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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.
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
Good to make some holidays even if you retired. On this year my wife and me decided to improve our health in Lithuania. On this year we booked room in sanatorium “Belarus” for two weeks. Room is in the 10th … Continue reading
Practically, whole day 6M band was open. I have not much time to spend in the shack, but, anyway 39 initial callsigns on 6M and 3 on 4M band. Mostly CW and a few JT65A. ” order_by=”filename” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” … Continue reading
Today, 2nd of April, 2017 I made 950th grid square (DO24TC) and 1400th initial (DH9OK) via EME on 2M band. This was achieved during 10 years of my activity on 2M EME and happened at the same day. Statistically it … Continue reading
So far I have had only one EME QSO with Malta Island on 2 m band. It was 9H1PA on year 2009. But several days ago one more station become active from 9H-land. This is 9H1TX, David. Today I was … Continue reading
In 2014, ARRL members celebrated 100 years of “Advancing the Art and Science of Radio.” Founded in 1914, ARRL is the national association for Amateur Radio in the USA and the largest organization of radio amateurs in the world. The … Continue reading
Total QSO in year 2016 – 2248, including: By Mode: CW – 66.7% Digital – 30.6% Phone – 2.7% HF bands: 1654 VHF and up bands: – 594 More detailed statistic on VHF bands.