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March 2018 QRP/CW Sprint (#161)


Corey KF0U is responsible for the contents of this page. Questions should go to him at pix_newemail_kf0u (1K).

Entry Deadline:
All entries should have been RECEIVED before 2400Z on Sunday March 25, 2018.


KF0U Comments - Really enjoyed this putting this results page together. Nearly everything came together quickly because of the new Autologger!!! Thanks to everyone involved this month and I look forward to working with all in May.

N2CN Comments - Cross-check is complete. You have until Sunday, Apr 1, 2018, at 2400Z to request a change. Questions to me at pix_newemail_n2cn (1K)

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

W1 Division
KN1H     29   29  58   19 1102  x2  2204  400' End-fed wire
WB1GYZ   21   21  42   12  504  x2  1008  125 ft sloping wire to top of pine tree
K1IEE    12   12  24   10  240  x2   480  OCF dipole @ 30'
N1DN      6    6  12    5   60  x2   120  Dipole 50'

W2 Division
W2SH     28   26  54   21 1134  x2  2268  270ft dpl@45ft; inverted L, 86ftV,68ftH
KA2KGP   22   22  44   15  660  x2  1320  G5RV up 25'
W2JEK    23   23  46   14  644  x2  1288  20m gnd pl, 110 ft end fed, both at 20ft
AA2VG    19   17  36   11  396  x2   792  Carolina Windom @40
WA2JSG   12   11  23    7  161  x2   322  Vertical @ 10'
KD2MX     2    2   4    2    8  x2    16  LONGWIRE LOOP @20'

W3 Division
AH6AX    32   31  63   16 1008  x2  2016  WINDOM OCF @ 50'
KD3CA    27   25  52   15  780  x2  1560  132 ft ocf Windom @33 ft
AC2C     23   22  45   13  585  x2  1170  Random Wire up 25 ft
K3JZD    20   20  40   14  560  x2  1120  40m dpl@25,' 80m 59' sloped EFRW
AK3X     12   12  24    8  192  x2   384  OCF doublet at 27'
WA3FIR    9    9  18    6  108  x2   216  OCF dipole 20'
N4KEZ     3    2   5    2   10  x2    20  Vertical EFHW

W4 Division
WG8Y     29   25  54   17  918  x2  1836  40-80M hb dp@45ft & 6bvt
N4OW     19   19  38   13  494  x2   988  80M INVERTED V low loop @ Avg hgt 12'
KQ4MM    14   14  28   12  336  x2   672  60f end fed wire
W4KRN    14   14  28   12  336  x2   672  Inverted vee@50'
WA4SPJ   13   13  26   11  286  x2   572  Inverted "L" @ 30'
W4DUK    14   14  28    9  252  x2   504  End-fed Zepp @ 20'
WX4RM    11   10  21    9  189  x2   378  6BTV gnd mtd vert
WK4WC     9    9  18    6  108  x2   216  OCF Dipole up 50 feet
K4NYI     7    7  14    6   84  x2   168  Sloper @ 40'
WD4EXI    7    7  14    5   70  x2   140  G5RV junior @35'
WD4OHD    7    7  14    5   70  x2   140  40m dipole
K4JPN     7    7  14    4   56  x2   112  80M cf Zepp
N4FI      4    4   8    4   32  x2    64  115' random wire @ 25'
W4HH      2    2   4    2    8  x2    16  OCF Dipole @ 25 ft
KA8VZB    2    2   4    2    8  x2    16  ~60' random wire @ 20'

W5 Division
N5GW     39   39  78   21 1638  x2  3276  CFZ at 50' & 75'
KA5TJS    7    7  14    5   70  x2   140  80 meter inverted vee @ 30 ft.
KU5M      5    5  10    4   40  x2    80  End fed wire, 120' long, up 25'
KG5HCF    1    1   2    1    2  x2     4  Dipole @ 25'

W6 Division
K6MGO     6    6  12    4   48  x2    96  45' indoor doublet approx 12' high

W7 Division
KC7DM    14   14  28   10  280  x2   560  450' horz loop @ 60'

W8 Division
W3NP     39   38  77   16 1232  x2  2464  160 Meter Horizontal Loop @ 50'
WB8LZG   21   21  42   15  630  x2  1260  Dipoles @ 30'
K8KUF    10    9  19    6  114  x2   228  Windom at 35 feet
KB8FE     3    3   6    3   18  x2    36  End Fed Wire - 66.5' long - sloping
!NF8M     8    8  16    7  112  x2   224  6BTV & OCF Dpl 35ft

