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August 2021 QRP/CW Sprint (#202)


N2CN Comments - Results are final.

Final Results
SWA - STRAIGHT KEY CATEGORY
Call   QSOs Mbrs Pts  Mul  Sco Bon Final  80-40-20 Antenna

W1 Division
KN1H     15   15  30    8  240  x2   480  400' END FED WIRE                                 
WB1GYZ   13   13  26    9  234  x2   468  Sloping Vee                                       
N1JI      1    1   2    1    2  x2     4  163 doublet @ 25'                                 

W2 Division
KA2KGP   24   24  48   14  672  x2  1344  G5RV up 25'                                       
W2SH     22   21  43   14  602  x2  1204  270' cf dpl @ 35'                                 
W2JEK    13   12  25   11  275  x2   550  110 FT END FED WIRE AT 20 FT                      
K2CWM     7    7  14    5   70  x2   140  Vertical (elevated)                               

W3 Division
AK3X      2    2   4    2    8  x2    16  102ft inv vee apex 35 ft  twinlead 300 ohm/tuner  
KD3CA     1    1   2    1    2  x2     4  OCF  Windom @55 ft                                

W4 Division
WT4U     16   16  32   15  480  x2   960  132' end-fed Inv V @ 35'                          
K4PQC    18   17  35   11  385  x2   770  160 meter horizontal loop @ 25'                   
K8LBQ    14   14  28   11  308  x2   616  inverted vee @ 30'                                
KC5F     11   11  22    9  198  x2   396  80m end fed half wave at 40'                      
WX4RM     8    8  16    6   96  x2   192  6BTV gnd mtd vert                                 
N4FI      4    4   8    3   24  x2    48  attic dipole                                      
WG8Y      3    3   6    3   18  x2    36  40-80 TRAPPED DP @35ft                            
WB4OMM    2    2   4    2    8  x2    16  G5RV at 35 feet                                   
NS4V      0    0   0    0    0  x2     0  Carolina Windom 160 at 40' or Grnd Mtd 32' Vert   

W5 Division
N5GW     15   15  30   12  360  x2   720  doublet at 25'                                    
W5WIL     2    2   4    2    8  x2    16  diy magnetic loop @ 4' /  240' doublet @ 35'      

W6 Division
W6STR     2    2   4    2    8  x2    16  EFHW @ 30'                                        
K6FA      2    2   4    1    4  x2     8  Vertical (Butternut HF9V) Ground Mounted          
K6GPB     1    1   2    1    2  x2     4  G5RV 20 feet                                      

W7 Division

W8 Division
WB8LZG   26   26  52   15  780  x2  1560  dipoles @ 30'                                     
NF8M     18   18  36   11  396  x2   792  6BTV & dipole/beverage                        
N8XMS     2    2   4    1    4  x2     8  HyGain AV640 Vert                                 
N8GZ      0    0   0    0    0  x2     0  5 BTV ground mounted                              

W9 Division
WB9HFK   22   22  44   13  572  x2  1144  Hustler 6BTV Gnd Mtd with 60 Radials              
N8HWV     8    8  16    6   96  x2   192  EFHW AT 15 FT                                     
KA9FQG    3    3   6    3   18  x2    36  G5RV at 37 ft.                                    
K9QEW     3    3   6    3   18  x2    36  4BTV GP                                           

W0 Division
N0TA     32   31  63   20 1260  x2  2520  Doublet at 25 ft                                  
AA5LH     5    5  10    5   50  x2   100  delta Loop @ 25'                                  
KD0V      2    2   4    2    8  x2    16  cf Zepp @ 40 feet                                 

Canada Division
VA3NU    13   13  26    8  208  x2   416  40M EFHW@ 25'                                     
VE2KZW    1    1   2    1    2  x2     4  EZWire end-fed, 52 feet, sloping from 21 to 16 ft 

