Another edit of some of the activities during the recent 2010 ARRL CW DX Contest. Events such as this are really useful for tweaking your station configuration. With a low power portable station, the dx contest is especially helpful, because of the test requirement to "work dx only".
Here is a view of some of the weekend activities, which I conducted from the hills just east of San Diego.
It was a cool day, with the temp hovering around freezing - (31F)