W9 Division
WB9HFK   47   47  94   23 2162  x2  4324  OCF Dipole at 30 Ft./150Ft. Random Wire
NX1K     11   11  22    8  176  x2   352  30' ell with base at 12'
W9CC     10   10  20    8  160  x2   320  6BTV
KC9UNL    6    6  12    4   48  x2    96  20" max height
N8HWV     5    4   9    4   36  x2    72  Inverted vee @ 15'
KD9EBS    3    3   6    3   18  x2    36  Dipole at 25' in the attic

W0 Division
N0TA     39   37  76   24 1824  x2  3648  1/4 gnd mnt vertical
NN0SS    20   19  39   10  390  x2   780  80 meter Inv Vee @40ft
NO2D     11   11  22    8  176  x2   352  40 M dipole @ 30'
K0FG      6    6  12    6   72  x2   144  Dipole @ 45'
K0FNR     1    1   2    1    2  x2     4  Doublet @ 25'
AD0YM     1    1   2    1    2  x2     4  Ocf dipole @ 30'

Canada Division
VE3DQN   21   21  42   16  672  x2  1344  Dipoles@40'
VA3NU     6    6  12    5   60  x2   120  88' inverted vee @ 25'
VE9AT     1    1   2    1    2  x2     4  134'end fed wire between two towers @50'

DX Division

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

W1 Division
K1IX     12   12  24    9  216 x1.5  324  OCFD @ 38'

W2 Division

W3 Division
K3WWP    20   19  39   12  468 x1.5  702  ~110' attic random wire

W4 Division
AK4NY    25   23  48   14  672 x1.5 1008  270' OCF Dipole at 90 ft
KJ4R     21   21  42   15  630 x1.5  945  Ground Mounted Vertical
N4EEV    16   14  30   11  330 x1.5  495  Open feed doublet @ 35ft
W4EDN     9    9  18    4   72 x1.5  108  Inv v at 70 ft

W5 Division
NF5U     17   16  33   10  330 x1.5  495  40m/80m trap dipole @33ft
WI5H      8    8  16    8  128 x1.5  192  90 ft Wire Loop
WB4BIN    3    3   6    2   12 x1.5   18  85' attic random wire

W6 Division

W7 Division

W8 Division
N8XMS     8    8  16    6   96 x1.5  144  R7 Vertical
W8ES      5    5  10    4   40 x1.5   60  80m doublet @ ~30 ft

W9 Division
AA9L      7    7  14    7   98 x1.5  147  160-80-40 trap dipole @ 50 feet
N9SE      0    0   0    0    0 x1.5    0  Dipole @70'

W0 Division
KD0V     38   35  73   20 1460 x1.5 2190  Cf Zepp @ 50 feet

Canada Division
VE3IDS    7    7  14    4   56 x1.5   84  130' doublet @ 35'

DX Division

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

W1 Division
KB1M     14   14  28   11  308       308  40 mtr dipole at 30 ft

W2 Division
W2JAZ    18   18  36   14  504       504  Carolina Windom @ 40'
K2YGM    18   18  36   13  468       468  40m INV VEE   80m EFHW
WA1GWH    6    5  11    5   55        55  40M dipole @ 15 ft
N2ESE     5    5  10    5   50        50  40mDipole@45FT.
KC2MJT    1    1   2    1    2         2  G5RV @30'

W3 Division
W3KWH     9    8  17    7  119       119  1/2 wave dipole @ 60 ft

W4 Division
K4KRW    28   27  55   17  935       935  Dipole@35'
N4MJ     23   23  46   15  690       690  Windom @ 55'
KB9ILT   17   17  34   13  442       442  Endfed at 20 feet
K3RLL    15   15  30   10  300       300  Black after-dark vertical
WM4X     12   12  24    9  216       216  Inverted Vee with apex at 20 ft
WB4OMM   10    9  19    8  152       152  G5RV at 45 feet
KU4A      8    8  16    6   96        96  40m slp dip @ 40', 80m 1/4-wave slp @ 40
K8LBQ     6    6  12    6   72        72  Inverted vee @ 30'
K4TRH     7    7  14    4   56        56  InvVee 30ft
N4IAG     5    5  10    5   50        50  Dipole @ 70'
W4LAS     3    3   6    2   12        12  End fed half wave
!K4RHG   12   12  24    8  192       192  Stealth long wire 40 ft high