DX Division

SWA - BUG CATEGORY
Call   QSOs Mbrs Pts  Mul  Sco Bon Final  80-40-20 Antenna

W1 Division

W2 Division
WA2FBN    1    1   2    1    2 x1.5    3  EFHW sloper at 25ft                               

W3 Division
K3RLL    10   10  20    6  120 x1.5  180  G5RVjr @ 35'                                      

W4 Division
AA2MX    27   25  52   13  676 x1.5 1014  ocf dipole                                        

W5 Division
NF5U     17   15  32    9  288 x1.5  432  40m/80m trap dipole at 33ft                       

W6 Division

W7 Division

W8 Division

W9 Division

W0 Division

Canada Division

DX Division

SWA - KEYER/KEYBOARD CATEGORY
Call   QSOs Mbrs Pts  Mul  Sco Bon Final  80-40-20 Antenna

W1 Division
AC5XK    24   19  43   14  602       602  EFHW @ 30'                                        
KB1M     18   18  36   11  396       396  40 M EFHW                                         
N2CN      2    1   3    2    6         6  40m indoor dipole                                 

W2 Division
WA1GWH   16   15  31   12  372       372  40m dipole at 15 ft                               
K2OID    13   13  26   10  260       260  80M OCF Dipole @ 35'                              
N2ESE     5    5  10    5   50        50  40+20mtr dipoles                                  

W3 Division
KC3RN     5    5  10    5   50        50  G5RV Junior @ 35 feet                             

W4 Division
N4MJ     24   24  48   15  720       720  40M Windom @ 50 feet                              

W5 Division
WI5H     12   12  24    8  192       192  OCFVee@30ft 40M  95ft wire loop 20M               
K5WX      4    4   8    4   32        32  G5RV at 40 feet inverted Vee                      
KE5YUM    1    1   2    1    2         2  80 meter NVIS dipole at 25 feet                   

W6 Division

W7 Division

W8 Division
WA8SAN    6    6  12    4   48        48  End Fed Wire @ 25 ft                              

W9 Division
NN9K     38   35  73   22 1606      1606  130ft end-fed                                     
AB9BZ     1    1   2    1    2         2  Dipole at 25 feet                                 

W0 Division
N8LA      6    6  12    6   72        72  dipole @ 35'                                      
KC2MJT    1    1   2    1    2         2  end fed wire                                      

Canada Division
VE3DQN    5    5  10    4   40        40  40/80m dipoles @40ft                              

DX Division

GAIN ANTENNA CATEGORY
Call   QSOs Mbrs Pts  Mul  Sco Bon Final  80-40-20 Antenna

Straight Key

Bug

Keyer/Keyboard
K4BAI    40   39  79   19 1501      1501  TH6DXX at 55' 40M dip 80M inv v 88' cf zepp at 35'


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STATS:
Logs submitted:                 58
Total participants:             93
Total QSOs:                     607
States + Provinces represented: 31 + ON QC

SOAPBOX:

VE3DQN - Tough slugging tonite. Worked all I could hear.

WG8Y - Hi all, Fighting a summer cold. Really zapping me. Made 3Q's on 40m than pulled the plug. Hope everyone has a great Sprint. Taking my tail to bed. 72 from N.C. Mark WG8Y

KD3CA - Didn't feel like fighting the QRN . 73 and good luck to all. Don

K3RLL - 1946 Vibroplex Deluxe wired almost directly to G5RVjr. 40m seemed pretty empty at first with only 3 other stations heard across our segment, but really picked up when I started calling. Love it! What do they say about there being no such thing as a 'dead band'? I was guessing everyone was partying up on 20m but I guess not. Thanks so much for the good contacts tonight and some great signal reports. This was 20 minutes of great FUN! 72/73 ... Don

KC5F - I was sick today, but couldn't let a Sprint get by without a little time on the J-38 before going to bed. Lots of noise from thunderstorms just south of us, but managed a few QSOs. Thanks, all!

