Feb 19

This week in Radio Sports: (Feb 20 thru Feb 26)

This week in Radio Sports: (Feb 20 thru Feb 26)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 02/22/2017 | 59th Daytona 500/2017 Speedweeks

Feb 22-Feb 26, 0001Z-2359Z, N4DAB, Daytona Beach, FL. Daytona Beach CERT Amateur Radio Team. 14.265 21.265 14.070 21.070. Certificate. Daytona Beach CERT ART, c/o Steve Szabo – Daytona Beach Police Dept, 129 Valor Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114. 59th DAYTONA 500 – SPEEDWEEKS 2017 Daytona Beach CERT ART Special Event Station – N4DAB February 22nd – February 26th, 2017 Commemorative QSL – Certificate Available Info on qrz.com and www.daytonacert.net WE HOPE YOU GET TO WORK US! Our Fourth Year! www.daytonacert.net

  • 02/22/2017 | George Washington’s Birthday

Feb 22, 0001Z-2359Z, WS7G, Moses Lake, WA. Columbia Basin DX Club. 14.322 3.810. QSL. Brian Nielson, 11650 Road1 SE, Moses Lake, WA 98837. cbn.homestead.com/WS7G.html

  • 02/22/2017 | Snow Bird Field Day

Feb 22, 1500Z-2100Z, N7E, Mesa, AZ. SunLife and Venture Out Amateur Radio Clubs. 18.158 14.340 7.290 14.025. QSL. Earl Palmer, 560 S. Rosemont, Mesa, AZ 85206. On PSK, JT-65 and 0.1 watt WSPR. Spot us on DXSummit.fi. www.sunlifearc.org

  • 02/25/2017 | 72nd Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

Feb 25, 1500Z-2200Z, W0FSB, Waterloo, IA. Five Sullivan Brothers Amateur Radio Club. 21.240 14.240 7.240. Certificate & QSL. Five Sullivan Brothers ARC, 3186 Brandon Diagonal Blvd, Brandon, IA 52210. For QSL card: Send card and #10 SASE; For Certificate &QSL: Send QSL, address label and 3 Forever stamps; For eQSL & Certificate: Send eQSL, then an email to w0fsb@outlook.com, requesting a .jpg file of the certificate that you can print yourself. www.qrz.com/db/w0fsb

  • 02/25/2017 | Nebraska Sesquicentennial (150th) Anniversary Celebration QSO Party

Feb 25-Mar 6, 1300Z-2300Z, /NE150, all cities, NE. NE150 Hams. All bands, all modes. QSL. QSL to, Nebraska Amateur, worked. Nebraska amateurs may operate from their own station or as part of a Nebraska historical site activation. Nebraska hams will use “/NE150” as a suffix for their calls, for example, KB0LF/NE150. The exchange for Nebraska stations will be call, name, signal strength, and county plus historical site, if appropriate. Non-Nebraska stations will provide call, name, signal strength, and state or province, if in the US or Canada, or country. Check website for updates and more

Dxpeditions From Afar:

2017 Feb15 2017 Feb21 Belize V3 NN7A NN7A 20170131 By NN7A as V31JZ/p fm South Water Cay (IOTA NA-180); 160-10m; mainly CW; 100w; wires; QSL OK via Buro or direct
2017 Feb15 2017 Feb21 Fernando de Noronha PY0F PY2QI Direct DXW.Net 20161222 By PY2QI as PY2QI/PY0F fm IOTA SA-003; 40-10m; CW
2017 Feb16 2017 Mar05 Pitcairn I VP6EU LotW PA3EWP 20160927 By DJ9HX DK2AMM DL6JGN PA3EWP fm IOTA OC-044; 160-10m; CW SSB RTTY; 2 stations, at least 1 QRV 24 hours/day; 600w; beam + verticals; QSL also OK via DK2AMM and Club Log
2017 Feb17 2017 Feb19 South Shetland Is LU1ZI LU4AA TDDX 20170208 By ops fm Camara Base on Half Moon I (IOTA AN-010); QRV for South American Lighthouse Weekend
2017 Feb17 2017 Feb21 Palau T88DT JH1OLB DXNews 20170109 By JH1OLB fm Koror I (IOTA OC-009); 160-6m; SSB CW RTTY PSK31 SSTV JT65A
2017 Feb17 2017 Feb22 Rwanda 9X2CW SM1TDE TDDX 20170209 By SM1TDE; 40-10m; CW; 100w; wires; QSL also OK via Club Log and maybe LotW
2017 Feb17 2017 Feb25 Sint Maarten PJ7 LotW TDDX 20161206 By OH2IS as PJ7/OH2IS fm Philipsburg; 80-10m; mainly CW, perhaps some SSB RTTY; 1kw; vertical, dipoles

