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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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UHF/SHF DX-pedition to Zone #2

All of us knows, how hard to get Zone Nr.2 for WAZ Award. Even on HF bands. And this is absolutely rare Zone and grid square for VHF and UP bands.So, Peter (VA3ELE) together with Rene (VE2TWO) made a great … Continue reading

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W7D. Rare grids DX-pedition

Wyatt (AC0RA) and Dave (KG5CCI) as a W7D team made a greatDX-pedition to activate rare grid squares on 6m, 2m EME, 2m Meteor Scatter, and AMSAT. For me the main interest, of course, the EME part of this expedition. So, … Continue reading

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