WB4OMM - Just got home from a trip to Colorado (visit with harmonic). Almost forgot the Sprint......got radio back up and worked two then the band died! Nothing but bad static here on both 40M and 80M. Well, I didn't get skunked! 72/73! Steve WB4OMM

K5WX - Not much operating time tonight. Plus, my old Apple Time Capsule must be failing and causing tremendous QRM on 20 meters. It took awhile to figure that out. Still, always fun on Sprint Night.

N1JI - Upon arriving home from a funeral in Connecticut I turned on the rig and realized that the sprint was happening. Thanks to Phil, K4PQC, for the one contact. It's been a long day and I didn't have the energy for any more. 73 to everyone

K9QEW - 40 METERS WAS TERRIBLE S9 NOISE LEVEL! 72/73s & try to STAY TUNED! Daryl

K2CWM - Late start due to storms, but managed a few contacts. Always fun.

AC5XK - Nice to hear everyone, lots of activity on 40m

WB9HFK - First off - sorry to those I just could not pull out this evening. The QSB and QRN were pretty bad here in IL. I shut down about 40 minutes before the end. Thanks for all the QSO's and I hope to see everyone next time! 72, Mark WB9HFK

N8HWV - I really thought tonight was going to be a bust with all the static< but it cleared up. Thanks all.

KN1H - Missed the whole first hour due to family commitment, was glad to be able to get one hour in anyway. Lots of fast QSB on 40, great to hear stations working through it!

K6FA - Condition was poor at this end. At least I got two contacts.

N0TA - Good night on 40m. Thanks for the Q's.

K6GPB - Too much noise coming over on my K2 and 65'wire. Changed rig and ant (to the KX3 and G5RV) to at least log one contact.

K2OID - Conditions not so great this month. 80 completely dead. 40 started poor but improved somewhat through the night.

N4MJ - Late start. Much QRN.

WB1GYZ - Slim pickin's tonight especially on 80.

NF8M - Op time 2 hours with a couple breaks. Back home after being on the road last month. 40 was the band to be on. Worked a few on 20 early. 80 was noisy. Nice to hear some new members on tonight. 72 till next month.

K4PQC - Lots of lightning and some light rain here in Bishop, GA Rig here is a K3+

VA3NU - QSB was deep and fast at times but overall lots of signals tonite. Larry 72

W2JEK - GOT ON LATE. USING DIFFERENT RIG - KENWOOD TS520D WAS FROM ESTATE OF JOE MEAD W2JT SK. BANDS NOT TOO GOOD. HAD THUNDER STORM BEFORE START OF CONTEST. 72 DON W2JEK

WX4RM - Worked most of the stations that I heard. Conditions were rough tonight, nothing on 80M and glad for the few contacts on 40 and 20.

WI5H - Conditions were really poor at my QTH. Only found one on 20M and was expecting 20 to be good. 40 was terribly QRN with a lot of QSB as well. 40M began to improving for my location a few minutes before the Sprint ended. Always Fun even when not great conditions. CU next time. 72 DIT DIT

KE5YUM - Hello from western Arkansas. My 123rd sprint if my count is correct. Not a lot of activity on 20. Thanks to KB1M for working me. FT 817 @ 5 watts.

N8XMS - I managed to squeeze in about 10 minutes and made two QSOs. There seemed to be a lot of participation but 40-meter band conditions were very poor with regional thunderstorms creating a lot of QRN.

AA2MX - Always a fun event, but August thunderstorms and QRN is tough. Thanks for a very enjoyable evening.

KC3RN - Only got to work the last 30 minutes due to other commitments. Still had fun.

KC2MJT - Ran my FT817 with into an endfed wire thrown off the back porch. Rough, but better conditions than have been the norm the past six months.

