And what a great surprise. The conditions were much better than expected. I've entered the "classic" category, but did not have all 24 hours to my disposal due "circumstances".
Band QSOs Pts ZN Cty Pt/Q
3.5 4 10 4 4 2.5
7 62 165 15 24 2.7
14 336 961 24 61 2.9
21 368 1004 19 24 2.7
28 141 386 10 12 2.7 (look at the 141 on 10 m wow)
Total 911 2526 72 125 2.8
Score : 497,622
Rig : Elecraft K3 + P3 + SPE 1k-FE
Antennas : Hexbean + G5RV
Total Time On 18:47 (1127 mins)
The max rates are quite good:
2016-11-26 0517Z - 4.0 per minute (1 minute(s)), 240 per hour by VK2PN
2016-11-26 2022Z - 2.4 per minute (10 minute(s)), 144 per hour by VK2PN
2016-11-27 0455Z - 1.7 per minute (60 minute(s)), 101 per hour by VK2PN
I wish that the 144 per hour could be maintained for the duration of the contest.
Statistics by graph:
Over all I was happy with the result. It was better than last year.
The body and the brain is one year older and one more operation experienced (ear). The brain is getting more and more foggy with age.
Thanks all who called. I did appreciated even friendly VKs saying "hello" despite the fact that there were no points to be gained.
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