Three As Contest Group - G0AAA

RSGB Affiliated Societies Contest - AFS

The Three As Contest Group has participated in the RSGB's AFS Contests for many years.

The Three As have been the leading team in AFS CW (and winner of the RSGB's Edgware Trophy) in each of the past nine years : 2006 - 2014.

2015 - SSB Jan 2015 : Three As AFS-SSB-2015 Hourly Rates Table
2015 - CW Jan 2015 : Three As AFS-CW-2015 Hourly Rates Table

2014 - SSB
Jan 2014 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-SSB-2014 with 15 logs, spread across four teams : Three As, Three As Anglia, Three As North and Three As West.

The QSO totals and hourly rates are here : AFS-SSB 2014 Hourly Rates Table

Jan 2014 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-CW-2014 with 19 logs, spread across four teams : Three As, Three As Anglia, Three As North and Three As West.

The QSO totals and hourly rates are here : AFS-CW 2014 Hourly Rates Table

2014 - CW

2013 - SSB
G0AAA (G3WVG)
322
-
3,220
G4FNL
293
-
2,930
G0VDZ
278
-
2,780
G6AY (G3RTE)
215
-
2,150
Team-A
.
.
11,080
GMT G0AAA G4FNL G0VDZ G6AY
14-15
136
137
128
93
15-16
83
73
77
47
16-17
58
54
55
36
17-18
49
29
34
39
Gross
326
293
294
215
Jan 2013 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-SSB-2013 with just four logs. [G3TXF was absent in Devon, and too far away from Chessington.]

The A-Team made 1,108 QSOs which is a 9% decrease on the 1,221 QSOs achieved the last time the Three As entered AFS-SSB (2011).

Hourly QSO rates (gross) with the highest individual hourly rates highlighted in mauve.

2013 - CW
G3TXF
268
266
2,660
G4TSH
262
261
2,610
G3RTE
255
251
2,510
G3WVG
251
246
2,460
Team-A
.
.
10,240
G4FNL
243
241
2,410
G4DJX
127
124
1,240
Team-B
.
.
3,650
GMT G3TXF G4TSH G3RTE G3WVG G4FNL
G4DJX
14-15
112
98
93
98
98
0
15-16
69
74
71
68
76
0
16-17
53
52
55
54
39
13
17-18
34
42
37
37
32
114
Gross
268
266
256
257
245
127
Jan 2013 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-CW-2013 with six logs.

3As Team-A won AFS-CW 2013!

The claimed score of the A-Team was 1,036 QSOs.

This is 8% up on the 2012 claimed 955 QSOs, and 2% up on the previous year 2011 (1,018 QSOs.)

Hourly QSO rates (gross) with the highest individual hourly rates highlighted in mauve.

2012 - CW
G4DJX
245
244
2,440
G3TXF
243
240
2,400
G4TSH
240
238
2,380
G3RTE
239
233
2,330
Team-A
.
.
9,550
G0AAA (G3WVG)
236
232
2,320
G4FNL
234
231
2,310
G4IRN
156
152
1,520
Team-B
.
.
6,150
GMT G3TXF G3WVG G4TSH G3RTE G4DJX G4FNL
G4IRN
14-15
103
101
95
84
105
104
0
15-16
67
66
69
63
70
61
5
16-17
54
52
44
61
43
37
90
17-18
19
20
32
31
31
37
59
Gross
243
239
240
239
249
235
154
Jan 2012 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-CW-2012 with seven logs.

3As Team-A won AFS-CW 2012!

The claimed score of the A-Team was 967 QSOs. This is 6% down on the 2011 claimed 1,034 QSOs, and 14% down on the previous year 2010.

Hourly QSO rates (gross) with the highest individual hourly rates highlighted in mauve.

2011 - SSB
G0AAA (G3WVG)
333
331
3,310
G3TXF
327
321
3,210
G4FNL
308
304
3,040
G0VDZ
268
265
2,650
Team-A
.
.
12,210
G4DJX
20
19
190
Team-B
.
.
190
GMT G3WVG G3TXF G4FNL G0VDZ
14-15
145
132
139
140
15-16
85
79
82
72
16-17
67
68
42
45
17-18
41
49
46
17
Gross
338
328
309
274
Jan 2011 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-SSB-2010 with five logs. 3As (12,210) came second behind Cray Valley with 12,710.

