Oh dear me, not much happening this past week. Again! Best DX VP8NO (Falklands), FO5QB (French Polynesia), XW4XR (Laos), VK5KV (Australia) and VK2ZMT (Australia)
LVK2ZMT looks like a nice spot.
Most popular DX (three or more contacts, any mode)
Monday DX: OR18UBA, M0CGL, HB9HLM, MM0TFU, DL1REM, SK7GH/B, OZ7IGY/B, DM0AAB/B, ZW132GBA, OK8AU, M0IQD, LA5TEN/B, IB2LV, PY3EW, MM0GOR, FG1GW.
Spotters: F4CXO, FG1GW, F4TXU, WA3GWK, PY3EW, MM0TFU, 9A7DA, VA3WV, LB7NH, PU5LHF, NP4CQ, IK5IFH .
Tuesday DX: W8YT/B, OH1RF, N1SS, K5GJR/B.
Spotters: WA3GWK, W1LIC, KC3OL, YV5EVA, G7PUV, OH1CO, MM0TFU, KE8KUY, VK4CQ/2, AH6U .
Wednesday DX: CA4PSH, N2UHC/B, ZW132GBA, VA3TTB, PY2SBY.
Spotters: PU1JSV, MM0TFU, AA8R, WA3GWK, KN4UQM, KB4FOS, FG1GW, N0UMF, WA1SXK, F4CXO, AA0CW, VK4CQ/2, N4CFR, PY2SBY, PU2NBI, N8II .
Thursday DX: VP8NO, FO5QB, SM5EPO, OZ7KJ, OZ1GX.
Spotters: W1LIC, WA3GWK, PY3EW, KC3OL, SM5EPO, OH6QU, KC4AAW, PU5LHF
Spotters: WA3GWK, K1LO, KC4AAW .
Saturday DX: XW4XR, WX4PTC, VK2ZMT, OY6BEC/B, OE3XAC/B, N6SS, N2UHC/B, AA1JD, KI5RI, DS5USH.
Spotters: KE0NXV, WA3GWK, F4CXO, KC4AAW, VK4CZ, VK5WU, VK4NWH, VK4CQ/2, W9FNB, VK3ZJ, VK2ZMT, KV4UD, KE8KUY, 2E0XXO, PU9AMZ, N8II .
Sunday DX: FY5HB, WB5GVY, VK5KV, PY3EW.
Spotters: W4SAJ, PY3EW, VK3VM, W1LIC, VK3DRH .
Contests: Information from WA7BMN
Not many contests this week but there is a big(?) ARRL 10 Metre/Meter contest.
|+ ARRL 10-Meter Contest
||0000Z, Dec 14 to 2400Z, Dec 15
|+ TRC Digi Contest
||0600Z, Dec 14 to 1800Z, Dec 15
|+ Run for the Bacon QRP Contest
||0200Z-0400Z, Dec 16
|+ CWops Mini-CWT Test
||1300Z-1400Z, Dec 18 and
1900Z-2000Z, Dec 18 and
0300Z-0400Z, Dec 19
Upcoming activity (though not guaranteed to be on 10m). Information from NG3K, DXwatch.com and 425DXnews
Quite a lot of DXpeditions, must be holiday time.
