Jan 15

This week in Radio Sports: (Jan 16 thru Jan 22)

This week in Radio Sports: (Jan 16 thru Jan 22)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 01/11/2017 | 7th Annual BalloonFestival

Jan 11-Jan 17, 0000Z-0000Z, K7B, Lake Havasu City, AZ. Lake Havasu City Hams. 18.145 14.255 10.115 7.195. Certificate. Garry Fisher, 1850 Rainbow Ave S, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403.

  • 01/19/2017 | 3 Generations of Mars Rovers

Jan 19-Jan 23, 0000Z-2359Z, N7R, Seattle, WA. KB7QPS (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 January special event station part of the 2017 KB7QPS Air, Space, and Technology Operating Event. airspacetechnology.webs.com

Dxpeditions From Afar:

2017 Jan12 2017 Jan18 Palau T8 Home Call TDDX 20161216 By JA6EGL as T88SM, JA6KYU as T88HS, JI6BFF as T88TK, JQ6FQI as T88WM, JH7IPR as T88UW fm IOTA OC-009; 160-10m; CW SSB RTTY
2017 Jan13 2017 Jan25 Haiti HH8 LotW DXNews 20170103 By N3BNA as HH8/N3BNA; HF
2017 Jan14 2017 Jan21 Br Virgin Is VP2VAW W4KZK Direct DXW.Net 20170108 By W4KDN W4KZK WA5FAC fm Tortola; focus on 160 75m JT65 PSK31, 40m SSB, 30m CW, also 60m (5357 KHz); 3 stations; QSL also OK via LotW and eQSL (2 stations); holiday style operation
2017 Jan14 2017 Jan22 Cayman Is ZF2PG LotW TDDX 20161129 By K8PGJ; QRV for NAQP; QSL also OK via K8PGJ
2017 Jan15 2017 Jan22 Falkland Is VP8 G1OCN Direct TDDX 20170102 By G1OCN as VP8CLE plus 2nd op VP8DKW fm Saunders I (IOTA SA-002); 160 80m, possibly higher bands; RTTY, PSK, CW, SSB; kite vertical on low bands, Hexbeam on higher bands; dates tentative

 

Contesting:                

+ UBA PSK63 Prefix Contest 1200Z, Jan 14 to 1200Z, Jan 15
+ North American QSO Party, CW 1800Z, Jan 14 to 0559Z, Jan 15
+ NRAU-Baltic Contest, SSB 0630Z-0830Z, Jan 15
+ NRAU-Baltic Contest, CW 0900Z-1100Z, Jan 15
+ Run for the Bacon QRP Contest 0200Z-0400Z, Jan 16
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 18
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 18
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jan 18 and   1900Z-2000Z, Jan 18 and   0300Z-0400Z, Jan 19
+ NAQCC CW Sprint 0130Z-0330Z, Jan 19
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jan 20
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 20
+ NCCC Sprint Ladder 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 20
+ LZ Open Contest 1800Z-2200Z, Jan 20
+ Hungarian DX Contest 1200Z, Jan 21 to 1159Z, Jan 22
+ North American QSO Party, SSB 1800Z, Jan 21 to 0559Z, Jan 22

 

 

Jan 13

First Testing Session of 2017

Just a reminder that the first testing session for 2017 is tomorrow, January 14 at the clubhouse on Johnson Boulevard.

Candidates should bring a photo ID and $15 testing fee. If you are upgrading an existing license, then a copy of your license or CSCE is also required.

Jan 08

This week in Radio Sports: (Jan 9 thru Jan 15)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

·         01/11/2017 | 7th Annual BalloonFestival

Jan 11-Jan 17, 0000Z-0000Z, K7B, Lake Havasu City, AZ. Lake Havasu City Hams. 18.145 14.255 10.115 7.195. Certificate. Garry Fisher, 1850 Rainbow Ave S, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403.

·         01/14/2017 | USS Midway Museum Ship: Commencement of Operation Desert Storm Special Event

Jan 14, 1700Z-2359Z, NI6IW, San Diego, CA. USS Midway (CV-41) Museum Ship. 14.320 7.250; PSK31 on 14.070; D-STAR on REF001C. QSL. USS Midway Museum Ship Radio Room, 910 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101.

Dxpeditions From Afar:

2017 Jan05 2017 Jan09 South Cook Is E51AMF LotW DXW.Net 20160730 By K7ADD fm Rarotonga I (IOTA OC-013); 80-10m, perhaps 160m; SSB RTTY; 1.5kw; verticals and wires near salt water; QSL also OK via K7ADD direct, Club Log, eQSL
2017 Jan06 2017 Jan13 Palau T88AQ LotW DXNews 20170102 By JH6WDG fm Koror I (IOTA OC-009, PJ77fi); 160-6m; CW SSB + digital; QSL also OK via JH6WDG
2017 Jan06 2017 Jan16 Laos XW4ZW LotW WB6RSE 20161208 By K4ZW fm Vientiane; focus on low bands; QSL also OK via K1SE (see link at call sign for details)

