# Most Wanted

Attention All Chasers!

As most of you know, I am a high school maths teacher. The SOTA Programme has given me some interesting ways to teach a variety of topics to pupils. For instance, I have used it to teach trigonometry, Pythagoras, speed/distance/time, spreadsheets and hypothesis testing. It has certainly livened up some of these curriculum areas for the pupils, and given them an introduction into the fabulous British outdoors, which many of them have never experienced.

I have some statistics modules coming up, and would like some raw data to work with. This is also to satisfy my own curiosity and interest, and hopefully, the results may be of use/interest to the SOTA community.

If you are willing to contribute, please post on here your ‘Needs’ in terms of chaser uniques. This, for now, is limited to G/GW/GD in order that the distribution of results is meaningful and manageable for the students.

So, which unique summits, do you still need to chase in G/GW/GD?

Many thanks, Tom

I am currently importing from the Database to update the region lists on SOTAwatch - these show your summits activated and chased if you are logged in.

Tom

I will contribute my own data:

G/CE: 1,3,5
G/DC: 2,3,4,5,6,7
G/LD: 23,27,31,33,35,36,38,41,42,43,44,45,46,54,55,57,58
G/NP: 2,24
G/SB: 4,5,6,7,9,10
G/SC: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13
G/SE: 1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
G/SP: –
G/TW: 2,4,5
G/WB: 7,8,11,12,13,14,15,16,18,20,23,24

GW/NW: 17,26,33,36,41,50,52,55,56,57,59,60,61,63,65,67,69,74,75
GW/MW: 3,4,5,6,7,8,10,11,12,14 to 25,28 to 40
GW/SW: 4,5,8 to 14,16 to 40

GD/GD: 2,4,5

Hi Tom

Now that you have defined a format, here is my data -

G/CE: none
G/DC: 5,7
G/LD: 3,7,8,9,11,12,13,14,19,25,26,27,29,31,32,38,39,40,43,46,48,50,51,54,56,57,58
G/NP: 2,18,19,20,22,23,25,27
G/SB: 6,7
G/SC: 5
G/SE: 4,7,10,13,14,15
G/SP: 11
G/TW: none
G/WB: 6,7,8,13,14,18,21,23

GW/NW: 1,2,3,5,6,8,9,13,14,15,19,22,24,27,28,33,35,36,37,47,52,53,55,56,58,63,67,68,69,70,71,72
GW/MW: 5,6,7,20,23,26,29,30,32,35
GW/SW: 5,6,35,40

GD/GD: none

It was an interesting exercise! The large number of “missing” SE summits is a combination of having no 2-metre capability at home (except the 817 in rubber-duck mode), and the relative proximity of the summits making them too close for HF activations.

73 de Les, G3VQO

Hi Tom
Here’s my wanted list as per today:-
ENGLAND
DC - 1-3-4
LD - 1-2-4-12-16-19-23-26-27-29-35-37-42-45-46-47-53-55
NP - 27
SB - 2-3-4-5-6-7
SC - 1-10-13
SE - 14
SP - 11
WB - 6-12-13

WALES
MW - 6-8-12-14-19-20-22-24-27-29-30-32-35-38-39
NW - 4-5-31-33-35-36-44-52-55-57-60-61-63-65-68-72-74
SW - 17-20-21-25-27-32-36-38-39

73 de Cris
GM4FAM

Hi Tom,
here´s my list of wanted SOTA-ref. within the UK.
Not to much worked, but lot´s of work for your students…

Enlgand:
G/CE: 2,3.
G/DC: 2,4,6,7.
G/LD: 2,3,4,6,9,13,17,19,21,22,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,34,
G/LD: 36,37,38,39,41,42,43,44,45,46,47,50,52,53,54,55,56,57.
G/NP: 7,11,14,20,22,30,31.
G/SB: 4,6,7,8,9,10.
G/SC: 3,11,12,13.
G/SE: 14
G/SP: 6,7,8,10,11,12,17.
G/WB: 2,3,6,7,8,14,15,18,19,23.

