Author Archives: wwrof
Carl K9LA will deviate from his usual presentations on propagation and solar topics to discuss design issues for a 50 Watt VHF-UHF solid state RF power amplifier. This is not a construction project, but rather a presentation of notes gathered … Continue reading
How in the world did a M/M contest station deliver a top ten finish with no operators in the shack? Team W4AAW has taken remote operation to the next level, fully automated M/M contesting. There’s even a zero-cost client option. … Continue reading
WRTC 2018 Update in three parts:
WRTC 2018 Overview and News – by Chris, DL1MGB, President of the organization committee.
Competition Rules for 2018 – by Uwe, DL8OBF, Director for Competition
Work All Germany Contest a new WRTC qualification event – by Christian, DL8MBS, WAG Contest Director
VHF contesting is an exciting part of amateur radio and the contest scene. It presents some differences and challenges from HF contesting but is just as rewarding in achievement. Whether you’re looking for a top 10 score, increasing your VUCC or WAS level or want to enjoy a weekend with a new amateur radio experience this information will be of benefit to you. Continue reading
– Brief history of roving, both before and after ARRL adopted the category.
– Equipping the basic and sophisticated rover
– Rover activity Rover contest scores and their impact on fixed stations
– Future rovers and the new VHF contest rules Continue reading
Tim Duffy, K3LR, presents a look at CTU and Contesting related activities scheduled for the 2015 Dayton Hamvention
CraigThompson, K9CT “Planning Your Contest Station.” Craig will reveal lessons learned from building the K9CT contest station. He takes us through the thought process of finding land, selecting the antennas, and the shack layout.A must for anyone looking to build … Continue reading
The 2013 VK9CZ DXpedition to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands made 51 QSOs with US Zone 5 on 80m. 21 of these QSOs – more than 40 percent – were with stations in Florida. This presentation discusses several possible propagation mechanisms … Continue reading