Sunday, 31 August 2014

DP6T wins 4th place CQ-WPX-SSB Contest (Multi-Two)

The result of the CQ-WPX-SBB contest 2014 is now final. The crew at DP6T wins 4th place in Germany in the categrory Multioperator-Two Tranmsitter. The crew just missed the podium by a small number of points. The Top teams of Germyn in the category:
  1. DQ8N  30.879184 pts (7202 Qs, 1652 WPX)
  2. DR5N  20.550.400 pts (5202 Qs, 1520 WPX)
  3. DP7D  10.785.768 pts (3571 Qs, 1308 WPX)
  4. DP6T  10.481.302 pts  (3555 Qs, 1346 WPX)
Although we had a lot of trouble with our equipment during the contest, we a happy with the current outcome. However: next time - we will be better  :-)

DP6T - mobile contesting

Friday, 22 August 2014

DR50RRDXA - 50. anniversary of Rhein-Ruhr-DX-Association

In 2014 the Rhein-Ruhr-DX-Association is celebrating the 50. anniversary of the club. A special award is available by contacting the event station DR50RRDXA and other members of the RRDXA. You can find your current point standings on

Gunnar DM6KG and myself, DL3FCG have activated DR50RRDXA on 21./22.August for several hours from the conteststation DP6T. In the afternoon and evening hours we logged 600 QSOs. Many more activations from ths site of DP6T will follow in the next weeks. Stay tuned !

Friday, 1 August 2014

ARRL Centennial QSO Party

The ARRL CQP is a nice challenge! Throughout the year the special event station W1AW is activating each of the 50 US states, plus territories KG4, DC, KH2 and KP4. By working each of the 50 states with a station signing W1AW/1, W1AW/2 ... you can work towards the special award "W1AW WAS". For that, a special award and a plagues wiill be available. All QSOs and award applications need to be done with the ARRL Logbook-Of-The-World LOTW database.

As per beginning of August, I have already confirmations from 47 states with 230+  QSO band/mode slots with W1AW/x on LOTW. Contacts with stations from Delaware, Maine and West Virginia are missing for the time being. It will take until November to get the last QSOs done: DE will be active starting November 26th, ME will start on August 27th and WV on October 22nd.
You can find more information about the Centennial QSO Party here: ARRL website. Good luck hunting for W1AW.