by: Rob Mavis AE6GE
October 27, 2011
T32C DXpedition to Kiritimati is now QRT
The Five Star DXers Association (FSDXA) DXpedition to Kiritimati is now QRT. Kiritimati or Christmas Island is a Pacific Ocean atoll in the northern Line Islands and is part of the Republic of Kiribati.
The DXpedition operated with the callsign T32C for a month from September 28 to October 26. During that period utilizing 10 bands they made over 213,000 QSOs with nearly 49,000 unique callsigns, well exceeding their goals and possibly making several world records. Continue reading T32C DXpedition to Kiritimati is now QRT
Activity will take place between January 6 through February 1, with operations on 160-6 meters (possibly 2m, 70cm, 23cm) using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.
January 6 – February 1, 2011
Spratly Islands (Thitu Island)
- IOTA: AS051
- CQ Zone: 26
- ITU: 50
- Grid: OK71db
Southgate Amateur Radio News
August 19, 2010
Barcelona Cathedral greets Amateur Radio
The ARMIC ONCE EA3RKR Team has been authorized to transmit from inside the Cathedral of Barcelona, something unheard of since its construction.
A few months ago it was the Cathedral of Sant Llorenç in the town of Sant Feliu de Llobregat. Now the Cathedral of Barcelona receives Amateur Radio, in a series of activities that have already been approved and will be made from different Basilicas, Temples and chapels.
Continue reading Barcelona Cathedral greets Amateur Radio
Radio Amateur Society of Thailand
Thai hams authorized to use 6-meters during CQWW VHF contest
Thai radio amateurs have been granted temporary permission to use the 6-metre (50-54MHz) amateur band for the first time in almost two decades by the Thai regulator, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC). This will allow Thai amateur radio operators to operate during the CQ Worldwide VHF contest for 48 hours on July 17-18, 2010. The last time such permission had been granted was in 1992 during the Southeast Asia Net convention staged in Chiang Mai that year. The only other sanctioned six-metre operation in Thailand had been by the late co-founder of RAST, Gen Kamchai Chotikul, HS1WR (SK), in the late 1970s and early 1980s, according to Champ, E21EIC.
Continue reading Thai Hams to Use 6-Meters During CQWW VHF Contest