Friday, 5 June 2015

CQ WPX CW 2015 MW6V(M0BEW) SOABLP

CQ WPX CW 2015 MW6V(M0BEW) SOABLP

Contest         : CQ World Wide WPX Contest
Callsign        : MW6V
Mode            : CW
Category        : Single Operator (SO)
Overlay         : ---
Band(s)         : All bands (AB)
Class           : Low Power (LP)
Zone/State/...  :
Locator         : IO72PC

Operating time  : 16h27

 BAND   QSO DUP  PFX  POINTS   AVG
-----------------------------------
  160     0   0    0       0  0.00
   80     0   0    0       0  0.00
   40     0   0    0       0  0.00
   20   877   1  517    1534  1.78
   15    30   0   14      60  2.00
   10     0   0    0       0  0.00
-----------------------------------
TOTAL   907   1  531    1594  1.78
===================================
       TOTAL SCORE : 846 414


Dupes are not included in QSO counts neither avg calculations

Operators       : M0BEW
Soapbox         : 

WPX coincided with a holiday this year so I operated from the holiday cottage in Gwbert Ceredigion.
Tremendous QTH with the house being located right on the coastline overlooking the sea. Nothing serious, a casual affair. 
Ran with Wintest, a TS480 and a simple linked dipole. 

Sunset @ MW6V.
Operating position.
Living area.














My activity was on and off throughout the Sunday only as we traveled out on the Saturday.
Being at an unfamiliar location its sometimes hard to gauge the conditions, and with how well this location played towards the west made things even more confusing. However, things did feel pretty good.

Upon setting up the station it was clear there was a local noise. 
A wide band qrm destroyed the upper HF bands. Very disappointing, in any case it wasn't 24/7 and even went quiet for a sporadic hour or two so things were fine. 

It was great to part of WPX 2015 and a pleasure to operate from such an idyllic location, and give away the MW6V mult.

Thanks for the qsos.
Tim M0BEW.

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