WSJT-x for FT4 mode communications, which decodes multiple
stations frequency simultaneously. I don't believe you meant to exclude such
spotting assistance.
 
NT9E   Contact Moderator
Very noisy condx and not a lot of DX to choose from.
 
NW2P   Contact Moderator
Remote operation to comply with California Stay-at-Home order.
 
NW7D   Contact Moderator
Fun contest, fair conditions
 
OE1VMC   Contact Moderator
WSJT-X Version 2.5.2 using digital modes FT8 and FT4
80m band Inverted-V 2x17m @ 6m AGL
40m band Folded Dipole @ 8m AGL
20m band Inverted-V 2x17m @ 6m AGL
15m band Quarterwave Vertical @ 6m AGL
Wx overcast rain 0C
 
OE4MQW   Contact Moderator
WSJT-X Version 2.5.2 using digital modes FT8 and FT4
all band EFHD 40m length
 
OH1F   Contact Moderator
Short RTTY operation after
 
OH2LU   Contact Moderator
IC-756ProII, max. 50W
Triband Yagi, Trap Dipole (40/80m)
Statistics - 204 Qsos, 204 p, 17 sec, 36 dxc, cl. score 10812 pts
Total Time on - 9h 10mins
RTTY-only category.

Hello! My location is DX, not DElaware!
73 de Tapani Juhola, OH2LU, Finland, Europe
 
OK1HEH   Contact Moderator
FT991 LW27m GAP Titan DX
 
OK2SWD   Contact Moderator
GOOD CONTEST. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2022 FRIENDS.
TCVR: YAESU FT-897d, ANT: GP, SW: FLDigi 3.21
 
OK5M   Contact Moderator
Flex 6500, Expert 1.3 kW, 40M - HB9CV, GP, InvV
 
OK5NW   Contact Moderator
rig TS-570D
 
OK5SWL   Contact Moderator
GOOD CONTEST. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2022 FRIENDS.
TCVR: YAESU FT-897d, ANT: GP, SW: FLDigi 3.21
 
OK7O   Contact Moderator
FT1000MP MarkV, PA Acom 1010-500W
dipol/80, 3el.Y/40, TH7DX/20, 5 el./15, beverages
 
OK7W   Contact Moderator
I enjoyed 2BSIQ operation a lot (as usually), its much more fun as the synchronization is more
challenging and rates are higher.
Even quite complicated SO2R setup worked most of the time - thanks to OK2ZAW and his QRO.CZ company
for providing such reliable technical solution.
Thaks to OK1MU for great support and all the callers for loooots of nice QSOs,
73, Standa OK7W - OK1CID
 
PA5KT   Contact Moderator
In the past this was a fun rtty contest, but now it looks like most of the stations where on FT
modes. Not a lot of stations to work.
Combination of RTTY and FT modes is not a good idea.
 
PB7Z   Contact Moderator
Thanks for the nice contest. See you again next year!!
 
PE2K   Contact Moderator
aa
 
PG1R   Contact Moderator
Rig TS590S, barefoot, output to antenna 70Watts.
Antenna horizontal multiband dipole, over all length 17m, 5m over ground.
Very low propagation on 15&10M bands. Thanks for organizing this nice contest!
 
PU2VLI   Contact Moderator
First time RTTY contesting.
 
R1AV   Contact Moderator
Icom IC-7300
PA=90 wtts
CW80.1000
 
R3AIR   Contact Moderator
mwsab@yandex.ru
 
R4WT   Contact Moderator
FT-2000    IV
 
RA1ALC   Contact Moderator
ICOM-756II, Ant AV-620, Inv.V
 
RA3V   Contact Moderator
IC-718
 
RA6LIS   Contact Moderator
RIG(s): KENWOOD TS-850S; ANTENNA(s): GP
 
RM0W   Contact Moderator
Very Poore  bands in this year....
 
RN2FQ   Contact Moderator
TKS FOR NICE CONTEST
PWR_100 w, ANT_6el 3band Yagi, TNX FOR NICE CONTEST!de Igor.
 
RN5AA   Contact Moderator
TNX 73!
 
RV3DBK   Contact Moderator
TX 5 Watts, Ant Magnetic Loop (indoor)
 
S56A   Contact Moderator
Poor garden vertical antenna on 40m! Decent condx. WSJT log inserted.
N1MM Logger+ was not used in DG mode, separate numbers sequence used.
 
