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Summerside Amateur Radio Club

Sat Jan 31, 2015

CQ-DATV 20 Magazine Out Now....

CQ-DATV 20 the free ATV magazine is available for download from:

In this issue is :-
DATV on 2m
Known DATV DX Records - 2015
Manufacturing a Tri-Band Dish Feed
SSB with 10 GHz PLL LNB
Golden Oldie
Wi-Fi and Internet connectivity
The WiFi to Service of 'Digital ATV
DATV-Express Project - December update report
Moving on with film making part 2

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Fri Jan 30, 2015

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club....

30 January, 2015

Island activities:

CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz

NA-024; J3, Grenada: Gregory/W2BEE is going to operate as J38GA
from Grenada (WLOTA 0718) between Jan. 31 and Feb. 28. QRV on HF on
CW and digital modes. QSL via homecall (d), LoTW, ClubLog.

NA-062; W4, Florida State (Florida Keys) group: Howie, K1VSJ, plans
a holiday-style activity as K1VSJ/4 between the 29th and Feb. 9
from Key Colony Beach. QSL via h/c.

NA-143; W5, Texas State East (Matagorda to Jefferson County) group:
Joe/K5KUA will get on the air again as K5KUA/5 from Galveston
Island (USi TX001s) between Jan. 30 and Feb. 1. QRV pn 40-10m
solely on CW. QSL via h/c (d/B).

SA-099; PJ2, Curacao Island: Sascha/DH6TJ will be active as
PJ2/DH6TJ from Curacao (WLOTA 0942) between Feb. 2 and March 31.
QRV on 20, 15, and 10m on SSB, QSL route tba.
Caribbean Cruise by W7AUM:
Chuck/W7AUM tours the Caribbean with the cruise ship Ryndam and
plans to get on the air as PA/W7AUM/mm while on board. He also
plans QRP activities during shore excursions according to the
following schedule:
* Jan. 30: NA-106; KP2, Virgin Islands: St. Thomas Island as KP2/W7AUM
* Jan. 31: NA-100; V2, Antigua and Barbuda: St. Johna Antiqua as V25RC
* Feb. 02: SA-099; PJ2, Curacao Island: Curacao (WLOTA 0942) as PJ2/W7AUM
* Feb. 06: NA-016; ZF, Cayman Islands: Grand Cayman (WLOTA 1042) as ZF2UM.

QSL via W7AUM (d/B).

Compiled by Friedrich, DL4BBH
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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This Week On The Air....

30 January, 2015

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

CYPRUS, 5B. Leif, LA9BM is QRV as 5B/LA9BM until February 6. He is active mainly on 20 and 17 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK63.
QSL via operator's instructions.

SINGAPORE, 9V. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Singapore stations can use the special prefix S61 through December 31, 2015.

AZORES, CU. Karel, OK2ZI will be QRV as CT8/OK2ZI from Sao Miguel Island, IOTA EU-003, from February 1 to 6. Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL via operator's instructions.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Rolf, DL6RO is QRV as EA8/DL6RO from Costan Teguise, Lanzarote Island, IOTA AF-004, until February 20. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

SOLOMON ISLAND, H4. Bernhard, DL2GAC will be QRV as H44MS from Honiara Island, IOTA OC-047, from February 1 to April 30. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 6 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

HUNGARY, HA. Special event station HG90IARU is QRV during 2015 to commemorate the IARU jubilee celebrations. QSL via HA5MA.

GRENADA, J3. Gregory, W2BEE will be QRV as J38GA from January 31 to February 28. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Operators SP7VC, SP3IPB, SQ7OYL, K2RPF, SP3CFM and SP7TF are QRV as J6/home calls until February 3. Activity is holiday style on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL to home calls.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Sean, EI2CR will be QRV as KH0/EI2CR from Saipan, IOTA OC-086, from February 4 to 7. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

NAVASSA ISLAND, KP1. A large group of operators will be QRV as K1N beginning around February 2 to 16. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters with up to eight stations active using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via N2OO.

ANTARCTICA. Station OP0LE is QRV from the Princess Elisabeth Station and has been active on 40 and 30 meters using CW between 2045 to 2245z. QSL via ON7TK.

DENMARK, OZ. Special event station OZ90IARU is QRV during 2015 to commemorate the IARU jubilee celebrations. QSL via operators' instructions. In addition, special event station OU0POLIO is QRV until December 31 to mark the 110 years of the Rotary International and its global project to eradicate polio worldwide. QSL via OZ1ACB.

CURACAO, PJ2. Sascha, DH6TJ will be QRV as PJ2/DH6TJ from February 2 to March 31. Activity will be on 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB.
QSL via operator's instructions.

BRAZIL, PY. Ronaldo, PS7AB will be QRV with special event call PQ70FEB from February 1 to 28 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of World War II and to remember the importance of PEACE. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

NAMIBIA, V5. Mario, DL4MFM will be QRV as V5/DL4MFM from January 30 to February 4 from several WWFF, WCA, and GMA references.
QSL to home call.

ROMANIA, YO. Special event stations YO90IARU, YP90IARU, YQ90IARU, and YR90IARU are QRV during 2015 to commemorate the IARU jubilee
celebrations. QSL via operators' instructions.


The North American SSB Sprint Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt,
NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
Feld Hell Sprint,
UBA SSB DX Contest

The RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship is scheduled for February 2.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for February 3.
The QRP CW Fox Hunt and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for February 4.

All dates, unless otherwise stated, are UTC.
See the ARRL Contest Branch page:
The ARRL Contest Update:
and the WA7BNM Contest Calendar:
for more information. Looking for a Special Event station be sure to check out the ARRL Special Event Stations Web page:

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Thu Jan 29, 2015

WW1USA Observes Centennial Event from World War I....

As many of you know, WW1USA, the Amateur Radio Club of the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial at Kansas City is hosting a number of Special Radio Events, commemorating moments in history during the four year centennial of the Great War. On the weekend of February 7th and 8th, such a special event will be 'on the air' in observance of the Beginning of War from the Air.

A good article on the use of Strategic Bombing during World War I can be found at:

Special Event Station WW1USA of the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial will be on the air at Kansas City, Missouri to commemorate this historic event, and invite all licensed amateur radio operators in the region to come to the museum to operate during this special event. Simply go to: and look for the link in the article regarding the February 7th and 8th Event.

Look for details how you may receive your Contact Certificate at: . A QSL Card can be obtained via mail by sending SASE or by providing other return postage. You can also obtain an Electronic QSL Card via eQSL.

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