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Archive for May, 2009

LA6Q qrv from EU-055 this weekend

Posted: May 31st, 2009 under Dxpedition, Hamradio, Iota.

LA5UKA Bjørn and LA9VDA Tony are qrv this weekend from Vågsøy, EU055. They will probably be active till tomorrow. I spoke to LA5UKA earlier today, and he told me that they decided to take a weekend trip. QSL via LA9VDA. According to the cluster, they have been spotted on 10M, 17M, 20M, 30M and 40M. […]

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Norwegian TV-show Newton featuring Morse vs SMS

Posted: May 24th, 2009 under Hamradio, Morse, TV.

LB1GB asked for the url to the tv-show where LA4LN and I (LA8AJA) appeared a couple of years ago. The show was Newton, and aired January 21st 2007 on NRK. I thought I had a post about it, but just couldn’t find it. I know I posted the url on, but when I found […]

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VK9GMW and 3D2NB on LoTW

Posted: May 15th, 2009 under Hamradio, LoTW.

I got several new confirmations on LoTW lately. Mellish Reef was very welcome with VK9GMW on 40M CW (#225 LoTW). 3D2NB on 40M CW gave me #226 on LoTW. Other nice ones confirmed are 9M6/N2BB 40M CW and 5X1NH on 40M CW and 20M RTTY. Thanks to all LoTW users. When it comes to radio, the only thing to report about, […]

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A beautiful sunset captured

Posted: May 11th, 2009 under Pictures.

When going home after visiting some friends yesterday, the sun was setting. The view was spectacular, but no camera to catch it. When at home, the view was very beautiful, but it just wasn’t as spectacular as it could have been. I did however take several pictures and stitched them all together to form the […]

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New IRC will be launched July 1st 2009

Posted: May 7th, 2009 under Hamradio.

Be sure to exchange any IRC you have lying around before the end of this year. A new IRC will be launched on July 1st 2009. See the picture to see the new one. The new one is called the Nairobi model. The old one is called the Beijing 2 model and expires December 31st […]

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