CQWW 160 CW – Pure fun!

What a fun contest weekend! I was really looking forward to the CQWW 160 CW contest as topband is my favorite band, and what a great fun weekend it became. I entered the contest in category A single operator high power, but was initially tempted to re-enter in assisted mode and use the cluster as the band

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SM0MDG New QSL

  Today a box with 2000 of the new QSL cards arrived at the doorstep. This card will be used to confirm contacts for SM0MDG, SE0X and 7S0X. Pse direct your QSL requests via buro or direct to SM0MDG, information in QRZ.com is up to date. 73 de Björn Tweet

JW Topband Activity info

SMØMDG Björn and OZ1LXJ John were active from the JW5E club station in Longyearbyen, Svalbard. A total of 1.011 QSO’s were logged. 1002 QSO’s 160CW 7 QSO’s 160SSB 2 QSO’s 80MCW QSL route is via homecalls, buro or direct. If you worked us both and prefer to send direct, it is enough to send to one of

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SEØX in CQWW 160 2009

I will participate as SEØX in CQWW 160 January 23 – 25, 2009. Entry will be in category A – single operator, high power. CQWW 160 website 73 de Björn, SM0MDG (SE0X) Tweet

CQWW CW claimed score

Below is the claimed score of SEØX in CQWW CW, but first a proper contest meal 🙂 Claimed score: ARRL-SECTION: DX CALLSIGN: SE0X CONTEST: CQ-WW-CW CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP-ASSISTED HIGH CW CLAIMED-SCORE: 663060 OPERATORS: SM0MDG 73 de Björn Tweet

Simple topband toploaded vertical

I got many requests about how I put together my 18 meter topband vertical so here is the recepie: The base of this antenna project is the 18 meter spiderbeam mast using three levels of guying where the upper guys also serve as the top hat. This makes it easy to deploy the antenna for

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