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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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Year 2018 activity statistic

Total  (HF + VHF) – 1058 QSO.Activity on all bands (HF + VHF) by modes ( percentage):CW – 34.7%, Digital – 60.75%, Phone – 4.49%.Below is shown my 2018 year activity, relatively to 2017 and 2016 years: More detailed statistic … Continue reading

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New DXCC: TR8CA (Gabon)

In the end of August I found in EME chat a new callsign – TR8CA, whom I worked in year 2001 via satellite AO-10, and later on many HF bands on CW, RTTY and SSB. Sure. it was surprise for … Continue reading

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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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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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