The A-Team made 1,236 QSOs which is about 3% increase on last year's 1,198 QSOs.


G3WVG (operating as G0AAA) had the highest QSO rates in the first two-hours.
Hourly QSO rates (gross) with the highest individual hourly rates highlighted in mauve.

2011 - CW
GMT G3TXF G3WVG G4TSH G3RTE G4DJX G4FNL
14-15
116
107
99
88
102
92
15-16
71
73
72
64
77
72
16-17
52
63
65
61
36
52
17-18
28
24
28
35
26
21
Gross
267
267
264
248
241
237
Jan 2011 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-CW-2011 with six logs and two Teams. 3As Team-A won AFS-CW 2011!

The claimed score of the A-Team was 1,034 QSOs. This is about 9% down on the 2010 claimed 1,137 QSOs.

This year the Three As A-Team was joined by Graham G4FNL.

G3TXF
266
263
2,630
G3WVG
261
258
2,580
G4TSH
259
256
2,560
G3RTE
248
241
2,410
Team-A
.
.
10,180
G4DJX
238
233
2,330
G4FNL
235
233
2,330
Team-B
.
.
4,660
Hourly QSO rates (gross) with the highest individual hourly rates highlighted in mauve.

2010 - SSB
G0AAA (G3WVG)
390
388
3,880
G3TXF
318
312
3,120
G6AY (G3RTE)
273
270
2,700
G0VDZ
217
217
2,170
Team
.
.
11,870
GMT G3WVG G3TXF G3RTE G0VDZ
14-15
158
126
132
117
15-16
84
87
74
39
16-17
84
73
50
46
17-18
64
34
17
17
Gross
390
320
273
219
Jan 2010 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-SSB-2010 with four logs, making a total of 1,198 QSOs.

G3WVG (operating as G0AAA) was way ahead with 390 QSOs. This was just a bit less than Ian's 396 QSOs last year. G0AAA nevertheless racked up 158 QSOs in the first hour. G3WVG was overall winner of AFS-SSB-10!

Meanwhile G3TXF made 113 QSOs less than last year!

Jim G3RTE joined in as G6AY with 273 QSOs and Nigel G0VDZ added another useful 217 QSOs to the Three As AFS-SSB Team score, which came in Nr 1!

The Three As AFS-SSB 2010 Winner's Certificate can be seen here Hourly QSO rates (gross) with the highest individual hourly rates highlighted in mauve.

Jan 2010 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-CW-2010 with five logs and two Teams. The claimed score of the A-Team was 1,137 QSOs. This is about 2% ahead of the 2009 claimed 1,118 QSOs. 3As Team-A won AFS-CW 2010!

Improvements over the claimed QSO totals in 2009 were G3WVG +2, G3TXF +3 and G3RTE +4. Alan G4DJX slipped back from last year's magnificent overall AFS-CW winning QSO total of 295 to 276.

This year the Three As A-Team was joined by Justin G4TSH with 284 QSOs.

2010 - CW
G3TXF
289
283
2,830
G3WVG
288
281
2,810
G4TSH
284
280
2,800
G3RTE
276
271
2,710
Team-A
.
.
11,150
G4DJX
276
269
2,690
Team-B
.
.
2,690
GMT G3TXF G3WVG G4TSH G4DJX G3RTE
14-15
106
104
113
103
100
15-16
76
84
77
73
68
16-17
57
61
57
62
62
17-18
50
45
42
38
46
Gross
289
294
289
276
276
The Three As AFS-CW 2010 Winner's Certificate can be seen here

2009 - SSB
Jan 2009 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-SSB-2009 with just three logs, making a total of 1,070 QSOs. It was again impossible to muster four entries for this mode. G3WVG (operating as G0AAA) and G3TXF virtually swapped places with last year. In 2008 G3WVG (G0AAA) amassed 421 QSOs to G3TXF's 345, but this year (2009) G3TXF leap-frogged ahead with 431 QSOs to G3WVG (G0AAA)'s 398. In total 23 QSOs were lost in adjudication.

Nigel G0VDZ assisted the Three As AFS-SSB team with a substantial supporting log. G3TXF got 157 Qs in the first hour : See Hourly Rates Table. Third Place certificate winners.

