Month: July 2012

The CQ WPX RTTY Contest 2012 results are out

Back in February I blogged to say that I’d put a serious entry into the CQ WPX RTTY Contest 2012 and I’m happy to say that the results are now out in the July edition of CQ Magazine.  I subscribe to CQ in the digital form and I’m always very pleased when the email comes […]

GO6NHU for the London 2012 Olympic Games

This year, amateur radio operators in the UK have been granted the use of two special prefixes after applying for a Notice of Variation (NoV).  These two prefixes are GQ for the Jubilee and GO for the London 2012 Olympic games.  I posted the news article about these prefixes here and about my NoVs here. […]

Updated Log search and OQRS

I have updated the log search page to use the ClubLog widget which also includes the Online QSL Request Service (OQRS) facility. You can access my log by using either the Logbook and OQRS link at the top of the page or simply by clicking here.  

The Ipswich Rally and new elements on my Hexbeam, it’s good to be back on the air

It’s surprising how just a few days without being able to play radio can affect someone.  I was up unusually bright and early this morning and off to Ipswich for the East Suffolk Wireless Revival 2012 (Ipswich Rally) where I met up with a few friends for breakfast before heading into the rally. Unfortunately the rally […]

Statistics – June 2012

A busy start to this month but but a quiet last week due to my aerial damage saw just a handful of new DXCC entities although I’ve been told that it gets difficult to find new countries from now on.  I’ve been increasing the band slots for existing countries though and now have my DXCC […]