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FJ/WW2DX- St Barthelemy island. New DXCC # 185 on 144 MHz.

WW2DX, Lee, and the group of HF enthusiasts made a nice trip to a rare country. Set of equipment for HF bands (160 to 6 m) and active the rare country on 2M EME. From 15th to 22nd of February … Continue reading

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C21MB – New DXCC (#184) in the log!

New great DX-pedition of Kay, JH3AZS together with Taka, JP3EXR. This time to Nauru (IOTA OC-031). Call sign C21MB. Equipment the same, as theirs previous expeditions. They successfully  started on 5th of February. And I started to monitor QRG from … Continue reading

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Year 2019 statistic

Total 1453 QSO on HF and VHF bands. 560 QSO on HF and 893 QSO on VHF and up. A bit bigger than last year. Less CW, but more digital QSO. Why? Because if you want to find new stations, … Continue reading

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The Meteor Shower Gemenids 2019

Strong shower and many MS initials in this year! Worked totally 53 QSO, 19 DXCC, 41 grid squares. Best ODX 2018 km with F1NZC. Interesting that this time were many MSK144  mode participants referring to the last year 2018.  I … Continue reading

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EME QSO with 18 meter dish on on 23 cm

Info from Paul Andrews (W2HRO) on Facebook (Eart Moon Earth (EME) Radio Communications group): “On Friday, Dec 6, 2019, I’m going to the (www.n2mo.org) EME Site (https://www.projectdiana-eme.com/) to help activate the 18m dish on 1296 MHz. This is my first … Continue reading

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Meteor shower Perseids, August 2019

I was more or less active during one of the most powerful meteor streams of the air. Statistic  says, I was in the air 5 hours and 33 minutes from 8th to 12th of August.The summary: 36 QSO, 29 squares … Continue reading

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The Baltic Way Award

This memorial award is announced by Eesti Raadioamatööride Ühing (ERAÜ), Latvijas Radio Amatieru Līga (LRAL) and Lietuvos Radijo Mėgėjų Draugija (LRMD) to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Baltic Way – a peaceful protest against the Molotov – Ribbentrop pact … Continue reading

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NAC 1296 MHz, August, 2019

Not the best conditions, weak tropo. 17 QSO, 11 grid squares, 6 countries. May be the first time I did not worked with LY stations. No success with RA2FGG, although we tried 3 times. Best ODX 583 km (SM7LCB). But … Continue reading

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Andorra (C37NL) – DXCC #181

MS expedition to the one of the most wanted DXCC and grids (JN02SK) was made by Unio de Radioaficionats Andorrans team from 8 to 13th of August. During the Perseids meteor shower. Operators J. Jackes ON7EQ – Jackes ON5OO. Great … Continue reading

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Starting EME on 23 cm.

My current setup: – Transceiver FT-736– DB6NT SSPA 250W (in the shack),-12 m of 7/8″ + 2m of 1/2″ coaxial TX line – 15 m of Flex-2000 coaxial RX line,– G4DDK LNA – VE4MA feed – 3 m diameter solid … Continue reading

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