CQWW-CW: Close but no cigar

Here is the quick summary of the single operator marathon of the year, CQWW CW. Propagation was nice with some good DX on Ten meter and also a few surprises on low bands. I recently replaced my 40 meter array and have a new 160 meter vertical in the air, both working great in the contest. Being

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CQWW CW Summary

Less action but higher score in CQWW CW, how is that possible? The answer is in the summary below, keep reading. Being prepared and well rested is crucial to be successful in any contest. Good propagation can help, but it can also be very selective. This year I was not fully prepared, definitely not well

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X-Team @ TF3W in CQWW SSB

X-Team members SM0MDG, SM0MLZ and SM0NOR have been invited to the ÍRA, Icelandic Radio Amateur Club in Reykjavik, and will team up with TF3ZA to be active in the CQWW SSB 2012 Contest using the TF3W call. The team plan to enter in the Multi Operator Single Transmitter category and preparations have already started. In addition to the

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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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CQWW SSB from SG0X

Look for the “X-team” to be active in CQWW from SM0MLZ’s station SG0X in CQWW this weekend. The category will be M2 and preparation are already in progress with a new phased array for 80 meters being installed for the contest. Operators will be Patrik SM0MLZ/SG0X, Björn SM0MDG/SE0X, Ulf SM0NOR/SF0X, Erik SM0UXX/SD0X and Loic SM3VFE.

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CQWW CW 2010 Claimed Score

SMØMDG Björn was active from SEØX in the CQWW CW Contest working 2118 unique contacts in 39 hours of non-assisted activity. Propagation on lower bands was good but as usual 20 meters provided the most points and 15 meters supplied the most country multipliers. Only 22 contacts where logged on 10 meters but 40 meters

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SEØX in CQWW CW This Weekend!

SEØX will be activated by me, SM0MDG, in the CQWW CW Contest this weekend. I will be entering in the SO-HP non assisted category with the goal to improve the scores from last year. The new 40 meter vertical phased array will be put to the test, but I will be on all bands. GL

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