SI3A   Contact Moderator
YL-Operator
 
SN30WOSP   Contact Moderator
Super contest . I use  special call  WOSP look for more info  qrz.com or pkrvg.org
 
SO4ATA   Contact Moderator
due to a program error, two stations PD8DX and TA9J were received the same number 0021
 
SP3GAX   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
(no comments)
 
SP3POB   Contact Moderator
FT-840
 
SP9HAX   Contact Moderator
TRX IC 7300 50W Ant GP-7
 
SQ9FMU   Contact Moderator
rig-IC746 ; pwr-100Wtts ; ant-GP
 
SV2KF   Contact Moderator
Elecraft K3s
 
TA9J   [photo/doc]   Contact Moderator
I had attended DIGI mode as FT8 from Turkey
 
TF3AO   Contact Moderator
Condx not at is best. Had hard time sometimes to get through, but
enjoyed it.
 
TG9ANF   Contact Moderator
QSL Manager VE7BV
 
TI2BSH   Contact Moderator
Excelente experiencia, fue mi primera vez y lo disfrute al maximo. Felicitaciones por el evento
 
TK5MH   Contact Moderator
No free time this year, just on on Sunday afternoon. Nice to see
on the screen the usual ones plus some new ones. RTTY is still
alive ! Really more fun and reactivity than FT8.
 
UA4FX   Contact Moderator
TRX: SunSDR2DX
Ant: IV, 3el beam
Soft: MixW 3
 
UR5LY   Contact Moderator
TRX: IC-756 PRO II 80W
ANT: Inv-V (80/40 m)
 
UR7EC   Contact Moderator
Thanks for the good contest
IC746 ant Delt
 
US6IKF   Contact Moderator
TNX/73!
 
UT4LW   Contact Moderator
SDR trcvr SunSDR2-DX
Antenns:
160,80,40 - dipole Up18m, fider 70m.
20,15,10 - Spider Up 10m, fider 30m.
 
UZ1WW   Contact Moderator
73!
 
VA3RSA   Contact Moderator
Had a great time taking part in ARRL RTTY RU on FT4/8.
I was running 50W to my IC-7300.
My antenna was an inv-V fan dipole up 25 feet.
I got off to a late start and got plenty of sleep, hi, hi.
Still a fun contest even with less than 24 hours operating.
My claimed score is adjusted for the 8 DUPES in my log.
 
VA3SB   Contact Moderator
Fun contest as always. Propagation was a bit strange on 20 and 40
M but all in all had a great time. Thank you for all the Qs. See
you all in the next one. 73 Serge VA3SB
 
VA4BEN   Contact Moderator
Well well well! I'm pretty pleased with my final-ish results from this year's RU. This was my first
shot at a playing radio in a contest. I, like others, didn't plan on participating at first, but I
soon found FT4 to be pretty sweet to rack up QSO's for the contest. 

Hopefully next year I'll be around to participate again in RU! It's was great fun.

73, 
de VA4BEN / VE4LID
 
VE2EZD   Contact Moderator
FT-950
 
VE3VSM   Contact Moderator
In memory of Len VE3FJB, who played a huge role in getting me
started in RTTY contesting many years ago.  73 my friend.
 
VE5SF   Contact Moderator
Conidtions seemed to be improving over recent years.
 
VE7AB   Contact Moderator
testing Flex 6700 Smartlink remote with RTTY and FT4 modes.  Vertical dipole is sufficient to work
NA but no DX.
 
VE7BGP   Contact Moderator
I had a lot of fun operating this year's RTTY RU. We had a lot of
snow during the Christmas season. Rig used my new FTdx-10.
 
VE9GJ   Contact Moderator
First time trying FT4 in Contest.
 
VY1FC   Contact Moderator
First Time operating ARRL RTTY Roundup. was interesting despite band conditions for FT4 glad to give
out the YT Multiplier.
 
W0HRO   Contact Moderator
Had a great time! Lots of signals on all bands except 10m. Equipment worked perfectly, no hiccups.
Flex 6400M/Icom PW-1, Win10 N1MM AFSK, Hex Beam & 80/40 Dipoles. 73
 
W0KI   Contact Moderator
Firm believer that anyone that makes a confirmed contact with a QRP station should receive bonus
multiplier points.  Thanks to everyone who took the time to make a contact!

Used a Icom IC-705 with a "HOA" approved Fan/Folded Dipole hidden in the attic.  Operated off
battery power the entire contest and used approximately 7.83 Ah (not including battery used by the
Microsoft Surface Go 2).
 
W0ZW   Contact Moderator
Lots of RTTY activity although it seemed more like a domestic contest.  DX was relatively rare with
the occasional surprise like Grenada (J3) on 40 m.  Where was JA?? Did work one ZL plus KH6 so there
was some propagation to the west.  That said, 10 m was dead on Saturday but very much alive on
Sunday.  The higher solar flux index a week earlier would have made for an awesome contest!  Looking
forward to next year.
 
