Category Archives: Awards

CQ WPX RTTY 2019 Plaque received :-)

Another very nice surprise in the post box today! 😎 Many thanks to Sid, NH7C, for the plaque sponsorship!

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ARRL DX CW 2019 Plaque received :-)

Very happy opening the post box today! Brings back very nice memories immediately and looks great on the wall, too. 😎

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Final WPX-CW results :-)

CQ Magazine published the final results of this year’s CQ WW WPX CW contest in it’s November issue. This officially confirms my 4th world-win this year. 😎

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Another world-win confirmed :-)

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Two world-wins confirmed :-)

My V37DX world-wins in this year’s CQ WPX RTTY as well as the ARRL DX CW I took part in from Belize are officially confirmed now. 😎

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IOTA World Winner :-)

Just got a mail from Oliver, DL2ARD, that we made it #1 world-wide in this year’s IOTA contest! 😎 It was great to have been part of the team! Let’s see how it fits next year. 😉

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ARRL certificates now online

ARRL decided to put their contest certificates online (as most other organizations are doing, too). That means that everybody can now generate & download certificates for their contest participations in ARRL contests no matter the result. Earlier they just sent … Continue reading

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ARRL-10M 2017 results

A real pity DL2ARD decided not to go for SSB-only in this one as he usually does but also go for mixed mode else this would have been my first world win in ARRL-10M! 🙁 😉

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ARRL 10M 2016 certificate surprise :-)

Unexpected letter from ARRL in the mail box today! 😎 I have to admit I didn’t look for the results of last year’s ARRL 10 m contest on the ARRL contest website during the past month’, I had simply forgotten … Continue reading

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No luck after SCC RTTY log check :-(

Checking the SCC website today for updates on the results of August’s SCC RTTY Championship. It seems I made a few more errors in logging than LY5W as he’s now on 1st place while I was it when the claimed … Continue reading

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P4ØFA – WPX RTTY 15 m World Win Plaque received :-)

Nice surprise in the postbox yesterday: Finally my first contest plaque! 😎 Many thanks to Steve, K4FJ, for his sponsorship as well as Ed, WØYK, who manages the contest and took care of mailing it. It will definitely find a … Continue reading

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ARRL Centennial Points Challenge Award … again

Very astonished to receive a letter from ARRL today. It had another ARRL Centennial Points Challenge Award inside looking a tad differently than the one I had applied for and received over a year ago. Seems ARRL sent out awards … Continue reading

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Another world win: SARTG-NY 2016

It felt like ages until the SARTG contest committee finally released the results of SARTG New Year RTTY Contest 2016 now. I have been checking their website every now and then for the last 4 month’. 😉 Took part in that one for … Continue reading

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P4ØFA took SOHP15 world win in CQ WPX RTTY 2016

It’s official now: Despite being quite antenna challenged I won world #1 as P4ØFA during our stay on Aruba earlier this year operating as SOHP15 during CQ WPX RTTY contest. 😎

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WIA Awards

Applied for and got a few nice awards issued by WIA (Wireless Institue of Australia). They have a great online system to apply for the awards using ADIF uploads and getting the contacts confirmed through LotW and/or eQSLs. The awards are issued … Continue reading

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CQ WW 160 SSB winning certificate received

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SCC-RTTY

After I had some fun participating part time in last year’s SCC RTTY Championship and even won a PDF certificate 😉 I put a marker in the contest calendar for this year. Unfortunately condx were really bad and I did not have … Continue reading

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W1AW WAS plaque received

Nice surprise in the post box today. So the last award I had applied for from the ARRL Centennial celebration activities finally arrived here, too. It already got a prominent place on the shack wall. 😉 Still have fond memories, … Continue reading

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Missed all the fun … had different fun! ;-)

Just back from Friedrichshafen visiting the HAMRADIO fair. Seems I missed all the fun on 6, 4 & 2 m. All three bands have been wide open 3 days in a row and Sandro, DD3SP, reported working lots of QSOs … Continue reading

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W1AW portable WAS correct now :-)

Holidays are over. 🙁 But opening the mailbox today I found a letter from ARRL HQ containing a small envelope with the missing endorsement stickers. 😎 So my “W1AW WAS Award” is finally correct and reflects all the hard work … Continue reading

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