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ARRL DX CW

ARRL CW is the mother of all Contests.. Back in 1970 ties we where  PA0GN  ,handwritten paper logs no internet no PC.'s After contest with koffie en koek, dub check at the home of  Geert PA0GIN  Corrie and dog Sheila. Those days the cw  and phone took both 2 weekends 2 x 48 hour CW . Must be the only active HF contester's of this group left with Enno PF5X But  PI4GN is active in UHF SHF contests. Last weekend during our PACC storm depression Ciara came along. This weekend we had another storm visiting called Dennis. Friday I attempted to set up a better 40m dipole but i could not get it tuned like it did last weekend. Now i know why, the fold back wires came too close to each other and eliminated induction. But Dennis ended antenna work. Anyway i was okay for 160 80 20 15  and the 80 dipole on 40 that worked a bit my result despite not having a good 40m antenna  Oklahoma was the only spotted not worked multi. Strange  40m no  W6 W7 spots ? VY0ERC a