D4C invites youngsters of YOTA program

Proud to be part of this outstanding Contest team.

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Visiting HAMVENTION Dayton & CTU

This year I am lucky enough to be able to attend to the following events:

  1. Contest University, Dayton

 

    2. Dayton HAMVENTION 2017


1.Contest University  will be held on Thursday May 18, 2017, from 7:00am to 5:00pm, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dayton, Ohio the day before the Dayton Hamvention officially opens.  See the program

CTU 2017 Topics:

  • It’s a Fun Game – Let’s Operate The Right Way – W5ZN
  • How to Improve your Transmitting Antennas for Low Solar Activity – W3LPL
  • Introduction to Introduction to Contesting – NØAX
  • CW and RTTY Skimmer and the Reverse Beacon Network – N6TV
  • Optimizing 6 Meter Contest Scores Utilizing JT Digital Modes – W5ZN
  • Easy to Build Low Band Receiving Antennas for Small and Large Lots – W3LPL
  • A Deep Dive Into Stacking Yagis – W8WWV
  • Grounding and Bonding for the Little Pistol and Medium Gun – NØAX
  • RTTY Contesting, A to Z – WØYK
  • How to Adapt your DX Contest Strategies for Low Solar Activity – W3LPL
  • Little Pistols, Bigger Scores – K2YWE
  • The Advantages of Waterfall Displays for Contesting and DXing – N6TV
  • Advanced Topics in RTTY Contesting – WØYK
  • Contesting is Amateur Radio’s Shining Star – ALL – 10 minutes – K3LR
  • The Wonderful World of Space Weather – Dr. Tamitha Skov
  • Antennas and Propagation – W3LPL
  • Contest Shack Design Ideas – NØAX
  • Waterfalls, Recordings and Reverse Beacon Network – N6TV
  • Antenna/Tower Reliability – W3YQ
  • Small Stations With Big Ideas – K2YWE
  • Receiving Antenna Ideas – W3LPL
  • RTTY Contesting Discussion – WØYK
  • Disruptive Technologies, How they Change our Hobby – NCØB

2.Dayton HAMVENTION will be held May 19, 20 and 21, 2017 at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center.

The show is moving from HARA arena in Trotwood, Ohio. The new location, Greene County Fair & Exposition Center in Xenia, Ohio, is about 20 miles south-east of HARA.

I will represent D4C Monteverde Contest Team (Cape Verde, Africa) under the booth of its technical partner Momobeam. Booth number 1801-1802

You can book your QSL and I will handover them to you at the booth. More info.

I’m looking forward to your visit.

73, Andrea HB9DUR

WPX SSB 1st place world D41CV @D4C

CQ WPX SSB 1st place world from D4C #cqwpx @d4c_team

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Multi Multi category results

I am happy to announce our 1st place world achieved from the D4C contest station in Cape Verde with the callsign D41CV during the last CQ WPX SSB  contest on march 2016 in the Multi-Multi category.

Thank you K2RED for sponsoring the plaque

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Evenigs spent in QSL’ing (D41CV)

After the return from my participation with the D4C team in Cape Verde as D41CV, I have been spending several evening  in replying to direct QSL received at our  official address: Monteverde Contest Club, 6963 Pregassona, Switzerland.

Number of incoming QSL is roughly 100 pcs and as of tonight, all QSL have been written and will leave tomorrow by Post.

Should anyone require paper QSL and wants to pick them up at HAM RADIO 2016 in Friedrichshafen at our Booth number A1-464, we have set up an online form to be filled to avoid sending your qsl.

Take a look here: Reserve and collect your QSL CARD @Ham Radio 2016

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This service expires on June 15th 2016.

 

 

Thank you for spreading out the info.

 

 

Going to Cape Verde

1) Participation to WPX SSB as D41CV

I am on my way to Cape Verde to take part into CQWW WPX SSB Contest (26-27 March 2016)  from the D4C Contest station in the Multi / Multi category.

The special callsign will be D41CV  celebrating the 41st Anniversary of Independence of Cape Verde . – See more at: http://d4c.cc/?p=1194

 

2) Installing the 23cm beacon at D4C

I am carrying the 23cm equipment to put in the air D4C/B on 1296 Mhz band