144MHz UKAC – 1st April 2014 – M0VSQ/P

During 2014 Ian M0IRD and Iain M0PCB will be making more of an effort to get on the VHF bands in the UKAC series. This was an all time record for both operators with 59 QSOs, all in England but over 11 squares. Running 50W from an Icom IC-7100 into a 9 element Tonna yagi …

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CQWPX SSB 2014 – G9V

This year we made a last minute decision to enter the M/2 section as we weren’t able to comply with the required PTT lockouts for M/S, having decided late in the day to run a multiplier radio. We had a new yagi, in the shape of a Spiderbeam and along with the quarter-wave verticals on …

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CQWW CW 2013 – G9V

This contest was run by Darrell G0HVQ as SO80m.   Band QSOs Pts ZN Cty 3.5 590 810 14 62 Total 590 810 14 62 Score: 61,560

CQWW SSB 2013 – G9V

Contest : CQ World Wide DX Contest Callsign : G9V Mode : PHONE Category : Multi Operator – Single Transmitter (MS) Overlay : — Band(s) : All bands (AB) Class : High Power (HP) Zone/State/… : 14 Locator : Operating time : 46h20 BAND QSO CQ DXC DUP POINTS AVG ————————————– 160 17 2 11 …

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G9V takes #1 England in CQWPX CW 2013

For CQWPX CW 2013 Iain M0PCB entered Single-Op 15m Low Power Assissted and although band conditions were poor and only 176 QSOs were logged G9V came first in England. Equipment was an Elecraft K3, 100W and a G3TPW Cobwebb from the M0PCB home station.

M0VSQ takes #1 England in CQWPX SSB 2013

In March 2013 the group entered its first major ┬ácontest and secured a first place in England as a result. We entered the Multi-Single category which was all band and high power. We had an ELecraft K3, driving an Expert 1k-FA to 400W. Antennas were a Jaybeam TB3 at 35 feet, a Cushcraft MA4080 and …

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M0VSQ takes #2 England in CQWPX RTTY 2013

In February 2013 Darrell G0HVQ operated in the CQWPX RTTY contest Single-Op all band low power. With a score of 838,859 points from 686 QSOs he took 2nd place in England, 50th in Europe and 87th in the World.

CQWW RTTY 2013 – G9V

This contest was run by Darrell G0HVQ as SO40m Band QSOs Pts ZN Cty 7 406 869 17 57 25 Total 406 869 17 57 25 Score: 86,031

M0VSQ takes #1 England in CQWW SSB 2012

In 2012 Darrell G0HVQ entered CQWW SSB using the M0VSQ call sign. With 1053 QSOs and 593,025 points he won the Single-Op All Band High Power category for England.

M0VSQ takes #6 England in CQWW CW 2012

CQWW CW 2012 was run from the shack of Iain M0PCB in the Single-Op All Band High Power section. Overall, with 575,082 points from 1053 QSOs we got 6th place in England.