Category Archives: Contests

NAC-1296, January-2019

Summary: 16 QSO, 11 grids, 4 fields, 5 DXCC (ES, LY, OH, SM, UA. ODX 583 km (SM7LCB). Poor tropo, mainly aircraft scatter QSOs.

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NAC-432

My first in a 2019 participation in NAC. Propagation is moderate. 19th QSO, most with a Aircraft Scatter helping. Best ODX 615 km (R1NW). 15 grid squares4 fields

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NAC 23 cm

The regular 23 cm NAC.  Worked only CW about 2 hours (of 4 possible), just for fun. 14th QSO, 11 grids, 4 fields, 5DXCC. Maximum QRB 520 km (SM3BEI). Antenna 2×55 el. F9FT, AGL 6 meter.

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NAC 432, March 2015

Not a bad tropo was yesterday,   during NAC 432 mhz. 22 QSO, best ODX 741 km (SM6F), 16 WWL, 7 DXCC. Worked World Wide Locators: JO67 : 1  KO15: 3  KO29: 3 KO38: 1   KP10: 1 KP30: 1  JO89: … Continue reading

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The Gemenids 2014

The Gemenids – one of the most powerful meteor showers of the year. On this year the maximum  was over the weekend, Dec. 13th and 14th, Earth passed through a stream of debris from “rock comet” 3200 Phaethon. Predicted maximum … Continue reading

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NAC 1296 April, 2014

Participated only 1.5 hour. Propagation was very moderate: 8 QSO via tropo and 3 QSO with a air scatter help.

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NAC 1296 MHz (February 2014)

Unfortunately, conditions were very poor again. Only 10 QSO completed in 3 hours: 6 – tropo (best ODX 265 km)  and 4 via aircraft scatter (best ODX 476 km). Was very glad to get new initial callsign on 23 cm: … Continue reading

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NAC 1296 (January 2014)

As in NAC 432 I just worked 1 hour. Propagation was very poor. Good, if I can catch reflections from airplane. So, only 6 QSO. The best ODX 476 km (SM3BEI).

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NAC 432 MHz (January 2014)

First VHF activity contest, I took part in 2014. Not for competition, but to check conditions and antenna. Because after plentiful and wet snowfall, the air temperature drops down to -10 degrees. My 144 MHz array was totally frozen, so … Continue reading

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ARRL EME Contest 2013

I was ready to participate on 144 and 432 MHz, CW and digital. My main target during this Contest was testing and adjustment of my new 432 MHz Power Amplifier (GS35B). This PA was ready and firstly tested on 21 … Continue reading

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