The University of Texas Amateur Radio Club (W5EHM at the time) set up a portable operation on the University of Texas at Austin campus in 1986 for Field Day in 1986. This was a short distance from its Ham Shack at the time.
Despite a “leisurely” effort this log was good enough for 1st place worldwide! Of course, GridLoc was a short lived contest created by George Fremin (WB5VZL, K5TR) and myself so mind share and participation was terribly high. By using Maidenhead grid squares as multipliers scores could climb rather high with lower QSO counts. GRID LOC […]
According to some notes the University of Texas ARC may have placed 10th in the US with this multi-two effort in the 1996 North American QSO Party. date (UTC): 08/17/1996 call: W5EHM QTH: TX mode: SSB category: Multi-Op Two Xmtr operators: N1PVB, SQ9DDZ, KA5WSS band QSOs mults ____________________________ 160 5 2 80 27 16 40 […]
Worked this one with Ken Harker (WM5R). A better outcome than 1994 and 1995, but could have done better with more ops. Despite the higher score we still ended up only in 3rd place in STX. We did manage a Clean Sweep though. Callsign Used : N5XU (University of Texas, ex-W5EHM) Operators : KM5FA, KA5WSS […]
Prior to the start of the Collegiate Championships the University of Texas ARC was quite active for Sweepstakes, particularly Phone. This multi-op effort yielded the second best score in school history. Enough for 1st place in STX though I think we just missed out on a second top 10 finish. Call: W5EHM Country: Mode: SSB […]