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May 2022 QRP/CW Sprint (#211)


N2CN Comments - Scores are final.

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

W1 Division
KN1H     31   31  62   18 1116  x2  2232  400' END FED WIRE                                 
AC1KV    30   30  60   16  960  x2  1920  EFHW @ 25'                                        
WB1GYZ   26   26  52   17  884  x2  1768  Sloping Vee                                       

W2 Division
KA2KGP   29   29  58   21 1218  x2  2436  G5RV up 25'                                       
W2SH     33   31  64   19 1216  x2  2432  270' ctr fed dpl @45'                             
W2JEK    13   13  26    8  208  x2   416  20m gnd plane on roof, 110 ft long wire           
AC2YD     3    3   6    3   18  x2    36  1/4-wave fan vertical, 32 radials                 

W3 Division
KE3V     26   26  52   15  780  x2  1560  Fan dipole inverted Vee @ 25 ft apex              
KC3MIO   21   21  42   14  588  x2  1176  Doublet 125' @ 45'                                
K2DEP    11   11  22    9  198  x2   396  G5RV @ 27 ft                                      
AK3X     11   11  22    7  154  x2   308  102ft inv vee apex 35ft 300ohm twinlead and tuner 
AC2C      7    7  14    5   70  x2   140  Random Wire at 25'                                
NO3U      4    4   8    4   32  x2    64  Longwire (205') @ 35 feet                         
KD3CA     0    0   0    0    0  x2     0  OCF  Windom @55 ft                                

W4 Division
KY4ID    48   48  96   24 2304  x2  4608  100' Doublet over the house. 35' AGL              
WX4RM    27   27  54   20 1080  x2  2160  4BTV gnd mtd vert                                 
KB4QQJ   26   25  51   17  867  x2  1734  Doublet @ 33 feet                                 
W4NLT    21   21  42   16  672  x2  1344  84 ft end fed in V configuration at 30ft          
K4JPN    19   18  37   15  555  x2  1110  80 M CF Zepp                                      
WB4OMM   16   16  32   10  320  x2   640  G5RV at 35 feet                                   
W3SI     13   10  23   12  276  x2   552  LNR EFHW QUAD (40-20-15-10) AT 15 FEET            
NA4O     11   11  22    8  176  x2   352  OCF@20'                                           
KN4RQD   10   10  20    8  160  x2   320  40m EFHW @ 25'                                    
AB4QL     9    9  18    8  144  x2   288  40 & 80 M dipoles @ 40' grnd mtd 20M          
WD4OHD    9    9  18    8  144  x2   288  Ground-Mounted Verticals                          
N4SD      9    9  18    6  108  x2   216  40M EFHW @ 40'                                    
WG8Y      5    5  10    5   50  x2   100  80m loop top at 50ft.                             

W5 Division
N5GW     21   21  42   16  672  x2  1344  doublet at 25'                                    
KA6J     16   15  31   11  341  x2   682  Ground mounted vertical                           
AC5BX     4    4   8    4   32  x2    64  G5RV over house                                   

W6 Division
KI6M     11    5  16    9  144  x2   288  EFHW for 20m                                      
K6GPB     4    4   8    3   24  x2    48  G5RV 20 feet                                      

W7 Division
N7KM     28   27  55   21 1155  x2  2310  ZS6BKW INVERTED VEE APEX 45 FEET                  
K6XT      9    9  18    8  144  x2   288  multiband vertical                                
KL7IEE    0    0   0    0    0  x2     0  Mini Dipole up 30 ft                              

W8 Division
W8GG     23   22  45   17  765  x2  1530  trap dipoles at 35'                               
NF8M      5    5  10    5   50  x2   100  40m hamstick on car                               

W9 Division
WB9HFK   34   34  68   23 1564  x2  3128  Hustler 6BTV Gnd Mtd with 60 Radials              
K9QEW    15   15  30   11  330  x2   660  4BTV GP                                           
N8HWV    15   14  29   10  290  x2   580  EFHW AT 15 FT                                     
KD9EBS    7    7  14    6   84  x2   168  Attic Dipole at 25 Feet                           
K9NUD     3    3   6    3   18  x2    36  132' end fed half wave inverted L                 

W0 Division
N0TA     25   23  48   19  912  x2  1824  Doublet at 25 ft, Vertical                        
NN0SS    12   12  24    9  216  x2   432  80 meter Inv Vee @30ft                            
KD0DK     8    8  16    7  112  x2   224  102 ft end fed long wire                          
AA5LH     7    6  13    7   91  x2   182  25' Delta Loop                                    
N1SMB     5    5  10    5   50  x2   100  40 meter diapole @20 ft                           

Canada Division
VE2KZW    7    7  14    4   56  x2   112  EZWire end-fed, 52 feet, sloping from 21 to 16 ft 
VE7HI     4    4   8    4   32  x2    64  3 BLAND VERT 8 FT OFF GROUND.                     

