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QRP Honor Roll

I'm sure it's not easy copying my minimal QRP signal on the bands, especially when the sunspots are absent and conditions are poor. However there are many courteous operators who will go the last mile in an effort to work the QRP station. I'd like to "honor" those operators by listing those with whom I have made at least 50 QSOs with my CW/QRP signals and thank them for doing so. Many of the QSOs involved are from contests since contest operators are among the best in the world at picking weak signals out of the QRM, QRN, QSB, etc. to make those few extra points that may help them to win a prize.

To make my 'Honor Roll', a station must have worked me at least 50 times combined contest and regular QSOs. I've also worked some of the stations back in the 60's when I ran more than 5 watts. Also when I used other calls like N3AQC, N3A, NY3EC and others. The listing here only includes contacts when I ran 5 watts or less and used my K3WWP call.

Some of the stations listed are contest club stations. I didn't make the effort to find out who the operators were. I've worked some of the stations under different callsigns as they changed with the vanity callsign program. I made no effort to combine totals in that case. The list is compiled simply from call letter listings in my master computer log. I did count /P or /M stations since my log contains a 'base' field which strips the portable designation from the call. For example the 'call' field may be K4BAI/4 and the base field is just K4BAI.

I will update this page occasionally, but not regularly. It was last updated on November 18, 2022.

Tied stations are listed alphanumerically.
CALL    QSOs  Notes
KB3BFQ	363   My former next door neighbor

W1AW	232   Most QSOs from the 2014 Anniversary WAS Event
K4BAI	230   Mostly contest QSOs, but some rag chews as well
N2ESE	216   Rag chews and some NAQCC Sprint QSOs
WY3H	207   Former "neighbor" and Founder/First President of the NAQCC

N4BP	175   All contest QSOs, I believe
W9MSE	154   Mostly mobile QSOs

W2JEK	137   Following stations are mostly contest QSOs unless otherwise noted
W2SH	132   Some rag chews and an eyeball QSO
KA2KGP	132   Mix of rag chews and contest QSOs, also a few meetings at hamfests
K4LTA	124
W9CC	110
AA3B	109
PJ2T	107   Top DX station
N4FI	103   A few rag chews
KB3LFC	102   Former call of WY3H making 309 total QSOs

N4ZZ	92

VA3RJ	87    Mostly rag chews - Top VE station
K4RO	84
K4UK	82    Some rag chews
K3WW	81

VE3EJ	79
K0EJ	78
9A1A	76    Top EU station
W1PID	76    Some rag chews
W9WI	76
K1IEE	75    Some rag chews
KP2M	75
N0NI	75
ZF1A	75
W3DYA	74
W5WMU	74
WA8REI	74    SK - mix of rag chews and contest QSOs
KD2MX	73
NA4K	73
P40W	73
WB8LZG	72    Now W8GG - not included
HG1S	71
KN4Y	71
N9CK	71

NP4Z	69
VE5SF	67
WG8Y	67
F5IN	66
KF9D	65
N7US    65
W4DUK	65	
K4AMC	64
K9OM	64
N9NE	64
NF8M	63
W2LJ	63
W9RE	63
CO8LY	62
N4AF    62
N0AV	62
W5NN	62
HG6N	61
WO4O	61
K4ORD	60
WA1UJU	60
WK2G	60

HC8N	59
W4NZ	59
N4IR	58
OM7M	58
WJ9B	57
WP2Z	57
DK3GI	56
W4AN	56
9A7A	55
WE9V 	55
K6LL	54
N0AT	54
K2YGM	53
WT9U	53
F6HKA	52
K1BV	52
K5KA	52    SK
KT3Y	52
N4ROA	52    SK
K0AD	51
RU1A	51
TM6M	51
DL1IAO	50
K1VUT   50
K5YAA	50
KN1H	50
KU8E    50
WA1LNP	50
I hope you find this interesting. If you're a QRPer, you can count on these stations to hear and work you. I'm fairly certain of that. These stations have great receiving antennas and/or great 'ears'.