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May 2010


Archive for May, 2010

Great 6M aurora with 2 new grids worked

Posted: May 31st, 2010 under 6M, Hamradio.

The aurora on Saturday was very intense. One of several intense aurora's this year. The signals were stronger than I think I've ever heard them on 6M aurora. It might also help with the 7 element yagi. I haven't worked too many aurora contacts with it. I started cq'ing and very quickly had a pile-up […]

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3 new on 6M, 1 new on RTTY

Posted: May 29th, 2010 under 6M, DX, Hamradio, RTTY.

Radio activity has picked up. I got TL0A on 17M RTTY (#192 RTTY), 20M RTTY and 30M RTTY. That was a new mode and 3 new bandpoints. GM6VXB in IO97 was worked for a new grid on 6M. KH7Y was worked on 6M eme for #122 on 6M. ST2AR was worked for #123 on 6M. […]

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ST2AR #255 on LoTW

Posted: May 24th, 2010 under DX, Hamradio, LoTW.

Robert, S53R uploaded his log on LoTW a week ago. He gave me a new one total (#255 LoTW), a new one on RTTY and several bands as well. Thank you very much Robert. Any chance of uploading your previous logs?

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ST2AR #191 on RTTY and JD1BMH #265 on 30M

Posted: May 16th, 2010 under DX, Hamradio, RTTY.

It's been kinda quiet here lately. Life has been too busy and with no radio activity, I havent found much to write about. As we're well into May, 6M is starting to come alive again. On the 13th, I worked 3 contacts with Ukraine. I know the band was open later that day to other […]

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Potential KH5 – Jarvis Island activation in late 2010

Posted: May 15th, 2010 under DX, Dxpedition.

This is quite exciting news. KH5 is one of the few I still need to work. The organizer of the expedition is the same as the 2008 VP6DX expedition. Right now they are awaiting permission from US Fish and Wildlife Services. Read more over at DX World and head over to Wikipedia to read more […]

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