For this event we ran the FLEX-3000 into an Elecraft KPA-500 amplifier at about 490 watts throughout.While we had problems hearing stations (esp. on 80 & 40), it was quite amazing how often we busted pileups on the 1st or 2nd call much of the time.
While the power helped, much of my pileup busting success was all about timing, slipping the callsign in during a lull between frantic callers.
George started and ended our CQ WW effort and worked about 120 more Q's on Saturday afternoon. I did as best I could with the night shifts considering the horrible noise levels.
Hopefully we will be more prepared next year.
Were YOU prepared THIS year?
Is N6GEO in YOUR log?