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2011 CTDXCC CQ World Wide DX CW Operations

Call  Station   Op(s)   Category       QSOs      Zones  Countries    Score
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N5AW    N5AW    N5AW    SOAB LP         1915      171     506     3,645,645
N5DO    N5DO    N5DO    SOAB LP         1102      127     345     1,459,896
K5LBU   K5LBU   K5LBU   SOAB LP          187       56     107        85,412
N8NOE   N8NOE   N8NOE   SOAB LP           48       33      35         4,095
K5IID   K5IID   K5IID   SOAB LP A        755      120     358     1,009,536
K5TR    K5TR    K5PI    SOAB HP         3250      148     433     5,329,513
K5XA    K5XA    K5XA    SOAB HP          100       32      53        21,505
K5NA    K5NA    K5NA    SOAB HP A       2140      190     678     5,168,072
N5XZ    N5XZ    N5XZ    SOAB HP A       1566      140     486     2,681,158
AC4CA   AC4CA   AC4CA   SOAB HP A        896      333     124     1,170,377
N5ZK    N5ZK    W5ASP   SOSB/15          550       35     129       257,316
W5GAI   W5GAI   W5GAI   SOSB/10          407       31     109       160,580
K5FP    K5FP    K5FP    SOSB/10          240       25      78        71,379
W5VX    W5VX    many    M/S             2016      148     489     3,564,015
ZF1A    ZF1A    many    M/S             7698      181     692    16,850,646

W5VX ops: K5JX, K5TSQ, W5VX
ZF1A ops: K6AM, K5WA, AC6T

"What a difference a year makes! This was fun! Last year, I only had 5 hours when the band was open here, working 61 QSO's, 31 countries, 18 zones and score of 8,892 points. This year, I was able to search and pounce up and down the band with good daylight propagation and loud signals. I made QSOs all the way up to 28.196 MHz." - W5GAI

"Thanks to George for his generosity in letting me use his station -- and his new full-sized, 4 element 40 meter OWA beam. That antenna is at 120 feet, but is effectively higher due to his sloping ground location. It was a champ! It's been several years since I did a 48 hour contest as a single operator, and I decided this time not to kill myself. While I definitely felt my mental acuity diminish -- it got harder and harder to work the second radio -- I didn't have a repeat of my 2003 experience when I woke up from a nap, sat down in the chair, and honestly had no clue how to make a contact for five full minutes! I'm a little embarrased of my 160 meter numbers, but honestly I just didn't find many signals on the band. Wasn't 10 meters a blast?! Only two weeks till the ARRL 10 Meter Contest!" - K5PI (@ K5TR)

"I did my usual single-op assisted. I tried to run more this year for a bigger score and I did manage that to some degree. But, I am still seduced by the DX pileups and it was hard to not be turned back into a DXer rather than being a contester. I still need to find the right balance between the two to maximize my score." - K5NA

"Wow! This was the first time in a very long time that I reached over a million points. I am sure some will be knocked off and it won't finish that way, but that was fun! My li'l ol' quad on that short tower did OK I guess. It was really fun having 10 meters back in play!" - K5IID

"Our best score yet by far. I guess three old guys with a tribander/shorty forty/wires still have a little life yet!" - W5VX

"It is great to have 10 meters back, but the low bands were certainly not as good as last year. I had more total country multipliers last year (510 vs. 506). However, I made 300 more contacts this year than las, which appears to meet my goal of breaking N5TJ's 5th call area low power record set back in 1998. I will have to wait for the log checking, but my raw score looks high enough to survive the usual point reduction." - N5AW

"Although I wasn't able to spend alot of time in the contest, the conditions when I was on were pretty good. I guess I split my time between CQing and S&P." - K5XA

"Great conditions! The bands were HOT! I even worked some Southeast Asia long path on 10 meters. I felt really loud in this contest. I was able to bust many pileups with relative ease, faster than in previous contests. My goal for the next contest is more than 2000 QSOs." - N5XZ

"There were some really great conditions on the high bands. Most everyone was loud and easy to copy, making this a very pleasant experience. It was so great in fact, that the pileups got out of hand on many occasions. But we managed to keep going and had our best M/S score ever." - K5WA (@ ZF1A)

"I've been having REAL troubles with antennas here and been trying to fix the problems. I got on to make a few contacts and I found it's worse than I'd thought. I hope to get some of this straightened out before the really bad weather hits." - N8NOE

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