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Archive for December, 2008

WordPress 2.7 is released – up and running

Posted: December 12th, 2008 under Homepage, Software.

WordPress 2.7 was released yesterday. I have been running early builds on a testblog without any problems at all. I had in mind to upgrade this blog to 2.7 RC2, but when I finally had the time to do so, 2.7 was released! I had no problems with the update, but as always, disabling the […]

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New bandplan for 40M from March 29 2009

Posted: December 10th, 2008 under Hamradio.

At the IARU Region 1 conference in Croatia they agreed on a new 40M bandplan. Several countries, including Norway, have had the opportunity to use a bandsegment from 7100kHz to 7200kHz on a secundary basis with 100W output power. From March 29 2009, the whole segment will be assigned on a primary basis with 1000W […]

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#300 on CW with T88CJ on 30M

Posted: December 6th, 2008 under DX, Hamradio, LoTW.

Finally I reached 300 DXCC's on CW alone. The last country was worked on Monday with T88CJ on 30M (#235). I have been listening for them several times but signal has just been too weak. OH3SR/VP9 was also worked on 30M. On Tuesday I worked V31WA, PJ2/K8ND, PZ5RA  and FJ/WJ2O. All with good signals on […]

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CQWW CW from LN8W – report

Posted: December 3rd, 2008 under Contesting, Hamradio.

I joined the team at LA8W/LN8W in CQWW CW this year as well. I have done this since 2003. Only 4 operators this time with LA8AJA, LA9VDA, LB1GB and LB8IB participating in the M/S HP class. My most memorable moment was when KH7C called in on 160M right after we were spotted by K8AZ. Other memorable moments was when JA called […]

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A92GE on 30M, KH0AM, FS5DX and 9M6/N2BB on 40M

Posted: December 1st, 2008 under Contesting, DX, Hamradio, LoTW, Soundclips.

Here is last weeks DX-report. On Wednesday, A92GE David was worked on 30M (#234) with a nice and strong signal. I have worked him before on 17M and he is an LoTW user. Later that evening I got FS5DX on 40M (#215). On Friday I got KH0AM on 40M (#216). He had a big signal, […]

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