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NAC-1296, January-2019

Summary: 16 QSO, 11 grids, 4 fields, 5 DXCC (ES, LY, OH, SM, UA. ODX 583 km (SM7LCB). Poor tropo, mainly aircraft scatter QSOs.

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NAC-432

My first in a 2019 participation in NAC. Propagation is moderate. 19th QSO, most with a Aircraft Scatter helping. Best ODX 615 km (R1NW). 15 grid squares4 fields

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Year 2018 activity statistic

Total  (HF + VHF) – 1058 QSO. Activity on all bands (HF + VHF) by modes ( percentage): CW – 34.7%, Digital – 60.75%, Phone – 4.49%. Below is shown my 2018 year activity, relatively to 2017 and 2016 years: … Continue reading

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NAC 23 cm

The regular 23 cm NAC.  Worked only CW about 2 hours (of 4 possible), just for fun. 14th QSO, 11 grids, 4 fields, 5DXCC. Maximum QRB 520 km (SM3BEI). Antenna 2×55 el. F9FT, AGL 6 meter.

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Tropo on November 6, 2018

144 MHz. 41 QSO, 30 Grid squares, 3 Grid fields, 11 countries. Best ODX – UT8AL

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YL100 – Latvia 100 years

On 18 November 2018 Latvia will celebrate its centenary. Radio amateurs in Latvia from November 1st to 18th, 2018 will activate special callsigns with prefix YL100 to commemorate this event. 5 different callsigns are used with YL100 prefix – one … Continue reading

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New DXCC: TR8CA (Gabon)

In the end of August I found in EME chat a new callsign – TR8CA, whom I worked in year 2001 via satellite AO-10, and later on many HF bands on CW, RTTY and SSB. Sure. it was surprise for … Continue reading

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The ARRL WAS Award2 Meters

I am proud to announce the receipt of the diploma “The ARRL WAS Award 2 Meters” (Worked All States Award)  #211. All necessary QSO have been confirmed in LOtW, so the application was issued within a few minutes.

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1000 Grids On 144 MHz!

Today there was a remarkable event for me: I work grid number 1000 on 144 MHz band! The station was N4EME. They are the EMERovers Amateur Radio Club and currently operated from FM25fh near Cape Hatteras North Carolina. Team has … Continue reading

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Mozambique in the air. C8T 2-15 May, 2018

The Belgian Lions DX-Team (OT8T) are announced for a DXpedition to Mozambique during 2-15 May 2018. All HF-band and 144 MHz EME with 2X11 el. H-pol antenna and 1,2 Kw SSPA. I am not so much interesting in HF. Just … Continue reading

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