Sunday, March 17, 2013

John Moyle field day at Myall river camp

Every year on the 16th and 17th March is the John Moyle field day.  This year Horst VK2HL and I decided to got to a camping ground at the Myall River.

 The area is known as a bush camp with very few facilities. We prefer a bush camp to well organized caravan park.



One can find plenty of trees to string wire antennas.


We even had a campfire and few glasses of red.



This is my operating position for CW and Phone.  The antennas were G5RV and OCF dipole.



       Start Date : 2013-03-15

    CallSign Used : VK2PN
      Operator(s) : VK2PN

Operator Category : SINGLE-OP-ASSISTED
             Band : ALL
            Power : LOW
             Mode : MIXED
 Default Exchange : 001 P
       Gridsquare : QF57ci

             Name : Patrick
          Address : 11/39-41 Addison Road
                   Manly
   City/State/Zip : Sydney  NSW 2095
          Country : Australia

     ARRL Section : DX
        Club/Team : VK Contest Club
         Software : N1MM Logger V13.1.3

        Band  Mode  QSOs    Pts
         3.5  LSB      1      2
           7  CW       7      28
           7  LSB     15      30
       Total  Both    23      60


            Score : 60
              Rig : Elecraft K3

         Antennas : G5RV

          Soapbox : Had intention to operate only CW but there were very few stations working CW.      Then worked some SSB to keep the interest in.

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