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September 2020 QRP/CW Sprint (#191)


Corey KF0U is responsible for the contents of this page. Questions should go to him at pix_newemail_kf0u (1K).


See General Sprint Rules for rules common to every NAQCC sprint.

RULES specific to this month's sprint:
None

Date and time:
Thursday, September 17, 2020, 0030-0230 Z

Entry Deadline:
All entries must have been received before 2400Z on Sunday, September 20, 2020.


KF0U Comments - Ended up at 114 logs. I appreciate all the help checking the math and categories. I look forward to playing with all of you in November! 73 de KF0U

N2CN Comments - Cross-checking has begun. Check this page on Monday Sep 21 or Tuesday Sep 22 for cross-checked scores.

Results
SWA - STRAIGHT KEY CATEGORY
Call   QSOs Mbrs Pts  Mul  Sco Bon Final  80-40-20 Antenna

W1 Division
K1MZM    36   36  72   18 1296  x2  2592  160 meter horizontal loop at 55 feet
KN1H     27   27  54   17  918  x2  1836  400' END FED WIRE
WB1GYZ    3    3   6    3   18  x2    36  Storm damaged vee, one leg on gnd.

W2 Division
WA2NYY   39   39  78   20 1560  x2  3120  80m OCF dipole@30'
W2SH     33   33  66   16 1056  x2  2112  270' cf dpl @ 45'
KA2KGP   24   24  48   16  768  x2  1536  G5RV @ 25 ft.
W2JEK    22   22  44   17  748  x2  1496  20m gp and end fed wire 110 ft long
WB2SMK   19   19  38   13  494  x2   988  OCF dipole @ 25'
KC3MIO    4    4   8    4   32  x2    64  60' doublet 25' @ end

W3 Division
K3EW     39   39  78   21 1638  x2  3276  160 M  horiz loop, 540 FT LG, UP 70 FT
KW2A     25   24  49   11  539  x2  1078  40m wire loop @ 50'
AK3X     15   15  30    9  270  x2   540  102 ft doublet at 27 ft. 290 ohm feed
W3TTT     8    7  15    5   75  x2   150  Vertical fed wid ladder line wid tuner

W4 Division
N4ARY    34   33  67   18 1206  x2  2412  Horizontal EFHW @ 40'
WT4U     28   28  56   17  952  x2  1904  80m end-fed Inv V @ 35'
N4OW     26   26  52   18  936  x2  1872  HP6V VERT. ELV. 8'
KC5F     29   29  58   15  870  x2  1740  80m end fed half wave at 40'
WX4RM    18   18  36   15  540  x2  1080  6BTV gnd mtd vert
W4NLT    18   18  36   12  432  x2   864  84 ft end fed at 30 ft
K8LBQ    17   17  34   11  374  x2   748  Inverted vee @ 30'
WD4OHD   14   14  28   11  308  x2   616  40m dipole at 30 ft
K4JPN    13   12  25   11  275  x2   550  80 M CF Zepp
WG8Y     13   12  25    9  225  x2   450  40-80 dp 40ft & HF2V
NA4O      8    8  16    4   64  x2   128  30' wire@25'
W1BLU     5    5  10    5   50  x2   100  Dipole @ 30'

W5 Division
N5GW     22   22  44   15  660  x2  1320  Doublet at 25'
KY5M      9    9  18    8  144  x2   288  OCFD @ 15'
KE5YUM    1    1   2    1    2  x2     4  80 meter NVIS

W6 Division
K6GPB     4    4   8    3   24  x2    48  End fed 65' wire @15'

W7 Division
KF7WNS   15   13  28   13  364  x2   728  232 ft OCF longwire
KC7DM    13   13  26    9  234  x2   468  480' horizontal loop @ 60'
AC7FF     5    5  10    4   40  x2    80  Dipole @ 31'
N7IMI     2    2   4    2    8  x2    16  End fed 84' wire
KI7LW     2    2   4    2    8  x2    16  SOTABeams linked inverted v @ 25'
KG7DC     1    1   2    1    2  x2     4  ZS6BKW DIY at 30'

W8 Division
NF8M     15   15  30   13  390  x2   780  6BTV (40) OCF dpl @35ft/bev (80)
WB8LZG   14   13  27   10  270  x2   540  Dipoles @ 30'
W8DXU    13   13  26    9  234  x2   468  OCF Dipole @ 20'
N8KQ     11   11  22    9  198  x2   396  CF 40M Dipole @ 35 Ft.

