CQ160 SSB Update

The final result for the weekend ended up at 340 contacts worked in 39 DXCC and 2 US states (ME and MA) and one Canadian province (POI). The total time active was 17 hours, considerable less than in the CQ160 CW, maybe because the activity on the band was less and nighttime shorter than in the CW contest a month ago.

Happy New Year!

Once again its time to pop the cork of a bottle of chilled Dom Pérignon and celebrate another fun year at SEØX, and what a year it’s been! 2011 was the year when the sun finally got back into the game and once again fuelling fantastic propagation paths on high bands. For me 2011 started

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CQ WW CW was a blast!

The propagation outlook for CQ WW CW was really promising with the recent improvement of solar acitivity, and the sun provided for a lot of action on higher bands while the aurora stayed calm enough to allow for low bands to perform. SMØMDG was operating with the SEØX in Single Operator, High Power category in

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CQ160 SSB Report

I had not planned for a serious effort, just a little fun in CQ 160 SSB contest this weekend. And fun was exactly what was provided, together with some snow to clear at the station! I decided to operate only for a few hours which finally ended up at a total of 12 hours casual

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CQWW 160 CW Claimed Score

In CQWW 160 CW this year the goal was to improve my score and to try to be competitive with the multi-op contest stations ranking top 3 in SM last year. Unfortunately band was not as “hot and willing” as it was a year ago. I guess the best TB season during this bottom of

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SEØX #1 SM in CQ160 CW and SSB 2010!

SEØX operated by Björn SMØMDG is the #1 ranking SM SOHP station in the CQ160 2010 Contest, both in CW and SSB! See the awards on the virtual awards wall. I am celebrating with champagne and getting ready for the 2011 CQ160 CW contest this weekend. CU in the QRM, GL! Tweet

SE0X in Stew Perry Topband Distance Challenge

SMØMDG will be active from SEØX in the Stew Perry Topband Distance Challenge this weekend, December 18-19. Entry will be in SOHP. The unique part in this contest is that the distance that is counted for score, “QSO Points” are computed by taking the distance between the centers of the two grid squares. Count a

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SM0MDG Reverse Beacon on 160m

Follow the SM0MDG CW Skimmer monitoring the 160 meter band 24/7 on the Reverse Beacon Network. The beacon is using a SDR-IQ receiver using a Clifton Laboratories Z1501 active antenna with a 3 meter whip and will show you the Callsign, frequency, CW speed and signal to noise ratio (S/N) for signals received. Links: Filtered

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