DX Division

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

W1 Division
W1ND     38   37  75   22 1650 x1.5 2475  84' Wire Sloper up 40'                            

W2 Division
WA2FBN   12   12  24    8  192 x1.5  288  EFHW sloper at 25ft                               

W3 Division
NN3E      4    4   8    4   32 x1.5   48  40-80 Trap Dipole inverted vee @ 50 '             
K3WWP     1    1   2    1    2 x1.5    3  attic dipole                                      

W4 Division
KJ4R     40   40  80   21 1680 x1.5 2520  134' EFHW                                         
AA2MX    32   32  64   17 1088 x1.5 1632  80 MTR OCF DIPOLE                                 
K3RLL    10   10  20    9  180 x1.5  270  44 ft stealth wire up over garage roof (HOA)      

W5 Division

W6 Division

W7 Division
N7QR      3    3   6    3   18 x1.5   27  Butternut HF6V gnd mtd vert w/o radials           

W8 Division
K8NGW    16   16  32   12  384 x1.5  576  43' gnd mtd vert w/ 32 radials                    

W9 Division
AA9L      6    6  12    4   48 x1.5   72  Trap dipole @ 50 feet                             

W0 Division
WU0A     10   10  20   10  200 x1.5  300  Hy-Gain vertical at 18 feet                       
KD0V      6    6  12    5   60 x1.5   90  Folded Dipole @ 25 feet                           

Canada Division
VE3HUR   10   10  20    9  180 x1.5  270  dipole                                            
VE3IIM    6    6  12    4   48 x1.5   72  fan dipole...160-10 metres at 30 feet             

DX Division

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

W1 Division
KB1M     26   25  51   17  867       867  40M EFHW, 20 & 40m dipoles                    
W1ZU     12   12  24   10  240       240  Doublet up 45 feet                                
N1JI      7    7  14    6   84        84  88' Doublet @ 30 ft.                              
N2CN      2    2   4    2    8         8  Attic fan dipole                                  

W2 Division
K2OID    26   26  52   15  780       780  80M OCF Dipole @ 35'                              
WA1GWH   15   15  30   13  390       390  40m dipole at 15 ft                               
N2ESE     7    7  14    7   98        98  40&20mtr dipole                               

W3 Division
KC3RN    25   25  50   15  750       750  G5RV Junior @ 35 feet                             
AC5XK    24   23  47   12  564       564  dipole at 40 feet                                 

W4 Division
K4KBL    21   21  42   13  546       546  dipole @ 50'                                      
NG2J     18   17  35   13  455       455  40/20 Fan Dipole                                  
K4KRW    10   10  20    8  160       160  Inverted V at 65 ft                               
N7RCS     3    0   3    2    6         6  80-10m EFHW at 40'                                

W5 Division
WI5H      1    1   2    1    2         2  OCFD Vee @ 33ft                                   

W6 Division

W7 Division
KF7Z     12   10  22   11  242       242  dipole at 25'                                     
KI7LW     3    3   6    3   18        18  End Fed Vert 24 ft                                

W8 Division
WI8J     14   14  28   11  308       308  130 FT EFHW AT 20 FT                              
WA8SAN   10   10  20    8  160       160  End fed wire  25 ft                               

W9 Division
AB9BZ    10   10  20    8  160       160  EFWH @ 30'                                        
KC9ZO     9    9  18    7  126       126  inverted vee up 30'                               
K9EYT     2    2   4    2    8         8  26 ft vertical                                    
@KQ9I     1    1   2    1    2         2  ZS6BKW 30ft                                       

W0 Division
N8LA     19   18  37   14  518       518  dipole @ 35'                                      
W0CC      7    7  14    6   84        84  66' long wire with 33' counterpoise 8' AGL        
NO2D      7    6  13    6   78        78  80 meter doublet at 30 feet                       
KC2MJT    2    2   4    2    8         8  END FED SLOPER 35' TO ZED                         

