May 22

May 23rd Presentation Night

  The Cleveland Amateur Radio Club will conducting part two of a three part presentation on Field Day.

  Our very Buddy Kimsey, WA4NIV, will be leading these events. Anyone wishing to participate in field day, or is unfamiliar with N1MM logging software is encouraged to attend.

   Please join us, Tuesday May 23 at 7PM, at the Club House.

May 22

This week in Radio Sports: (May 22 thru May 28)

This week in Radio Sports: (May 22 thru May 28)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 05/18/2017 | Hubble Space Telescope

May 18-May 22, 0000Z-2359Z, N7T, Maple Valley, WA. L Greg Magone. 146.52 14.275 14.250. Certificate & QSL. L Greg Magone, 27492 254th PL SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038. This is the May special event station in support of the 2017 KB7QPS Air, Space, and Technology Operating Event. airspacetechnology.webs.com

  • 05/22/2017 | Indianapolis 500 Special Event

May 22-May 29, 0400Z-0400Z, W9IMS, Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Amateur Radio Club. 18.140 14.245 7.245 3.840. Certificate & QSL. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 30954, Indianapolis, IN 46230. Full information on how to get the QSL and Certificate at https://www.qrz.com/db/w9ims

  • 05/24/2017 | Ham Nation 300

May 24-Jun 1, 0300Z-0500Z, W0H, Petaluma, CA. Ham Nation Post Show Net Controllers. 14.268 7.192. Certificate & QSL. Dale L Puckett, 23440 W US Highway 54, Goddard, KS 67052. May 24, 0300Z – June 1, 0500Z. Ham Nation 300 commemorates the 300th broadcast of the TWIT.TV podcast Ham Nation. Stations W0H, K0H, W1H, W2H, W4H, W5H, K5H, W6H, W7H, W9H will be operated by Ham Nation net control operators and Ham Nation hosts. Operation will be on all HF bands using both voice and digital modes. A certificate, QSL cards and a Clean Sweep Sticker available. Ham Nation 300 Challenge runs concurrently. Details and QSL information for operating event and challenge available at the www.qrz.com/db/WxH QRZ page for all 10 stations listed above. Also follow updates using hashtag #hamnation300 on Twitter or by “Liking” the HamNation300 Facebook page. hamnation300@gmail.com

  • 05/24/2017 | Ham Nation 300

May 24-Jun 1, 0300Z-0500Z, K0H, Petaluma, CA. Ham Nation Post Show Net Controllers. 14.268 7.192. Certificate & QSL. Dale L. Puckett, 23440 W US Hwy 54, Goddard, KS 67052. Ham Nation 300 commemorates the 300th broadcast of the TWIT.TV podcast Ham Nation. Stations will be operated by Ham Nation net control operators and Ham Nation hosts. Operation will be on all HF bands using both voice and digital modes. A certificate, QSL cards and a Clean Sweep Sticker available. Ham Nation 300 Challenge runs concurrently. Details and QSL information for operating event and challenge available at the www.qrz.com/db/WxH QRZ page for all 10 stations listed above. Also follow updates using hashtag #hamnation300 on Twitter or by “Liking” the HamNation300 Facebook page. hamnation300@gmail.com www.qrz.com/db/k0h

  • 05/24/2017 | Ham Nation 300

May 24-Jun 1, 0300Z-0500Z, W1H, Petaluma, CA. Ham Nation Post Show Net Controllers. 14.268 7.192. Certificate & QSL. Dale L. Puckett, 23440 W US Hwy 54, Goddard, KS 67052. Ham Nation 300 commemorates the 300th broadcast of the TWIT.TV podcast Ham Nation. Stations will be operated by Ham Nation net control operators and Ham Nation hosts. Operation will be on all HF bands using both voice and digital modes. A certificate, QSL cards and a Clean Sweep Sticker available. Ham Nation 300 Challenge runs concurrently. Details and QSL information for operating event and challenge available at the www.qrz.com/db/WxH QRZ page for all 10 stations listed above. Also follow updates using hashtag #hamnation300 on Twitter or by “Liking” the HamNation300 Facebook page. hamnation300@gmail.com www.qrz.com/db/w1h

  • 05/24/2017 | Ham Nation 300

May 24-Jun 1, 0300Z-0500Z, W2H, Petaluma, CA. Ham Nation Post Show Net Controllers. 14.268 7.192. Certificate & QSL. Dale L. Puckett, 23440 W US Hwy 54, Goddard, KS 67052. Ham Nation 300 commemorates the 300th broadcast of the TWIT.TV podcast Ham Nation. Stations will be operated by Ham Nation net control operators and Ham Nation hosts. Operation will be on all HF bands using both voice and digital modes. A certificate, QSL cards and a Clean Sweep Sticker available. Ham Nation 300 Challenge runs concurrently. Details and QSL information for operating event and challenge available at the www.qrz.com/db/WxH QRZ page for all 10 stations listed above. Also follow updates using hashtag #hamnation300 on Twitter or by “Liking” the HamNation300 Facebook page. hamnation300@gmail.com www.qrz.com/db/W2H