W9 Division
WB9HFK   48   47  95   20 1900  x2  3800  OCF Dipole at 25 Ft.,150 Ft. Random Wire
KC9IL    30   22  52   12  624  x2  1248  G5RV at 45 feet
K9QEW    15   14  29   11  319  x2   638  4BTV GP 
W9CC     14   14  28   10  280  x2   560  6BTV
AA9L     10   10  20    9  180  x2   360  160-80-40 trap dipole @ 50 feet
N8HWV    10   10  20    9  180  x2   360  EFHW AT 15 FT
K9EYT    10   10  20    8  160  x2   320  G5rv 25ft
N9RRM     5    5  10    3   30  x2    60  OCD 30'
KA9FQG    3    3   6    3   18  x2    36  G5RV at 37 ft

W0 Division
KD0V     31   29  60   18 1080  x2  2160  Cf Zepp @ 30 feet
W0LGU    22   22  44   12  528  x2  1056  Dipole@20'
N0IP     15   15  30   12  360  x2   720  End-fed up 15'
AA0W     14   14  28   11  308  x2   616  Dipole@ 30 feet
AD0YM    14   14  28   10  280  x2   560  OCF Dipole @ 30 FT
NN0SS    12   12  24   10  240  x2   480  80 meter Inv Vee @40ft
W0DCX    10   10  20    8  160  x2   320  71' End Fed Random Wire Up 33'
AA5LH     5    5  10    4   40  x2    80  25' Delta Loop 
N8LA      4    4   8    4   32  x2    64  Dipole @ 35'

Canada Division
VE9BEL    9    9  18    6  108  x2   216  End-fed dipole @ 25ft
VA3NU     7    7  14    5   70  x2   140  Dipole @25' and 4HBTV Vert
VA3RSA    5    5  10    4   40  x2    80  Inverted vee fan dipole @ 25'
VE3SIF    2    2   4    2    8  x2    16  End-fed wire
VA2GLU    1    1   2    1    2  x2     4  EFHW @ 20'

DX Division

SWA - BUG CATEGORY
Call   QSOs Mbrs Pts  Mul  Sco Bon Final  80-40-20 Antenna

W1 Division

W2 Division
WA2FBN   11   11  22    7  154 x1.5  231  EFHW sloper at 25ft
WB2LQF    8    8  16    5   80 x1.5  120  63 foot Inverted L at 30 feet

W3 Division
K3RLL    10   10  20    8  160 x1.5  240  33' wire up over garage roof
NN3E      4    4   8    4   32 x1.5   48  40-80 Trap Dipole inverted vee @ 50 '

W4 Division
KJ4R     33   33  66   19 1254 x1.5 1881  40m 33'  vertical  80m 67' wire vertical
W4EDN    12   12  24    9  216 x1.5  324  Inv V up 60 ft

W5 Division
NF5U     36   32  68   15 1020 x1.5 1530  40m/80m trap dipole at 33ft
K5GQ     11   11  22   11  242 x1.5  363  Dipole @ 17'

W6 Division
W6JIM     3    1   4    3   12 x1.5   18  Inverted-V apex-40ft

W7 Division
N7QR      3    3   6    3   18 x1.5   27  W2AU dipole @ 30'

W8 Division
K8NGW    12   12  24    9  216 x1.5  324  43' gnd mtd vert w/ 32 radials

W9 Division
K9DRP    36   36  72   17 1224 x1.5 1836  EFHW 80 @ 40 ft

W0 Division
AE0IB     4    4   8    4   32 x1.5   48  Inverted L 25'

Canada Division

DX Division

SWA - KEYER/KEYBOARD CATEGORY
Call   QSOs Mbrs Pts  Mul  Sco Bon Final  80-40-20 Antenna

W1 Division
WY7N     15   15  30   12  360       360  OCF Dipole @ 100'
KB1M     15   15  30    9  270       270  40 M Dipole @ 30ft
N2CN      1    1   2    1    2         2  Elecraft AX1 portable vertical up 30 ft

W2 Division
K2OID    16   15  31   11  341       341  80M OCF Dipole @ 40'
N2JJF    14   14  28    7  196       196  G5RV up 20feet
WA1GWH   10   10  20    6  120       120  40M dipole @ 15 ft.
N2ESE     5    5  10    5   50        50  120ft.dipole@35ft.
N2EIM     5    5  10    4   40        40  Gnd mtd Vert
W2ITT     2    2   4    2    8         8  OCFDipole up 35'

