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PSKFEST experiences

Costas Krallis SV1XV <sv1xv@...>
 

Well, I managed 110 QSOs with 47 multipliers (15 US states,
1 VE province, 31 DXCC including W&VE). Worked all bands
from 3.5 - 28. Very few europeans showed up on 7035, while
I worked 3 north americans on 7070. Less productive periods
were: 00:00 - 01:00, 02:30-04:00 and 21:45-23:59.

Interesting participants (from my "point of view"):

HF0POL VP8 IOTA AN-010 QSL: SQ5TA
FK8BG FK IOTA OC-032 QSL: ???? (*)
EM1KCC CE9 IOTA AN-006 QSL: UT7UA
ZD8JA ZD8 IOTA AF-003 QSL: ???
WA4MIT AL
KC0IFL MO

Unfortunately VQ9NL in Diego Garcia who was active
in PSK31, did not participate.

Worst problem: Stations replying to a CQ CONTEST call and,
when passed the contest exchange, returning their "my name is..."
tape and then, if asked for the contest exchange, replying
"sorry - no contest".

See you again next year!

73 Costas SV1XV


(*) Not contest participant but replied to CQ-contest
and passed RST+Country info





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Re: 10M!

DL2AYL@...
 

Lenny, seems you had a DL2AYL-filter for 20 meters.. called you  - no chance.
Jay, for 10 meters you'll have to go up earlier.
73 de DL2AYL

----- Original Message -----
To: 070@...
Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2002 10:38 PM
Subject: Re: [070] 10M!

It wasn't me..hi. 10 & 15mtrs are marginal. 20mtrs is OK. Nice to work you in the contest Jay.
Regards,
Lenny K2LAM

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Re: PSKFEST - Getting Ready

Costas Krallis SV1XV <sv1xv@...>
 

At 13:41 19/1/2002 +0100, you wrote:
Hej guys over there, time for your appearance !
HF0POL is taking part in the PSKFest and operating on 10 meters right now.
73 de DL2AYL


We also had EM1KCC from CE9/IOTA AN-006 and ZD8JA in
the PSKFEST. Did you notice any other exotic callsigns?
Also, VQ9NL was active in PSK-31 (I had a QSO which I
did not enter in the Contest Logs) but he did not take
part in the Contest.

BTW I have faced two problems:

1. too many replies to CQ CONTEST by non participant, who
must be then guided how to give the proper contest exchange

2. Lots of non-standard exchanges: Russia as either RA
and RU. Italy as "I", "ITA" and "Italy", Greece
as "Greece" and "SV", Asiatic Russia as "AR" and "RU9" etc.
In my logs I intend to replace non-standard prefixe exchanges
with the ones specified in the DXCC booklet.

Costas SV1XV





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Re: 10M!

hamopcq
 

Hi Erika,
Tnx for the 10mtr contact in the PSKFEST. 20mtrs was real crowded. I thought I took that filter off..hihi. Hope you did well in the contest.
Regards,
Lenny K2LAM


Re: 10M!

hamopcq
 

It wasn't me..hi. 10 & 15mtrs are marginal. 20mtrs is OK. Nice to work you in the contest Jay.
Regards,
Lenny K2LAM


10M!

N3DQU@...
 

Hey, ten meters no workee here in pa...who turned off the props? Jay N3DQU


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Charlie Trice, K8IJ <k8ij@...>
 

RST & State.
 
73,
 
Chas, K8IJ

----- Original Message -----
From: Jeff Baker
To: 070@...
Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2002 9:15 AM
Subject: RE: [070]

 What is the exchange for the contest for a stateside ham ?  I am sure this has been addressed but I missed it. 

 

Thanks

Jeff Baker KG4ENR


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Jeff Baker <jjbaker@...>
 

Tnx

73 Jeff kg4enr

       


(No subject)

Jeff Baker <jjbaker@...>
 

 What is the exchange for the contest for a stateside ham ?  I am sure this has been addressed but I missed it. 

 

Thanks

Jeff Baker KG4ENR


Tnx!