Isle of Man:
GD/GD: 3,4.

Wales:
GW/NW: 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9,12,13,14,16,19,20,23,24,28,30,33,44,
GW/NW: 46,49,50,52,55,57,58,59,60,61,63,64,65,66,67,68,69,70,72,74.
GW/MW: 3,4,5,6,8,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,20,21,22,26,28,29,30,31,32,36,37,38,40.
GW/SW: 17,20,26,29,32,34,35,36,37,38,40.

Many thanks for your fine job and best wishes
Fritz DL4FDM

Like wise SB-002 & SB-003 - Chris.
jim

My most wanted summits are here mostwanted - gw7aav2

Hope this is useful.

Steve

I would love to give you my ‘most wanted’ and would like to know them myself. However, when I go to the Summits page and select a region there are only a handful of summits identified as ‘my chases’. Is there a problem with the database or am I doing something wrong. I dont really fancy the idea of copying out all the summits then crossing off the ones that I have chased which is over 400 now.

Any thoughts?

73 Glyn

Hi Tom

These are the ones on my most wanted list:

G - LD-057
GD - All complete
GW - NW-052, 056, 063

• MW-008, 012, 021, 034, 037
• SW-021, 029, 032

I hope this is useful.

73 John GW4BVE

There does appear to be a problem which I had not noticed until you mentioned it.
Going back through my uniques I see the last that appears as chased in the region table was in April. All however are shown correctly as chased on the summit displayed in its own info page.
Hope that makes sense and will enable someone to track what is wrong,

Roger G4OWG

In reply to Tom - M1EYP

Hi Tom
Here are my most wanted also

G/LD-057
G/SE-015
GW/NW-045 & 063
GW/MW-012 & 037
GW/SW-021, 028, 032, 036 & 039

I trust this will be helpful
Regards
Don [G0NES]

Here are the ones not chased by me (on FM mind you)

England:
LD- 12,19,20,26,27,31,35-38,41-45,48,51,53,54,57
NP- 2,6,8,13,16,20,24,26-28
SP- None

All other areas have not been chased (i.e. out of reach for FM!)

Wales:
NW- 6,8,9,12,14,16-19,23,24,26-31,33,35-39,41,45-47,49-53,55-61,63-68,71,73-75

MW-& SW have not been chased

Isle of Man
GD-2,4,5

2E0MND (my mum) is grateful of anything (and also watched me type this up!)

Hope this helps.

M3TMX Jordan

Tom

Here’s my entry - I think I need to get some time in!!!

ENGLAND

CE 001, 002, 003
DC 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008
LD 001, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 009, 011, 012, 013, 014, 014, 015, 016, 017, 018, 019, 023, 024, 027, 028, 029, 031, 032, 033, 035, 036, 037, 038, 039, 040, 041, 042, 043, 044, 045, 046, 047, 051, 052, 053, 055, 056, 057, 058
NP 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 010, 014, 017, 019, 020, 023, 024, 025, 026, 027, 028,
SB 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010
SC 001, 004, 008, 010, 011, 012, 013
SE 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 007, 009, 010, 011, 014
SP 001, 003, 009, 011
TW 001, 002
WB 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 008, 009, 011, 012, 013, 015, 018, 019, 021, 022, 024

ISLE OF MAN

GD 002, 003, 005

NORTHERN IRELAND

CA 001, 002, 003, 004, 005
MM 001, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 011, 012, 013, 014, 015, 016, 017
AH 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 011
SW 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009
SM 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 011, 012, 013, 013, 014, 015, 016, 017, 018, 019, 020, 021, 022, 023, 024

WALES

MW 002, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 012, 013, 014, 016, 017, 018, 019, 020, 021, 022, 023, 024, 025, 026, 029, 030, 031, 032, 033, 034, 035, 036, 038, 039, 040
NW 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 008, 010, 012, 013, 014, 015, 019, 021, 023, 024, 026, 027, 031, 032, 033, 035, 036, 037, 039, 040, 042, 044, 045, 046, 047, 048, 049, 050, 051, 052, 053, 056, 057, 058, 059, 060, 061, 063, 065, 066, 069, 070, 071, 073, 074
SW 001, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 011, 012, 013, 014, 015, 017, 018, 019, 020, 021, 022, 025, 026, 027, 032, 035, 036, 037, 038, 039, 040

