Category CW

COOL Evaluation of the AWA contest

Participants that logged on The COOL Evaluated results COOL Evaluator results for the AWA contest today. Note this isn’t the official result and I as admin did a little tweaking to the logs, like finer than a kilohertz frequencies rounded,…

Summer QRP Contest and The COOL

It was an interesting contest where SSB, CW or digital modes could be used to make contacts and chasers need not to be QRP which kind of defeats the goal in my opinion ….. The exchanges were also interesting, RST…

Congratulations to Rulhof ZS4RM

As far as I know, it’s Rulhof’s second QSO using CW. His first QSO was with Arthur, ZS5DUV. What is great is that Rulhof applied for his designated COOL PIN today and now has access to the most unique system…

The COOL – Results 2023

The COOL has gone through the various phases from being an idea to what it is today. We grew in numbers over the past few months. The results shown here have particular relavance: These are the result of QSO’s that…

Your first CW QSO

What an awesome step in life, a memorable moment. If I may mention my own. It was early in 1975, at the tender age of 16, my dad had bought me a Yaesu FLDX400 transmitter from Hamrad in Johannesburg, probably…

Why is this log Super COOL?

It was always possible to generate a QSL by double clicking on a log logged on The COOL and then you needed to do a screen capture to store it as an image file. Today an attempt was made to…

Why log your QSO’s?

Posted by Mike ZS6MSW on The COOL CW Operators WhatsApp group. Several reasons you should care about logging your qso’s on THE COOL and become a club member. Be blessed this 2024, any questions, Eddie and I will gladly answer…