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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.
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
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
Great event: the lunatics are happy! Z66EME and 3B8MB ( Rep. of Kosovo and Mauritius Island) in the air. I made a one time screen shot from my MAP65 software. Both station are loud today. And both stations have had … Continue reading
PA2CHR-Chris and PA3FYC-Jos, are activated via EME rare country – Guatemala. They intended to activate 3 bands: 144, 432 and 1296 MHz. The call signs are: TD9CHR and TD9FYC. Details are here. On 24th of February our common window with … Continue reading
N0w all worked 171 country by DXCC Award on 144 MHz are confirmed. Waiting for a SUPER RARE 3Y0Z (Bouvet Island) expedition. The expedition team currently on the way to the island by “Betazone” ship. Easy to follow them.
A strong gust of wind last night broke the anchorage of the antenna actuator. The antenna array under the wind pressure turned almost 110 degrees. But one of the arrows (Vertical 2M18XXX) was caught on the guy. This saved the … Continue reading
Total (HF+VHF) – 1941 QSO. Activity on all bands (HF and VHF) in in percentages: CW – 66.67%, digital modes – 28.5%, Phone -4.84%. Below is shown 2017 year activity, relatively to 2016 and 2015: On VUSHF bands (50, 144, 432, … Continue reading
Have no time to update my blog during last two months. But time was very productive! Four new countries on 2 m band: October 11, 20:17 utc: T8EM (Palau) November 02, 19:21 utc: DX7EME (Panglao Isl.) November 03, 20:49 utc: … Continue reading