  • 05/24/2017 | Ham Nation 300

May 24-Jun 1, 0300Z-0500Z, w4h, Petaluma, CA. Ham Nation Post Show Net Controllers. 14.268 7.192. Certificate & QSL. Dale L. Puckett, 23440 W US Hwy 54, Goddard, KS 67052. Ham Nation 300 commemorates the 300th broadcast of the TWIT.TV podcast Ham Nation. Stations will be operated by Ham Nation net control operators and Ham Nation hosts. Operation will be on all HF bands using both voice and digital modes. A certificate, QSL cards and a Clean Sweep Sticker available. Ham Nation 300 Challenge runs concurrently. Details and QSL information for operating event and challenge available at the www.qrz.com/db/WxH QRZ page for all 10 stations listed above. Also follow updates using hashtag #hamnation300 on Twitter or by “Liking” the HamNation300 Facebook page. hamnation300@gmail.com www.qrz.com/db/w4h

  • 05/24/2017 | Ham Nation 300

May 24-Jun 1, 0300Z-0500Z, W5H, Petaluma, CA. Ham Nation Post Show Net Controllers. 14.268 7.192. Certificate & QSL. Dale L. Puckett, 23440 W US Hwy 54, Goddard, KS 67052. Ham Nation 300 commemorates the 300th broadcast of the TWIT.TV podcast Ham Nation. Stations will be operated by Ham Nation net control operators and Ham Nation hosts. Operation will be on all HF bands using both voice and digital modes. A certificate, QSL cards and a Clean Sweep Sticker available. Ham Nation 300 Challenge runs concurrently. Details and QSL information for operating event and challenge available at the www.qrz.com/db/WxH QRZ page for all 10 stations listed above. Also follow updates using hashtag #hamnation300 on Twitter or by “Liking” the HamNation300 Facebook page. hamnation300@gmail.com www.qrz.com/db/w5h

  • 05/24/2017 | Ham Nation 300

May 24-Jun 1, 0300Z-0500Z, K5H, Petaluma, CA. Ham Nation Post Show Net Controllers. 14.268 7.192. Certificate & QSL. Dale L. Puckett, 23440 W US Hwy 54, Goddard, KS 67052. Ham Nation 300 commemorates the 300th broadcast of the TWIT.TV podcast Ham Nation. Stations will be operated by Ham Nation net control operators and Ham Nation hosts. Operation will be on all HF bands using both voice and digital modes. A certificate, QSL cards and a Clean Sweep Sticker available. Ham Nation 300 Challenge runs concurrently. Details and QSL information for operating event and challenge available at the www.qrz.com/db/WxH QRZ page for all 10 stations listed above. Also follow updates using hashtag #hamnation300 on Twitter or by “Liking” the HamNation300 Facebook page. hamnation300@gmail.com www.qrz.com/db/k5h

  • 05/24/2017 | Ham Nation 300

May 24-Jun 1, 0300Z-0500Z, W6H, Petaluma, CA. Ham Nation Post Show Net Controllers. 14.268 7.192. Certificate & QSL. Dale L. Puckett, 23440 W US Hwy 54, Goddard, KS 67052. Ham Nation 300 commemorates the 300th broadcast of the TWIT.TV podcast Ham Nation. Stations will be operated by Ham Nation net control operators and Ham Nation hosts. Operation will be on all HF bands using both voice and digital modes. A certificate, QSL cards and a Clean Sweep Sticker available. Ham Nation 300 Challenge runs concurrently. Details and QSL information for operating event and challenge available at the www.qrz.com/db/WxH QRZ page for all 10 stations listed above. Also follow updates using hashtag #hamnation300 on Twitter or by “Liking” the HamNation300 Facebook page. hamnation300@gmail.com www.qrz.com/db/w6h

  • 05/24/2017 | Ham Nation 300

May 24-Jun 1, 0300Z-0500Z, W7H, Petaluma, CA. Ham Nation Post Show Net Controllers. 14.268 7.192. Certificate & QSL. Dale L. Puckett, 23440 W US Hwy 54, Goddard, KS 67052. Ham Nation 300 commemorates the 300th broadcast of the TWIT.TV podcast Ham Nation. Stations will be operated by Ham Nation net control operators and Ham Nation hosts. Operation will be on all HF bands using both voice and digital modes. A certificate, QSL cards and a Clean Sweep Sticker available. Ham Nation 300 Challenge runs concurrently. Details and QSL information for operating event and challenge available at the www.qrz.com/db/WxH QRZ page for all 10 stations listed above. Also follow updates using hashtag #hamnation300 on Twitter or by “Liking” the HamNation300 Facebook page. hamnation300@gmail.com www.qrz.com/db/w7h

