SDR Fun in IARU HF Championship

As the 2018 IARU HF Championship was chosen as the arena for WRTC activity was high this summer contest weekend. I decided to kick out the K3/TS-590 combo and go all SDR in SO2R configuration. Propagation was also helpful, especially on low bands. Read the full writeup of the IARU HF Championship weekend at SE0X here. Tweet

Getting Ready for IARU HF Championship

Rewiring the station for IARU HF Championship. This year I am going to enter the Single Operator Unlimited CW High Power category with the goal so set a decent record.  The station will be using only SDR, Software Defined Radio equipment, and at this moment preparation is in full force. Tweet

Aurora killed IARU goals

I had not really prepared for the 2012 edition of the IARU HF Challenge because of intensified preparations of the upcoming CY9M expedition, but I spent an hour reading up on past years achievements deciding it was time for a CW only effort with a goal to reach 1700 contacts. Not checking the propagation in advance I did not bother to calculate a goal for the final score, I was more focused on the number of contacts.

Happy New Year!

Once again its time to pop the cork of a bottle of chilled Dom Pérignon and celebrate another fun year at SEØX, and what a year it’s been! 2011 was the year when the sun finally got back into the game and once again fuelling fantastic propagation paths on high bands. For me 2011 started

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Improving score in IARU 2010

The IARU HF Championship is a 24 hour challenge making it perfect for a single operator entry. In addition to chasing IARU zone multipliers participants also chase IARU HQ station multipliers. My personal goal was to improve my #1 SM single operator results from 2009, therefore I entered in SOHP SSB. The contest kicked off

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10m open in IARU Contest

SEØX was active in the IARU Contest this past weekend operated by SMØMDG Björn in the Single Operator SSB High Power category. Most contacts where made on 20 meter but 15 and 10 where also open and 10 meter provided the second most number of contacts of all bands in the contest. No transmit antenna

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SEØX active in IARU contest

SEØX will be active in the upcoming IARU contest July 11-12. SMØMDG will be operating the station competing in the single operator SSB category. Antennas for 80 – 10 meters are functional and Es on 10 meters have been strong recently, so a special effort is being made on this band. CU in the contest, 73 de

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