WB8LZG - Hello Fellow Sprinters ! Fired up the FT1200 on solar pwr. Very nice to hv 20m open agn, but seemed to close early,and was mostly short skip. Nothing from out west on 20. 40 was the hot spot. Plenty of action there. weak at first , but as the night went on the signals really started to come in strong. A few true 599s. Gud to hear many of the Old Timers. SRI I missed a few of the weaker stns when multiple calls were coming at me. I heard but couldn't work 2 California stns. Seemed to be poor propagation out to west coast. Best I could muster from the west were 2 Colorado boys. Had a fun little run for abt 20 mins. Checked 80 a couple times, very noisy, only one stn heard. Great time poundin brass wid the gang. See you all next month. Gregg WB8LZG

WT4U - Nothing doing on 20 or 80. 40 started off so bad it took 17 minutes to land the first QSO. About an hour in, conditions were almost decent. Got lucky on multipliers with only one state worked twice. Maybe condx were equally bad in all directions? Except Florida, which I never heard. Great fun and glad I stuck with it.

AA5LH - Started a bit late (0:45) so decided to skip 20M & attack 40M. Disappointed w/frequent static crashes but found many stations w/good signal strength. Seems I could only reach out to the East Coast & CA. However, thanks to N0TA for the short one. Take care & see all next month

KA2KGP - Despite QRN from approaching T-Storms, I got QSO's on 20, 40 & 80m. A good turnout this sprint. Rig: IC-7000 at 5w. into a G5RV up 25 ft. with an old WWII German Junkers straight Key. 73 & keep cool !

N8LA - KX3; 5W; 200' Dipole @35'; NAQCCode Warrior. Checked 20. Only heard noise (almost typed "n0ise".) 40 had sparse signals, but was able to work 7, including dear friend Gregg, WB8LZG. Also heard no signals on 80. Continuing prayers for safety and health go out to all of you and all of your loved ones. Lou, N8LA

W5WIL - Experimented with antennas. Setup on the deck with a magnetic loop, using a wa3rnc 40m crystalplexer xmtr and belka-dx rcvr. CQ'd for an hour, tried answering others - almost zilch K5WX heard me 300 mi away and gave me a 4-4 rpt. But, the loop is very quiet and I could hear almost as well as on the doublet. Moved inside and quickly contacted NN9K via the doublet. Next month I will try the loop as rcv and use efhw for xmit. 73, Dennis

KB1M - Ran QRPp at 1w trying out a new 40m EFHW. 3 Q's on 20, and 2 on 40 over 1K miles. KE5YUM the longest at 1380 miles, K4BAI two bands at 1069 miles. Some very good signal reports received. Many thank for the QSO's and good ears. 72/73 Walt

AK3X - Caught a few free moments and was surprised to hear stations calling CQ NA. Somehow I thought the Sprint would be next week. Anyway, only time for a couple of 40 meter contacts on a noisy band. 72 to all and I will pay more attention to the sprint schedule.

NS4V - Was all set and really looking forward to my first QRP contest and now storms are about here in the extreme western NC area. Not letting up until right about the end of the contest. Noise level running about S7 here with the static crashes. So, I'll wait for the next time! See you all on FISTS Sunday evening! David, NS4V

W2SH - A brief but violent thunderstorm thankfully passed minutes before the start and I was able to unground the station and be QRV. I left the antenna at 10 feet below its usual height. 20m was unstable and closed after the first half hour. N0TA always punches through to NJ on 20m, and then we worked again on 40m. At the end there was activity on 80m and I was surprised when K4BAI, previously worked on 20m and 40m, answered my CQ to make a tough three-band QSO.

N8GZ - Lots of storms in Ohio tonight, noise was too high, and had to disconnect from antenna during a passing thunderstorm. will be back next month!

AB9BZ - Worked late, also storm delay, only a short time to get on - didn't hear a lot of activity on my QCX. Thanks for the sprint 73 ab9bz

N5GW - I was using my trusty K1 getting ready for the NJSH. It covers 40 and 20. Only could stay for the first hour. Condx were only fair but it was fun as usual.