  • 05/24/2017 | Ham Nation 300

May 24-Jun 1, 0300Z-0500Z, W9H, Petaluma, CA. Ham Nation Post Show Net Controllers. 14.268 7.192. Certificate & QSL. Dale L. Puckett, 23440 W US Hwy 54, Goddard, KS 67052. Ham Nation 300 commemorates the 300th broadcast of the TWIT.TV podcast Ham Nation. Stations will be operated by Ham Nation net control operators and Ham Nation hosts. Operation will be on all HF bands using both voice and digital modes. A certificate, QSL cards and a Clean Sweep Sticker available. Ham Nation 300 Challenge runs concurrently. Details and QSL information for operating event and challenge available at the www.qrz.com/db/WxH QRZ page for all 10 stations listed above. Also follow updates using hashtag #hamnation300 on Twitter or by “Liking” the HamNation300 Facebook page. hamnation300@gmail.com www.qrz.com/db/w9h

  • 05/24/2017 | National Emergency Medical Services Week 2017

May 24, 1300Z-1900Z, W1W, Evansville, IN. AMR Evansville. 14.250 7.250. QSL. Kyle Kirkman, K9SOL, 2062 John St., Evansville, IN 47714. National Emergency Medical Services Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to publicize safety and honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of medicine’s “front line.” We will be operating from the ground of American Medical Response Ambulance Service in Evansville Indiana on “Hot Dog ” Day where many police, fire, and EMS agencies will be present for our annual cook out. https://www.qrz.com/db/K9SOL

  • 05/25/2017 | City of Le Havre 500th Anniversary

May 25-May 31, 0000Z-2359Z, TM500LH, Le Harve, FRANCE. Le Havre Wireless Society. All bands, all modes. Certificate. F6KOH, 25 Rue des Iris, Le Harve 76610 , FRANCE. Events also being held in July, August and October www.qrz.com/db/tm500lh

  • 05/25/2017 | Memorial Day Remembrance Event

May 25-May 31, 0000Z-2359Z, K1A, Cleburne, TX. Menasco Amateur Radio Club. 14.240 14.050 7.240 7.050. QSL. Club KC5NX, 9200 Summit Court West, Cleburne, TX 76031. Club KC5NX is back on the air again for our Memorial Day Remembrance Event… Remembering those who gave their life in the service of the United States Military www.qrz.com/db/kc5nx

  • 05/27/2017 | The 4th Annual Mercer County WV Fly-in / Car Show

May 27, 1430Z-2100Z, W8MOP, Bluefield, WV. Easter River Amateur Radio Club. 14.250 18.130 7.225 3.820. QSL. East River Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 1362, Bluefield, WV 24701. Basically look for us on the General portion of the bands listed above. We will slide one way or another if we hear any net near us. There will only be 1 (one ) operating station on the air from 9:30am til 4:00 pm. using the club call sign–W8MOP. Air Nav…KBLF Longest runway…4743 Elevation…2857 Food vendors, live music, free airplane rides for kids–Adults pay. Free parking. Great fun for the entire family. gkj1953@frontiernet.net or www.erarc.com

  • 05/27/2017 | 150th Kings County Memorial Day Parade

May 27-May 29, 0000Z-2359Z, K2P, Brooklyn, NY. Kings County Parade Committee. 28.405 18.135 14.255 7.195. QSL. James Gallo, 149 Marine Ave, KB2FMH, Brooklyn, NY 11209. 150th Annual Kings County Memorial Day Parade, the oldest Memorial Day Parade in the country. kcmdp2017@gmail.com

 

Dxpeditions From Afar:

