It is with sad news I report that Joe Scott KI4ALA's wife Debbie died today 12-29-2012.
Saturday December 29 2012 - 07:06PM
|VE Test Session in December|
I will be hosting a VE Test Session using the Laurel VEC on Tuesday December 4th at 7pm at Bonsack Baptist Church. Walk-Ins are welcome.
Submitted by Wally WD1U
Tuesday November 06 2012 - 07:14PM
FIJI, 3D2. A group of amateurs will be QRV as 3D2OP from the Viti
Levu Lighthouse, WLOTA 0055, on Levu Island, IOTA OC-016, from
October 8 to 14. Activity will be on the HF bands. In addition,
they will be active as 3D2AS, 3D2PT, 3D2XC, 3D2ZY and 3D2XB during
this period. QSL 3D2OP via PT2OP and all others via operators'
NIGER, 5U. Stations 5U5U, 5U6E and 5U8NK are QRV from Niamey until
October 15. They are QRV on the HF bands and 6 meters with three
stations active. QSL 5U5E direct, 5U6E via F6EXV and 5U8NK via
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Shou, JA1XXI is QRV as 9M2/JA1XXI from Port
Dickson until October 15. Activity is on 20, 15, 10 and 6 meters.
QSL to home call.
NEPAL, 9N. Fernando, 9N1FE has been active using PSK on 15 meters
around 1100z. QSL via operator's instructions.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Abdullah, A61Q has been active on 10
meters using CW between 1300 and 1500z. QSL via EA7FTR.
SABLE ISLAND, CY0. Murray, WA4DAN and Ron, AA4VK will be QRV as
home calls/CY0 from October 8 to 17. Activity is on the HF bands
using low power. QSL via operators' instructions.
MAYOTTE, FH. Sam, F6AML is QRV as TO2M until October 19. Activity
is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
THAILAND, HS. Eddy, ON4AFU will be QRV as HS0ZJF/8 from Koh Samui,
IOTA AS-101, from October 7 to 24. Activity will be on 40 to 10
meters using only CW. QSL to home call.
SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. A group of operators are QRV as 7Z7AB from
Al-Dhahrah Island, IOTA AS-190, until October 11. Activity is on
160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. This is the first time
this IOTA has been activated. QSL via 7Z1CQ.
MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Kazuo, JH8PHT is QRV as AH0KT from Saipan,
IOTA OC-086, until October 9. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters. He
may also try some AM/FM activity on 10 meters. QSL to home call.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Ray, NM2O will be QRV as KP2M and KP2/NM2O
from October 9 to 16 while on vacation. He will be active as time
allows. This includes entries in the upcoming SAC Phone and Oceania
CW contests. QSL KP2M via AI4U and KP2/NM2O to home call.
NETHERLANDS, PA. The special station PB100PREFIX is QRV during the
month of October to celebrate the first official call sign prefixes
assigned 100 years ago. QSL via PB0P.
GREECE, SV. Members of the Radio Amateur Association of Greece are
QRV as SX100A until October 7 from the battleship memorial Georgios
Averof in Trocadero Marine Park near Athens. QSL via bureau.
PALAU, T8. Kiichi, JF1LUT is QRV as T88IK from Arakabesan Island,
IOTA OC-009, until October 10. Activity is on 17 to 6 meters using
SSB. QSL to home call.
CHAD, TT. A group of operators are QRV as TT8TT from N'Djamena
until October 16. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY. QSL via operators' instructions.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Pekka, OH2YY and Pekka, OH1TV, will be QRV
as VK9XM from October 6 to 12. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters
using CW and SSB with two stations active. QSL via OH2YY.
ANTARCTICA. Bhagwati, VU3BPZ is QRV as VU3BPZ/3 from the Indian
Base Bharati until the end of December. QSL direct via I1HYW.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit: Guinea-Bissau, J5IFD, 2010 operation.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
NCCC Sprint, YLRL DX/NA YL Anniversary Contest, TARA PSK Rumble
Contest, Worked All Provinces of China DX Contest, EPC Russia DX
BPSK63 Contest, Oceania DX Phone Contest, WAB HF Phone, TRC DX
Contest and the GTC CW Cup.
