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Amateur Radio This Week: 2018.49   Leave a comment

On Saturday, I made seven contacts in the Skywarn Recognition Day, all on Echolink.  I didn’t do nearly as well as I would have liked, but I was pleased that I worked the National Hurricane Center.  It was good enough for the Towering Cumulus award:

I also sent out around 20 QSO cards, working towards confirming my Worked All States award from Rio Rancho.  I sent them out, though DX4Win lost which ones I sent cards to.  Oh well.  I’ll update it as I can.

At some point, I will make a page for my contest scores, just so I can keep track of them at a glance instead of going through all of my logs as a comparison.

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Amateur Radio This Week: 2018.48   Leave a comment

I did not put forth a good effort on the ARRL SSB Sweepstakes this year.  It was my son’s 18th birthday, so we traveled to Carlsbad Caverns and the Roswell UFO Museum, and I only made 29 QSOs in the contest, all on 20 meters.  Many of them were in a new grid square (DM72), so that brings my total grid squares to 42.

I only checked into the Albuquerque SCAT Net once or twice over the past week, and missed the Caravan Club Net.

Other than that, I have updated my logbooks, DX4Win, and LOTW.  I will send out some more QSL cards this week.

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Amateur Radio This Week: 2018.41   Leave a comment

This week, I was not nearly as active on the radio as I had intended.  I think I only made one HF QSO.  I will probably listen to 20 meters and 40 meters more this week.

I thought this weekend was the CA QSO Party, but I did not hear any stations on 40 meters.

I did log into the Albuquerque SCAT Net several times and the Caravan Club Net on Sunday night.

I updated my logbooks, DX4Win and LOTW.

Perhaps this week, I will start catching up on QSL cards.  I may also have a trip to Denver in the works.  I will know that later this week.

That is about the extent of my radio activity this week.

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Amateur Radio This Week: 2018.39   Leave a comment

This week was much calmer on the air.  I listened to 40 meters most nights and most mornings, and I turned on 20 meters most days.  Nothing.  Very little activity on HF at all.  I did make one contact.

Unfortunately, I also missed the Duke City Hamfest.  It was this weekend, and I just had too many other irons in the fire.

I did check into the Caravan Club Net once on the UHF side, and the Albuquerque SCAT Net twice, so I did get in a little radio time.

I also updated my logbooks, DX4Win and LOTW.

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Amateur Radio This Week: 2018.35   Leave a comment

I finally updated my logbook! Later today, I will also update DX4Win and the graphics on this website.

Speaking of graphics, I am changing image servers, so I will need to move quite a few of my photos to another server by February. This blog does not have many to move, but some of my blogs do, so it is quite a chore.

Radio-wise, I checked into the Caravan Club net on 70 centimeters this past Sunday. I had not checked into this net in ages, so it was nice to see that it was still running. I will try to check into it again this week. I have not been able to check into the SCAT Net, as I have been just barely able to make my train each morning, so I have not messed with the radio.

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Amateur Radio This Week: 2018.26   Leave a comment

This week was super busy for me at the Summer Science Program (SSP), so I did not do much radio play at all.  In fact, I made zero contacts.  I am really bummed out that I did not even get on the air for Field Day, but it just was not possible with my schedule.

I did update my logbooks to reflect my travels to Boulder, CO, and I updated one of the graphics on this website.  I have operated from 30 grid squares at this time, and hope to get more later this summer.

I looked up VHF/UHF nets here in the Boulder area, and perhaps I will check into a few of those.

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Posted June 26, 2018 by n3mra in Logbook, Weekly Radio Report

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Amateur Radio This Week: 2018.24   Leave a comment

Guess what?  I’m finally doing all that stuff I claimed I would do.  I have updated my entire logbook, and am about 3/4 of the way through DX4Win updates.  I have uploaded my logs to Logbook of the World, though many of them no longer count for the GridSquare Chase, unfortunately.

Speaking of Grid Squares, I went for a drive Saturday morning and picked up DM63 and DM73 in New Mexico.  Two new grid squares for me!  I made all of my contacts on 20 meter SSB.

I will update the graphics soon.  I worked three new counties on my storm chase and quite a few new grid squares.  All of that will be posted here.

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