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October 2010


Archive for October, 2010

Chasing DX on 10M and 12M

Posted: October 29th, 2010 under DX, Hamradio, Soundclips.

Last week started out with 5V7TT on 40M and 20M CW on Wednesday 20th. Both were new bandcountries. Thursday gave me XX9TLX on 30M RTTY for a new on RTTY. Saturday gave me 7Q7BP, Z21BB, 5V7TT and 4S7NE on 10M. 4S7 was new on 10M. A25SL was worked on 12M and 15M CW, and was […]

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#263 on LoTW with R1MVW and a DX report

Posted: October 18th, 2010 under DX, Hamradio, Iota, LoTW.

Last week I got #263 on LoTW with R1MVW from an expedition I worked back in 2005. R1MVW is Malyj Vysotskij Island. Last Monday I worked A92IO on 40M CW with a good signal. On Thursday I worked PJ5/N1XM on 15M CW and KG4SS on 17M RTTY. On Friday I worked XX9TLX on 30M CW. […]

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Makrothen RTTY Contest and a DX report

Posted: October 12th, 2010 under Contesting, DX, Hamradio, RTTY.

I noticed there were several contests this weekend. Among them were SAC SSB, but as I wrote before, I'm not very fond of SSB contests. Makrothen RTTY contest was also on, so I decided to set up and run a few contacts. This contest was run in periods and the exchange was only your digit […]

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LA6Q will be active from EU-061 the coming weekend

Posted: October 8th, 2010 under Dxpedition, Hamradio, Iota.

LA6Q will activate IOTA EU-061 Spjaeroy Island this weekend October 9th-10th. Operators will be Bjorn, LA5UKA and Trond, LA9VDA. They will be QRV on 17M-40m on CW, RTTY and SSB. They may also show up in coming SAC SSB contest as LN6Q. QSL is via LA9VDA.

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#261 and #262 on LoTW with 9H1SP and K5K

Posted: October 5th, 2010 under Hamradio, LoTW.

LoTW confirmations are rolling in, but mostly bandcountries or states. As for 9H, I have a few qsoes, but never worked any of the LoTW people. 9H1SP Paul hangs around on the on4kst-chat, so I asked him if we could work. He agreed and we worked on 40/30/20/17 CW. Paul uploaded his log and gave […]

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