Contest Calendar

September, 2020

  • 21 September

    P40P Aruba. From DXNews.com

    W5AJ will be active again as P40P from Aruba, IOTA SA – 036, 22 – 30 September 2020.He will operate on HF Bands, including activity in CQ WW DX RTTY Contest, 26 – 27 October 2020.Recent DX Spots P40PQSL via LOTW. Aruba. Author – Adam Coster. P40P. Where is Aruba …

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  • 19 September

    Portable Solar Power, Samlex Foldable Solar Panel, Off-Grid Emergency Electricity

    Portable Solar Power, Samlex Foldable Solar Panel, Off-Grid Emergency Electricity [embedded content] The Samlex 135 watt portable solar panel with included charge controller will provide plenty of power to keep your battery charged when power is a must. This foldable 3 panel solution will keep your 12VDC batteries charged for …

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  • 19 September

    OX3LX Tasiilaq Island. From DXNews.com

    Bo, OX3LX will be active from Tasiilaq Island, IOTA NA – 151, 26 – 30 September 2020.He will operate on HF Bands.Recent DX Spots OX3LXQSL via OZ0J.Ads for direct QSL:Joergen Roemming, Brandelev Stationsvej 9, DK-4700, Naestved, Denmark.QTH Locator – HP15eo. Tasiilaq Island. Author – Colin Murdison. Tasiilaq Island. Author – …

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  • 19 September

    Hurricane Watch Net is Tracking New Weather Systems

    09/18/2020 The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) is keeping a close eye on three systems — Hurricane Teddy, Tropical Depression 22 (TD 22), and newly formed Tropical Storm Wilfred. For the remainder of 2020, named storms will come from the Greek alphabet, starting with Alpha. In fact, a sub-tropical storm named …

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  • 19 September

    100 Inexpensive Paper Clips – Will It Antenna?

    The highly requested paper clip installment of Will It Antenna. Where I try and make ham radio antennas out of common household items. Today, the worst example of an antenna I have ever made. [embedded content]

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  • 18 September

    CHA MPAS LITE: CHAMELEON DESIGNS A NEW QRP COMPACT PORTABLE ANTENNA SYSTEM

    The CHA MPAS LITE is the little brother of the CHA MPAS 2.0 – the most popular Modular Portable Antenna System in the WORLD! The Modular Portable Antenna System (MPAS) is a concept allowing the radio operator to configure and deploy the antenna system in a variety of configurations. Some of the possible deployment configurations: • Vertical • Horizontal …

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  • 18 September

    V3A Belize. From DXNews.com

    Marc, V31MA will be active as V3A from Belize in CQ WW DX SSB Contest, 24 – 25 October 2020.He will operate in SOAB LP Category.Recent DX Spots V3AV3A is the secondary call of V31MA.V3A Log searchSearchQSL via M0OXO, OQRS.Charles Wilmott, M0OXO, 60 Church Hill, Royston, Barnsley, South Yorkshire. S71 …

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  • 18 September

    Siaran Pers No. 113/HM/KOMINFO/09/2020 tentang Tangkal Hoaks Covid-19, Kominfo Proaktif Klarifikasi dan Sebarkan Informasi Penyeimbang

    SIARAN PERS NO. 113/HM/KOMINFO/09/2020 Siaran Pers No. 113/HM/KOMINFO/09/2020 Jumat, 18 September 2020 Tentang Tangkal Hoaks Covid-19, Kominfo Proaktif Klarifikasi dan Sebarkan Informasi Penyeimbang Sekretaris Jenderal Kementerian Komunikasi dan Informatika, Rosarita Niken Widiastuti mengatakan Kementerian Kominfo memberikan perhatian khusus terhadap informasi hoaks yang beredar selama masa pandemi Covid-19. Bahkan selain melakuan …

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  • 18 September

    Video WRTC 2014. From DXNews.com

    The World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) is a competition between two-person teams of amateur radio operators testing their skills to make contacts with other Amateur Radio operators around the world over a 24 hour period. All teams use identical antennas from the same geographic region, eliminating all variables except operating …

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  • 18 September

    FCC Grants ARRL Rules Waiver Request for Fire Emergencies, Hurricanes

    09/17/2020 The FCC has granted ARRL’s request for a temporary waiver to permit amateur data transmissions at a higher symbol rate than currently permitted by section 97.307(f) of the FCC Amateur Service rules. The FCC acted to facilitate hurricane and wildfire relief communications within the US and its territories. Section …

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  • 18 September

    Hurricane Watch Net Wraps Up Marathon Activation for Two Storms

    09/17/2020 The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) just stood down from another extended session — 71 hours of continuous operation — for Hurricane Paulette and Hurricane Sally. HWN Manager Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, said it seems like long activations such as these are happening all too often. “I suppose Mother Nature hasn’t …

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  • 18 September

    FIRST CUBESAT SATELLITE DEVELOPED BY BRAZILIAN COMPANY FINISHES ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS

    The Engineering Model, the first development model, of the NANOMIRAX / CRON-1 nanosatellite carried out its environmental testing campaign at the Integration and Testing Laboratory (LIT), of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) / MCTI. Dynamic and thermal cycle tests were carried out at ambient pressure to accept some …

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  • 17 September

    9M6NA Labuan Island. From DXNews.com

    Saty, 9M6NA will be active again from Labuan Island, IOTA OC – 133,in CQ WW DX SSB Contest, 24 – 25 October 2020.He will be in Single Operator All Band Low Power Category.Recent DX Spots 9M6NAQSL via JE1JKL, LOTW, ClubLog OQRS.9M6NA Log searchSearch Labuan Island, Malaysia. Author – Joaquim Isbert. …

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  • 17 September

    Vibroplex End Fed Antenna Review – Competition for the G5RV?

    Vibroplex End Fed Antenna Review – Competition for the G5RV? Marconi Day Award Marconi Day Award The Calabria DX Team has once again organized Marconi Day and Award for the second year. The following accredited stations… Read more

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  • 17 September

    RGO ONE HF transceiver – PREORDER

    This is third production lot.Please fill in your data so we can arrange shipping of your brand new RGO ONE shortwave transceiver right after it is built and aligned. We don’t need any advance payment. Final payment for the unit, otional modules plus shipping cost should be made via bank …

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