Wednesday, 31 October 2012

EA8 ... that´s it for 2012 !

Tenerife 2012 is now history. It was again avery nice activation as EA8/DL3FCG with many hours with family and friends on the island of Tenerife. It was also enough time to play radio!

2.200 QSO in my log, thereof 820 QSO in CW and 580 in digimodes. A parttime entry in WAG, JARTS and CQWW contest and some nice pile-ups to JA on 10m CW and to westcoast on 10m SSB.

Log is already uploaded to eQSL and Lotw. Hope to cuagn next year !

73 and thanks for all the QSOs.

Friday, 19 October 2012

CQ this is EA8/DL3FCG

Maybe I already worked you from Tenerife ... ?
If not, it´s still time to get a contact in our log. We are QRV each day in CW and SSB. The high bands are in a good shape here from Tenerife. Loud signals from USA and EU on 10m and 12m. In the morning many JA´s could be reached on 10m CW.

Hope to cuagn !

CQ de EA8/DL3FCG from Tenerife IOTA AF-004 ...

Saturday, 13 October 2012

DP6T - Xtra large ...

Recently I was helping with the setup of the contest station DP6T. We are just preparing everything for the upcoming CQWW SSB contest. This station is really Xtra large...
40m tower with 2 stacked 2ele 40m +80m Dipole @35m.
25m tower with 2 stacked 4ele for 20m
25m tower with 2 stacked 5ele for 15m
Tower for 10m 5ele or Vertical.

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Monthly DXCC challenge points - September

Another 20 bandpoints added to the challenge counter in September. Some nice DX confirmed via LotW:
CU3AN Azores, TY1KS Benin, UA2FR and UA2FL Kaliningrad, 3DA0PW Swaziland, RI1ANF South Shetland, E51WP and E51M from South- and North Cook, HL2WP South Korea, FO4BM French Polynesia and many more.

Hope that some of those will confirm paper cards as well :-)

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

DX is !

It is a good time for DXing. Worked NH8S from Swains Island, 3D2C from Conway Reef and ZD9UW from Tristan da Cunha lately. What comes next?

5U5U ...ongoing.
TT8TT ...just started today.
ZL9HR ...later this year.
T8 ...
H4 ...
If you want more DX? Look here !