Contesting from the West

VA7ST_2It ain’t easy being out of the line of sight for most of the world. British Columbia is far from most population areas — no, not as far as Alaska, Hawaii or New Zealand, but far enough to teach us a thing or two about distance and fickle near-polar conditions.

Fabi VA2UP asked me to pen a perspective from the West Coast, looking at what we do that may be different from the tactics of contest stations located further East.

Read the VA7ST essay “RTTY from the West” (June 2014)

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