Category Archives: awards

First Awards

[update 4/25: I’m now WAS with an endorsement for 20m. LoTW was update this AM with a little <Awarded> next to Basic and 20m. All this for those little asterisks below.] I just applied for the ARRL Basic Worked All States (WAS), 20m WAS, DX Century Club – Mixed, and DX Century Club – Phone. I’m a handful… Read More »

W1AW/* are Staffed by Humans

As much as I’ve been enjoying the W1AW portable stations, obesity I’ve been dismayed by the pileup behavior of some of the hams calling. As a new ham, unhealthy I assumed that most would be well-behaved, clinic but I’ve been proved wrong more than once. When trying to work /2 (New Jersey), the RTTY op did a fantastic… Read More »