Bavarian Contest Club DJ5MW & DFØWA

  Contesting from Germany`s most southern corner

Manfred Wolf
DOK: T13
HSC #1579
AGCW #2626
RTC #56

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IARU FD CW 2005:

Call: DF0WA/P DOK: T13
Category: restricted (EK) OPs: DL1IAO, DJ5MW
Hours: 24

Band QSOs QSO Pts Pts/QSO Mults /P Stns
160 111 416 3.75 16  
80 205 706 3.44 32  
40 331 1016 3.07 42  
20 264 811 3.07 49  
15 160 513 3.21 39  
10 103 319 3.10 26  
Total 1174 3781 3.22 204  
-> 204 x 3781 = 771,324 (claimed score)

Equipment Description:

Win-Test 2.16 on 2,4 Pentium 4 
Windom 160-10 

Fieldday rule #1 says: "all equipment must be washed during Fieldday weekend."

So this year this happened right in the beginning during all antenna work on saturday morning. As soon as all stuff stood, it stopped raining... But WX was good to us for the rest of the weekend - and most important: no thunderstroms in sight! (No QRN and No fear :-)

After all the antenna work of the last years we decided to start in rectricted class this year. As you mainly work EU and a lot of sporadic E (if you´re lucky) it is possible to work a similar QSO total in CW fieldday regardless of your category. This is a proven fact for us now, when you compare our results from the last few years. Of course the score is higher with more antennas and power, because you work some more DX multipliers.

This is obviously not true for SSB fieldday. In SSB more antennas and more power always help to improve your score...

Our new fieldday crank up tower was really fun! I´m curious to mount something more onto it as a wire maybe during winter season.

Conds were quite poor on saturday with only a short sporadic opening, but fb low band conds and a very welcome sporadic opening on 15 and 10 on sunday made it fun until the end.

Thanks to Ulrich, DG4BUL for his help in installing the station and Stefan, DL1IAO, who again took the long car ride to DF0WA to complete a perfect fieldday weekend! 

DF0WA breakdown sheet

new tower supporting the windom

DJ5MW at the controls: IC756ProII, ZS4TX-keyer, Win-Test

DL1IAO & DJ5MW after the work

Fieldday-team: DJ5MW, XYL Anja, DL1IAO                                                                    eMail: dj5mw -at-