 

Contesting:

+Run for the Bacon QRP Contest 0200Z-0400Z, Feb 20
+ SKCC Sprint 0000Z-0200Z, Feb 22
+ NAQCC CW Sprint 0130Z-0330Z, Feb 22
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 22
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 22
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Feb 22 and   1900Z-2000Z, Feb 22 and   0300Z-0400Z, Feb 23
+ UKEICC 80m Contest 2000Z-2100Z, Feb 22
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, CW 2000Z-2130Z, Feb 23
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Feb 24
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 24
+ NCCC Sprint Ladder 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 24
+ CQ 160-Meter Contest, SSB 2200Z, Feb 24 to 2200Z, Feb 26
+ REF Contest, SSB 0600Z, Feb 25 to 1800Z, Feb 26
+ UBA DX Contest, CW 1300Z, Feb 25 to 1300Z, Feb 26
+ South Carolina QSO Party 1500Z, Feb 25 to 0159Z, Feb 26
+ North American QSO Party, RTTY 1800Z, Feb 25 to 0559Z, Feb 26
+ High Speed Club CW Contest 0900Z-1100Z, Feb 26 and   1500Z-1700Z, Feb 26
+ SARL Digital Contest 1300Z-1600Z, Feb 26
+ North Carolina QSO Party 1500Z, Feb 26 to 0059Z, Feb 27

 

 

 

 

Feb 12

This week in Radio Sports: (Feb 13 thru Feb 19)

This week in Radio Sports: (Feb 13 thru Feb 19)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

·         . 02/16/2017 | Samuel F.B. Morse Exhibition

Feb 16-Feb 17, 1500Z-2000Z, N4M, Winston Salem, NC. Forsyth Amateur Radio Club of Winston-Salem, NC. 21.044 14.044 10.120 7.044 . QSL. Forsyth Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 11361 , Winston Salem, NC 27116. The Forsyth Amateur Radio Club of Winston-Salem, NC, will sponsor Special Event Station, N4M, in celebration of the opening of the Reynolda House Museum of American Art’s Exhibition – Samuel F.B. Morse’s “Gallery of the Louvre” and the Art of Invention. The station will operate from 15:00 to 20:00 UTC on both February 16 and 17, 2017. This CW station will operate on 7044, 10120, 14044 and 21044 kHz. http://www.reynoldahouse.org/exhibitions/detail/samuel-fb-morses-gallery-of-the-louvre-and-the-art-of-invention. www.w4nc.com

  • 02/17/2017 | SES H L Hunley Commemorative Station N4HLH

Feb 17, 1400Z-2000Z, N4HLH, North Charleston, SC. Trident Amateur Radio Club. CW: 7.117; SSB: 28.462 14.262 7.262. Certificate & QSL. Brian Freedman, W4BFZ, PO Box 60732 , North Charleston, SC 29419. Certificate is $5 and SASE 9X12 envelope. For QSL send card and SASE, International QSL add $2 USD. tridenthams.org/hunley.htm

  • 02/18/2017 | 12th Annual EAGLE EXPO

Feb 18, 1600Z-2100Z, W5BMC, Morgan City, LA. Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service-BEARS. 14.265 7.265. QSL. Jackie Price, KA5LMZ, 1412 Maple St, Morgan City, LA 70380. This is the 12th year of Eagle Expo, it is a three day event that is attended by people from all over the US and some foreign countries. Participants are taken out in the swamp by boat to view the eagle.

  • 02/18/2017 | 13th Annual “Freeze Your Keys” winter operating event

Feb 18, 1400Z-2200Z, W0EBB, Leavenworth, KS. Kickapoo QRP Amateur Radio Club and Pilot Knob Amateur Radio Club. 14.325 14.058 CW 7.240 7.035. QSL. Gary Auchard, 34058 167th St, Leavenworth, KS 66048. This event is held at Weston Bend State Park in Missouri. If weather closes the park the alternate site will be the VA City Park in Leavenworth Kansas. w0ebb@juno.com