W3 Division

W4 Division
K4BAI    58   55 113   24 2712      2712  40M dipole at 35;' 80M inv vee at 50'
K4KBL    42   40  82   21 1722      1722  HyEndFed @ 50'
WB4OMM   37   35  72   22 1584      1584  124 foot End Fed Inverted L
N4MJ     33   32  65   17 1105      1105  40 Windom at 20 feet
KU4A     23   22  55   15  825       825  40m slp dip @40', DX-B for 80m
K4KRW    13   13  26    9  234       234  Inverted V @ 65'
W2QL      4    4   8    3   24        24  Dipole at 14 feet
WN4BIY    1    1   2    1    2         2  Dipole 25 feet off ground

W5 Division
WI5H     27   27  54   19 1026      1026  95ft Loop 20M, OCFVee @ 33ft 40M
K5WX     22   22  44   15  660       660  ZS6BKW inverted V at 40 feet
@KC5PL    0    0   0    0    0         0  Inverted L at 40 feet

W6 Division
W8KO      4    4   8    4   32        32  EFHW @ 30'

W7 Division
WY7N     15   15  30   12  360       360  OCF Dipole @ 100'

W8 Division
W8EWH    24   24  48   13  624       624  EFHW at 20ft
WI8J     16   16  32   11  352       352  130 ft end-fed at 20 ft.
N8VW     13   13  26    8  208       208  90' zepp at 45'
WA8SAN   11   11  22    8  176       176  End fed wire@ 25 ft
N8HZM     7    7  14    6   84        84  End fed @ 40'

W9 Division
AB9CA    67   66 133   21 2793      2793  56' Inv Vee @ 37';  80m Inv Vee @ 37'
NN9K     47   47  94   18 1692      1692  Hustler Mobile
AB9BZ     6    4  10    6   60        60  EndFed @ 30ft
@N5EP     2    2   4    2    8         8  Gnd mtd vert

W0 Division
N0TA     46   44  90   24 2160      2160  Doublet at 25 ft
K9OSC    17   17  34   12  408       408  CF Zepp @ 30 feet
K0EW      5    5  10    5   50        50  OCF Dipole @ 25'

Canada Division
VE3DQN   25   23  48   15  720       720  40/80m dipoles @40ft
VE3GNU    6    6  12    5   60        60  DXCC @ 35 '

DX Division

GAIN ANTENNA CATEGORY
Call   QSOs Mbrs Pts  Mul  Sco Bon Final  80-40-20 Antenna

Straight Key
VE3KZ   40   40   80   18 1440  x2  2880  Dipoles on 40m and 80m , Yagi on 20m. 
AA2MX   12   12   24    7  168  x2   336  GND MTD VERTICAL

Bug

Keyer/Keyboard
KF6C    13    13  26   10  260       260  40 Steppir DB18 at 50 ft. 80 dipole 50ft

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STATS:
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SOAPBOX:
K3RLL - Antique E.F. Johnson Bug to K3 feeding mostly hidden by trees 33' wire up & over garage roof. (Darned HOA!) Wow, 40m was really hopping tonight! Made my 10 contacts in 24 minutes thanks to really good ops who could hear my radiation-challenged signal. Big Signal tonight was KC5F - just booming into FL. Thanks to all. 72/73 ... Don

WB2LQF - Can't say I had much fun tonight on 40 meters in the 50 minutes I was on. Band was very noisy. Only signals heard were in the middle of the country or Florida and Georgia to the south.

W8DXU - The first half hour on 40 meters was very productive, but the band started to fade around 0100Z, and I called it a night after one hour.

WB4OMM - No 20M here tonight.... ditto 80M was horrible. While 40M was productive it was very noisy, with big static crashes from close in thunderstorms. (QSB got worse as the night wore on. Most signals 559 here tonight.....without the QSB. But very happy to work so many folks and lotsa SPCs! Nice to work new members KC5F (#10147) and N0IP (#10090). Welcome! Also worked many "old" members too! Glad to see Gary KF7WNS in OR and John N0TA in CO made it through. Tells me the sunspots are coming back! All told, I had a blast! See you in next month's Anniversary Celebration! 72 to all! Steve WB4OMM

NF5U - Worked only 40m tonight on the old Yaesu Ft 817nd. Some good signals worked. Lots of QRN and QSB. It was a lot of fun, thanks for a great night. Jerry NF5U

N0TA - Great night on 40m -- thanks for the Q's. WinKeyer for CQing, Amplidan for exchanges. K3, Doublet, AC2C logger.