Canada Division
VE3GNU    3    3   6    3   18        18  DXCC@40'                                          

DX Division
DK1VD     3    3   6    1    6         6  GND MTD VERT                                      

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

Straight Key

Bug

Keyer/Keyboard
AB0TX    55   54 109   31 3379      3379  20 meter beam at 62 feet                          
NQ2W     38   36  74   23 1702      1702  mini beam @25', 40m dipole @ 60', 80m dipole @ 50'
VE3DQN   36   36  72   21 1512      1512  20m yagi @50ft; 40/80m dipoles @40ft              
N4MJ     23   21  44   18  792       792  Yagi @ 65 feet                                    


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CERTIFICATES
SWA - STRAIGHT KEY CATEGORY
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W4KY4IDWX4RMKB4QQJ
W5N5GWKA6JAC5BX
W6KI6MK6GPB-
W7N7KMK6XTKL7IEE
W8W8GGNF8M-
W9WB9HFKK9QEWN8HWV
W0N0TANN0SSKD0DK
CanadaVE2KZWVE7HI-
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SWA - BUG CATEGORY
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W4KJ4RAA2MXK3RLL
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W0WU0AKD0V-
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W1KB1MW1ZUN1JI
W2K2OIDWA1GWHN2ESE
W3KC3RNAC5XK-
W4K4KBLNG2JK4KRW
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W7KF7ZKI7LW-
W8WI8JWA8SAN-
W9AB9BZKC9ZOK9EYT
W0N8LAW0CCNO2D
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PRIZE DRAWING WINNER
PrizesKB4QQJ

STATS:
Logs submitted:                 95
Total participants:             138
Total QSOs:                     1376
States + Provinces represented: 40 + BC ON QC + DX

SOAPBOX:

KL7IEE - Trying to learn the band conditions after my move from Maine to Alaska interior. Need to improve my antenna height I think and orientation. Anyways I am trying an NAQCC come back KL7IEE / K1IEE

K4KBL - Sort of weird conditions tonight...close in propagation for sure. Nice to see a few 5 digit member numbers ! Welcome aboard.

KC2MJT - ICOM 703+ to endfed wire off deck. Raised feed point an addition 8' this sprint. The noseeums and their teeth won the battle tonight and drove me indoors.

K3RLL - How nice to have 20 meters open for us this evening and with great solar numbers! Seemed to die out about 0100z here however but that was fun. Lots of low NAQCC numbers out tonight. 72/73 ... Don

NO2D - Not sure if I should have included the 100 watt station, KH6ND/W7, but I am sure you will let me know one way or the other. With all the Kilocycles available on 20 meter CW I sure wish we could spread out a bit more. Thanks to all who make the sprints possible. Pete, NO2D.

WB4OMM - Bands were kinda weird tonight. Had some West Coast luck with a few from CO and a UT station on 20m, then went to 40m and could only find a few. Nothing heard on 80m. Did work KC3MIO on two bands (20/40). Both bands were noisy. Around an hour into the Sprint, the local thunderstorms started, so I bailed (yes, I'm chicken!). My best wishes for a safe and restful Memorial Day, please remember the reason for the holiday - thank a veteran or a first responder and keep those that made the ultimate sacrifice in your thoughts over the weekend. 72/73, stay safe! Steve WB4OMM

WG8Y - Hi all, Could only spend a few minutes on the Sprint tonite. Packing the Rav4 to head out Early in the morning for Dayton. Would like to have stayed longer as 20m was open here in NC. Back to loading the car. 72 for N.C. Mark WG8Y

AB9BZ - Thanks for the Q's. 20M was good, 40M was very noisy tonight. 73 ab9bz

VE3DQN - Probably my best sprint ever, 37 Q's. 20m stayed open for the first half hour. Even got N0TA in CO for dx :-)

KB4QQJ - What fun! Nice to work some old friends and some new members. Lowest Nr was #56. Happy to work the EMS special event station during the Sprint.

N0TA - 20m was productive; however, 40m was really noisy. Thanks for the Q's. K3@5w, doublet & vertical, Amplidan key, SprintLogger.

K6XT - Ran dry 15 mins before the end. No sigs found on 40 or 80. First sprint from new ID QTH.