  • 02/18/2017 | Bombing of Darwin by Japanese Aircraft 1942-02-19

Feb 18-Mar 18, 0004Z-1200Z, VI8BOD, Darwin, Northern Territory, AUSTRALIA. Darwin Amateur Radio Club. 28.550 21.250 14.250 7.150. QSL. Stuart Birkin, P.O. Box 41251, Casuarina 0810, AUSTRALIA. Darwin was bombed on 19 February 1942 by the carrier force that attacked Pearl Harbour on 1941-12-07 with an additional aircraft carrier. The town was all but destroyed by 2 air attacks on the same day the second by land based aircraft from the Japanese held island of Ambon in the then Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. It was the first attack on Australian soil, and was followed by other aerial attacks on 63 separate days over the next 18 months. www.vk8da.com

  • 02/18/2017 | Frozen Lake Portable: Ice Station W0JH

Feb 18-Feb 20, 1600Z-2345Z, W0JH, Stillwater, MN. Stillwater Amateur Radio Association & Radio City, Inc. 21.360 14.260 7.260 3.860. Certificate. Shel Mann, 1618 Pine St. W., (IceStationW0JH2017@radioham.org), Stillwater, MN 55082. W0JH QSL Certificates will ONLY be sent via e-mail in PDF format. (Send requests to: IceStationW0JH2017@radioham.org). W0JH is operating portable from a frozen lake in Washington County, MN (Grid Square EN34). Info: Radio City, www.radioinc.com; SARA, www.radioham.org

  • 02/18/2017 | George Washington Birthday

Feb 18-Feb 19, 0900Z-0900Z, K4US, Alexandria, VA. Mount Vernon Amateur Radio Club. 14.260 7.040. QSL. MVARC, P.O. Box 7234, Alexandria, VA 22307. mvarc.org

  • 02/18/2017 | WRARC 7th Anniversary

Feb 18, 1500Z-2300Z, W8WRC, New Springfield, OH. Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club. 21.300 14.305 7.200. QSL. Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club, 2050 East South Range Road, New Springfield, OH 44443. www.wrarc.net

 

Dxpeditions From Afar:

2017 Feb09 2017 Feb14 Belize V31VP WB0TEV DXW.Net 20170116 By WB0TEV; 80-10m; mainly SSB RTTY; QRV for CQ WW WPX RTTY contest; QSL OK via Buro or direct, also Club Log
2017 Feb10 2017 Feb15 Bhutan A5A JH1AJT TDDX 20170203 By JH1AJT; 160-10m; CW SSB RTTY; QSL: PO Box 8, Oiso, Naka-gun, Kanagawa 259-0111, Japan; QSL also OK via Club Log
2017 Feb10 2017 Feb17 Easter I CE0Y DF8AN TDDX 20170102 By DF8AN as CE0Y/DF8AN; mainly CW, RTTY, PSK, MFSK; 100w; longwires; QSL OK via DARC Buro or direct
2017 Feb10 2017 Feb22 Panama HP LotW AA1M 20161225 By W1USN as HP/W1USN and AA1M as HP/AA1M; HF; SSB CW + digital; QSL also OK via home_call (Buro or direct)
2017 Feb10 2017 Feb24 Guantanamo KG4 LotW TDDX 20170117 By W4WV as KG4WV, KG9LB as KG4AW, KE4KDY as KG4DY, W4ZYT as KG4ZK; QSL also OK via home_call and Club Log

 

Contesting:

CQC Winter QSO Party 0100Z-0259Z, Feb 13
+ ARRL School Club Roundup 1300Z, Feb 13 to 2359Z, Feb 17
+ PODXS 070 Club Valentine Sprint 0000Z-2359Z, Feb 14
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 15
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 15
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Feb 15 and   1900Z-2000Z, Feb 15 and   0300Z-0400Z, Feb 16
+ AGCW Semi-Automatic Key Evening 1900Z-2030Z, Feb 15
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, Data 2000Z-2130Z, Feb 15
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Feb 17
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 17
+ NCCC Sprint Ladder 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 17
+ ARRL Inter. DX Contest, CW 0000Z, Feb 18 to 2400Z, Feb 19

 

 

 

Feb 05

This week in Radio Sports: (Feb 6 thru Feb 12)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 02/02/2017 | Discovery of Jupiter’s Moons

Feb 2-Feb 6, 0000Z-2359Z, W7L, Seattle, WA. L Greg Magone. 146.52 14.275 14.250. Certificate & QSL. L Greg Magone, 27492 254th PL SE, Seattle, WA 98108. This is the February Special Event Station that is part of the 2017 KB7QPS Air, Space, and Technology Operating Event. airspacetechnology.webs.com

