All contests have some sort of report, mostly the signal report then additional pieces of information, from your age to your shoe size (seriously).
Here’s me on 15m during IOTA 2017:
(100 Watts, recorded straight out the TS590SG into Audacity)
Antenna: DX Commander Vertical 80m-10m
Had a ball with CQWW this weekend putting just over 1,000 QSOs in the log. 10m was very busy. The band scope on the TS-990s radio was extremely full with hardly a gap from 28.300 to 29.000 (and some!).
A couple of times, I used Audacity (software) to record out the back of my Kenwood TS-990s and caught some interesting sound-tracks.
Mostly, I forgot to hit the record button, particularly when I hit a very fast pile-up to the US but I found time to catch the tail end of this one after it had slowed down a bit.
Here’s a “perfect” example of a CQWW “rubber stamp” contact. Continue reading