Ian G3WVG operated SOSB 80m as M5B while Nigel G3TXF did a SOSB-A entry on 10m.
|Ian G3WVG installed a simple but effective 80m vertical with 1.5km of radials for a SOSB 80m operation as M5B in CQWW SSB.||Ian G3WVG operating on 80m (SOSB) as M5B in CQWW SSB with a vertical (and two dipoles) and two receive antennas.|
|80m vertical in the low evening sun. A 63ft wire on an 18m Spider-Pole.||80m vertical (on left) and 80m dipoles at 80ft and 95ft up at the centre....|
|.... ooops! How did that happen? On Sunday morning the 80m vertical fell sideways.|
|One of the two Beverage (this one is 480ft and runs SE/NW) used on 80m by M5B (Ian G3WVG). The other Beverage was SW/NE.||Nigel G3TXF searching for Mults (and battling with the "Cluster pile-ups") while operating SOSB-A on 10m with a 4-el yagi at 80ft.|
|M5B operated for about 30 out of the 48 hours, making 1,628 SSB QSOs, 16z and 78c on 80m.||Three Zones were missed by G3TXF operating on 10m: heard, by failed to work, a C91 in z37. No other z37 heard. And never heard anything from z19 or z34. Lucky to get just one QSO with each of z1 (KL7RA) and z31 (KH7XX).|
|4el yagi on 10m at 80ft.|
|Secrets revealed : how to you keep going operating 80m SOSB on SSB solidly throughout the CQWW Contest? Red Bulls + Coffees.|