  • 02/11/2017 | Mt. Surabachi Flag Raising Special Event

Feb 11, 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 Feb06 2017 Feb18 Namibia V5 Home Call OPDX 20170109 By DD8ZX as V5/DD8ZX and DJ9KM as V5/DJ9KM fm Omaruru; 160-10m; SSB RTTY PSK; perhaps as V55V for CQWW WPX RTTY Contest (QSL via DJ8VC); QSL OK via DARC Buro or direct
2017 Feb08 2017 Feb18 South Cook Is E51AMF LotW DXW.Net 20160730 By K7ADD fm Rarotonga I (IOTA OC-013); 80-10m, perhaps 160m; SSB + digital; 1.5kw; verticals and wires near salt water; QSL also OK via K7ADD direct, Club Log, eQSL
2017 Feb09 2017 Feb14 Belize V31VP WB0TEV DXW.Net 20170116 By WB0TEV; 80-10m; mainly SSB RTTY; QRV forCQ WW WPX RTTY contest; QSL OK via Buro or direct, also Club Log
2017 Feb10 2017 Feb17 Easter I CE0Y DF8AN TDDX 20170102 By DF8AN as CE0Y/DF8AN; mainly CW, RTTY, PSK, MFSK; 100w; longwires; QSL OK via DARC Buro or direct
2017 Feb10 2017 Feb22 Panama HP LotW AA1M 20161225 By W1USN as HP/W1USN and AA1M as HP/AA1M; HF; SSB CW + digital; QSL also OK via home_call (Buro or direct)
2017 Feb10 2017 Feb24 Guantanamo KG4 LotW TDDX 20170117 By W4WV as KG4WV, KG9LB as KG4AW, KE4KDY as KG4DY, W4ZYT as KG4ZK; QSL also OK via home_call and Club Log
2017 Feb12 2017 Feb15 Panama HP SQ3RX DXNews 20170123 By SQ3RX as HP/SQ3RX fm Volcan; HF; mainly CW; QSL also OK via Club Log

Contesting:

+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB 2000Z-2130Z, Feb 6
+ ARS Spartan Sprint 0200Z-0400Z, Feb 7
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 8
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 8
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Feb 8 and   1900Z-2000Z, Feb 8 and   0300Z-0400Z, Feb 9
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Feb 10
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 10
+ NCCC Sprint Ladder 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 10
+ CQ WW RTTY WPX Contest 0000Z, Feb 11 to 2359Z, Feb 12
+ SARL Field Day Contest 1000Z, Feb 11 to 1000Z, Feb 12
+ Asia-Pacific Spring Sprint, CW 1100Z-1300Z, Feb 11
+ Dutch PACC Contest 1200Z, Feb 11 to 1200Z, Feb 12
+ KCJ Topband Contest 1200Z, Feb 11 to 1200Z, Feb 12
+ SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 1200Z, Feb 11 to 2400Z, Feb 12
+ OMISS QSO Party 1500Z, Feb 11 to 1500Z, Feb 12
+ New Hampshire QSO Party 1600Z, Feb 11 to 2200Z, Feb 12
+ FISTS Winter Unlimited Sprint 1700Z-2100Z, Feb 11
+ AWA Amplitude Modulation QSO Party 2300Z, Feb 11 to 2300Z, Feb 12
+ Balkan HF Contest 1200Z-1800Z, Feb 12

 

 

Feb 03

Steering Committee Meeting this Saturday

Just a reminder that the monthly Steering Committee meeting will be held this Saturday, February 4 at 10:00AM. 

All officers and committee chairs are requested to attend.

Jan 29

This week in Radio Sports: (Jan 30 thru Feb 5)

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

  • 01/28/2017 | Discovery of Gold in California 169th Anniversary

Jan 28-Jan 30, 1700Z-0100Z, AG6AU, Coloma, CA. El Dorado County Amateur Radio Club. 28.348 21.348 14.248 7.248. QSL. El Dorado ARC, PO Box 451, Placerville, CA 95667. www.edcarc.net

  • 01/28/2017 | Zane Grey’s 145th Birthday

Jan 28-Jan 31, 0000Z-2359Z, K7Z, Payson, AZ. Tonto Amateur Radio Association, Inc.. 21.250 14.250 7.250. QSL. Tonto Amateur Radio Association, Inc., P.O. Box 765, Payson, AZ 85547. https://www.qrz.com/db/k7z

  • 02/02/2017 | Discovery of Jupiter’s Moons

Feb 2-Feb 6, 0000Z-2359Z, W7L, Seattle, WA. L Greg Magone. 146.52 14.275 14.250. Certificate & QSL. L Greg Magone, 27492 254th PL SE, Seattle, WA 98108. This is the February Special Event Station that is part of the 2017 KB7QPS Air, Space, and Technology Operating Event. airspacetechnology.webs.com

