Another contest in the books. Condx were quite okay but I had the feeling activity was way down compared to previous years. Might as well have been the condx, had the impression they didn’t allow for more than tier 1 and a few tier 2 stations to be worked. Band closed around 18z both days (only 5 QSOs afterwards) but opened to the West Coast both afternoons, at least for the big guns. Only state missing from the U.S. was Wyoming … Did a few QSOs Saturday evening and Sunday morning on 80/40 m, too, just to hand out a few more points. Seems the low band condx were quite nice! Doing an 80 or 40 m single band entry might have been a better choice but you never know upfront … 😉

                    ARRL DX Contest, CW

Call: DH8BQA

Class: SOSB/20 HP
QTH: JO73ce
Operating Time (hrs): 15:30

 Band  QSOs  Mults
   80: (13)      
   40: (24)      
   20:  476      
Total:  474    56  Total Score = 79,632

Elecraft K3, KPA500 + 4 ele Yagi (YU7EF design)
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