2017 May18 2017 Jun03 Gabon TR8CR F6AJA TDDX 20170503 By F8EN; 30 20m; CW
2017 May19 2017 May23 Sint Maarten PJ7 LotW PH2M 20170216 By PH2M as PJ7/PH2M; 40-10m; SSB WSPR; 100w (200mw WSPR); end fed wires; QSL also OK via PH2M (Buro or direct)
2017 May19 2017 May29 Eritrea E31A JH1AJT JA1NRH 20170408 By JH1AJT DJ9ZB E21EIC RA9USU; mainly 160-10m; CW SSB RTTY
2017 May20 2017 May21 Luxembourg LX44FF PH0NO PH0NO 20170408 By PD77YY PG8M PH0NO fm various nature reserves; 80-10m; CW SSB; QSL also OK via Club Log
2017 May22 2017 Jun07 Guadeloupe FG DL2AAZ TDDX 20170222 By DL2AAZ as FG/DL2AAZ fm Saint Rose (FK96di); 30-10m; SSB CW; 300w; ground planes; QSL OK via DARC Buro or direct (w/ US$2 + SAE)
2017 May24 2017 May28 Saba & St Eustatius PJ6 LotW PH2M 20170216 By PH2M as PJ6/PH2M fm Saba I; 40-10m; SSB WSPR; 100w (200mw WSPR); end fed wires; QSL also OK via PH2M(Buro or direct)
2017 May25 2017 Jun04 Congo TN5E LotW DXW.Net 20170508 By LA7GIA fm Brazzaville (JI75pr); 80-10m, perhaps 6m; 400w; dipoles; 5 ele on 6m; QSL also OK via Club Log

 

Contesting:

+ Run for the Bacon QRP Contest 0100Z-0300Z, May 22
+ SKCC Sprint 0000Z-0200Z, May 24
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, May 24
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, May 24 and   1900Z-2000Z, May 24 and   0300Z-0400Z, May 25
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, CW 1900Z-2030Z, May 25
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, May 26
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, May 26
+ CQ WW WPX Contest, CW 0000Z, May 27 to 2359Z, May 28
+ SARL Digital Contest 1300Z-1600Z, May 28
+ QRP ARCI Hootowl Sprint 2000 local – 2400 local, May 28

 

 

 

 

May 14

This week in Radio Sports: (May 15 thru May 21)

 

This week in Radio Sports: (May 15 thru May 21)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 05/18/2017 | Hubble Space Telescope

May 18-May 22, 0000Z-2359Z, N7T, Maple Valley, WA. L Greg Magone. 146.52 14.275 14.250. Certificate & QSL. L Greg Magone, 27492 254th PL SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038. This is the May special event station in support of the 2017 KB7QPS Air, Space, and Technology Operating Event. airspacetechnology.webs.com

  • 05/19/2017 | N6L: 95th Anniversary, Lombard St. San Francisco.

May 19-May 29, 0000Z-2359Z, N6L, Healdsburg, CA. Will Pattullo, AE6YB. 21.265 14.265 7.265 3.815. QSL. N6L – Will Pattullo, 161 Presidential Cir, Healdsburg, CA 95448. Built in 1922, Lombard Street in San Francisco, is known for the one-way block on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets, where eight sharp turns are said to make it the most crooked street in the world. www.qrz.com/db/AE6YB

  • 05/19/2017 | Perrin Air Force Base Museum Special Event

May 19-May 28, 0000Z-2359Z, W5I, Sherman, TX. Grayson County Amateur Radio Club. 14.250 14.070 7.200 7.070. QSL. Grayson County ARC, P.O. Box 642, Sherman, TX 75091. Grayson County ARC hosts the Perrin Air Force Base Museum Special Event which celebrates the Perrin Air Force Base Museum and Armed Forces Day and commemorates Perrin Air Force Base which was active from WW2 until early in the 1970’s. www.graysoncountyarc.com

  • 05/20/2017 | 75th Annual YAARAB Shrine Circus

May 20-May 29, 1000Z-2200Z, W4FEZ, Atlanta, Ga. YAARAB Communication Unit. 28.475 14.275 7.275 3.875. QSL. YAARAB Communication Unit, 400 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308. Shriners spreading the word worldwide about our 22 hospitals for children. Building a better tomorrow for children today. If you would like one of our special event QSL cards, USA please send a SASE, and one of your cards DX send $2 US currency for postage.. w4fez.shriner@gmail.com

  • 05/20/2017 | 90th Anniversary- Lindbergh Flies Across the Atlantic

May 20, 1300Z-2000Z, K2CAM, Garden City, NY. Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club. 21.340 14.240 7.240. QSL. LIMARC, P.O. Box 392, Levittown, NY 11756. We will be operating from inside the Cradle located near the Spirit of St. Louis duplicate. Please QSL SASE. limarc.org

  • 05/20/2017 | American Airpower Museum

May 20-May 21, 1400Z-2000Z, W2GSB, Farmingdale, NY. Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club. SSB 14.280 7.280; CW 14.055 7.055. QSL. Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 1356, West Babylon, NY 11704. Also operating on various Amateur Radio Satellites. www.gsbarc.org

  • 05/20/2017 | Armed Forces Day

May 20, 1500Z-2100Z, W9DUP, Westmont, IL. DuPage Arateur Radio Club. 7.240 14.290 28.400 145.430-600. Certificate. Brian Eder, P.O. Box 71, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514. DuPage Amateur Radio Club Armed Forces day from Veterans Memorial Park in Westmont IL. w9dup.org

