EX0DX – part 2

A short update after 24h from the last post

Last night I was able to complete 77 qso on #40mcw as #EX0DX. It’s still very difficult to fight S9+10 qrm but with the windom antenna is somehow better on rx.

Today I enjoed 44 QSO on #20m CW but the most exciting part was to tun split on #20m SSB with 82 different stations.
The 30m paid off but no US and I was forced to stop after sunrise as noise increase a lot with the dark.

I know this are not huge numbers but I am satisfied for what I have here as local conditions.

05 JAN 2019 #exodx

#ex0dx #hf #kyrgyzstan #bishkek

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EX0DX now active

EX0DX is QRV form Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

It has been quite a while without news as most of the updates goes through Facebook or Twitter.

Anyway, the EX0DX licence has been renovated and the QRZ.COM updated. Moreover, as general interest info, the Kyrgyz Amateur radio union (ARUKR) has a new official site (in Russian language only) www.qrzex.com 

I am currently QRV from Bishkek on CW and FT8 until 09th of January and made so far 10qso on SSB and 234qso on CW, manly on 20 and 40m. As my QTH has S9 to S9+10 noise it’s quite a challenge running smooth operations.

FT8 QSO amount to approx 140

I am running FT450, 100W, Multiband vertical R8 and a Windom 10-40m

QSL via usual way.

#ex0dx #hf #kyrgyzstan

 

 

Helvetia Contest 2018

Are you ready for the Helvetia Contest 28 – 29 April 2018 at 13:00 UTC – 12:59 UTC, with updates rules?

More info, such as locations and callsigns used during this edition from a specific Canton: https://www.uska.ch/amateurfunkpraxis/wettbewerbe-und-diplome/schweizer-contest-kw/

 

 

 

 

Nice result CQWW SSB 2017 contest. New Swiss record SOAB(A)

9th place EU, NEW Swiss Record SOAB(A)

Glad about my result. Still too low 3 points qso number especially on 40m to boost the result further up. Many thanks to Ludovic HB9EOU for lending his shack and antennas to me.
#cqcontest #hamradio

http://www.cq-amateur-radio.com/cq_contests/cq_ww_dx_contest/ContestStory.pdf

WPX SSB 2018. Team member of HB2U

I will be member of the multi-Op operation signing HB2U @HB9EOU station during coming WPX SSB contest.

Planned a M/2 entry. We hope not to suffer too much by snow and ice. GL to everyone and any call is appreciated.

 

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CQWWWPX2018

D41CV 2m FT8 ready for Transatlantic

Hi everyone,

at D4C there are experiments going on on 2m FT8.
Thanks to Mark EA8FF, D4C station was upgraded in a way that FT8 mode is manageable on remote. We run several hundreds of HF FT8 QSO signing D41CV.
Operators are now attentive to the next days tropo condx to operate the station as per the following information just released:

As there might be tropo across the Atlantic sometimes around next Tuesday onward, D41CV station (located in Cape Verde), WW Locator HK76MU will be attentive to any opening.

Please spread the info if anybody across has FT8 on 2.
D41CV remote crew will operate on
FT8 144.174 1000Hz. 
Power 6 W FT8 GPS locked into a 5el yagi.