W5 Division
K5MBA    11   11  22    9  198       198  40M EFHW abt 20'
N5XE      7    7  14    6   84        84  80-M horizontal loop at 20 feet
KE5YUM    1    1   2    1    2         2  OCF 40 @ 24 feer

W6 Division

W7 Division
KF7Z     31   30  61   19 1159      1159  Dpl@ 25'
N7YY      6    4  10    4   40        40  160M horizontal loop up 35'

W8 Division
WA8SAN   12   12  24   10  240       240  End Fed @ 25` 
W8RTJ     9    9  18    9  162       162  End fed wire @25'
AC8JW     9    9  18    7  126       126  End fed half wave

W9 Division
K9JWI    49   49  98   25 2450      2450  Gnd mtd vert & 80M inv vee @ 35'
K9CW     19   19  38   13  494       494  40m/80m inverted V at 60'

W0 Division
K9OSC    40   39  79   20 1580      1580  CF Zepp 35'
K8UDH    20   19  39   15  585       585  Zepp @ 35'
WD0K      2    1   3    1    3         3  Center fed zepp, up 30'

Canada Division
VE3GNU    5    4   9    3   27        27  Fan-dipole @35' NW-SE dir.

DX Division

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

Straight Key
K4BAI    46   44  90   27 2430  x2  4860  TH6DXX; 40Mdip; 88'cfz; 80M inv vee dip
NN9K     44   41  85   25 2125  x2  4250  3el Yagi@50ft, 135ft end-fed @ 25ft

Bug

Keyer/Keyboard

Not eligible for certificate or prize for the following reason(s):
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! Late log
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CERTIFICATES
SWA STRAIGHT KEY CATEGORY
Division1st2nd3rd
W1KN1H--
W2W2SHKA2KGP-
W3AH6AXKD3CA-
W4WG8YN4OWKQ4MM
W5N5GW--
W6K6MGO--
W7KC7DM--
W8W3NP--
W9WB9HFKNX1K-
W0N0TANN0SS-
CanadaVE3DQN--
DX---
SWA BUG CATEGORY
Division1st2nd3rd
W1K1IX--
W2---
W3K3WWP--
W4AK4NY--
W5NF5U--
W6---
W7---
W8N8XMS--
W9AA9L--
W0KD0V--
CanadaVE3IDS--
DX---
SWA KEYER/KEYBOARD CATEGORY
Division1st2nd3rd
W1KB1M--
W2W2JAZK2YGM-
W3W3KWH--
W4K4KRWN4MJKB9ILT
W5K5MBA--
W6---
W7KF7Z--
W8WA8SAN--
W9K9JWI--
W0K9OSC--
CanadaVE3GNU--
DX---
GAIN ANTENNA CATEGORY
Key typeSKBUGK/K
 K4BAI--
First time entrant high scorer
Key typeSKBUGK/K
 KU5M-N5XE
PRIZE DRAWING WINNER
PrizesKN1H

STATS:
Logs submitted: 108
Total participants found in cross-checking spreadsheet: 159
Total QSOs in master cross-checking spreadsheet: 1524
States represented: 39 + NB ON QC DX

SOAPBOX:
KC2MJT - Well, tail between legs after 20 minutes. Noise, did I mention noise. Thank you K4kRW for hanging in there.

WB4OMM - At the start, nothing on 20M (no surprise) and 40M had S8 noise, then the noise disappeared around 30 mins into the Sprint. Not many signals heard, and deep QSB on what was there. Tried 80M after 60 mins, nothing but noise! Oh well......still got wot work a few folks, and as always, I truly enjoyed it! 72/73 to all, see you next month! Steve WB4OMM

K3RLL - K3 to flat black after-dark HOA vertical: Lots of signals tonight on 40m and some pretty strong. Nice to start out with K3JZD and end up with N8XMS. Big thanks for super-patient W2SH. 72/73 ... Don

AA9L - Used my 2 tube transmitter, 7.045 xtal controlled. Not very frequency agile. The Vibroplex is still challenging for me. 73, AA9L

NX1K - Been a while for me. Good to be back in it.

N4EEV - First sprint of new year for me as been hurting to much sit in chair for long. I like the new Sprint Logger! Good stuff. Invited 2 non-members to join. Thanks for the QSO, 72 Mike

WD4EXI - Noise levels at my QTH were quite high on 40M. It wasn't easy pulling out signals tonight. Thanks to all. 72 Val - WD4EXI

WD4OHD - I got started late this evening and found my 80m dipole was not functioning properly. I made a few contacts on 40m before giving it up. Conditions seemed to be unusually bad. Weak signals, QSB, QRM. When I checked the bands this morning I heard almost nothing, so I guess I shouldn't be surprised by the poor propagation. Hopefully, conditions will be better next month.

