All scores are claimed scores unless otherwise noted.January: ARRL RTTY Round Up (Final Score)•QSO’s: 771•Mult’s: 80•Score: 60,880•Op Time: 15 HrsComment: Fell short of my scores from the previous three years, but still took first place in the SOLP category for Indiana, the fourth year in a row.January: NAQP CW•QSO’s: 704•Mult’s: 138•Score: 97,152•Op Time: 10 HrsComment: My highest QSO total ever for the NAQP. One day I will break the 100K point barrier for this contest.January: NAQP Phone (Final Score)•QSO’s: 174•Mult’s: 75•Score: 13,050•Op Time: 4 HrsComment: Operation limited to daylight hours so I missed the high rate hours typically seen later in the test.January: BARTG Sprint•QSO’s: 89•Mult’s: 31•Score: 9,612•Op Time: 3 HrsComment: Just horsing around, did not submit log.February: NAQP RTTY (Final Score)•QSO’s: 512•Mult’s: 139•Score: 71,168•Op Time: 8 HrsComment: First place for the Indiana Section! SMC Team 2 also finished second in team competition.March: Wisconsin QSO Party (Final Score)•QSO’s: 128•Mult’s: 50•Score: 16,575•Op Time: 4 HrsComment: I like to support the fellow 9-land QSO parties. Had the top score from Indiana..April: Michigan QSO Party (Final Score)•QSO’s: 30•Mult’s: 26•Score: 1,248•Op Time: 2 HrsComment: Testing a low, portable dipole that I hope to use while operating portable in the Indiana QSO Party.May: Indiana QSO Party (Final Score)•QSO’s: 387•Mult’s: 150•Score: 91,550•Op Time: 11.5 HrsComment: First place for single op, low power. The new antenna tested during the MIQP worked FB. More QSO’s, more mults, and a 50% score increase from 2010. The log was also submitted for the 7QP and NEQP.May: 7th Call Area QSO Party (Final Score)•QSO’s: 92•Mult’s: 54•Score: 13,068•Op Time: 11.5 HrsComment: Run concurrently with the INQP. This effort was good for first place for low power Indiana stations and 12th in the county for the low power, mixed mode non-7 entries.May: New England QSO Party (Final Score)•QSO’s: 41•Mult’s: 25•Score: 1,850•Op Time: 11.5 HrsComment: Run concurrently with the INQP.June: Field Day, Op at W9LDX (Final Score)•QSO’s: 1,650•Score: 5,726Comment: This score was good enough for 7th place nationally in the 1A category.July: RAC Canada Day (Final Score)•QSO’s: 101•Mult’s: 10•Score: 6,580Comment: First place, World, 40M!July: NAQP RTTY (Final Score)•QSO’s: 324•Mult’s: 114•Score: 36,936•Op Time: 7.5 HrsComment: Had to shut down for nearly 2 hours due to thunder; fought static crashes for the entire contest. Team SMC #1 took 4th place nationally!August: NAQP CW (Final Score)•QSO’s: 234•Mult’s: 94•Score: 21,996•Op Time: 4 HrsComment: Had originally planned to go “full bore” in this contest but my enthusiasm flagged early on.September: CQ WW RTTY 40M•QSO’s: 222•Mult’s: 90•Score: 29,070•Op Time: ?Comment: Thought I would enter in the 40M category, figuring I had a reasonable chance of snagging the first place certificate for the 9th call district.November: SS CW (Final Score)•QSO’s: 680•Mult’s: 77•Score: 104,720•Op Time: 17 HrsComment: Broke the 100,000 point barrier for the second year in a row. This score resulted in a third place finish for Indiana SOLP entries.November: SS Phone•QSO’s: 335•Mult’s: 80•Score: 53,600•Op Time: 12 HrsComment: Wasn’t trying for a sweep, it just happened.December: RAC Winter•QSO’s: 142•Mult’s: 13•Score: 12,636•Op Time: 6 HrsComment: All QSO’s were on 40M and this was entered as a single band entry. My best score ever as an RAC single band entry.