Category Archives: Contesting

Poor band conditions not a problem for our Winter Field Day team

Tucked away in a small cabin (right) at the Brighton Recreation Area, our Winter Field Day team battled poor band conditions, but still managed more QSOs than last year, reports Thom, W8TAM. Despite an urgent call for operators early Sunday morning, Thom, Dinesh AB3DC, and John WA8TON bested our 2019 by 2 contacts. Thom said, “253 QSOs after dupe checking…. Read more »

ARROW works the MI QSO Party at the Red Cross

https://vavasseur-antiques.com/pupd4g9p We participated in the MI QSO Party this past Saturday from the Red Cross Station and we ran the station for the full 12 hours of the contest period and we made 328 QSOs and scored 47234 points. A special thanks to Thom W8TAM for the IC-7300 station and for manning the station for the full 12 hour period and… Read more »

First ARROW Winter Field Day a Success!

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https://wash.co.uk/jtibsa6 Our first Winter Field Day was a success! We made 251 Qs, operating for 16 hrs of the 24 hour contest on 20/40/80 SSB.  The Wegwaas cabin at Brighton Rec Area was a great location with plenty of room for two antennas on the ladderball posts that were off to the side. The propane heat in the cabin eventually got… Read more »