I love to participate in radio amateur contests. I never will have a chance to win such a contest, but it is a great chance for a QRP station because there is much activity on the bands and there are many stations with “big ears” (= big antennas) who will be able to hear you even with low power.

Last weekend there were two contests, the “Worked All Germany Contest” contest in SSB and the “JARTS World Wide RTTY Contest” in RTTY and I took part in both of them.

With “Curacao” I worked a new DXCC country in SSB (over 8000 km) …

Here are my results, all QSOs with 10 Watt output on a 17m random wire antenna as inverted V on a 10m fishing pole (I did not take part full time but only from time to time during that weekend):

“Worked All Germany” SSB Contest

Results of the Contests of Last Weekend
Results of the Contests of Last Weekend
Results of the Contests of Last Weekend

JARTS World Wide RTTY Contest

Results of the Contests of Last Weekend
Results of the Contests of Last Weekend
Results of the Contests of Last Weekend
Results of the Contests of Last Weekend
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