  • 02/04/2017 | 2017 Palm Springs Hamfest at the Palm Springs Air Museum

Feb 4, 1600Z-2300Z, WD6RAT, Palm Springs, CA. Desert Radio Amateur Transmitting Society. 14.250. Certificate. David Richer, 78840 W. Harland Dr., La Quinta, CA 92253. www.palmspringshamfest.com

  • 02/04/2017 | Groundhog Day Special Event Station

Feb 4, 1400Z-2100Z, K3HWJ, Punxsutawney, PA. Punxsutawney Area Amateur Radio Club. 14.340 7.245. Certificate. Punxsutawney Area Amateur Radio Club, Groundhog Contact No._______, P.O. Box 3, Punxsutawney, PA 15767. punxyclub.com

  • 02/04/2017 | Hillsboro Lighthouse Special Event

Feb 4, 1500Z-2000Z, NB4RC, Deerfield Beach, FL. North Broward Radio Club. 14.150 14.350. QSL. North Broward Radio Club, 4116 NW 1 St, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442. www.joeyjet.com/index.php/amateur-radio/nb-radio-club

Dxpeditions From Afar:

2017 Jan31 2017 Feb04 Falkland Is VP8 G1OCN Direct TDDX 20170102 By G1OCN as VP8CLE plus 2nd op VP8DKW fm Stanley (IOTA SA-002); 160 80m, possibly higher bands; RTTY, PSK, CW, SSB; kite vertical on low bands, Hexbeam on higher bands; dates tentative
February
2017 Feb01 2017 Feb14 Central African Rep TL8TT LotW IK7JWY 20161011 By I1HJT I2YSB IK2CIO IK2CKR IK2DIA IK2HKT JA3USA; 160-6m; CW SSB, RTTY on 1 band; 3 stations; 24hr/day; QSL also OK via OQRS (no card required)
2017 Feb01 2017 Mar03 Senegal 6W2SC LotW HA3AUI 20161201 By HA3AUI; 20-10m, other bands on request; CW; 500/100w; Spiderbeam; QSL also OK via HA3AUI direct; start date uncertain
2017 Feb02 2017 Feb08 Guadeloupe FG KB1TCD DXW.Net 20170109 By KB1TCD as FG/KB1TCD; 40 17 15m; low power
2017 Feb03 2017 Mar11 Rwanda 9X2AW DF2WO Direct TDDX 20161214 By DF2WO fm Kigali; mainly PSK31 JT65 RTTY + QRS CW; QSL also OK via M0OXO

Contesting:

+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 1
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 1
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Feb 1 and   1900Z-2000Z, Feb 1 and   0300Z-0400Z, Feb 2
+ UKEICC 80m Contest 2000Z-2100Z, Feb 1
+ NRAU 10m Activity Contest 1800Z-1900Z, Feb 2 (CW) and   1900Z-2000Z, Feb 2 (SSB) and   2000Z-2100Z, Feb 2 (FM) and   2100Z-2200Z, Feb 2 (Dig)
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Feb 3
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 3
+ NCCC Sprint Ladder 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 3
+ YLRL YL-OM Contest 1400Z, Feb 3 to 0200Z, Feb 5
+ Vermont QSO Party 0000Z, Feb 4 to 2400Z, Feb 5
+ Triathlon DX Contest 0000Z-0759Z, Feb 4 (CW) and   0800Z-1559Z, Feb 4 (SSB) and   1600Z-2359Z, Feb 4 (RTTY)
+ 10-10 Int. Winter Contest, SSB 0001Z, Feb 4 to 2359Z, Feb 5
+ F9AA Cup, CW 1200Z, Feb 4 to 1200Z, Feb 5
+ Black Sea Cup International 1200Z, Feb 4 to 1159Z, Feb 5
+ FYBO Winter QRP Sprint 1400Z-2400Z, Feb 4
+ Minnesota QSO Party 1400Z-2400Z, Feb 4
+ British Columbia QSO Party 1600Z, Feb 4 to 0400Z, Feb 5
+ AGCW Straight Key Party 1600Z-1900Z, Feb 4
+ FISTS Winter Slow Speed Sprint 1700Z-2100Z, Feb 4
+ Mexico RTTY International Contest 1800Z, Feb 4 to 1759Z, Feb 5
+ North American Sprint, CW 0000Z-0400Z, Feb 5

                                         

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