Z60A Republic of Kosovo flag - in the log

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Fun working the new DXCC entity this morning on 20M CW.   The 6700 combined with SDR-Bridge and CW Skimmer are excellent tools.  An amp and 3el quad helps too, hihi.

They were pretty busy and I probably just got lucky but worked them in about 10 minutes.  Clublog already has me "in the log" and a direct  QSL  was requested.  

Now for Bouvet and some Flex to Flex Q's.

Al / NN4ZZ  
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Al / NN4ZZ

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Matt (K0KB)

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Somehow I pulled them up, watched him work someone, set my transmit to that freq and let her rip. He came right back to me. Doesn’t happen that way too often!! Took about 30 seconds total from the time i saw him in the cluster.

To top that off I did it from my iphone sitting in my office 45 miles from my home station. Thanks FRS for that capability!
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Ken - NM9P, Elmer

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Very cool, Matt!
I tried them a few times yesterday from my office via Smart Limk. Missed ‘em.... need more power.

But I have worked the guys three times on different bands on the ship on the way to Bouvet. I hope that means I will have good luck in the big pileup!
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Tim - G7GFW / F4VQP

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That explains the pile up and numerous pizza sellers with their echo chambers full on filling a goodly part of 20m when I switched on this afternoon (French Time). 

Mind you they weren't the only badly behaved ops - heard one guy give his callsign 5 time without pause, another had a signal 15kcs wide plus splatter.

If only people could learn a) good radio manners and b) how to drive their equipment properly, life would be good.

Tim
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Whoo Hoo!  I worked Z60A this morning on 20 SSB right before leaving for the office.

I heard him calling as I passed the room, set my transmit slice and nailed him on my first call with only 100 Watts!  I had tried for most of the weekend off and on, trying to break CW pileups, with no luck at all.  Perhaps it was the newly adjusted 2.3K Mic DX Pileup Profile I tested this weekend that got me through?  

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Al / NN4ZZ

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Congrats Ken!  I worked them on 20 and 40 CW this week and figured I'd leave it at that tor now.  Lots of others need them for ATNO's and figure it will be easy to get some other band slots later.

Looking for Bouvet next!

Regards,  Al / NN4ZZ  
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