Contesting:

QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 11
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 11
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jan 11 and   1900Z-2000Z, Jan 11 and   0300Z-0400Z, Jan 12
+ AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest 2300Z, Jan 11 to 2300Z, Jan 12 and   2300Z, Jan 14 to 2300Z, Jan 15
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jan 13
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 13
+ NCCC Sprint Ladder 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 13
+ Old New Year Contest 0500Z-0900Z, Jan 14
+ UBA PSK63 Prefix Contest 1200Z, Jan 14 to 1200Z, Jan 15
+ North American QSO Party, CW 1800Z, Jan 14 to 0559Z, Jan 15
+ NRAU-Baltic Contest, SSB 0630Z-0830Z, Jan 15
+ NRAU-Baltic Contest, CW 0900Z-1100Z, Jan 15

 

Jan 04

First Club House Contest Activation for 2017

 IMG_1478  The Cleveland Amateur Radio Club will be activating the Club House January 21st, for the North American QSO Party. Last year we participated in the Multi-Two category, with a final score of 61,375 points for 491 contacts. This put us in 21st place out of 126 stations (Top 20% in the nation) that submitted logs. Also, as an added bonus, we worked all 50 states within the 12 hour contest period.

    Activation will begin at 1PM local time (18:00Z). If you are interested in participating or have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me at  w4juu@carc.cc. Complete details and rules can be found at http://ncjweb.com/NAQP-Rules.pdf

Jan 01

This week in Radio Sports: (Jan 2 thru Jan 8)

This week in Radio Sports: (Jan 2 thru Jan 8)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 01/02/2017 | 11th Annual Straight Key CW Event

Jan 2-Jan 31, 0000Z-2359Z, K3Y, Ellicott City, MD. SKCC – Straight Key Century Club. 21.050 14.050 7.055 3.550. QSL. SKCC c/o Jeff Peters, K9JP, 5562 Heritage Way, Traverse City, MI 49685. K3Y/0 thru 9 plus /KH6, /KL7, /KP4 and associated DX in six WAC areas operating straight key, bugs and cootie keys. QSL card confirms one QSO per area, up to 19 for all-area sweep. See URL for schedules, map, stats, etc. www.skccgroup.com/k3y

  • 01/08/2017 | Florida Constitution Convention Commemorative Special Event

Jan 8, 1400Z-2000Z, W4FFC, Port Saint Joe, FL. Gulf Amateur Radio Society. 28.375 21.375 14.275 7.177. QSL. Norm Bixler K4NEB, 2003 Cypress Ave, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456.

Dxpeditions From Afar:

2017 Jan02 2017 Jan11 Maldives 8Q7AZ DL8AZ DXNews 20161212 By DL8AZ fm Meeru I (AS-013, MJ64uk); 40-10m; SSB
2017 Jan03 2017 Jan15 Laos XW4XR LotW TDDX 20161209 By AA4XR fm Vientiane; 80-10m; CW RTTY JT65; QSL also OK via E21EIC
2017 Jan04 2017 Jan22 Micronesia V63 DXW.Net 20160912 By JA3ARJ as V63ARJ, JH3LSS as V63LSS, JA3AVO JH3PBL W7AYA likewise fm Pohnpei; 160-6m; CW SSB + digital
2017 Jan06 2017 Jan16 Laos XW4ZW LotW WB6RSE 20161208 By K4ZW fm Vientiane; focus on low bands; QSL also OK via K1SE (see link at call sign for details)

Contesting:

AGB New Year Snowball Contest 0000Z-0100Z, Jan 1
SARTG New Year RTTY Contest 0800Z-1100Z, Jan 1
AGCW Happy New Year Contest 0900Z-1200Z, Jan 1
AGCW VHF/UHF Contest 1400Z-1700Z, Jan 1 (144) and   1700Z-1800Z, Jan 1 (432)
QRP ARCI New Years Sprint 1500Z-1800Z, Jan 1
QRP ARCI New Years Sprint 1500Z-1800Z, Jan 1
ARS Spartan Sprint 0200Z-0400Z, Jan 3
QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 4
Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 4
CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jan 4 and   1900Z-2000Z, Jan 4 and   0300Z-0400Z, Jan 5
UKEICC 80m Contest 2000Z-2100Z, Jan 4
NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jan 6
QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 6
NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 6
PODXS 070 Club PSKFest 0000Z-2400Z, Jan 7
WW PMC Contest 1200Z, Jan 7 to 1200Z, Jan 8
SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 1200Z, Jan 7 to 2400Z, Jan 8
Original QRP Contest 1500Z, Jan 7 to 1500Z, Jan 8
Kid’s Day Contest 1800Z-2359Z, Jan 7
ARRL RTTY Roundup 1800Z, Jan 7 to 2400Z, Jan 8
EUCW 160m Contest 2000Z-2300Z, Jan 7 and   0400Z-0700Z, Jan 8
DARC 10-Meter Contest 0900Z-1059Z, Jan 8
Midwinter Contest 1000Z-1400Z, Jan 8

 

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