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Archive for October, 2009

3 new on LoTW with TS7C, FT5GA and FO/G3BJ

Posted: October 31st, 2009 under DX, Hamradio, LoTW.

Confirmations on LoTW has been quite slow lately, but things have picked up the last few weeks. TS7C gave me #234 with a confirmation on 30M CW. Then I was quite surprised to see that FT5GA (Glorioso) uploaded their log so soon. That makes #235 on LoTW. Yet another surprise followed the next day, with FO/G3BJ (Austral) […]

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TX5SPM and T6AG new on 30M

Posted: October 27th, 2009 under DX, Hamradio, Soundclips.

Last Wednesday, I checked the bands before work. TX5SPM was on 30M CW, not too strong, but he was workable, and gave me #254 on 30M. When I came home from work, I noticed T6AG was on 30M CW. After trying to get his attention for a few minutes, he finally picked me up for […]

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E51NOU and K4M new on 40M, K4M new on 30M

Posted: October 21st, 2009 under DX, Dxpedition, Hamradio, Iota, Soundclips.

The past weekend I had some time to chase DX. On Saturday K4M was on 40M CW with a nice and strong signal. I got him after a little calling. That was #241 on 40M. A few minutes later I got him on 30M, or so I thought. I was logged as LA8TJA. An hour […]

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WPX RTTY 2009 diploma

Posted: October 16th, 2009 under Contesting, Diploma.

Last week I got an A4 sized envelope in the mail. It contained a diploma from the World Wide RTTY WPX Contest 2009. I was quite surprised, as I never expected any diploma. Turns out, I won my category in LA. I just participated a few hours and worked 150 contacts. I was originally planning […]

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Posted: October 12th, 2009 under Hamradio.

I heard the sad news yesterday. JW5NM Mathias died of heart failure. I had the pleasure of meeting him face to face two times when visiting JW. First time was in 2002 and the second time was in 2006. The picture is from the trip in 2006. Mathias was the most active hamradio operator from […]

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