The California QSO Party, EU Autumn SSB Sprint, International
HELL-Contest, 4 State 4x4 QRP Sprint, UBA ON SSB Contest and the
RSGB 21/28 MHz Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend. The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Sprint, NAQCC Straight
Key/Bug CW Sprint, NAQCC-EU Monthly CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test,
and 10-10 International 10-10 Day Sprint are all scheduled for
Thursday October 04 2012 - 06:39PM
|ARRL DXCC Card Checker in the Club!!|
David AJ4FM, is now an ARRL DXCC Card Checker in addition to his CQ Awards Checkpoint. He can now check DXCC (No 160M cards), WAS, WAC and VUCC cards alongwith check cards for the CQ WAZ and CQ DX Awards. WPX does not require checking, but before you submit your application, contact him for additional information to make your application easier.
Hiscontact info is listed on the ARRL Web Site under DXCC and Card Checker search in Virginia. He is available to answer questions on any of these awards along with help for those not already on LoTW or those that have questions.
Tuesday October 02 2012 - 09:32AM
MONACO, 3A. Nobby, G0VJG will be QRV as 3A/G0VJG from October 1 to
5. QSL via G4DFI.
TANZANIA, 5H. Arne, OH2NNE will be QRV as 5H2DK from Moshi from
October 2 to 17. Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB. He
may also be active from different locations as well. QSL to home
KENYA, 5Z. Sig, NV7E will be QRV as 5Z4EE from Nairobi in the CQ WW
RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. In addition,
he will be active in the upcoming CQ WW SSB and CW contests. QSL
direct to home call.
MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Members of the Rhein Ruhr DX Association will
be QRV as CR3L from Santana, IOTA AF-014, in the CQ WW RTTY contest
as a Multi Op entry. QSL via DJ6QT.
AZORES, CU. A large group of amateurs will be QRV from September 28
to 30 as CU1ARM, CU2ARA, CU3URA, CU4ARG, CU5AM, CU6GRP, CU7CRA,
CU8ARF and CU9AC from nine populated Azores islands, IOTAs EU-003,
EU-175 and EU-089, as part of a demonstration promoting the role of
Amateur Radio emergency communications. Activity will be on 40, 20
and 17 meters using CW and SSB. QSL all calls via bureau or direct
via CU2CE. In addition, look for Mike, KI1U to be QRV as CT8/KI1U
during the CQ WW RTTY contest. He may also be active on satellite
AO-27 if conditions permit. QSL to home call.
GUAM, KH2. Dave, N2NL will be QRV as NH2T in the CQ WW RTTY contest
from Yigo. He also plans to be active in the upcoming CQ WW SSB and
CW contests. QSL via W2YC.
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. In the CQ WW RTTY contest, look for Marko,
OH8KVY to be QRV as OH0I as a Single Op/Single Band entry on 20
meters. Juha, OH9MM will be QRV as OH0Z as a Single Op/Single Band
entry on 15 meters and Raimo, OH3BHL will be QRV as OH0KAG as a
Single Op/Single Band entry on 40 meters. QSL direct via OH3BHL,
W0MM and OH1KAG, respectively.
ARUBA, P4. Jim, W4TMO and Bert, N4CW will be QRV as P40G in the CQ
WW RTTY contest as a Multi/Single entry. QSL via operators'
CRETE, SV9. Uli, DJ9XB will be QRV as SW9XB in the CQ WW RTTY
contest as a Single Op entry. QSL to home call.
TURKEY, TA. Station TC2ZLH will be QRV from the Zonguldak
Lighthouse on September 29 and 30. QSL via TA1HZ.
ICELAND, TF. Members of the Tango Fox Radio Foxes will be QRV as
TF2RR in the CQ WW RTTY contest. QSL via TF3AO.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Steve, VP2V/AA7V is QRV from Virgin
Gorda until October 1. This includes an entry in the CQ WW RTTY
contest. QSL direct via NR6M.