KD0V - The first hour on 40M was fantastic. Thanks everyone for the contacts. 72 until next month.

WA2JSG - Used my IC-703 off a 12v battery running 5 watts to a multiband vertical. Kent SK-1 Str Key. Nice sprint as always.

KJ4R - Got off to a good start on 40, but then things slowed down to a crawl. Went to 80, but my antenna doesn't match well there and couldn't get anyone to hear me. Came back to 40 and only made 2 QSO's in 20 mins of calling. Threw in the towel at 0215. Thanks to everyone for the contacts. 73.

W4EDN - Band great early. then at end no one heard me.

K1IEE - Signals on 40M all had peaks and valleys. One second 599 then the same station went in the noise then back up again. Still another fun sprint. Thanks to all 73 Dick

NF5U - Got a bit of a late start after church. As usual it was a lot of fun. Thanks to all the great ops that copied my signal. 73's, see you all next month.

KQ4MM - Fun Sprint, tied my best at 14 ... Some on 40 most on 80M, used KX2@5W into End Fed Wire ...

K3JZD - 40m was long - I was lighting up RBN monitors in UT, CO, and VE6 on 40m. But did not hear any NAQCC stations from out that way. Only worked into FL and MS on 40m. 80m had more action tonight, even with my marginal 80m antenna. KX3/40m Dipole/80m 59' EFRW sloped from 8' to 20'. Jody - K3JZD

N9SE - I tried using my HB crystal oscillator on the colorburst freq, but no takers.

KD9EBS - Thank you all for the good time. Dipole antenna at 25 feet, in the attic. 'Youkits' HB-1B Transceiver, running 5 watts. Navy flameproof CW straight key. 73/72 de KD9EBS

N8HWV - Sorry to the 4 out of 5 ppl I sent skcc num to i/o naqcc num. Baby in one hand, key in the other.

NN0SS - Great conditions on 40 meters

WI5H - I worked one hour then had to QRT. 3 on 20M and 5 on 40M. Thanks to all for a fun Sprint. 72 until next time. DIT DIT

K4KRW - Fun night. This was the first time in a while I could work a whole sprint. 40m was pretty dead but I still managed to get some contacts there including Wyoming about half way in. I got a lot of my regular contacts on 80m. I even got my neighbor (well almost neighbor) W4EDN. Thanks everyone! Richard

KN1H - Good to have 40M working again! Spent first hour on 40 and second on 80 with about equal results on each band. QSB was short and deep creating all kinds of trouble, but what a lot of fun. Happy Spring to all!

N7YY - Dang it! Missed the first hour - need to set an alarm next month. 40 sounded good

NO2D - Dusted off an old Ham-Key straight key and my venerable old Ten-Tec Delta 580, I guess for nostalgia's sake. Wish it had a narrower filter because we all crowd into such a small part of 40 meters. The 40 M band was in great shape tonight. Thanks to the sponsors. Pete, NO2D

WG8Y - Hi all, Started kinda slow.Worked 2 on 20m then went to 40m. Only worked 2 agn. Band was long.Worked MN & QC then on to 80m. Usually don't go to 80m that early but found lots of gud signals and some QRN. Worked my ole bud in Ohio NT8P.Hi Ron. Caught you calling CQ.Gud deal. Went back to 40m just to see if it shortened up. Asked if the freq. was busy on 7.030 and had a 10 min qso with CM8NMN who thru his call out.FB. he was solid S8 running 30watts.Then back to 80m & called for last half hour. Sorry about getting a little sloppy with the fist towards the end. Had shoulder surgery in Jan.& my whole arm was running out of gas. Had fun playing with my old 4 dollar Ameco straight key. 72 from N.C. Mark WG8Y

K2YGM - Bounced around for this sprint. Lots of QRN on both bands.. Hope conditions improve next month 72 Bob K2YGM

KF7Z - Fun little sprint tonight,nice to hear from John K4BAI in GA, haven't QSOed with him for a bit. lots of fading tonight so had to ask for several repeats, thank you if you were one. see you next month form WY Danny

W4HH - Able to operate only a few minutes; be back next month.

KB8FE - Nice weather in northern Ohio. Few stations heard on 40 meters and they were rather weak. Conditions were up and down. Spring is finally here!