NA4O - Noisy and heavy QSB, but at least 20M was open for a few mults. KX3@5W, Vibroplex straight key.

K4KRW - I didn't get much time tonight. But, lots of fun as always. I managed contacts on 3 bands. That is a nice change. Thanks everyone. Richard

W1ND - Wow, that time of year we have 20M for the sprints and did it deliver. 80M, normally my workhorse was dead. Can't wait for next month and the double. Will be /p in VT for the mW Sprint. Lots of calls I've either not heard before or haven't heard in a long time.

AC5XK - Thanks everyone!

N8HWV - Lots of static in WI. Thanks for being there, fellow Hams.

VE2KZW - I started late. 20m sounded good and according to RB, I was reaching Europe but no QSOs. 40m and 80m were good. Thanks all and 73. Robert, VE2KZW

NO3U - First sprint worked - got a few minutes in. Ran my Begali key on its side and turned off the keyer on the rig. A poor-man's straight key but it got the job done! 73 de NO3U

AA2MX - Good conditions and lots of activity, a great sprint...Thanks everyone

NG2J - 20m slightly less noisy than 40. These QRP events are quite a challenge... As usual, I had to remember to tab into the RST fields in N1MM rather than space over them. Goofed up a few QSOs due to this, I'm sure. But fun. Thanks for your patience and QSOs.

KF7Z - Got a late start but 20 meters was in pretty good shape, I think alot had moved on down by the time I started' but still had fun and was able to pull out a few, Thanks to all for the Qs Kenwood TS 2000 - 5 watts 40 meter Dipole at 25' Danny

AC2YD - It's been a while since I participated ... very impressed with lots of activity heard, but got a very late start about 15 minutes before end; happy to get 3 Qs in CO, WY, and SC! Nice opportunity to test the new 80m element for my fan vertical with the one final Q with SC. Thanks for a cool contest!

KN1H - Thanks for a very nice sprint. Unusual short propagation on 40 allowed me to work KB1M and W1ND- from my own state!-for the first time in recent memory. 20 was in good shape also and was delighted to work DK1VD with a really good signal. Looking forward to seeing everyone again next month. 73, John, KN1H

KJ4R - Been a while since I was able to work the full 2 hours. Nice to work some old friends and some new ones too. Welcome to new members. Good to work fellow SC station KY4ID. Thanks for the QSO's and for those in the club that work to make this all come together 73 until next time.

VE3IIM - ..only had about 45 mins in the sprint. Condx seemed very good. Heard some weak ones on 20, but that was nearly 10pm here..

KE3V - Another good night for radio, especially on 40m.

NQ2W - I started about 30 minutes late..watched Survivor with my XYL. I was happy to see some activity on 20m. 40 was pretty good... a little noisy with QRN. 80 wasn't bad..seemed to have less QRN than on 40, but fewer stations. 2 banders with WX4RM, KC9ZO, VE3IIM, KN1H, KE3V, and W3SI...awesome! Congrats to the organizers for getting it all together for us...job well done. Thanks for the contacts and for the opportunity to participate. I hope to hear you all in the next one. 72, Will, NQ2W

KA6J - Thanks all for a fun sprint. Used the x5105 and ground mounted vertical in the back yard. Thanks for pulling me out!

N4SD - Got a late start, only worked an hour, very weak signals on 20, 40 was quite noisy.

K9QEW - Fairly good condx tonight. Started on 20m with IC7300 and finished on 40m with my HB rock bound "Funmitter". (10 QSOs) More challenging and fun. 72/73s & STAY TUNED! Daryl

K2OID - Very good condx on 40 tonite. Many stations and very little QRN. Lots of fun as always!

DK1VD - 40m was low at startup therefore first time for a NAQCC i am on 20 but back to 40 there was only one real loud in Germany KB1M It was a fun in the morning

AB4QL - Playing with a new radio, lots of QRN tonight. Interrupted with a QSO with an IOTA station. I enjoyed the contacts. 72 all

N7KM - Nice opening on 20 meters and not much of 40 meters. Pulled out my 817ND and the J37 WW2 key and enjoyed every minute. Bands closed with 20 minutes to go. Thanks to every on who made time to operate. Thanks to the organizers for all you do! Ken N7KM

KN4RQD - Lots of fun tonight. 40m was noisy, but QRP signals were strong here on the East Coast. Thanks for the QSO's and 72.

