G4TJC Contesting

144 MHz Backpackers

2013 Entries

My Station

Rig Yaesu FT-817
Antenna 5 elements from a Jaybeam 10XY
Power 2.5 W
Support Portable mast (Clansman) — just 4 of the sections
1st 144-MHz Backpackers
Cown Edge
Date 2013-05-19
QTHCown Edge near Glossop
LocatorIO93ak
ODXG3XBY/P 327 km
Position11
Points131,840
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3rd 144-MHz Backpackers
Mwdwl-Eithin
Date 2013-07-07
QTHMwdwl-Eithin, SOTA GW/NW-047
LocatorIO83eb
ODXTM7G 1102 km
Position7
Points253,032
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4th 144-MHz Backpackers
Y Garn
Date 2013-08-03
QTHY Garn near Rhyd Ddu
LocatorIO73wb
ODXTM2K 565 km
Position10
Points67,444
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5th 144-MHz Backpackers
Cown Edge
Date 2013-09-08
QTHCown Edge near Glossop
LocatorIO83ak
ODXG8P 342 km
Position8
Points47,853
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NotesAll 10 X elements of the 10XY in use. Assisted in getting it up by other members of the family, including Jamie, M6TJC.
Overall Position10
Score649

2014 Entries

My Station

Rig Yaesu FT-817
Antenna InnovAntennas 5 element OWL
Power 2.5 W
Support Portable mast (Clansman) — just 4 of the sections
1st 144-MHz Backpackers
Cown Edge
Date 2014-05-18
QTHCown Edge near Glossop
LocatorIO93ak
ODXGA0BKC/P 385 km
Position4
Points452,376
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2nd 144-MHz Backpackers
Moel Eilio
Date 2014-06-15
QTHMoel Eilio, SOTA GW/NW-022
LocatorIO73wc
ODXGM8FFX 459 km
Position11
Points74,358
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NotesFirst 4 hours in common with Practical Wireless QRP Contest, which ran for another 3 hours, yielding 45 QSOs in total over 19 QRA squares. Total points score = 855
3rd 144-MHz Backpackers
Mwdwl-eithin
Date 2014-07-06
QTHMwdwl-eithin, SOTA GW/NW-047
LocatorIO83eb
ODXOR7B/P 586 km
Position7
Points165,924
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4th 144-MHz Backpackers
Mwdwl-eithin
Date 2014-07-06
QTHMoel-ddu, SOTA GW/NW-045
LocatorIO72wx
ODXGM4CXM 330 km
Position9th
Points60,850
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5th 144-MHz Backpackers
Mwdwl-eithin
Date 2014-07-06
QTHShining Tor, SOTA G/SP-004
LocatorIO83xg
ODXG3WM/P 328 km
Position9th
Points 102,896
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Overall Position7
Score1169

2015 Entries

My Station

Rig Yaesu FT-817
Antenna InnovAntennas 5 element OWL
Power 2.5 W
Support Portable mast (Clansman) — just 4 of the sections
1st 144-MHz Backpackers
Tal y Fan
Date 2014-05-17
QTHTal y Fan, SOTA GW/NW-040
LocatorIO83BF
ODXG3M 427 km
PositionTBA
Points418,824 (claimed)
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2nd 144-MHz Backpackers
Shining Tor
Date 2015-06-14
QTHShining Tor, SOTA GW/NW-022
LocatorIO83XG
ODXGM8FFX 459 km
PositionTBA
Points188,600 (claimed)
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NotesFirst 4 hours in common with Practical Wireless QRP Contest, which ran for another 3 hours