This weekend I had a few hours to play radio and I participated in the
Russian worldwide multimode contest
I also participated in the
Russian worldwide multimode contest in 2015
so there is a chance now to compare the results.
Saturday afternoon and evening I was active on 40 meter. Mostly in PSK63,
only a few contacts in RTTY. PSK63 decodes better at the same signal to
noise level so it's easier in search and pounce mode.
Again having more access to the 40 meter band is good in this case, I
made a lot of contacts in the 7.040 MHz part.
I was active on 20 meter until I had a nice number of contacts in the
log and it was time to go out and enjoy the weather.
I had a few nice runs where I called CQ and got several answers after
another. I have some ideas about analyzing the cabrillo logs for qso
Band QSOs Dupes Points Mults
160 0 0 0 0
80 0 0 0 0
40 63 1 380 37
20 16 0 50 15
15 0 0 0 0
10 0 0 0 0
Total 79 1 430 52
Claimed score is 22360 points
One QSO was noted as incorrect because I was returned a Russian 'oblast
code' for a Ukranian callsign. I guess some politics are involved there,
I'm not very good (yet) at recognizing which callsigns are from which