  • 05/20/2017 | Black Diamond Radio Group 1st Annual “Radio and Rockets”

May 20, 1500Z-2330Z, WI9BD/AFD, Pewaukee, WI. Black Diamond Radio Group. 21.260 14.260 7.260 3.860. Certificate & QSL. Black Diamond Radios and Rockets, PO Box 324, Muskego, WI 53150. In honor of Armed Forces Day, the Black Diamond Radio Group will be QRV as WI9BD/AFD from 1000 CDT to dusk (~1830CDT). Certificate and QSL’s will be available. Please include SASE for QSL. Certificates can be obtained by sending an email to kc9hyy@arrl.net www.qrz.com/db/wi9bd

  • 05/20/2017 | N3M@NCM: Amateur Radio at the National Cryptologic Museum on Armed Forces Day

May 20, 1400Z-1800Z, N3M, Annapolis Junction, MD. National Cryptologic Museum. 7.200 3.900 146.535. Certificate. Charles Dorcey, 9210 Dewberry Ln, College Park, MD 20740. HF/SSB or VHF/FM; single operator. Certificate via email, if address is provided or found in QRZ.com. QSOs logged on QRZ.com by AB3NA. May start earlier and/or end later, depending on conditions and interest. May be pre-empted by hazardous weather.

  • 05/20/2017 | USS Kidd Armed Forces Day

May 20, 1500Z-2030Z, W5KID, Baton Rouge, LA. Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club. 14.730 14.270 7.280 7.230. QSL. USS Kidd Amateur Radio Club, 305 S. River Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70802. brarc.org

  • 05/20/2017 | William Becknell Heritage Days – Founder of the Santa Fe Trail

May 20-May 21, 1400Z-2200Z, KC0VYS/WB0SFT, Overland Park, KS. William Becknell Heritage Days. 21.365 14.265 7.265 3.865. Certificate & QSL. Robert “Steve” Everley, 6521 West 78th Ter., Overland Park, KS 66204. Please see website for information on how to receive QSL and/or Certificate. www.wb0sft.org
Dxpeditions From Afar:

2017 May15 2017 May19 Lakshadweep Is VU7KP Club Log TDDX 20170426 By W4VKU and VU2PAI fm Bangaram I; 40-10m; CW SSB RTTY; 2 stations; amps; beach verticals; holiday style operation
2017 May15 2017 May24 Malta 9H3SQ LotW DXW.Net 20170418 By SQ3RX fm Gozo I (IOTA EU-023); 40-10m; CW SSB RTTY; inverted V, vertical wires; QSL also OK via SQ3RX (Buro or direct) and Club Log
2017 May15 2017 May29 Galapagos HC8 LotW DXW.Net 20170407 By LW9EOC as HC8/LW9EOC fm Isabela I (IOTA SA-004); 160-6m, focus on WARC bands; CW SSB RTTY; QSL also OK via LW9EOC direct
2017 May15 2017 Jul15 Minami Torishima JD1 JA8CJY DXNews 20170403 By JG8NQJ as JG8NQJ/JD1 fm IOTA OC-073 (QL64xg); 80-6m; CW RTTY; begin and end dates approximate
2017 May16 2017 May30 Palestine E44WE SP9FIH SP9FIH 20170415 By SP9FIH fm KM71oq; 17 10 6m; 100w; QSL also OK via Club Log
2017 May18 2017 May21 Ceuta & Mellila ED9T EA4PN DXNews 20170307 By EA4PN EA3NN EA3HSJ EA4GMX EA5UF EA5IHK EA4JJ EA3CV EA8ZT EA2CW for the King of Spain CW Contest; will be EG9TOR before contest; HF; mainly CW

 

Contesting:

+4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint 0000Z-0200Z, May 15
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, May 17
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, May 17 and   1900Z-2000Z, May 17 and   0300Z-0400Z, May 18
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, May 19
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, May 19
+ Slobozhansky Sprint Contest 1800Z-1959Z, May 19 (SSB) and   2000Z-2159Z, May 19 (CW)
+ UN DX Contest 0600Z-2100Z, May 20
+ NZART Sangster Shield Contest 0800Z-1100Z, May 20 and   0800Z-1100Z, May 21
+ Aegean RTTY Contest 1200Z, May 20 to 1200Z, May 21
+ EU PSK DX Contest 1200Z, May 20 to 1200Z, May 21
+ His Maj. King of Spain Contest, CW 1200Z, May 20 to 1200Z, May 21
+ Feld Hell Sprint 1600Z-1759Z, May 20 and   2000Z-2159Z, May 20
+ Baltic Contest 2100Z, May 20 to 0200Z, May 21
+ UA2 QSO Party 1300Z-1659Z, May 21

