Call: N4KG
Operator(s):  
Station: N4KG

Added: 06/Mar/2012
Contest: ARRL DX CONTEST, SSB
Class: SO UNLIMITED HP
QTH: ALA
Operating time: 23.5

Summary: 
 Band  QSOs  Mults
-------------------
  160:   25    20
   80:   72    47
   40:  114    70
   20:  218    85
   15:  247    87
   10:  119    43
-------------------
Total:  795   352  
Total Score = 839,520 Club: Soapbox: Second try to submit this summary.
AOL crashed just after hitting SEND
last time. I had a hard time getting
enthused for this one. Friday morning
at 9:10 a.m. the power went out. AM
Radio reported: "Tornado on Ground,
East of Athens, heading NE" N4KG is
10 miles East of Athens. Evacuated to
neighbor's basement. East Limestone
County Tornado later rated as EF3. 75
houses destroyed. Roof taken off 2
dormatories at East Limestone
Correctional Facility (5 miles NNW of
N4KG) and hundreds of houses damaged.
Over 50 houses destroyed in Madison
County (North of Huntsville). Athens
Utilities reported 26 utility poles
down and 2 substations knocked
out. Amazingly, with the help of
neighboring community utility workers,
Power was Restored to East Limestone
County by 3:30 p.m. (2.5 hrs B4
contest). CONGRATULATIONS and THANKS
to Athens Utilities and supporting
communities! N4KG started the contest
on 10M wkg Carib/SA for 25 mins. Same
for 15M for 35 mins. Then 1 hour on
20M and 2 hrs on 40M. ALL S&P and/or
Packet Spots with focus on Multipliers
and multi-band contacts. Watched
Local News for Tornado Coverage and
fell asleep in chair. Awoke at 0700Z.
Hit 40/80/160 for 1 hour before
shutting down. Usual morning sweep
from 80 to 40 to 20 to 15. 10M
opening was Late and weak. Sunday
morning, 20 and 15 sounded Flat.
Solar Flare around 10Z. BIG Guns were
S5. 10M opened to CT EA F and Italy
around 1700Z. I took LOTS of
breaks, operating just under 24 hours,
about 10 hours less than my normal.
WX was Beautiful all weekend. Icom
746 to pair of 3-500's at 800 to 1000W
depending on band. 160 Inverted L 80
Elevated GP 40 Sloping 80M Dipole
from 120' to NE plus Delta Loop for
Pacific. 20/15/10 TH7 at 40' plus D3
Dipole at 65' (JA/SA) plus Dipole
(EA8/VK3) Tom N4KG in North Alabama's
Tornado Alley station: N4KG SOAB(A)
HP contest: ARRL DX Contest SSB
2012 160 80
40 20 15 10 total
---------------------------------------------------------------------- N
America: 15 27 22 47
43 28 182 (22%)
(8%) (14%) (12%) (25%) (23%)
(15%) S America: 3 7
15 36 36 58 155
(19%) (1%) (4%)
(9%) (23%) (23%) (37%) Europe:
6 33 61 110 139
15 364 (45%)
(1%) (9%) (16%) (30%) (38%)
(4%) Africa: 1 2
5 8 7 8 31 (3%)
(3%) (6%) (16%) (25%)
(22%) (25%) Asia: 0
1 5 13 14 0
33 (4%) (3%)
(15%) (39%) (42%)
Oceania: 0 2 6 4
8 10 30 (3%)
(6%) (20%) (13%) (26%)
(33%) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- CABSTAT
Log Analysis (KG4CUY
program) Contest: ARRL-DX-SSB 2012 -
800 QSOs, 487 Unique Calls ARRL SSB
DX 2012 N4KG SOAB(A) HP Call
160m 80m 40m 20m 15m 10m
6 Bands: 12 calls 6Y1V *
* * * * * 8P5A
* * * * * * CR2X
** * * * *
* CR6K * * * *
* * ED1R ** ** *
* * * EF8R * *
* * * * HI3TEJ *
* * * * * P40L
* * * * * * PJ2T
* * * * *
* TO11A (FG) * * * *
* * TO5A * * *
* * * VP5H * *
* * * * 5 Bands: 20 calls
9A1A * * * *
* - 9Y4W - * *
* * * C6ANM * *
* * * - CR3L -
* * * * * CS2C
- * * * * * II9T
* * * * *
- IO5O * * * *
* - J88DR - * *
* * * KH6LC - *
* * * * KH7X -
* * * * * KP2M
* * * - * * PJ4G
* - * * *
* PT5T - * * *
* * PW7T - * *
* * * TG7/N6HD - *
* * * * TI5N *
* - * * * TI8M
- * * * * * V26M
- * * * *
* VP2EC - * * *
* * VP9I * * *
* * - 4 Bands: 21 calls
8P6EX - * * *
- * 9A1P - * *
* * - 9A8M - *
* * * - E7DX -
* * * * - EA8MT
- - * * * * G6PZ
- * * * *
- GM7R - * * *
* - HB9CXZ - * *
* * - HG1S - *
* * * - HI3K *
* - * * - IR4M
- * * * * - J7Y
- * - * *
* LP1H - - * *
* * LS1D - - *
* * * LT1F - -
* * * * LX7I -
* * * * - NP2B
* - - * * * NP2I
- * * * *
- OM3GI - * * *
* - PI4DX - * *
* * - V51YJ - -
* * * * 3 Bands: 32 calls
5B4AIF - - * *
* - 8P6NW - - -
* * * CO2GG * *
- * - - CW5W -
- - * * * DL1QQ
- * * * - - DR1D
- - * * *
- EA5DFV - - * *
* - EI9E - - *
* * - GI5K - *
* - * - GW9T -
- * * * - HF3A
- - * * * - HG7T
- - * * *
- HI3TT - * - *
* - HK3C - - -
* * * II9P - -
* * * - JA3YBK -
- * * * - LN5O
- - * * * - OA4SS
- - - * *
* OE3K - - * *
* - OZ1ADL - * *
* - - P40V - -
- * * * PI4TUE -
* - * * - PY4OG
- - - * * * RU0FM
- - * * *
- S52WW - - * *
* - T48K - * -
* * - TI8II - -
- * * * TM0T -
* - * * - TM1T
- - * * *
- XE2URF - - * *
- * YO3CZW - - *
* * - ZL3IO - -
* - * *