With the year of The Gathering now over, the final
totals for the call are as follows;
30,340 QSO in the log. 173 Countries worked.
CW 53%, SSB 35%, Digital 12%
Over 74,000 visits
were made to the EI13CLAN page on QRZ.com, many of whom
will have followed the link to the IRTS website. To
date 281 Direct QSL requests have been processed and
many Clan Certificates issued. Over 1,500 qsl cards
already arrived through the buro and return cards
Seven Clubs took part in the EI13CLAN Challenge.
Congratulations must go to the Dundalk Amateur Radio
Society who emerged as the winner. They will be picking
up an Icom 756PRO at the IRTS AGM in Galway later this
year. They were the first to enter the challenge and
their score was chased hard but never beaten. A big
thanks to all those who took part, it gave the call
Thanks also, to the many individual
operators who worked the call during the year across
all bands and modes.