W1HS   Contact Moderator
I really enjoy operating RTTY and would have liked to have put in a full blown
RTTY only effort this year. Unfortunately I had very limited time available to
operate during this contest. I put in a few hours around other commitments and had
a good time.  Roughly half S&P, other half over a couple of OK runs. Would have liked to 
run SO2R, but didn’t have the time to get that set up, and it is a lot harder SO2R on a 
small laptop display (was operating remote to the computer in the shack).

I could have made a lot more QSOs if I ran FT8/FT4 during my limited availability as 
it is a lot easier to SO2R on FT8/FT4 than it is to SO2R on RTTY (RTTY requires more 
operator engagement and timing where FT* does all the interactive bits for you). 

I run FT8/FT4 almost every day as I figure if I’m stuck in front of a computer
I might as well do some radio at the same time.  I wanted to do something different for the 
contest. When conditions are good my RTTY rate exceeds my FT* rate, hoping to SO2R for next
RTTY contest.
 
W1QK   Contact Moderator
Thanks for the contacts and fun on the radio. Thanks to the ARRL
for sponsoring the contest. 73 - Dan, W1QK
 
W2TT   Contact Moderator
SO MANY DUPES ON DIGI. PEEPS USING WSJT-X HAVE NO DUPE WARNING. K1JT SHOULD ADD THAT FEATURE! JT
ALERT HELPS BUT NO DUPE WARNING.
 
W3MAM   Contact Moderator
First licensed in July 2019
 
W4PFM   Contact Moderator
still using the raingutter antenna. Was please to work 13
countries in EU with 90 watts on 40 meterw. First day was great,
2nd day had printing problems
 
W4WMM   Contact Moderator
I don't know if this is the appropriate place to put this comment; or if it even matters but for
full disclosure.

On the second day (9th) at the beginning of operations at my station [09-JAN-22 19:18 UTC] I failed
to notice that the logging program was NOT tracking the freq/band that I was on.

I had to go back later and use my best recollection to remember which ones were on 20 meters and
which were on 40 meters.

So if there are any BROKEN CALLS near there, that's what happened...

Alan, W4WMM
 
W4YSN   Contact Moderator
Sent the QSO with my name Randy, signal report, and state locaton
- VA.
 
W8RU   Contact Moderator
Lots of fun! Thanks for the QSOs and 73, Ron (W8RU).
 
W9KB   Contact Moderator
Band conditions were reasonable... generally could work what I copied. 

Stealth Butternut mounted on pool cage. 350-400 watts HOA restricted - the price we pay to live in
paradise. 

73 
Ken
 
WA1FCN   Contact Moderator
It was fun to watch contest on  On-Line Scoreboard..
 
WA1YGT   Contact Moderator
I've been licensed since 1976 and this is my first contest. It was
great fun and very challenging. Have lots to learn!
 
WB4UBK   Contact Moderator
Limited time to work the contest.
 
WC6Q   Contact Moderator
Zucotti Manicotti and his band of deviants.
 
WC6X   Contact Moderator
Excellent event that exposes hams to the intricacies and fun of RTTY.
 
WQ6X   Contact Moderator
This was another WQ6X portable operation from W7AYT's QTH in Concord.
I began this year with a newly installed FT-2000 radio at this location.
We FINALLY have a real Solar Flux Index (SFI) - around 103.
Unfortunately,the Space-WX took a DIVE on Saturday evening.
The purpose of this weekend was not necessarily to post a
high score but to test the new radio with the current
antenna installation.  The FT-2000 took my FT-1000mp
operation to the next level.
LooK for a write-up on this GiG at: http://WQ6X.Blogspot.com.
 
WT4R   Contact Moderator
TS850S and a dipole
 
WW6RY   Contact Moderator
Building go-boxes for EMCOMM lately.  Decided to use one for the
contest to really wring it out for cooling etc.
 
YC4SIZ   Contact Moderator
Glad to be able to participate in the ARRL DX Contest RTTY. I wish you success in this activity..GL
73 de YC4SIZ
 
YO4SI   Contact Moderator
RIG: KENWOOD TS-450SAT 80W; ANT: FD4
 
YO5AXF   Contact Moderator
FT-897D RIG, W3DZZ AND DIAMOND CP-6 ANT
 
YO5OHY   Contact Moderator
Many station tnx to all ,73 GL
 
YT3AWR   Contact Moderator
ROOKIE
 
YU1KT   Contact Moderator
IC 7300
DIPOLE/GP
ON 7 MHz 500 w
On other bands 100w
 
YU3ABC   Contact Moderator
ROOKIE
 
YU3ARP   Contact Moderator
ROOKIE
 
ZL3VZ   Contact Moderator
A change of portable location (RE78BI) proved to be a disaster in that propagation to America