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OK OM DX Contest

Radio contestPosted by Mikael Mon, November 12, 2018 09:59:36

The weekend of 10-11 November it was time to attend the annual OK OM DX Contest. This year I participated in the class SO QRP ALL and it was a big challenge. The challenge this year was that the conditions were extremely bad in combination with QSB. In the end I managed to get 101 stations in the log, which I'm also happy with. The result was not as good as I had hoped.

One other thing and it is that the log application I use (N1MM +) gives each contact 10 points, despite the fact that the contest rules state that each contact gives only 1 point. So instead of my final result according to N1MM + was 94 940 points, my preliminary score is 9 494 points.

Despite the tough challenge this year, I thank all of you who ended up in my log for a nice race weekend this time and see you again next year.

Best 73's Mikael

Ukrainian DX Contest

Radio contestPosted by Mikael Tue, November 06, 2018 14:36:11

Last weekend it was time for Ukrainian DX Contest and I participated in the SO Low Power CW class. I was supposed to participate with QRP, but when there are so bad conditions, I could not get through QRM with my QRP power.

After a fun weekend (even though I had to change my participation from QRP to Low) I received a total of 341 QSOs in the log with a preliminary raw score of 190 638 (see picture below).

Thank you for all the contacts and hope work your station soon again.

Best 73's Mikael (SM0LPO)

New QSL-cards

QSL-cardPosted by Mikael Tue, November 06, 2018 11:12:36

Today I received some new qsl cards in the mail - thank you for your contribution to my collection.

You can see these and all my other maps on my website under the QSL tab or you can also click on the link http://sm0lpo.se/qsl-collection/index.html.

Various Awards from Russia

AwardPosted by Mikael Tue, November 06, 2018 11:06:42

Here are some new awards from Russia and please take a look at my other Awards on my webbpage www.sm0lpo.se.

New awards

AwardPosted by Mikael Tue, November 06, 2018 10:04:21

Today I received some new awards in my e-mail.

New QSL-cards in the mail today

QSL-cardPosted by Mikael Fri, November 02, 2018 11:12:48

Today I received QSL cards by mail and it's always as nice to open the envelopes - a bit like a Christmas eve for me.

Thank you for your contribution to my collection.

My new eQSL-card for SM0LPO

QSL-cardPosted by Mikael Tue, October 23, 2018 10:01:15

Yesterday I uploaded my new eQSL card to eQSL.cc for SM0LPO. As you can see on the picture below, I have an autumn motif that shows the colours of nature.

The photo is taken by me smiley

Best 73's and hope to recieve your QSL-card for my Collection!

Worked All Germany (WAG) Contest 2018

Radio contestPosted by Mikael Tue, October 23, 2018 09:44:59

Last weekend, October 20-21, it was time for Worked All Germany (WAG) contest and I intended to participate in the QRP-Mixed Mode class.

But since there were very bad conditions on the bands, I instead participated in the Single Operator CW Low Power class.

The competition was 24 hours starting at 15:00 GMT Saturday 20 October. Unfortunately, I could not participate in the contest until the end at 15:00 GMT on Sunday. I had to go QRT just before 12 o'clock GMT and I missed the last five hours. If one look at the whole competition, I was off-air for 6 hours and 40 minutes, which in turn meant that I was actually on-air for 17 hours and 20 minutes.

I'm still pleased with my results on 40 and 80 meters band and I got a couple of new DOK's which was nice. I will try to beat my result in next year's competition and hopefully, the conditions are better than it was this year..

Thank you for all the fine QSOs this time.

Best 73's Mikael

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