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DXBase logging program has a new owner

Posted: August 26th, 2009 under Hamradio, Software.

I’m happy to report that the DXBase hamradio logging program has got a new owner. Neal K3NC aquired the software a few days ago. Read the announcement from the new owner here. I’m happy to see that DXBase will be continued in it’s development. In a blog post here, Neal says that we shouldn’t except […]

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7P #230 and 7O #231 on LoTW

Posted: August 22nd, 2009 under Hamradio, LoTW.

The last week has brought several new ones confirmed on LoTW. I got 7P8OK and 7P8MM confirmed on LoTW. That brought my total up to #230. On Augusth 19th, I got several 7O1YGF qso’es confirmed, which brought my total to #231. Other interesting stuff confirmed is KH6MB 20M RTTY. I had KH6 worked on RTTY, […]

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Over to HF dxing again, several new bandcountries

Posted: August 17th, 2009 under DX, Hamradio, RTTY, Soundclips.

The good openings on 6M seems fewer and fewer as we approach the end of the sporadic-e season. I have noticed several days with openings to Europe, but I rarely bother to work anything. I’ve started listening on HF again, where several expeditions has been qrv. On August 4th, I worked FJ/VE3EY on 20M CW […]

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7O1YGF is accepted for DXCC – #323 total

Posted: August 13th, 2009 under DX, Dxpedition, Hamradio.

Last night I got the news that the 7O1YGF expedition back in 2000 is finally accepted for DXCC, after being declined several years ago. I have six qsoes with 7O1YGF. I have worked them on 17/15/12/10 CW/SSB/RTTY. Read the announcement from the ARRL DXCC desk below:   The following operation has been approved for DXCC: […]

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Soundclip recording from JG3LEB on 6M

Posted: August 11th, 2009 under DX, Hamradio, Soundclips.

While searching for my own callsign on the web, I stumbled onto a soundclip of myself working 6M into Japan on July 19th 2009. The recording was made by JG3LEB. Since I recorded the whole session myself, I extracted the part where JG3LEB called me. Listen to both soundclips below. Soundclips: LA8AJA heard by JG3LEB […]

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