Currently active callsigns are in bold face
Oct 1-Dec 15, 2019
Source: 425DXN (Sep 20, 2019)
Info: By F8EN; HF; CW; QSL OK via REF Buro or direct
Nov 12-Dec 25, 2019
QSL: Home Call
Source: TDDX (Sep 20, 2019)
Info: By JA8VE as 5R8VX and JA8VE as 5R8KU; SSB CW + digital (incl FT8 FT4); 500w; vertical, Hexbeam
Nov 12-Dec 31, 2019
QSL: SM6NT Buro
Source: TDDX (Oct 2, 2019)
Info: By SM6NT fm Hua Hin (NK92xm); 40-10m; mainly CW; 100w; Force 12, GP, R8, Alpha Delta multi-band; to continue until Apr 2020
Nov 24-Dec 31, 2019
Source: JA0RQV (Oct 23, 2019)
Info: By JA0RQV fm Tongatapu I (IOTA OC-049); 160-10m; CW SSB FT8; perhaps also fm outer islands; QSL also OK via Club Log OQRS, JA0RQV Buro; to continue until mid-November 2020
Nov 26-Dec 28, 2019
Source: IZ4YGS (Oct 7, 2019)
Info: By IZ4YGS; 160-20m + satellite; mainly FT8 Fox/Hound, SSB; 100w; QSL also OK via IZ4YGS direct, eQSL
Nov 28-Dec 13, 2019
Source: 4L5A (Nov 5, 2019)
Info: By SA6PIS fm Bakau; HF
Dec 1-14, 2019
Source: DXW.Net (Nov 30, 2019)
Info: By ON4BR; HF; CW SSB FT8
Dec 2-20, 2019
DXCC: Burkina Faso
Source: DXW.Net (May 12, 2019)
Info: By DF2WO fm Ouagadougou; focus on 160 80 60m; CW SSB RTTY FT8; hexbeam, verticals
Dec 2, 2019-Jan 5, 2020
Source: TDDX (Oct 7, 2019)
Info: By EA5RM fm Loja and possbily fm Guayaquil; 40-10m; SSB + digital
Dec 3-24, 2019
DXCC: Burkina Faso
Source: TDDX (Nov 26, 2019)
Info: By DF2WO fm Ouagadougou; mainly 160 80 60m; FT8, some SSB CW; hexbeam, verticals; spare time operation
Dec 4-13, 2019
DXCC: St Martin
Source: TDDX (May 22, 2019)
Info: By K9NU K9NU W9ILY N9AOL K9EL FS4WBS; 160-6m, focus on 160 80 40m; mainly CW FT8; regular uploads to Club Log; see Web site for full details
Dec 6-21, 2019
DXCC: Turks & Caicos
Source: 4L5A (Dec 9, 2019)
Info: By WQ7X as VP5/WQ7X fm Providenciales I (IOTA NA-002); 40-10m; CW SSB; QSL also OK via WQ7X direct
Dec 6-27, 2019
DXCC: New Caledonia
Source: 4L5A (Nov 4, 2019)
Info: By DB1RUL as FK/DB1RUL fm Grand Terre I 6-9 Dec, Poingam I 13-15 Dec, Ouvea I 18-21 Dec, Ile de Pine 23-27 Dec; HF; FT8; QSL also OK via DB1RUL
Dec 10-19, 2019
DXCC: St Kitts & Nevis
Source: W5JON (Nov 20, 2019)
Info: By W5JON fm Calypso Bay; 160-6m; SSB FT8; yagi, verticals; QSL also OK via W5JON direct
Dec 10-23, 2019
QSL: DF3XY Direct
Source: TDDX (Oct 22, 2019)
Info: By 40 30 20 15 10m; mainly FT8 SSB
Dec 11-20, 2019
QSL: Club Log OQRS
Source: DXW.Net (Dec 6, 2019)
Info: By JH1AJT DJ9ZB KO8SCA ON5UR E21EIC as A5B, A50BOC, A50BPC; 160-6m; CW SSB FT4 FT8; QSL also OK via JH1AJT: PO Box 8, Oiso, Naka-gun, Kanagawa 255-0003, Japan
Dec 12-31, 2019
Source: TDDX (Nov 29, 2019)
Info: By F2JD as HR5/F2JD fm Copan-Ruinas; 160-6m; CW SSB + digital; QSL OK B/d; operation to continue until Apr 4, 2020
Dec 13-15, 2019
Source: 4L5A (Oct 22, 2019)
Info: By 6W7JX 6W1PZ 6W1KI 6W1QL 6W1PA 6W1SQ 6W1SV 6W1GF 6W1TA fm Goree I (IOTA AF-045); HF; SSB CW; QSL also OK via 6W1QL
Dec 13-20, 2019
Source: TA1HZ (Nov 2, 2019)
Info: By TA1HZ as 4L/TA1HZ; @4L6QC; focus on low bands; mainly FT8 FT4; 100w; QSL OK via TA1HZ direct
Dec 14, 2019-Jan 8, 2020
Source: TDDX (Oct 1, 2019)
Info: By VK2BY fm Nam Yuen, Ubon Ratchathani; 80-10m; SSB FT8; 200w; Hex Beam; logs will be uploaded to Club Log
Dec 15-21, 2019
Source: 4L5A (Sep 12, 2019)
Info: By W9HT; HF + 6m; SSB CW + digital
Dec 17-31, 2019
QSL: 3D2AG PayPal
Source: TDDX (Nov 29, 2019)
Info: By 3D2AG; focus on 160 80 60m; CW SSB FT8/FT4; see Web for further details; to continue until mid-Jan 2020
Sun: No spots again, 28 days with any now.
Stoke lost to Hull away last Saturday 2 – 1 and we didn’t score a goal. We beat Luton 3 – 0 at home on Tuesday. Reading at home again on Saturday. I’ll be there.