Chaarlie Trice, K8IJ <k8ij@...>
 

Dear Erica, DL2AYL -
 
Thanks for DL!  Good luck in the PSKFEST.
 
Vy 73,
 
Chas, K8IJ


Re: PSKFEST - Getting Ready

Steve W3HF
 

I see the Europeans calling him, but not him. Too bad.

Steve
W3HF


Hej guys over there, time for your appearance !
HF0POL is taking part in the PSKFest and operating on 10 meters right
now.
73 de DL2AYL

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Re: PSKFEST - Getting Ready

DL2AYL@...
 

Hej guys over there, time for your appearance !
HF0POL is taking part in the PSKFest and operating on 10 meters right now.
73 de DL2AYL


Here's an idea...

Charlie Trice <k8ij@...>
 

Say here's an idea...
 
I feel RST in a contest is a waste of bits.  Most everyone sends 599 each QSO.
 
We're a friendly bunch - why not use our names in the 070 club contests?
 
Vy 73,
 
Chas, K8IJ


Have fun!

Charlie Trice <k8ij@...>
 

Let's get ready to RUMBLE...
 
No, uh - let's be FESTive?
 
Have fun and I hope to see you all.
 
Vy 73,
 
Chas, K8IJ


Re: PSKFEST - Getting Ready

Bernie <kf4fhs@...>
 

Hey Lenny,

If you're looking for Hawaii, 2 or 3 KH's hang out on 10 meters pretty
regularly. Evillo, KH6DRT is on nearly every day.
Good luck in the contest.
73, Bernie / KF4FHS

----- Original Message -----
From: "hamopcq" <HAMOPCQ@AOL.COM>
To: <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 11:32 AM
Subject: [070] PSKFEST - Getting Ready


Hello All,
Is everyone getting ready?. Took the day off (Friday), but spent half
of it in the stores with the XYL. The things guys have to do just to
get into a contest...hihi. Bands don't look so hot on the East Coast.
Now, if only Hawaii would show up on 20mtrs....hmmmm. That would make
my day. See you all later...I hope..
Lenny K2LAM



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PSKFEST - Getting Ready

hamopcq
 

Hello All,
Is everyone getting ready?. Took the day off (Friday), but spent half
of it in the stores with the XYL. The things guys have to do just to
get into a contest...hihi. Bands don't look so hot on the East Coast.
Now, if only Hawaii would show up on 20mtrs....hmmmm. That would make
my day. See you all later...I hope..
Lenny K2LAM


Re: PSKFEST - Getting Ready

N3DQU@...
 

In a message dated 1/18/2002 4:42:30 PM Eastern Standard Time, HAMOPCQ@... writes:


Hi Bernie,
Tnx for the info on the two HI stations. I know abt them, but there's no band conditions into NY - at least when I've been on. Hope to CU during the PSKFEST.
Regards,
Lenny K2LAM


   Hey Lenny, you did remember to pray to the prop gods, didn't ya? Last time I did that, I was pickin' up Oahu repeaters on 2m hi! GL in the PSKFest dood! 73 de Jay N3DQU.


Re: PSKFEST - Getting Ready

hamopcq
 

Hi Bernie,
Tnx for the info on the two HI stations. I know abt them, but there's no band conditions into NY - at least when I've been on. Hope to CU during the PSKFEST.
Regards,
Lenny K2LAM


Re: PSKFest Logger - Gen Log

hamopcq
 

--- In 070@y..., N3DQU@a... wrote:
Hey PSKers! If you're looking for a logging program to run the
PSKFest
with this weekend, suggest you check out W3KM's Gen Log. Not only
will Gen
Log do the PSKFest, but it will also log the TDW, Rumble and just
about every
other contest out there! Check it out at <
http://www.qsl.net/w3km/gen_log.htm >
Hi Jay,
Just loaded this software down and from what I see, looks pretty
good. I'll have to 'play' with it a little. CU tomorrow night!.
Regards,
Lenny K2LAM


PSKFest

N3DQU@...
 

Only one more day til the PSKFest!! Oh boy, I can hardly wait!! Jay N3DQU.