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WAE CW 2017

My 3830 summary for this contest is here I really like the QTC format of the WAE contests, especially giving them out. N1MM Logger makes it very easy.

N1MM Dark Skin Themes

Before embarking on yet another weekend of radio fun in various contests, I had a dilemma of which logging program I was going to use. I like N1MM especially for the simplicity of SO2R operation, but at times the drab blue default color scheme (and the few other choices) really …

P40XA – Aruba 2016

Bonbini! I am now QRV from the P49V station located on the island of Aruba from 7/4 – 7/11 as P40XA (and P4/WT2P). The first night was mostly spent getting acquainted with the quite extensive station and learning how to use everything properly. I have begun uploading logs to Clublog …

2015 ILQP Results

The 2015 IL QSO Party results are in and WT2P took 4th place, Low Power Fixed operating from Kane County in Northern IL. Most notably, my local club (Fox River Radio League) improved in the standings, coming in 4th place in the IL Club Category. Looking forward to the 2016 …

Elecraft PX3, Mid Year 2016 Notes

2016 has seen a lot of new additions to the WT2P station, including a revamp of the main permanent antennas, addition of a new HF amp and finally the purchase of a PX3 panadapter to round out the full KX-line (KX3, KXPA100, PX3). This year has also been an extremely …

WT2P Live Stream – NA Sprint CW

I was inspired to get a proper remote control and audio livestream solution setup after talking to DG1CMZ in Germany and him explaining and showing me how he accesses his station no matter where he is in the world. I finally got a nearly 24×7 audio stream running and also …

2016 January NAQP CW Results

As we enter 2016, I’m excited about the contests that I am planning to be a part of in the coming year. One of my favorite contests of all time are the NAQP contests held in January and August. The January contests are a great way to ring in the new …