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Samuel Morse – was born 230 years ago!

For me, the CW – the Morse Code – operation in the air is a number ONE forever! This a real HAM spirit mode of operation! Of course, all other modes of operation on the air have the right to … Continue reading

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60-th anniversary from the first flight to the Space

From April 10 to April 18, 2021, the Russian Radio Amateurs Union is holding Activity Days dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Alekseevich Gagarin’s flight into space.   I tried a bit also to celebrate this event and and … Continue reading

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Back to QO-100 satellite.

I started on QO-100 in the March, 2020. After 6 month of more/less activity and around 550 CW/SSB/DIGI-mode QSOs and 4 new countries for DXCC award, I decided to stop and sold all equipment (full set from DXPatrol), excluding 1.5 … Continue reading

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Year 2020 review and statistic.

I don’t know why, but for almost a year I haven’t updated my page. While many interesting events have taken place, I would like to highlight a few of them. Of course, this is only about amateur radio. So, first … 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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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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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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Good tropo

Only one QSO on 23 cm. But new DXCC. RA2FGG at 0915 utc. No aircraft scatter at all. Pure TROPO! 539/559 on the both ends. RA2FGG setup: 1×50 el. DG7YBN and abt. 100 W. From my side: 2×55 el. F9FT … Continue reading

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