BERMUDA, VP9. Ray, ND8L and Jamie, WW3S are QRV as VP9/home calls
until October 1. Activity is on the HF bands. They will be active
as VP9I in the CQ WW RTTY contest. QSL VP9I via N1HRA and all
others direct to home calls.
ALBANIA, ZA. Petr, OK1FCJ, Pavel, OK1DX and David, OK6DJ are QRV as
ZA/home calls until October 3. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will be active as ZA/OL8R in the CQ WW
RTTY contest. QSL ZA/OL8R and ZA/OK1FCJ via OK1DRQ, ZA/OK1DX via
OK1DX and ZA/OK6DJ to home call.
NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Members of the Quake Contesters Group will be QRV
as ZL3X from Sumner/Christchurch in the CQ WW RTTY contest. QSL via
SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Look for Bernie, ZS4TX to be QRV in the CQ WW
RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL via
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide RTTY DX Contest, NCCC
Sprint, Microwave Fall Sprint, Texas QSO Party and the UBA ON
6-Meter Contest are all scheduled for this upcoming weekend. The
ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for October 2. The 432 MHz Fall
Sprint is scheduled for October 3.
Thursday September 27 2012 - 07:26PM
CONWAY REEF, 3D2.
A large group of operators will be QRV as 3D2C from September 24 to October 5. Activity will be on 160 to 2 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. QSL via YT1AD.
Chab, YT7WA is QRV as 4O/YT7WA from the Village of Buljarice until September 23. Activity is on the HF bands using BPSK and QPSK. QSL to home call.
Harald, DL7VSN will be QRV as 5H1HS from September 23 to October 13. This includes being QRV as 5H1HS/3 during a short trip to Lazy Lagoon Island, no IOTA. QSL to home call.
Enrico, IK2FIL will be QRV as 6V7X from Le Calao from September 24 to October 4. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WW RTTY contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL via operator's instructions.
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2.
Piju, 9M2PJU will be QRV as 9M2PJU/p from the Pertak dam in Kuala Kubu Bharu from September 22 to 24. Activity will be on 20 and 15 meters using CW. QSL direct to home call.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.
A group of operators will be QRV as DM50ITA from Fehmarn Island, IOTA EU-128, from September 21 to 23. Activity will be on the HF and VHF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via bureau.
A group of operators are QRV as EG5INT from Columbretes Island, IOTA EU-069, until September 24. Activity is on all HF bands. QSL direct to EA5KA.
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8.
Ron, N6XT and John, N7CQQ are QRV as KH8/home calls from Tutuila Island, IOTA OC-045, until October 1. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL direct to home calls.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.
Jeff, K5WE is QRV as KP2/K5WE from St. Croix until September 26. Activity is on all HF bands using mainly CW and possibly some RTTY. QSL to home call.
John, OD5RW is again QRV on 80 to 10 meters, including 2 meters and 70 cm, using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and a variety of other digital modes, including D-Star. QSL via K8NA.
Special event station ON68POL is QRV until September 30 in remembrance of the liberation by the "Polar Bars" of the bridgehead of Rijkevorsel. QSL via bureau.
Jeoff, PD4JOF is QRV as PJ2/PD4JOF until September 29. QSL to home call.
Gab, HA3JB will be QRV as TA/HA3JB from September 22 to October 2. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ WW RTTY contest. QSL to home call.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0.
Valery, RA0SS/0 is QRV from Kunashir Island, IOTA AS-025, until the beginning of October. Activity is on 30 and 20 meters. QSL to home call.
Rod, YJ8RN is QRV as YJ8RN/p from Loh Island, IOTA OC-110. Activity is mainly on 20 meters using SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
SOUTH SUDAN, Z8.
Jim, K7QI and Diya, YI1DZ now hold calls Z81A and Z81D, respectively. Activity may be on 160 to 10 meters as conditions allow. QSL Z81A via K7GSE and Z81D via OM3JW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, AGB NEMIGA Contest, DIG-PA Contest, FOC CW QSO Party, AGCW VHF/UHF CW Contest, BARTG Sprint 75 and the 222 MHz Fall Sprint are all on tap for this weekend. The SKCC CW Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for September 26.
Thursday September 20 2012 - 04:56PM