73 Glyn

G/
CE 005
DC 002 003 004 005
LD 034 038 042 043 051 057
NP-027
SB 005 006 007 008 010
SC 009 011 012 013
SE 001 002 003 004 007 009 010 011 013 014
TW 003
WB 006 007 008 012 017 018 021 022 023

GD/

None

Roger G4OWG

And Klaus NP-030 is no longer a sota summit.

Mick

NP-030 is Lovely Seat or Nice A**e

I think you mean NP-21 Horse Head Moor is no longer valid

Thanks very much for the data everyone - great stuff. Keep it coming, and hopefully we can produce something of interest and maybe of sufficient use to put up on the SOTA website.

A lot more data is needed yet, before meaningful results will emerge, so let’s have your lists of Chasing needs in G/GW/GD.

Tom

Hi Tom,

Most interesting study.

I’ll compile my data for you tomorrow. And when all the results are in, please publish the “most wanted” summits - I (and no doubt many others!) would be very glad to plan activations of some of them!

73 de Paul G4MD

Good Morning Tom. If you can get some distance away from me we might make a 40m CW QSO. Here are my want’s according. The SOTA database is inaccurate in parts and shows wanted summits that I have actully chased and logged into the database, I’m not sure if anyone else has found this and if it is known about:
Wants:
G/CE: none
G/DC: 6,7
G/LD: 5,6,19,23,27,36,40,54,55,57
G/NP: 27
G/SB: 8
G/SC: 4,8
G/SE: none
G/SP: none
G/TW: 1,5 (Very close to my QTH but not chased, only activated!)
G/WB: none

GW/NW:4,5,14,16,20,30,45,52,57,58,69,
GW/MW:7,20,22,27,29,31,32,37
GW/SW:18,21,22,30,31,32,35,36,39

GD/GD: 1

A seperate issue but these QSOs below are chased, logged and mostly starred but are not shown under “My Chases” in the database:
LD-042 (G1INK 20/08/07)
LD-044 (G1INK 21/08/07)
NP-014 (M0SGB 29/04/07) (GX0OOO 03/08/07)
NP-023 (G4RQJ 29/07/07) (G1INK 09/09/07)
NP-031 (G0PZO 01/09/07) (G4OWG 03/09/07) (G1INK 09/09/07)
SC-003 (G3CWI 31/05/07) (G4ERP 19/08/07)
SC-005 (G3TJE 22/05/07)
WB-009 (M0JDK 08/08/07)
WB-020 (G3TJE 11/05/07)
WB-022 (M0JDK 09/09/07)

NW-017 (GW1INK 19/08/07)
NW-029 (GW4BVE 02/06/07)
NW-031 (GW4OIG 05/05/07)
NW-050 (GW4BVE 12/06/07)
NW-059 (GW8OGI 03/08/07)
NW-064 (GW4BVE 28/04/07)
NW-066 (GW4BVE 27/04/07)
NW-067 (GW4BVE 27/04/07)
NW-068 (MW0COP 27/04/07)
NW-075 (GW0PEB 18/05/07) (GW4BVE 12/06/07) (GW8OGI 19/08/07)
MW-005 (GW3TJE 24/05/07)
MW-015 (GW4OIG 05/05/07)
MW-028 (GW4BVE 31/07/07)
MW-031 (MW0COP 02/06/07)
SW-025 (GW4BVE 30/08/07)
SW-029 (GW3TJE 18/07/07)

This is “off topic” but I wondered if this missing data problem was fixable so that the integrity of the databse could be further improved and whether any other chasers have the same or similar missing data for their activity?

73 and thanks for all the work that goes into the database - please don’t think I am whingeing about it.

Phil