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2021 ARRL160 in CW mode

I had some hope for the ARRL 160 CW high expectation but many poor signals with un-answered EU takers . Most  W / VE big guns  just continued CQ . I realize that USA USA traffic dominates the EU.  And only big EU QRO was heard .  Then i started run hoping for W/VE with EU RX antenna ,found a N-A  free QRG  then indeed  got response a few calls relative easy, Until a persistent caller  from let me say an ex - EU country blocked my little run, i send the om a report , no problem if someone, not in contest want a short exchange  But the om kept on calling in slow CW totally unaware of the ARRL160 ? how can you miss this activity my brain was spinning.  That inappropriate calling ended my appetite for the contest and I switched off . I seem to attract lunatics. In previous 160 contests there was a weak carrier that seemed to follow me when moving up or down a bit.

Propagation low bands continue to be very poor 630m only EU signals seen

In contrast  mode WSPR  DP0GVN at 1.8 was possible

TimestampCallMHzSNRDriftGridPwrReporterRGridkmazMode
 2021-12-06 07:28  PA0O  3.570005  -20  0  JO33hg  5  ZL2005SWL  RE68mx  18315  42  2 
 2021-12-06 07:18  PA0O  3.570004  -24  0  JO33hg  5  ZL2005SWL  RE68mx  18315  42  2 
 2021-12-06 08:08  PA0O  3.570006  -27  0  JO33hg  5  ZL2005SWL  RE68mx  18315  42  2 
 2021-12-06 07:10  PA0O  3.570004  -27  0  JO33hg  5  ZL2005SWL  RE68mx  18315  42  2 
 2021-12-06 07:48  PA0O  3.570005  -19  0  JO33hg  5  ZL2005SWL  RE68mx  18315  42  2 
 2021-12-06 07:56  PA0O  3.570005  -20  0  JO33hg  5  ZL2005SWL  RE68mx  18315  42  2 
 2021-12-06 07:40  PA0O  3.570005  -18  0  JO33hg  5  ZL2005SWL  RE68mx  18315  42  2 
 2021-12-06 09:44  VK3KCX/1  28.126063  +1  0  QF22qd  50  PA0O  JO33hg  16442  312  2 
 2021-12-06 09:50  PA0O  28.125995  -18  0  JO33hg  5  VK3KCX/1  QF22qd  16442  78  2 
 2021-12-06 09:42  PA0O  28.125996  -15  0  JO33hg  5  VK3KCX/1  QF22qd  16442  78  2 
 2021-12-06 10:18  VK3KCX/1  28.126063  -30  0  QF22qd  50  PA0O  JO33hg  16442  312  2 
 2021-12-06 09:54  VK3KCX/1  28.126063  -5  0  QF22qd  50  PA0O  JO33hg  16442  312  2 
 2021-12-06 02:42  PA0O  3.570006  -24  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2 
 2021-12-05 23:54  PA0O  3.570006  -18  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2 
 2021-12-06 00:38  PA0O  3.570007  -20  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2 
 2021-12-06 01:50  PA0O  1.838190  -32  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2 
 2021-12-06 02:52  PA0O  3.570006  -26  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2 
 2021-12-06 01:22  PA0O  3.570006  -21  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2 
 2021-12-06 00:20  PA0O  1.838189  -28  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2 
 2021-12-06 01:22  PA0O  1.838189  -25  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2 
 2021-12-06 00:28  PA0O  1.838189  -33  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2 
 2021-12-05 23:06  PA0O  3.570006  -21  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2 
 2021-12-06 00:54  PA0O  3.570006  -21  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2 
 2021-12-05 23:16  PA0O  1.838189  -32  0  JO33hg  5  DP0GVN  IB59ui  13830  186  2

 

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