Monthly Archives: January 2011

QSL cards

I’m in the process of making some sticky labels for the back of my QSL cards and I’m planning on QSLing all the contacts in my QSO365 as far as is practical. I’ll fill out the cards as usual and … Continue reading

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Days 17, 18 and 19

Week days are always going to be a little hectic and this week so far has been no different.  I wasn’t at work on Monday but I had loads of things to get done so around mid morning I took … Continue reading

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Days 13, 14, 15 and 16 – Saudi Arabia!

It’s been a busy few days for me on both the wireless and in ‘real life’ but I’ve been able to keep the project going without too much trouble. On day #13 which was Thursday I was home from work … Continue reading

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When do I get a chance to operate?

I’ve been asked via Twitter to post the times I get a chance to operate the radio and make my QSOs.  During the week, the time I have available to operate the wireless is limited, I’m normally up at around … Continue reading

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Days 10, 11 and 12

This three day update seems to work well, it’s a format that I may well stick with throughout the year. Day #10 saw two contacts in the evening, both on 40m as expected and unsurprisingly to Spain and Italy (EA1HDD … Continue reading

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Day 9 – Namibia!

I won’t normally blog twice a day and I generally won’t blog on the same day as I had the QSOs but as I’m not going to be on the wireless again today I thought I may as well post. … Continue reading

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Days 6, 7 and 8

These days have been good, no drama like on day #5 where I nearly didn’t manage to have a contact. Day #6 was a 40m day with both QSOs being on 40m, the first to S57O, Franc in Slovenia and … Continue reading

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