Monthly Archives: November 2011

Days 314, 315 and 316 – More great conditions and new DXCCs

I had a very good start to day #314, I heard two stations on 10m from New Zealand talking to each other and passing the DX they were working backwards and forwards between them.  I called a few times with … Continue reading

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Days 311, 312 and 313 – I have an amplifier

I started off day #311 on 20m when I spoke to IN3LQB, Paul before I moved to 10m and worked A61AS, Salem and TA1BX, Burhan.  I then moved to 12m to talk to JT1BV, Naran.  This was followed by three … Continue reading

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Days 309 and 310 – The Ukrainian DX Contest

Day #309 started as any normal day, I had a few QSOs.  I first worked UA3QBL, Vlad and UA4NX, Eduard on 10m PSK31 and then spoke to UN7BEW, Alex on SSB.  I also worked IZ1DGG, Alf on 20m and then … Continue reading

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Days 307 and 308 – eight new DXCC entities in the log

I started off on day #307 working TU2T on 10m followed by CN2DX, Andre and then PJ5/SP6IXF, Janusz in St. Eustatius & Saba for a new DXCC.  I then spoke to FG5DH, Christian in Guadeloupe for another new DXCC entity. I then … Continue reading

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Does anyone have one of these logbooks stashed away please?

Earlier this year I put out a plea for a new logbook and managed to get one, however it’s nearly full, it won’t last until the end of this year, it may not even last until the end of November. … Continue reading

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I received my American licence in the post

My north American amateur radio licence turned up a couple of days ago, forwarded from my good friend Bill.  I can’t bring myself to spell it the American way though, hence ‘licence’. Now to study for Amateur Extra.

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Days 304, 305 and 306 – A new eQSL certificate

I don’t actually log onto eQSL too often but I did a couple of days ago and realised that I’d reached 75 confirmed countries via their Awards page so I requested and duly received the appropriate certificate. The general perception … Continue reading

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