Spirit of St. Louis duplicate. Please QSL SASE. limarc.org
• 05/20/2017 | American Airpower Museum
May 20-May 21, 1400Z-2000Z, W2GSB, Farmingdale, NY. Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club. SSB 14.280 7.280; CW 14.055 7.055. QSL. Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 1356, West Babylon, NY 11704. Also operating on various Amateur Radio Satellites. www.gsbarc.org
• 05/20/2017 | Armed Forces Day
May 20, 1500Z-2100Z, W9DUP, Westmont, IL. DuPage Arateur Radio Club. 7.240 14.290 28.400 145.430-600. Certificate. Brian Eder, P.O. Box 71, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514. DuPage Amateur Radio Club Armed Forces day from Veterans Memorial Park in Westmont IL. w9dup.org
• 05/20/2017 | Black Diamond Radio Group 1st Annual “Radio and Rockets”
May 20, 1500Z-2330Z, WI9BD/AFD, Pewaukee, WI. Black Diamond Radio Group. 21.260 14.260 7.260 3.860. Certificate & QSL. Black Diamond Radios and Rockets, PO Box 324, Muskego, WI 53150. In honor of Armed Forces Day, the Black Diamond Radio Group will be QRV as WI9BD/AFD from 1000 CDT to dusk (~1830CDT). Certificate and QSL’s will be available. Please include SASE for QSL. Certificates can be obtained by sending an email to kc9hyy@arrl.net www.qrz.com/db/wi9bd

 

May 08

This week in Radio Sports: (May 8 thru May 14)

This week in Radio Sports: (May 8 thru May 14)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 05/09/2017 | 1869 Transcontinental Railroad Golden Spike Commemoration

May 9-May 10, 1500Z-2300Z, W7G, Promontory Summit, UT. Ogden Amateur Radio Club. 14.255 7.235. QSL. Ogden Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 3353, Ogden, UT 84409. 1500Z to 2300Z daily. Lucky contacts may hear actual whistles from the “Jupiter” and “119” replica locomotives. w7g.org

  • 05/10/2017 | 67th Anniversary of Livonia, Michigan

May 10-May 30, 0000Z-2359Z, K8UNS, Livonia, MI. Livonia Amateur Radio Club. 14.000 7.000. QSL. Livonia Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 51532, Livonia, MI 48151. LARC members may operate all bands and modes from their own station using the club call sign K8UNS to celebrate the 67th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Livonia, Michigan. www.livoniaarc.com

  • 05/11/2017 | Overland Expo 2017 WEST

May 11-May 15, 1900Z-0000Z, K7E, Flagstaff, AZ. Overland Expo/Coconino Amateur Radio Club. 146.460 7.240. QSL. Scott Martin, 8620 Marys Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86004. We will be demonstrating radio operation and maintain Communication for event. Testing on Sunday Morning. fathrwolf@aol.com

  • 05/13/2017 | Battle of Coral Sea Special Event

May 13, 1600Z-2300Z, NI6IW, San Diego, CA. USS Midway (CV-41) Museum Ship. 14.320 7.250; PSK31 on 14.707; D-STAR on REF001C. QSL. USS Midway Museum Ship Radio Room, 910 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101.

  • 05/13/2017 | National Train Day at Fort Smith Trolley Car Museum

May 13, 1300Z-2359Z, K5T, Fort Smith, AR. Fort Smith Area Amateur Radio Club. All bands, all modes. QSL. Fort Smith Area ARC W5ANR, PO Box 32, Fort Smith, AR 72902. SASE please. www.fsaarc.org

  • 05/13/2017 | Our Lady of Fatima 100th Anniversary

May 13, 1900Z-2200Z, W1HGY, Taunton, MA. Saint Maximilian Kolbe Net. 14.341 7.241 3.841 . Certificate. Lloyd Bankson Roach, K3QNT, 120 W Watson St, Bedford, PA 15522. Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the apparition of our Blessed Mother at Fatima Portugal. SASE (Large Envelope) to K3QNT 120 W. Watson Street Bedford, PA 15522 saintmaxnet.org

  • 05/13/2017 | US Navy Cargo Handlers – Armed Forces Day

May 13-May 16, 0800Z-1800Z, N4C, Williamsburg, VA. WZ4K. 14.335 7.235. Certificate & QSL. Howard Waxman, 38 Island View Dr, Newport News, VA 23602. Operating during the day. Certificate via email. QSL card with SASE. https://www.qrz.com/db/n4c

Dxpeditions From Afar:

