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10,000 QSOs


#1

Just realised that my 10,000th SOTA activator QSO took place on Grayrigg Forest G/LD-038 on Sunday. The QSO was with DM1LM on 30m CW. Not something I envisaged when I made number 1 on 2m FM back in 2002!

Might churn out some anorakish stats later if I get chance!

Tom M1EYP


#2

In reply to M1EYP:

Tom,
Congratulations on this fine QSO total.

                   Vlado, Z35M

#3

In reply to Z35M:

Congratulations Tom,

who would have thought 5 years ago and this
with so many contacts in telegraphy.

Good luck and lots of fun with the next 10k!

Vy73 es cuagn
Fritz DL4FDM

PS1. hr nw qsy to TV watching Bayer Munich vs. ManU :slight_smile:
PS2. hope u get Jimmy started on CW soon, because its fun :wink:


#4

Hi Fritz,

I do not intend to start CW.

Jimmy M3EYP


#5

In reply to M3EYP:
Well done Tom! Jimmy you would be good at CW, Each to their own though. Sean M0GIA


#6

And here’s the anoraky stats for my first 10,000 activator QSOs (well, 10,030 actually!):

Mode - QSO
FM — 4133
SSB – 2410
CW — 3487

QRG – QSO
160m - 11
80m – 1017
40m – 1733
30m – 148
20m – 667
17m – 23
15m – 40
10m – 5
6m — 376
4m — 1
2m — 5312
70cm - 696
3cm – 1

591 S2S QSOs

Stats courtesy of the excellent CSV log analyzer at http://www.adventureradio.de/data

Still no joy with using the “DXCC check” option on that tool though.

Tom M1EYP


#7

In reply to M1EYP:
How many mL of soup per qso/band/qrg though? :slight_smile:

Roger G4OWG
I hate sadistics (sp intentional)


#8

Approximately 333ml of soup per activation. That is because my flask is one litre, and it has been taken on pretty close to a third of all the activations I have done. Now my average is about 11 QSOs per activation, so that’s about 30ml per contact.

Tom M1EYP


#9

Worked out the DXCCs myself with my good friend MS Excel:

58 DXCCs worked from SOTA summits so far:

4K — 2
4O — 1
4X — 2
5B — 2
9A — 90
CT — 4
CT3 — 3
DL — 722
E7 — 5
EA — 12
EA8 — 2
EI — 72
ER — 6
ES — 6
EU — 7
F — 260
G — 5971
GD — 32
GI — 112
GM — 141
GU — 1
GW — 1162
HA — 119
HB — 198
I — 71
IS0 — 3
JA — 1
LA — 66
LU — 1
LX — 2
LY — 15
LZ — 14
OE — 53
OH — 19
OK — 109
OM — 24
ON — 105
OX — 1
OZ — 4
PA — 39
RA — 120
S5 — 182
SM — 123
SP — 52
SV — 3
T7 — 1
TK — 1
UA9 — 4
UN — 4
UR — 112
VE — 5
VP5 — 1
W — 24
YL — 7
YO — 15
YU — 14
Z3 — 2
ZB — 2

Tom M1EYP


#10

In reply to M1EYP:

Congratulations on a superb QSO total Tom, I almost took a listen for you this morning but as I was a little late up I gave it a miss.

That’s a very nice tally on 6 Metres too, not a band often associated with SOTA.

I hope to work you again very soon.
73,

Mark G0VOF