Leaderboard – WMPLOTA July 2018

WMPLOTA July 2018 station logs are currently being accepted. All results shown below are preliminary and subject to correction/verification.

Top Awards

Winning Associate Score
  • Congratulations to Andrew KE8FZT for the record Associate score of 19516 during WMPLOTA, which was part of his 4-day rove throughout Michigan!

 

Early ‘Bird’ Award
  • Robert KE4AL and Adam K0FFY for their Early ‘Bird’ QSO at 00:00:02 UTC on XW-2D.
“MacGyver Works at Walmart” Award
  • Honorable Mention goes to Adam K0FFY for his pink pool noodle antenna, built in the lot during WMPLOTA, he copied AO-91 and CAS-4A, but was unable to make any QSOs with it. He did finally make a QSO with it on July 13.

 

Sam Walton (Most Store Activated)

Congratulations to Billy KM6NJL for winning the Sam Walton award for his record-breaking activation of 10 stores during WMPLOTA, which was part of an epic 10-day rove through 6 states.

   

 

Distance Record

Congratulations to Adam K0FFY and Pete G0ABI for the WMPLOTA distance record on AO-7 of 6,514 km from EN32ea in Ames, Iowa to IO80bu in Devon, England.

 

Honorable Mention goes to Ruth KM4LAO and James MI6GTY for their QSO on AO-91 of 5,820km from FM26dc in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina to IO84xm in Lisburn, Northern Ireland.

 

First Contact (First Ever Sat Contact during WMPLOTA)

Please email awards@wmplota.org if you made your first ever satellite contact during WMPLOTA on July 2.

Top Scores

Associates

  • 19516 | Andrew KE8FZT (Back to School, Big Talker, Spelling Bee, I Want To Beleve, Spelling ET)
  • 10679 | Billy KM6NJL (Gridline, Near Gridline, Big Talker, Spelling Bee, I Want to Believe, Spelling ET)
  • 6840 | R.J. WY7AA (Big Talker, Spelling Bee, Good Samaritan, Wall-E’s World, I Want to Believe, Spelling ET)
  • 3066 | Adam K0FFY (Near Gridline, Big Hop, Big Talker, Wall-E’s World, Birthday Special)
  • 1890 | Ron AD0DX (Big Talker, I Want To Believe)
  • 1166 | Kevin N4UFO (Near Gridline, Big Talker, Birthday Special, I Want To Believe)
  • 660 | Neil WB9VPG (Gridline, Big Talker, Birthday Special, Good Samaritan)
  • 143 | Brian KG5GJT (Big Talker)

Shoppers

  • 54 | Brian KG5GJT (Big Talker)
  • 40 | Mitch AD0HJ
  • 3 | Mike KE8JLN (W8TAU)

Awards

Express Lane (1 QSO)
  • Mike KE8JLN (W8TAU)
Checkout (2-4 QSOs)
  • Mitch AD0HJ
  • Brian KG5GJT (Shopper)
  • Neil WB9VPG
Greeter (5 QSOs)
  • Brian KG5GJT (Associate)
Store Manager (10+ QSOs)
  • Adam K0FFY
  • Andrew KE8FZT
  • Kevin N4UFO
  • R.J. WY7AA
District Manager (Associate at more than 1 Walmart)
  • Adam K0FFY
  • Andrew KE8FZT
  • Kevin N4UFO
  • Neil WB9VPG
Regional Manager (Work at least one station in 4 major alpha grids e.g. EM EN DM DN)
  • Adam K0FFY
  • Andrew KE8FZT
  • Kevin N4UFO
  • R.J. WY7AA
Overnight Stocker
  • Mitch AD0HJ
  • Adam K0FFY
  • Andrew KE8FZT
  • Kevin N4UFO
  • R.J. WY7AA
Happy Camper
  • R.J. WY7AA
Buy One Get One Free Tabor^2
  • Andrew KE8FZT
  • R.J. WY7AA
Ol’ Roy
Ol’ Roy with Roy
People of Walmart
  • Adam K0FFY
  • ndrew KE8FZT
  • Brian KG5GJT
  • Kevin N4UFO
  • Neil WB9VPG
Mobility
  • Ruth KM4LAO
Straight Talk
  • Andrew KE8FZT
  • Neil WB9VPG
Sam’s Choice (QSO w/ an Op Named Sam)
Great Value (QSO while eating chicken obtained from the deli)
  • Neil WB9VPG
Faded Glory
  • Adam K0FFY
  • Brian KG5GJT
  • Kevin N4UFO
  • Neil WB9VPG

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