Monthly Archives: March 2012

Looking forward to the AFD PSK contest this weekend

Since I got my IMD meter recently, I’ve been looking forward to the AFD PSK contest this weekend.  It’s only the second time it’s been run and I gave away a few points last year.  From what I remember, it … Continue reading

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New test gear for the shack

“With great power comes great responsibility” Ben Parker said that to his nephew, Peter Parker, more commonly known as Spiderman. It’s not just true for Superheroes though!  Now that I have a decent HF amplifier and am capable of running … Continue reading

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What a difference a week (and a mode) makes

Last weekend was a bit of a disaster with just 41 QSOs in the Open Ukrainian RTTY Championship which was even more disappointing as I’d messed up the dates with the EA PSK63 contest.  That particular contest was this weekend and … Continue reading

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The Open Ukrainian RTTY Championship 2012 – High Band

This weekend was the Open Ukrainian RTTY Championship which runs over three parts – The first two are “Low Band” which consists of 160m and 80m and the third part is “High Band” and that’s 40m, 20m, 15m and 10m. … Continue reading

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How to apply for the NoV for your Olympic and Jubilee special callsigns

I posted a while ago about the special callsign prefixes for the Olympics and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee here and I’m pleased to be able to report that the process to apply for these has now been published and it’s much … Continue reading

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Statistics – February 2012

I put a lot of QSOs into the logbook during February, the majority of these were data contacts made during a couple of RTTY and PSK contests and I had a lot of fun doing them.  I’ve got fldigi configured … Continue reading

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