K6GPB - Nice to see 20 open up on this end.

AB0TX - Lots of stations on this evening. 40 meters was very noisy here in Kansas. Thanks for the Q's. See everyone next month. 73 Mike AB0TX

KY4ID - I usually start my soapbox comments with how amazed I am (yet again) with what 5w can do. I still am, but I'm also amazed that y'all can decipher my straight key sending. Lol. I need some practice. The last time I used my straight key for an extended period of time was in the March NAQCC Sprint. Good condx tonight. Spent about 1/3 of the time on 20m, a few mins on 80m, and the rest on 40m. This is my favorite monthly event. Always a blast! Worked NG2J, 11142!!!! Welcome my friend!! Thanks for all the Qs!! See you next month.

N7QR - 65th sprint KX3 5 Watts 1958 Vibroplex Butternut HF6V gnd mtd vert w/o radials, 20 was hopping and 40 was open but too weak to work, nothing on 80. Gud fun for an hour and a half! Russ, Portland OR

W2JEK - SOAPBOX - A GOOD SPRINT. 20M WAS OPEN. 40M BUSY AND 80M ALSO BUSY AT END OF SPRINT. GOOD FUN. RIG KENWOOD TS-570D AT 5W AND SPEEDX STRAIGHT KEY. 73 DON W2JEK

W3SI - I was just sitting down to do some radio operating when the sprint started so I joined in. I may not have a high score but I had fun and got to work a few peorle I know. Thanks for the fun event.

KC3RN - Good regional conditions on 40m tonight. More true 599 signals than have been heard for quite a while. Had to quit after the first hour, but had a ton of fun. Maybe next time I'll have an 80m antenna up.

K9NUD - I wish I had more time. 20 was pretty decent, but 40 appeared to be even better.

N4MJ - 40m was a wash!!! 20m was hopping pretty good. Surprised I could hear stations near and far. Worked from East to West, North to South (Carolina). Was good to work the Western stations. There were some stations I could hear calling but just too deep in the mud to finalize a Q. Around 0200z the band began fading rapidly. Thanks to all participants. 73 de n4mj//glenn

W8GG - Hello Fellow Sprinters ! Great night for a sprint. 20/40/80 all open for biz. Fired up the rig at 5w on solar pwr. 20M was hoppin at the starting bell. Plenty of signals, albiet we could have spread out a bit more. Went to 40M at the top of the hour. 40 was PACKED and PLAYING. lots of great signals on 40. some true 599 plus. yet some just above the noise at 549. Jumped to 80M for a couple quick ones. I had a nice QSO wid potential new member N0KUT, as well as a few new guys with #s over 11000s. WoW hard to believe how fast our club has grown. Guess thats why 40 seemed so crowded last night. Nary a spot to be found where i couldnt hear less than 2 or 3 stations at a time. But its great practice on the filter between the ears.Hee Hee Gud to work old pals N8LA, Louis and N5GW, Gene as well. I would have had another one , but i answered a member CQ W3PYF,but he wasnt in the sprint. so i didnt count him. Hope the condx are a sign of things to come. Sure was a fun time for a QRP CW op. Pulled the plug a bit early at 10pm. Hope to hear all of u next month in the MW sprint , sprint , and Field Day. 73 , Gregg W8GG

KC3MIO - Icom 705 @five watts into 125' doublet up 45'. It was nice to see 20 open for the first 30 minutes allowing contacts into the west/midwest and the south. After a 14 minute dry spell (how does that happen) I had a flurry until my sending fell apart due to tiredness and one martini. I decided to call it a night but came back about 25 minutes later and made five contacts. Had five contacts into IL, heard at least one VE but couldn't make it work. Maybe my ears were tired, too. As usual, great fun, thanks to my contacts and apologies to those I couldn't quite make out. And thanks to the NAQCC and two bander with our Prez, WB4OMM. Looking forward to next month and also the milliwatt sprint. Hope conditions are favorable.

KA2KGP - A gud NA Sprint, 20m. was open for the 1st hour. 40 & 80 were OK but hi-QRN here in WNY. Rig: IC-7000 at 5w. into a G5RV up 25 ft. w/ straight key. 73

WD4OHD - Pretty rough going again tonight. Only one QSO on 80m, right at the end. 40m and 20m were open but lots of noise and QSB. Also a lot of weak signals, some of which I just couldn't pull out of the noise. It was fun trying, though.

