|The take-off to the south-west is directly towards the Allantic.||This South Wales contest field-day location can be very muddy.|
|An 18m Spiderpole is used to support the top-loaded 160m vertical.||Some 1,200 metres of radials are laid out before CQWW-160.|
|Operating as MW5B QSOs were made by Ian G3WVG during every hour of darkness throughout the CQWW 160m Contest.|
The table shows the Top-40 DXCC countries worked with countries outside Europe being highlighted. With some 250 W/VEs worked in poor Topband conditions, this South Wales location works well for North America.
|Continental Breakdown : Europe 81.1%, North America 15.8%, Asia 2.4%, South America 0.2%, Oceania 0.1% and Africa 0.4%.|
|MW5B made 1,605 net QSOs in 75 DXCC and with 38 W/VE Mults.||The W/VE Mult table reflects the poor conditions during CQWW-160.|
|K9AY loop (200m away) helped with RX||The 18m SpiderPole was guyed at 3 levels||Regular tea-breaks were required!|