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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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Two DX-pedition in the air at the same time

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

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My DXCC # 172: TD9FYC (Guatemala)

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

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144 MHz: 171 DXCC worked, 171 DXCC confirmed

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.

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4x2M18XXX accident

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

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Year 2017 statistic

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

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Four new DXCC countries on 2M band

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

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EME DXPedition 3DA0MB

From 13 to 18 of October DXPedition 3DA0EME will QRV from Swaziland on 6m, 2m, 70cm, 23, 13, 9, 6 and 3cm. Great choice, but as far, as I can operate EME only on 2M and 70cm, these two bands … Continue reading

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