K4KBL - Really a great time tonight. 40 got slow after 10pm but made some great contacts. Can't say enough about the HyEndFed antenna in a slipper config. Truly looking forward to next month's anniversary celebration !!

AB9BZ - It was tough pulling the signals out tonight, but lots of fun. Tnx for the contacts. 73 ab9bz

N2CN - First sprint at the new QTH. The AX1 antenna wasn't heard very well... thanks K3RLL for my only QSO this month.

N7IMI - Same number of qso as last time but higher score. I really suck at CW.

NA4O - Brutal QSB here tonight. 599 down to nil in no time. But I came away with some regulars and a few new contacts, so not complaining!

N8HWV - Heard lots of signals in Green Bay tonight. 73

WG8Y - Hi all, Started a bit late then my dog the woofing filter needed out. Then I pulled the plug with half hour to go.Tired. Oh well. Still have fun in the Sprints. 72 from N.C. Mark WG8Y

AA9L - Using my IC 7610 @ 5W and my J38 key. Wonder how many years span between the two? 73 de AA9L

N4ARY - Fun night! Non-stop action.

W8EWH - Good conditions tonight. Lots of stations on 40 and 80. Great fun. Been away for a while but good to be back. Thanks for the contacts and see you all next month.

K1MZM - Great conditions tonight. Had lots of fun.

KC5F - Pretty relaxed this month, with S&P only. Only 1 QSO on 20, the rest split between 40 and 80. Thanks, all!

KC7DM - 40 had a nice long skip tonight for OR, bouncing in from NY, NJ, FL and GA.

K3EW - 40 was long at the opening and not too many qsos but lots of mults. *0 lots of qsos and mults. Bands were relatively quiet this evening. Thanks for all of the qsos 72 Phil K3ew

W7YN - Operating from Maine tonight! Thanks to all!

KN1H - Great to hear and work everyone in the sprint. Noise was manageable and some of the signals were very loud! Had a good time. 72, John, KN1H

KF7WNS - 20m was still open at the start. Worked Mike/WI5H on two bands. 40m was pretty busy. Had fun tonight.

KC9IL - Good conditions on 40 meters this evening, with a low noise level. Didn't have time to operate the entire Sprint, but had a fun time regardless. Thanks everyone for joining in the fun.

N0IP - My first participation with NAQCC. I have an HW-8 and a QCX, but today I just dialed my new TS-590SG down to 5 watts. I was amazed how many QRP signals were booming in!

WY7N - Operating from Maine tonight! Thanks to all!

WA2NYY - Started out on 20, heard and called CO station, but no go. Went to 40 and found it noisy and had to work harder than usual to make contacts. After about an hour I went to 80 and signals were much better and had many stations calling me. Another fun sprint tonight! 72

W2QL - Enjoyed the event. Look forward to next month - Maybe soon I'll transition from s&p to running!

K9DRP - Man, it was tough to keep a freq tonight. But lots of activity made it fun. Used my ARGO V with the bug. Sorry to the VE3 station I couldn't pull out. TNX fer the contacts.

KG7DC - My first NAQCC Sprint is "in the books"! Well, one contact gets me in I guess. I had hoped to participate in the entire sprint, but the XYL nixed that. Got in for the latter half and fired up the QCX+. Many thanks to Earl, K6GPB, who had the patience of a saint and copied my rusty fist while I was having conniption fits. My second CW contact in around 30 years! Got hit with QRN and the signals were in the noise after that, but I had a blast anyway. Looking forward to meeting the rest of you!

WB9HFK - 40M for the first 90 mins, and 80M for the final 30 mins. Thanks for all the QRP fun! Sorry to those I could not pull out of the noise. See everyone next month! Icom 7300 @ 5W - 40 OCF Dipole - 80M 150 Ft. Random Wire Trusty ole J-38 Key. 72, Mark WB9HFK

WB2SMK - Quite a challenge but a log of fun! Nothing heard on 20M but I think I worked everyone I heard on 40/80.

W3TTT - There was one station that i worked early in the contest. Good. Now I QSY down 500 hz. Guess what? There he is calling CQ. So I QSY another 500 Hz down. There he is again! This happened about six times. You know who you are. Don't do it! Even in a contest, you should send ??? or QRL? before transmitting. And if you have the frequency just stay there. It was irritating. Anyway, he apparently went away. Otherwise, a nice enjoyable evening. Used my IC-718 at 5 watts.

VE3KZ - A few good signals on 20m, then nice run on 40m, then the band faded a bit. Fantastic half hour on 80 at the end. Great QRP signals! Thanks folks for a fun evening!