G3TXF
431
420
4,200
G0AAA (G3WVG)
396
389
3,890
G0VDZ
252
247
2,470
Team
.
.
10,560
GMT G3TXF G3WVG G0VDZ
14-15
157
153
64
15-16
104
77
65
16-17
108
87
63
17-18
62
81
64
Gross
431
398
256

Jan 2009 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-CW-2009 with one Team and four logs, making a claimed total of 1,139 QSOs. This is about 3% ahead of the 2008 claimed 1,106 QSOs. Improvements over the claimed QSO totals in 2008 were G4DJX +22, G3WVG +6 and G3TXF +5. G3RTE had the same as the same claimed QSO total as last year. The total increase in QSOs between the four Ops was +33 QSOs. G3WVG got 117 Qs in the first hour : see Hourly Rates Table.

The 3As team came first in AFS-CW 2009.
2009 - CW
G4DJX
295
288
2,880
G3WVG
286
282
2,820
G3TXF
286
280
2,800
G3RTE
272
268
2,680
Team . .
11,180
GMT G3RTE G3TXF G3WVG G4DJX
14-15
95
107
117
109
15-16
70
83
74
83
16-17
56
63
65
62
17-18
51
35
33
41
Gross
272
288
289
295

Jan 2008 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-SSB-2008 with just three logs, making a total of 993 QSOs. It was impossible to muster four entries for this mode. Ian G3WVG operated magnificently as G0AAA and worked 32 more stations that last year. However G3TXF could not keep up the pace (screaming into a microphone) and ended up with 48 QSOs less than in 2007. Jim G3RTE assisted the team-effort with a useful part-time entry as G6AY.

G3WVG's G0AAA score (4,140) came second behind the overall winner's (G3BJ) 4,640. Despite having only three members, the Three As SSB team came in fifth place.

2008 - SSB
G0AAA (G3WVG)
421
414
4,140
G3TXF
345
336
3,360
G6AY (G3RTE)
227
225
2,250
Team
993
975
9,750

2008 - CW
G3TXF
281
280
2,800
G3WVG
280
273
2,730
G4DJX
273
266
2,660
G6AY (G3RTE)
272
266
2,660
Team-A . .
10,850
G4IRN
189
188
1,880
G3SXW (qrp)
180
178
1,780
Team-B . .
3,660
Jan 2008 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-CW-2008 with six logs, making a total of 1,475 QSOs. The A-Team came overall highest in the results table : Certs and Trophies.

The (new style four-man) A-Team claimed 11,060 points and the two-man (including one QRPer!) B-Team claimed 3,690 points. The A-Team score was reduced to 10,850 points.

While G3TXF achieved just about the same claimed score (281) as last year, Ian G3WVG's score this year was up by 15 QSOs. Alan G4DJX's score increased by 12 QSOs and Jim G3RTE's (G6AY) by 24 QSOs.


2007 - SSB
G3TXF
393
389
3,890
G0AAA (G3WVG)
389
383
3,830
G3SXW (qrp)
101
100
1,000
Team
883
872
8,720
Jan 2007 : The Three As Contest Group entered AFS-SSB-2007 with three logs and a total of 883 QSOs was claimed.

After adjudication this was reduced (by 1.2%) to 872 QSOs.


2007 - CW
G3TXF
282
279
2,790
G3WVG
265
256
2,560
G4DJX
261
253
2,530
G3RTE
248
243
2,430
G4IRN
199
188
1,880
Team-A . .
12,190
G3SXW (qrp)
190
188
1,880
Team-B . .
1,880
Jan 2007 : The Three As Contest Group was the leading club in AFS-CW-2007 and winner of the Edgware Trophy.

1,256 QSOs were claimed. This was reduced (by 2.7%) to 1,219 after adjudication.


2006 - CW
G3TXF
272
263
2,630
G3RTE
266
258
2,580
G3WVG
262
255
2,550
G4DJX
253
244
2,440
G0RTN
196
191
1,910
Team-A . .
12,110
G3SXW (qrp)
174
170
1,700
Team-B . .
1,700
Jan 2006 : The Three As Contest Group was the leading club in AFS-CW-2006 and winner of the Edgware Trophy.

1,249 QSOs were claimed. This was reduced (by 3.0%) to 1,211 after adjudication.

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