[FQP]Re: FlQP W4SAA MobileCW LP
hornbach at bellsouth.net
Thu May 1 15:19:41 CDT 2003
Hello to all and thanks for all the fun.
> Florida QSO Party
> Call: W4SAA
> Operator(s): W4SAA
> Station: W4SAA
> Class: MobileCW LP
> QTH: 20 cntys
> Operating Time (hrs): 19
> Band CW Qs Ph Qs
> 40: 84
> 20: 935
> 15: 89
> 10: 0
> Total: 1108 0 CW Mults = 58 Ph Mults = 0 Total Score = 257,056
> Club: SFDXA
> Sri so slo to post....got busy after the contest.
> Set up was my OMNI6+ mounted in the big hole above the glove compartment above
> the dash board of my now custom contest car..'90 FORD Tempo. Thanks to the
> vy loud ford fuel pump power had to come from 3 RV 12 Volt batteries in the back
> seat. Used two 'ham sticks' side mounted on the rear of the car as ant's.
> Day one saw a 15m stick and a 40m stick. Day two we mounted a 15m stick and a
> 20m stick. Switched bands and loaded up the 15m stick on twenty with an old mfj
> tuner. Logged with writelog runnung on an old IBM pentium laptop powered by a
> tripe-lite inverter off a 3rd battery. Had plenty of power, but not enough
> voltage...the omni chirped on the low voltage. Improved the signal by runing
> the rig at about 50 watts output most of the weekend.
> I did a single op cw entry. I did QSY 6 or 8 times to pass out SSB contacts.
> A check log will be sent in to confirm these contacts.
> My driver was Dick, KG4YEK, my friend for several years now who just got
> his new no-code tech ticket. He is in the process of studying for his general
> class ticket, and thinks cw is neat. But he does not copy any yet...
> I would not have tried a cw contest from the car without a driver. It would
> just be to unsafe for me.
> Thank you Dick!
> I believe the catagory is SO + Driver.
> What ever the catagory....it was great fun.
> Crossing county line was exciting.
> My first mobile FQP will not be my last.
> Thanks for the QSO's
> 73 Joe W4SAA
> ps made a typo in my cw file for ORANGE county. part of the time I sent ORG
> as the county abv. Sent the correct ORA abv the rest of the time. Will note
> this mistake of mine to the FQP log checkers. Some 'dupe' qsos were made in
> ORANGE,.. All orange (A&R) QSOs are in the log. sri.....73 Joe
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