2018 ARRL June VHF QSO Party
40 Logs Received
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|WW7D/R||33648||WWA||Limited Rover||ABCD||512||701||78||10||see below||12|
|VE7AFZ/R||850||BC||Unlimited Rover||ABD||49||50||17||3||see below||7|
* = PNWVHFS Member operating outside the Society
region. Not eligible for PNWVHFS Awards.
** = Log received late, not eligible for PNWVHFS Awards.
Band Codes: A - 50 MHz, B - 144 MHz, C - 222 MHz, D - 432 MHz, E - 902 MHz, F - 1.2 GHz, G - 2.3 GHz, H - 3.4 GHz, I - 5.7 GHz, J - 10 GHz, K - 24 GHz, L - 300+ GHz
PNWVHFS Award Winners
Certificates at the PNWVHFS Conference in
Single-Op High Power: VE7DAY-BC,K7YDL-OR, KE7SW-WWA
Single-Op High Power 50 MHz: K7CW-WWA
Single-Op Low Power: VE7HR-BC, WE7X-EWA, N7DB-OR, KB7ME-WWA
Single-Op 3-Band: N7JPF-OR, N7QOZ-WWA
Single-Op Portable: W4DVE-OR
Single-Op FM Only: K7IMA-OR
Limited Rover: WW7D/R-WWA
Unlimited Rover: VE7AFZ/R-BC
K5QE Limited Multi-Op Operators: K5QE, N5YA, K5MQ, N1XS, KN5O, AE5VB, N5KDA, W5KDA, KU5B, WA5CAM Worked 1 PNW grid: CN87
K7BWH Single-Op High Power DN08: This was an expedition to activate rare grid square DN08 on 6m. Rod WE7X and I set up stations at Gold Mtn Lookout, 4650' ASL, within the Colville Indian Reservation in the NE corner of Washington State at DN08se33. I operated FT8-only which helped the two of us share the tiny mountaintop although significant interference remained between us. The band was dead on Saturday so I worked all the FT8 ops within a few grid squares of us.Sunday offered rapidly fluctuating 6m openings.In spite of poor conditions I was pleased to work several hams who'd contacted me in advance, most notably Joe W0FY for whom I provided one of his final two grids for his insanely difficult FFMA award pursuit.
KX7L Single-Op Low Power CN87: Came down with a cold a few days before the contest, so was not in prime shape, (especially my voice). Then the mike started acting flakey, then died completely in the last couple hours. And I found out the 432 antenna was kaput, so only one QSO on that band. After a week of Es almost every day, not much up here during the contest - that lasted more than a couple minutes anyway. Lots of very strange little openings - 10-15 secs, long enough for one FT8 decode, and that's all. They seemed a bit long and too frequent for MS burns (and most of the stations heard were a little too far away). But am I complaining? Of course not! Probably worked the most number of "local" grids ever, thanks mostly to FT8, including two new ones: DO00 and DN06. (thanks VE7SCC and KD1RX, respectively!)
K7ALO Single-Op Portable CN85: Operated from Southfork Mountain at 4,800ft in a rain-snow mix for two days. I had a few electrical issues at the start, which limited me to 2.5watts on the first day until I figured out a solution. Overall the contest was a success regardless of the weather, or the fact 6m didn't open up for us for very long.
N6ZE Single-Op Low Power DM04: Different effort for me. I decided to try to learn how to use WSJT and did 6m only from CALIF QTH. No openings on Sat. E-W openings on Sunday to NM/AZ/TX and that was about it! Never heard PNW, Midwest, NE or Atlantic Coast! Half a hundred Qs in less than 20 grids! Rig IC-756 Pro 2, M2 5 element yagi @ 15'.
KF5YUB Single-Op 3-Band EM01: I played VHF contest on 6 Meters only, one day only, Sunday. I used the Yaesu FTDX 1200, set at 100 watts on SSB and 20 watts on FT-8. The antenna is a three element Yagi at 28'. Band conditions for me were not very good. Thank you for the really tough ones that stayed with me to make the correct call sign and exchange.
N7DB Single-Op Low Power CN85: Heard some single and double hop on 6, but no contacts. DX seemed to be all on FT8 this time. Thanks to the rover stations.
VE7DAY Single-Op High Power CO70: Missed the first 3 1/2 hours and the last 3 1/2 hours but had fun.
W7GLF Single-Operator High Power: Slow contest, seemed a lot of the activity was on FT-8.
VE7AFZ/R Unlimited Rover: 3 grids activated CN89 CN99 CO80
K7ATN Single-Op Portable CN85: I was FM only and QRP Portable on 6M to 23cm (had 13cm but no takers. Operated Saturday only for six hours from Bald Peak at about 1600 feet.
K7IMA Single-Op FM Only CN85: QRP - 5W with three HT.
WW7D/R Limited Rover:
10 grids activated CN76 CN77 CN85 CN86 CN87 CN88 CN95 CN96 CN97 CN98
GOOD TIME EVEN WITHOUT EVEN A HINT OF Es IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. FULL WRITE-UP IS HERE: HTTP://TINYURL.COM/WW7DJUNVHF2018
KE7MSU/R Rover: 10 grids activated CN76 CN77 CN85 CN86 CN87 CN88 CN95 CN96 CN97 CN98