KA5WSS

Operating

KA5WSS operating
KA5WSS operating from W5EHM/N5XU

Historically, I've operating contests and DX'ed quite a bit. Most of my contesting took place at W5EHM/N5XU, the station of the University of Texas Amateur Radio Club, but I've also operated from W5KFT, K5TR/WB5VZL, N3BB, N5AU and 6D2X.

It's been years since I've operated in a contest outside of hunting and pouncing for DX. I suspect I'll get back into the fray eventually, but for now the extent of my contesting-like activity is maintaining my log conversion software, LogConv.

I have had some success with contesting in the past, particularly with multi-op efforts. Here are some of the results:

ARRL Sweepstakes (CW)
YearCallsignQSOsSectsScoreResult
1986W5EHM77273112,71210th in US, 1st in STX
1989W5EHM83077127,820Unofficial
1995W5EHM52333,4327th in STX (Single Op)
1996W5EHM69075103,5001st in West Gulf Division
1997N5XU70175105,1501st in STX

ARRL Sweepstakes (Phone)

YearCallsignQSOsSectsScoreResult
1986W5EHM87472125,8563rd in STX
1987W5EHM101675152,4001st in STX
1988W5EHM115476175,4081st in STX
1989W5EHM147477226,99610th in US, 1st in STX
1990W5EHM130977178,486Unofficial
1992W5EHM131177201,8941st in STX
1993W5EHM114374169,1642nd in STX
1994W5EHM69573101,4704th in STX
1995W5EHM3437249,3924th in STX
1996W5EHM124878194,6882nd In STX
1997N5XU115879182,9643rd in STX
1998N5XU123179175,5385th in Collegiate Championships

ARRL DX Contest (Phone)

YearCallsignQSOsMultsScoreResult
1988W5EHM35067UnknownUnknown
1989W5EHM269145117,0155th in 5th call area
19926D2X??14.6 Meg1st Worldwide, New Record
1998N5XU742238492,6604th in 5th call area

CQ WW DX (Phone)

YearCallsignQSOsCtysZonesScoreResult
1987W5EHM33212670169,736Unknown
1988W5EHM596240103557,718Unknown
1989W5EHM62027096599,874Unknown

IARU HF Championships

YearCallsignQSOsZonesHQ StnsScoreResult
1996W5EHM417471375,9002nd in STX
1997W5EHM347413077,1772nd in STX
1999N5XU9088739397,1521st in STX

NA QSO Party (August - Phone)

YearCallsignQSOsMultsScoreResult
1996W5EHM40311747,15110th W/VE

GridLoc

YearCallsignQSOsGridsScoreResult
1996W5EHM29713840,9861st place Worldwide

ARRL January VHF Contest

YearCallsignQSOsGridsScoreResult
1990W5EHM5525Unofficial (Single Op)
1998N5XU27011233,6001st in West Gulf, Record
1999N5XU103364,5361st in STX

ARRL June VHF Contest

YearCallsignQSOsGridsScoreResult
1989W5EHM20142803rd in STX
1998N5XU106789,516Unofficial (Single Op)
1999N5XU132477,3322nd in STX (Single Op)
2011KA5WSS1615250

ARRL September VHF Contest

YearCallsignQSOsGridsScoreResult
1989W5EHM5210Unofficial (Single Op)
1990W5EHM224Unofficial (Single Op)
1996W5EHM71201,4601st in STX, 3rd in Midwest
1998N5XU2049721,9221st in STX, 3rd in Midwest

CQ WW VHF Contest

YearCallsignQSOsGridsScoreResult
1997W5EHM159162Unofficial (Single Op)

50 MHz Sprint

YearCallsignQSOsGridsScoreResult
1989W5EHM6530Unknown (Single Op)

144 MHz Sprint

YearCallsignQSOsGridsScoreResult
1998N5XU197133101st Place out of 129