2017 May09 2017 May16 Philippines DU9 SP5APW DXW.Net 20170205 By SP5APW as DU9/SP5APW fm Siargao I (IOTA OC-235); 40, 20-10m; wire vertical + Hexbeam; 1kw
2017 May09 2017 Jun02 Cape Verde Is D44TWO M0OXO DXW.Net 20170328 By DF2WO fm Praia, Santiago I (IOTA AF-005); 40-10m; CW (slow) SSB + digital; holiday style operation
2017 May10 2017 May15 Bermuda VP9 EB7DX TDDX 20170424 By CX4CR as VP9/CX4CR and CX3AN as VP9/CX3AN; focus on 12m, if open; holiday style operation
2017 May10 2017 Jun08 Guyana 8R1 KC0W Direct DXW.Net 20170415 By KC0W as 8R1/KC0W; 40-6m; CW; 100w; focus on JA; work once per band; Non-US include US$2 w/ QSL request, US w/ SASE
2017 May11 2017 May23 North Cook Is E51LYC VE3LYC DXNews 20170314 By VE3LYC fm Pukapuka Atoll (IOTA OC-098); 40-10m; CW SSB; verticals, wires
2017 May12 2017 May19 Palau T88MZ LotW TDDX 20170417 By JH0CKF; HF; mainly SSB; yagi + inverted V; QSL also OK via JH0CKF (Buro or direct), Club Log, eQSL
2017 May13 2017 May27 Honduras HR9 LotW TDDX 20170309 By AD8J as AD8J/HR9; fm Dunbar Rock (IOTA NA-057); 160-15m; mainly CW, some SSB; 100w; dipole over water; focus on JA at SR/SS; QSL also OK via AD8J direct (w/ SASE)

Contesting:

+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, May 10
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, May 10 and   1900Z-2000Z, May 10 and   0300Z-0400Z, May 11
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, Data 1900Z-2030Z, May 10
+ NAQCC CW Sprint 0030Z-0230Z, Apr 11
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, May 12
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, May 12
+ Jakarta DX Contest 40m 1000Z-2200Z, May 13
+ Portuguese Navy Day Contest 1100Z, May 13 to 2300Z, May 20
+ HPC World Wide DX Contest 1200Z, May 13 to 1159Z, May 14
+ SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 1200Z, May 13 to 2400Z, May 14
+ VOLTA WW RTTY Contest 1200Z, May 13 to 1200Z, May 14
+ CQ-M International DX Contest 1200Z, May 13 to 1159Z, May 14
+ Arkansas QSO Party 1400Z, May 13 to 0200Z, May 14
+ MARAC County Hunters Contest 1400Z-2400Z, May 13 and   1400Z-2400Z, May 14
+ FISTS Spring Unlimited Sprint 1700Z-2100Z, May 13
+ 50 MHz Spring Sprint 2300Z, May 13 to 0300Z, May 14
+ WAB 7 MHz Phone 1000Z-1400Z, May 14
+ UA2 QSO Party 1300Z-1659Z, May 14

 

Apr 30

This week in Radio Sports: (May 1 thru May 7)

This week in Radio Sports: (May 1 thru May 7)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 05/01/2017 | Mars New Year

May 1-May 15, 1700Z-2200Z, K3M, Mars, PA. North Hills Amateur Radio Club. 14.255 14.055 7.235 7.055. QSL. Al, Houston, 281 Forsythe Rd, Mars, PA 16046. Martian Solar Year is 1 year 322 days and this is the second Mars New Year Celebration in Mars PA NASA will be in force with displays and fun games. Please SASE for QSL to N2MA

  • 05/04/2017 | International Firefighters Day

May 4, 1200Z-2000Z, NA4CC, Shelby, NC. Cleveland County Amateur Radio Service. 21.250 14.220 7.235 3.625. QSL. Cly White, 5138 Brooks Chapel Rd., Ellenboro, NC 28040. We will set up and work from the Shanghi VFD in Shelby, NC and make as many contacts as possible for this world wide Day of thanks to our firefighters. Everyone is invited, and we would love to have firemen from all over Cleveland County to come join us in the fun of talking to Fireman around the world on their day. Frequency will vary for conditions, and the CCARS face book page will be kept up to date as to where we are operating. Please check Twitter user n4cly for frequency use as well. www.ccarsnc.org

  • 05/05/2017 | Planet of Mars New Year

May 5-May 6, 2000Z-2000Z, K3PSG, Mars, PA. Butler County Amateur Radio Public Service Group, Inc. 14.265 7.265. Certificate. Butler County Amateur Radio PSG, Inc., P.O. Box 141, Prospect, PA 16052. Event is sponsored by NASA, Mars Borough, ARES and RACES. Times are 5/5 2000Z-5/6 0200Z and 5/6 1400Z-2000Z (Fri 4-10PM and Sat 10AM-4PM local time) rjd5342@gmail.com