WB8LZG - HELLO FELLOW SPRINTERS ! I FIRED UP THE FTDX1200 @ 5W AGN LAST NIGHT. I ACUALLY TRIED SOMETHING NEW. THEY HAD TO DRAG ME KICKING ES SCREAMING INTO THE MODERN AGE. BUT I FINALLY TRYED THE NEW LOGGING PROGRAM BY AC2C. hmmmmmm I THINK I LIKE IT ! EASY ES FAST. IT DID MAKE ME A BIT LAZY THOUGH. I STILL ENJOY PAPAER BUT THIS SURE STREAMLINED SPRINT LOGGING. GAVE A LISTEN ON 20M AT THE START, NADA. 40M HAD LOTS OF SIGS BUT THE QSB WAS MURDER! SRI TO THE COUPLE OF CALLERS I MISSED. AT TIMES THE SIGS WOULD DISSAPEAR. FLIPPED BACK ES FORTH TO 80M TO FIND THE BEST ACTIVITY. SEEMED LIKE I HAD A "BEELINE" TO THE SOUTH AGN AS I WORKED 3 FL STNS 3 GA STNS ES MS ES TX TOO. NOT A PEEP HEARD FROM ANYONE IN NEW ENGLAND ???? 40M SEEMED TO GO LONG EARLY. 80 WAS PACKED WID PEANUT WHISTLES, BUT QUITE PACKED IN. ALOT OF FUN AS USUALL. SEE U ALL NEXT MONTH, 73 GREGG WB8LZG

K5MBA - Lots of strong signals this evening. Had a lot of fun!

KE5YUM - I could only stay for a few minutes tonight. Thanks to Ron K4RHG for working me. FT 817, 5 Watts, OCF 40 @24 feet. Terry

W3KWH - We missed a few callers due to noisy conditions on 40 plus band was dead ...still fun.

KA5TJS - I only tried 40 meters on this one. Band was not real good here in ETX. TNX for pulling me out of the QSB. Used the ICOM 7410 @ 5 watts and Inverted Vee at 30 ft. Also the HB cootie. CU all next month.

VE3IDS - Good sprint. I used my HW-101 @ 5 watts with a Speed X bug. Look forward to next month's sprint.

K4JPN - Only had a short period of time to be on, 40M and 20M were poor. 80M seemed to be opened only to the SE. 72 Steve K4JPN

WK4WC - Thanks to all!

AH6AX - Thanks for another fun event.

N4MJ - Bands still noisy and somewhat inconsistent. Heard an OR station calling and trying to work me but just could not pull him through. SRI, would love to have had that one. Missed one other but no idea who it was nor where he was located, just too weak and the QRN/QSB stalled the Q. 80 was just too noisy. Someone pulled the switch on 40 early. All things considered it was a good night contact number wise. Tnx to all participants. 73 de n4mj//glenn PS John, N0TA, had the top sig.

N5GW - KX3 & rake tine key to CFZ. 20M mostly dead. 40M & 80M in good shape.

WA1GWH - Only worked 40M and it was pretty sparse and very in and out with stations and with a fairly long skip. Strong sigs would suddenly appear for a while then disappear. Closest in worked from here in NY was GA. Farthest was WY, MS and FL. 4W to a 40M dipole at 15 ft. Thanks for the contacts! Garry WA1GWH

VA3NU - 40 meters closed almost immediately at start of Sprint and 80 meters didn't open until later in the Sprint. Still had lots of fun searching for signals. Larry VA3NU 72

W8ES - Only had the 1st 1/2 hour to play. Thanks for the contacts! See you next sprint. 72 from West Virginia, Jay W8ES

AK4NY - Interesting evening - 40 was dead for me here, so I just waited till dark and went on 80. Latter in the evening there was some very strange QRM -sounded like a sweeping warble. Still had fun, hope everyone else did, hope to catch you on the air 72/73 de Tom

W3NP - Started on 40 but band seemed long with a lot of slow QSB - wked 2 stns in MN and 3 in FL. Seems I either got a good sig report or wasn't heard at all. Went to 80 which was much better. The little 10 khz portion of the band was packed tight. Mostly did S&P until the last 20 minutes or so. K3 @ 5w to 160m loop, GHD cootie and Ron's AC2C logger (much easier to use). Tnx to all from West Virginia. 72, Dave

WB9HFK - Conditions on both 40M and 80M pretty decent. Thanks for all the QSOes! CU next Month! 72, Mark WB9HFK

KD3CA - Was fun as usual, 80 mtr was very good for me , lots of strong signal's Many thanks to all , 73 Don

AA2VG - Had fun as usual. Ran the KX3 and then switched to the IC7300. I used my American Morse MS2 key. It is a well balance straight key, small and easy to use. 72 Peter AA2VG

K8KUF - Radio: Yaesu 817nd at 5 watts Antenna: Windom 80m was noisy at first but quieted down during the second half of the sprint.