WB9HFK - 40M only this month with the trusty J-38. The QSB and QRN were definitely a challenge! Sorry to any that I just didn't hear. I always enjoy the NAQCC Sprints! 72, Mark WB9HFK

WA2FBN - Bands seem pretty good tonight. Good loud signals on 40m. 72 Ken WA2FBN

VE7HI - A few QSO's - thanks for the sprints. Always fun!

WB1GYZ - Fun as usual and tks to all.

KB1M - Both 20 and 40 seemed to be in great shape. Worked DK1VD on 20 and 40. Nice to work 2 other NH stations KN1H & W1ND also close by W1ZU VT. Got a much needed CW "fix". Thanks for QSO's, 72 Walt

K4JPN - 20M was hot, for the 1st 1/2 hour, but QRN was heavy. Tried 80M and 40M and worked a few. 72, Steve K4JPN

W0CC - Portable, from a farm, in central Kansas. The owner's dogs continuing to interrupt me so that they could play fetch! Good signals on 20 meters until twilight. The 40 meters signals were weak and had a lot of QSB and were difficult to copy. The mosquitos came out and I went in!

WX4RM - Soooo glad to see 20 meters open and the sunspot cycle back in the game. There was heavy qrn after the first hour of sprint, and the qsb cost some contacts. Thanks to all who maintain NAQCC and also to the faithful participants that show up every month.

VE3GNU - Participation cut short due to fatigue from a.m. challenging trail-hike. TT Jupiter @5 w and Begali paddle. Thanks to all. 73---Ernie

N5GW - Again it was wonderful hearing 20M open - most of my contacts were on this band which was open for at least the first hour!

W2SH - 20M stayed open for just a bit over a half hour and produced 10 medium distance QSOs. There was one worth 2,100 miles but he was running 100W. 40m was very active, but no long skip stations were heard. QRN on 80m was nicely absent, but the band suffered from a dearth of activity.

N1SMB - From AL - N1SMB - This was my first SPRINT! Fun stuff but after not using a straight key for 20+ yrs found my hand wasn't as steady as before! (imagine that!) A different rig and a lot of SK practice should help. I had 5 Q's - 5 different states. Had Q'ed with Glen/N4MJ on SOTA activation earlier in the day, FB!!

KC9ZO - 20M was the goto band this time. Lots of stations but QSB and weak signals kept the contacts down. 20m started closing down around 0200 UTC. 40M was just static crashes. Managed a few contacts with the help of tight filters.

WA1GWH - 40m was in good shape although a bit noisy. Skip was on the short side from here in central New York state, at least before 0105 UTC when I went QRT. Thanks for the contacts! Garry

NF8M - After trying 20 and having no takers, I moved to 40 then realized I wasn't anywhere near the QRP freq on 20! Worked a few CQers with 5 watts into a hamstick on the car in the parking lot of the hotel in Dayton, using one side of the paddle as a straight key (thus the QLF sound). Nice strong sigs from around the eastern US. TNX es 72

WI8J - Thanks for the contacts! 72

AA5LH - Had fun time this evening. Started on 20M where all of Q's were made. The band was noisy but copy East & CA very workable. Ended with with 2 late, unexpected Q's. Take care & hear ya next month.

N7RCS - My first NAQCC Sprint. Although I did not log any stations in the Sprint, I did work 3 others on 40m, including I1MMR in Italy. Signals were down with QSB getting in the way. I was running 4w to an 80-10m EFHW up 40'. Rig was my MTR5B. No activity for me on 80m. Nevertheless, it was a beautiful evening in SFL for enjoying ham radio.

AK3X - Fun sprint as usual. Just limited time as usual.

K2DEP - Pulled out my trusty KX3 and had some fun for about a hour. Used my SHURR mahogany key. Hope to see all again as the bands continue to open up.

KD3CA - I messed this sprint up , was watching TV and test was about over , when I remembered it was sprint night. I called a couple times, with no luck. Perhaps I won't do this for next sprint Just a big Hello to all . Don

N8LA - KX-3; 5W; 200' Dipole up 35'; NAQCCode Warrior. WOW !!! 20 meters was open like crazy here !!! I felt like I was rare DX running 3.5 trillion watts !!! Apologies to all I could not pull out of noise and thanks to all who worked me. All The Best To All. Lou, N8LA