K9QEW - TX= HB XTAL CONTROLLED RX= TS530. 40 METER CONDX SIGNALS DOWN WITH QSB. GOOD ACTIVITY AS USUAL ON A NAQCC SPRINT. STAY TUNED 72/73s DARYL

WD4OHD - Got a bit of a late start. A mix of strong and weak signals on 40m. Nothing heard on 80m at first, but 80m came alive during the last half hour. A fun Sprint. Thanks to all who participated.

KW2A - tnx everyone for the great evening with QRP and a straight key! KW2A

K5GQ - 1. when you send your number twice; put "NR" between the repeat. 2. I gave out a couple 34N - difficult to read. and got some 579 reports -

K8NGW - Only heard N4OW calling on 20M but couldn't make the QSO. 40M was noisy and faded away at 02:00. 80M was solid from 02:00 on. This is FUN!

W1BLU - My first NAQCC sprint... but, not my last. 73

W4NLT - Thanks to all for the QSOs.

N4MJ - Fun evening. The Propagation Princes went to sleep around 0215Z. 73 de n4mj

AD0YM - No activity heard on 20 meters. There was plenty of activity on 40 meters, so stayed there for the contest. Descent signals with a little QSB until the end. I had to switch out my Navy Flameproof key. Apparently, it is time to clean the contacts. Instead, used my unbranded J-38 key from my Novice days for all of my QSOs tonight. Thanks everyone! 72, Mike

AB9CA - Rig was K3 @ 5w to wires at 37'. Logged 1 on 20; 26 on 40; and 40 on 80. Unusual for 80 to be the main band, especially for 5w, but that was the case tonight. A look at the Lightning Explorer explains why - very little lightning activity tonight. Thanks to AI2T K1MZM KN1H VA3NU VE3DQN W0KFG W0LGU W2SH and WA2NYY for 2 bands. Makes for a fun evening. Good to see so much activity. This is always a fun event. Thanks!!! 73 de Dave ab9ca

W3JEK - Was a good night. got two on 20, then to 40 for 11 qso and last om 80 for 9 qso. Lots of fun with good conditions. 72/73 DON W2JEK

N7QR - 48th Sprint. KX3, 1958 Vibroplex Presentation, W2AU balun 40 meter dipole @ 30' in the trees. 40 was good. (Smoke visibility up to 1/2 mile now.) CU next time. Russ - Portland OR

K4KRW - Fun night here using a new 40m QRP kit and my OHR-500 on 80m. Thanks everyone!

N8HZM - Got a late start. Had fun, as always. Both 40 & 80 meters open. with little QRN.

W0GLU - BOTH 80 AND 40 HAD VERY LITTLE NOISE HERE IN MINNESOTA SO COPY WAS GOOD.

K2OID - TNX TO KF7WNS FOR STICKING WITH OUR QSO. IT'S RECORD DX FOR ME WITH QRP ON 40.

WX4RM - Had fun as always. Thanks to all who were able to copy my little peanut whistle signal. Actually had 1 contact on 20 meters, thank you WU0A for pulling me out of the mud. Come on new sunspot cycle, I am waiting. The 40 and 80 meter bands were actually decent tonight!

NN3E - Thanks everyone for the QSO's Hope to see you next month 73 Kevin

N8KQ - Too many distractions tonite, mostly my 6 year old grandson. hi Thanks for the contacts 73 Randy

WI8J - Great fun! 72

KE5YUM - Signals were sparse on 80 but I managed to get one. Looking forward to next month. Terry

KD0V - It was a great Sprint compared to what we have been having low noise and good strong signals. 72's and see you all next month, the Lord willing.

W4EDN - did no stay past 1015pm, had cw net at 10. nice to hear wa2nyy from Hopeless Junction, I lived nearby in the 70s. Great propagation and little qsb.

VE9BEL - Got sprint again tonight. I fired up the old Ten Tec Argosy. 73 bernard

WB8LZG - Hello fellow Sprinters ! I fired up the K2 last night on battery at 5w. I hadn't used it in a while so decided to shake the cobwebs out. 20M was nary a peep at the start so 40M was the money band. Plenty of signals to work for sure. SRI to several stns out there who called and I couldn't pull out the call. Some very strong sigs and some fading into the either. Nice to work many OL Timers. Had a QSO wid an SKCC member that interrupted my run, but he was worth a point and we may gain a member. Pulled the plug after an hour, just as 80M was getting going. See u all next sprint. 73 Gregg

N4OW- 20 was good the first 45 minutes then it dried up. 40 was packed. Very rapid QSB. Delighted to work KC7DM in Oregon. Lots of fun. QRP works ! 72 de AL, N4ow 7700

VA3NU - Lots of weak signals with QSB on 40M. Switched to 80m to round out the nite. Thanks all 72

NN9K - Nice to be back out on the hill again. Temp in the low 70s with a nice westerly breeze and the propagation wasn't too bad either. Nice to hear some good activity on 80-meters.