N4IAG - My first sprint. Only worked a few, but I'll be back!

KB1M - Thankfully the 40M band had improve over the horrendous QRN of the previous evening and I never heard any digital QRM during the sprint. Thanks for the QSO's. 73/72, Walt

N4OW - 40 Was very good at my QTH. Plasma TV RFI wiped out all of 3.550 to 3.570 only W3NP could break through. 72 de N4ow 7700

K6MGO - Band was long with no short path again, heard N5GW in MS better than N6IET who is only a few miles from me. Tnx to all who participated CU next month. 72 de Bill, k6mgo

W2JEK - Was able to be on for the whole time. Band conditions not very good. But had a lot of fun anyway. 72 and 73 Don W2JEK

K1IX - Tnx N4EEV for working thru the hvy QSB to complete contact. Good activity tonight. Rig FT-2000 @ 5w to OCFD. tnx all for Q's ton of fun. 73 Frank

W2SH - Daylight time delayed 20m's closing just enough for two QSOs. Between them LU5HK calling CQ DX was readable enough to merit a couple of calls. No luck, but had a QSO resulted it surely would have been a miles-per-Watt winner during a monthly sprint. 40m had its long skip, which has been common this year, and the seven QSOs all ranged from 800 to 1,800 miles distant. Without closer-in stations, overall activity was light. 15 minutes before the end a brief peek at 40m showed the band nearly dead. 80m was active and yielded 19 QSOs. With our fourth nor'easter in three weeks in full swing, the QRN was deafening. Gel cells had been charged to quickly power up the station if needed, but the mains power did not fail.

KC9UNL - Fun Event. Love the new NAQCC Logger

N8XMS - Conditions were rough but it was still a lot of fun. I decided to dust off my old 1967 Vibroplex bug so I need to apologize to everyone who tried to copy my fist!

KU5M - First time. late start, tnx all for patience.

N5XE - This was my first NAQCC Sprint. I was checking the bands and came across stations calling CQ NA, and decided to see what was going on. I didn't stay long, but did work a few stations. 40 meters seemed decent in Oklahoma. Thanks to all that were able to copy my signal.

AK3X - Strictly an 80 meter effort for about an hour. First QSO was with John, K3WWP, alway a good start. First sprint with my new to me Argonaut 516... happy with the rig. 72 until next time.. Peter

WX4RM - Nothing heard on 20, only on 40 and 80. Had a good time as always!

WB1GYZ - Each contact hard won. We will appreciate all the more when bands improve.

K8UDH - This was my first opportunity to use the new NAQCC SprintLogger by AC2C and the new NAQCC Autologger. They are excellent tools and a great asset for NAQCC. Thanks Ron.

W4KRN - Got on the air the last hour, 80m only band I had success on. AK4NY 599 great signal. Only worked 1 staton on 40m K8UDH in NE. Tnx for the contacts. Cu all next month. 72

K3WWP - See my web site diary at k3wwp.com.

VE3DQN - My best score in a long time, maybe ever in a Sprint.

AD0YM - First time participant. Still need to work on protocols regarding the flow of the exchange. Hope to do better next time.

WM4X - Bands were a bit noisy but had fun. Elecraft KX2 worked great. Looking forward to next sprint.

VE3GNU - Only spent an hour---signals were variable in strength---my first attempt this calendar-year---thanks to all. Argonaut V and Begali paddle. 73---Ernie

KD2MX - I didn't have much time to spend but wanted to see if my snow covered, partially on the ground wire would work. It does!

KB9ILT - QRT early due to poor conditions. The reverse beacon heard me, but very few NAQCC members did.

W2JAZ - This was my first sprint using a new radio I've had for about a year. When it first came out it was called the Omnia SDR Proficio (second generation Peaberry), but it's no called the Omnia SDR Multus. It's a wonderful little SDR rig that covers all HF bands at about 5 watts out and uses HDSDR software or Genesis GSDR. It is capable of all modes including SSB, CW and digital. Great little radio that performed well for me.73s Rick, W2JAZ

K4RHG - Only had 12 QSOs, all located in a band from 990 to 1650 nm northwest of my Naples, FL QTH. Interesting how propagation works.