  • 05/06/2017 | Nazi Germany Surrenders in World War II

May 6-May 7, 1200Z-2359Z, W4ABR, Johnson City, TN. Johnson City Radio Association Inc. 28.400 14.275 7.225 3.850. QSL. Leo P Quesinberry, 327 Shannon View Rd, Johnson City, TN 37615. www.jcara.org

  • 05/06/2017 | Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor

May 6-May 7, 1400Z-2100Z, KD9GUH, Wilmington, IL. UMC Disaster Response Communication Team. 21.350 18.140 14.280 7.265. QSL. Wilmington UMC Disaster Response Emergency Communications Team, 401 E Kahler Rd, Wilmington, IL 60481. We’ll also monitor 146.520 for anybody in or around Wilmington.

  • 05/07/2017 | Grand Prix of Indianapolis Special Event

May 7-May 14, 0400Z-0400Z, W9IMS, Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Amateur Radio Club. 18.140 14.245 7.245 3.840. Certificate & QSL. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 30954, Indianapolis, IN 46230. Full information on how to get the QSL and Certificate at https://www.qrz.com/db/w9ims

Dxpeditions From Afar:

2017 May01 2017 May08 Lord Howe I VK9L DL1YAF DXW.Net 20170419 By DL1YAF as DL1YAF/VK9 fm IOTA OC-004 (QF98ml); 80-10m; SSB CW; vertical, dipoles; holiday style operation
2017 May01 2017 May10 Vietnam 3W9DQ LotW DXW.Net 20170330 By DF7DQ fm Phan Thiet; 40-15m; CW SSB RTTY; holiday style operation; QSL also OK via DF7DQ
2017 May01 2017 May15 St Martin FS K9EL TDDX 20170103 By K9EL as FS/K9EL; 160-6m; 500w; verticals, dipoles, yagi on 6m
2017 May02 2017 May10 Seychelles S79J LZ1PJ TDDX 20170407 By LZ1PJ fm Mahe I (IOTA AF-024); HF + 6m; CW; QSL OK via Buro or direct and possibly LotW
2017 May04 2017 May23 Kosovo Z68BG HB9TSW TDDX 20170406 By HB9TSW fm Slatina Air Base; 40-10m; mainly CW; 100w; ground plane, dipole; not valid for DXCC
2017 May05 2017 May11 Jersey MJ LotW TDDX 20170217 By PA1AW as MJ/PA1AW, PA3EWP PA9JO PB5X likewise; 160-10m; QSL also OK via PA1AW and Club Log
2017 May05 2017 May15 Fernando de Noronha PY0NY LotW DXNews 20170413 By PY4NY; 160-10m focus on 160 80m; CW SSB + digital; delta loop and other wires; QSL also OK via PY4NY direct and eQSL
2017 May06 2017 May07 Market Reef OJ0W OH3WS TDDX 20170406 By OH3WS; 20-6m, perhaps 60m (circa 5354 Khz); CW, perhaps SSB; QSL OK via Buro or direct

Contesting:

+ AGCW QRP/QRP Party 1300Z-1900Z, May 1
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB 1900Z-2030Z, May 1
+ ARS Spartan Sprint 0100Z-0300Z, May 2
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, May 3
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, May 3 and   1900Z-2000Z, May 3 and   0300Z-0400Z, May 4
+ 432 MHz Spring Sprint 1900 local – 2300 local, May 3
+ MIE 33 Contest 2300Z, May 3 to 0300Z, May 4
+ NRAU 10m Activity Contest 1700Z-1800Z, May 4 (CW) and   1800Z-1900Z, May 4 (SSB) and   1900Z-2000Z, May 4 (FM) and   2000Z-2100Z, May 4 (Dig)
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, May 5
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, May 5
+ Araucaria VHF Contest 0000Z, May 6 to 1600Z, May 7
+ 10-10 Int. Spring Contest, CW 0001Z, May 6 to 2359Z, May 7
+ SBMS 2.3 GHz and Up Contest and Club Challenge 0600 local, May 6 to 2359 local, May 7
+ Microwave Spring Sprint 0800-1400 local, May 6
+ F9AA Cup, PSK 1200Z, May 6 to 1200Z, May 7
+ ARI International DX Contest 1200Z, May 6 to 1159Z, May 7
+ 7th Call Area QSO Party 1300Z, May 6 to 0700Z, May 7
+ Indiana QSO Party 1500Z, May 6 to 0300Z, May 7
+ FISTS Spring Slow Speed Sprint 1700Z-2100Z, May 6
+ Delaware QSO Party 1700Z, May 6 to 2359Z, May 7
+ New England QSO Party 2000Z, May 6 to 0500Z, May 7 and   1300Z-2400Z, May 7

 

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