WB1GYZ - What can I say...only 3 Q's. Need to get more wire back up.

KA2KGP - 20m. was already dead, but 40 & 80 were in good shape this sprint. Rig: IC-7000 at 5w. into G5RV up 25 ft. w/ old WWII German Junkers straight key. 73 to all.

VE3GNU - Ran into some paddle-trouble---adjustments? Or resurrect the straight key! Thanks to all, and looking forward to the next time. Not sure of 'time' with WB9HFK----73

N2JJF - Using temporary antenna G5RV junior which does not load up on 80m so missed out on 80. Will be ready with 80m next month.

W0DCX - I worked six new OPs in the one hour I was on-air. Cool. Anyone from ND working the NAQCC Sprints? I'd love to hear you next time.

WA2FBN - Just started using a bug; my first sprint with bug! Tnx to all who copied. All contacts on 40m. 72 Ken

WN4BIY - Heard a number of CQs but 40mtr was fading in and out and difficult to make more than one QSO from my QTH. Still enjoyed my one QSO with Roger.

K4KBL - Really a great time tonight. 40 got slow after 10pm but made some great contacts. Can't say enough about the HyEndFed antenna in a slipper config. Truly looking forward to next month's anniversary celebration !!

N5GW - KX3 to doublet. Not much heard on 20M - only snared WY7N in ME and KI7LW in AZ. 40M was the best band - 80M noisy due to nearby tropical storm. I hope to hear many of you in QRP Afield this Sat.

VA2GLU - This was a temporary antenna installation. Average background noise for a residential site. Orientation of antenna and HF band based on VOACAP simulation. The RBN hits and the SPRINT contact are all consistent with the set-up.

W2SH - 20m folded after only one QSO. 40m was jumping with lots of QRM. 80m had almost no QRN and many signals were almost all very loud.

KB1M - Signals seemed generally weak even when peaking thankfully QRN was low here. 73, Walt

N8VW - Glad to be one. Having some tx cut out issues so have some work to do to find out why.

AK3X - Got to participate the second hour. seemed like good conditions with many very strong signals. Argonaut V and 102 ft inv vee doublet apex at 27 ft. 72, Peter

K4BAI - No sigs heard on 20M. 40M was quite good to most of the country beyond a skip zone. 45 QSOs on 40M. 80M was very quite good too. 13 QSOs on 80. This may be my highest QSO total ever. Thanks for all QSOs. 73/72, John, K4BAI.

N8LA - KX3; 5W; 200' Dipole Up 35', CW Morse Black Plastic Hand Key. Was hard going. Maybe because was weak from haircut, recently, for the first time this year. Initially, I requested just a wash and blow dry, but barber was intimidated by my request for some reason. Thanks to all who worked me and to all who attempted to do so. Hope to do better with contacts next month. All The Best In Health To All Of You And All Of Your Loved Ones. Lou, N8LA

WI5H - Started out on 20M and made several contacts. Moved to 40M and spent the rest of my time there. Thank for the contacts. CU next time DIT DIT

AA0W - 40 Meters only band was long lots of stations to work. Narrow filter most of the time. KX2 internal bttery

AA5LH - Got a late start and had to quit early. A lot of noise on 40M, however signals heard were moderately strong. Thanks to everyone for trying. Take care.

KC3MIO - We took an RV trip to Cape May, NJ and I thought I would work the sprint from there. Turns out that there is a lot of noise in a densely packed campground - who knew? 20 had no signals and my antenna was too short for 80. I called it quits after about 40 minutes as I just couldn't hear many stations distinctly, although I believe I was being heard. That's life.

WT4U - One of my best Sprints ever, largely on the strength of a run on 80m in the last 15 minutes and random luck with multipliers. Checked 20m a few times, but never heard a peep. 40 was busy, but with QSB and a pair of QRO stations blasting the lower end of the range.

AC7FF - My first NAQCC Sprint with my new KX3. Lots of fun and a real sweet QRP radio.