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The latest edition of The 5 MHz Newsletter is now available for free download from: http://tinyurl.com/jvjrtn6
The Autumn 2014 edition (No 12), features a number of stories, including Dominica on 5 MHz, several items on WRC15, South African beacon changes and NVIS observations, Ofcom's UK Amateur Licence Consultation, is it getting noisier on 5 MHz?, new webSDRs covering the band and GB2RS on 5 MHz.
The Newsletter Archive is also available at: http://tinyurl.com/p22gybh
Cheers - Paul Gaskell G4MWO
David Bern W2LNX is on a mission: High Speed digital networks on the Ham Radio UHF and Microwave bands, covering the country.
Not kilobits... Megabits
Watch Episode 176 High Speed Networks on UHF and Microwaves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCWf7NhyH4o
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AJ9C, VU3DSI, 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.
VIET NAM, 3W. Tony, KM0O will be QRV as 3W3O from Da Nang from
November 25 to December 24. Activity is on all bands. This
includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL
to home call.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Operators Vadim, R9DX, Serge, UA8DX and Igor, UA9CDC
will be QRV as 8Q7DV from Sun Island, IOTA AS-013, from November 24
to December 4. Activity is on the HF bands with a main focus on the
upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via R9DX.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Dave, N4QS is QRV as A6/N4QS from Dubai
until November 26. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY. QSL to home call.
EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Gerben, PG5M will be QRV as CE0/PG5M from
November 23 to 28. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands
using CW. QSL via operator's instructions.
JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLAND, CE0. Felipe, CE5WQO is QRV as CE0Z/CE5WQO
until November 27. QSL direct via KA3LKM.
NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ is QRV as FK/JA0JHQ from Noumea,
IOTA OC-032, until November 23. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters
depending on conditions. QSL to home call.
GRENADA, J3. Rob, DL7VOA is QRV as J34O until December 6. Activity
is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW. This includes
an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to home
ANTARCTICA. Ron, K6REF is currently QRV as K6REF/KC4 from the US
Yesterday Camp on the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica for about two
weeks. QSL via operator's instructions.
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Masa, JH3PRR will be QRV as KH8B from Tutuila
Island, IOTA OC-045, from November 24 to December 1. Activity will
be mainly on 160 meters but on all bands during the upcoming CQ
World Wide DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.
ANTIGUA, VP2E. Rich, KE1B and Anna, W6NN will be QRV as VP2EAQ and
VP2EAR, respectively, from November 23 to December 1. Activity will
be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL
direct to home calls.
INDIA, VU. Datta, VU3DSI is QRV as special event station AU2JCB
until December 9 to commemorate the birthday of Sir Jagadish Chandra
Bose. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and FM. QSL to home
INDONESIA, YB. Juergen, DL7UVO and Burkhard, DL3KZA are QRV as
YB9/home calls from Komodo Island, IOTA OC-151m, until November 27.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB. The islands are part
of the Komodo National Park, WWFF YBFF-027. QSL to home call.
NICARAGUA, YN. Mike, AJ9C will be QRV as YN2CC from November 25 to
December 3. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY. This includes being a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry in
the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via operator's
SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Massimo, IZ0EGB is currently QRV as Z81B from
Juba. He is active on 40 to 6 meters using SSB. His length of stay
is unknown. QSL to home call.
SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/4 in Florida
and W1AW/5 in Arkansas are QRV until 2359z on November 25. In
addition, W1AW/3 in Delaware, W1AW/5 in Louisiana and W1AW/KP4 in
Puerto Rico will be QRV starting at 0000z on November 26. They will
be active until 2359z on December 2.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO:
The NCCC RTTY Sprint,
QRP CW Fox Hunt,
YO International 80-Meter PSK31 Contest
LZ DX Contest
The SKCC CW Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for November 26.
All dates, unless otherwise stated, are UTC.
See the ARRL Contest Branch page: http://www.arrl.org/contests
The ARRL Contest Update: http://www.arrl.org/The-ARRL-Contest-Update
and the WA7BNM Contest Calendar: http://www.hornucopia.com/contestcal/index.html
for more information. Looking for a Special Event station be sure to check out the ARRL Special Event Stations Web page: http://www.arrl.org/special-event-stations
Ten-Ten has organized an activity weekend on Nov. 22/23 to liven up 10m.
Among their special event stations to take part are W6OI/p (via N9AC), VE9TEN (via VE9KM), and DL0X (via DL8YBM, d/B) from Germany.
Web Site: http://www.ten-ten.org/