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Sixitalia Weekly Info Page; Apr. 26 - May 2, 2011
Daily Report (Opening reported in Italy, and some interesting reports from EU and North Africa)
Apr. 25 - Afternoon - ES: CT, EA. TEP: V51/HB9PHJ, 9J2BO. Evening - TEP: EA-CT: PY, 9Q/b.
Apr. 26 - Afternoon - TEP: V5, 9J, ZS6, Z2. Evening - TEP: 5V7CC, ZD8/b. South Med - PY, LU, D4, 9Q/b.
Apr. 27 - Afternoon - TEP: South Italy: 9J, Z2/b. Evening - TEP:South Med - 5V7CC, TJ3AY, 9Q/b, TR/b. First N.A.-EU QSO of the season and some carribeam stations via TEP+BS (CT-K1).
Apr. 28 - Afternoon - TEP: V5/HB9PHJ, 9J2BO, Z2/b, D4/b. Evening - TEP:South Med - 9Q/b, D4/b.
Apr. 29 - Afternoon - ES: I8/IT9 - EA, CT. Evening - TEP: CE, D4, C5., ZD8/b.
Apr. 30 - Morning: Week MS/ES. Afternoon - ES: (spot areas) SV, TA, LZ, YU. TEP: Z2/b. Evening - TEP: 9Q/b.
May 1 - All day: Intereuropean ES (eg. G, ON, F, SV, EA, TA, ZA/LZ2HM) . Afternoon - TEP: TR8, TJ, TZ, Z2/b. ES: CU (IT9 area). TEP: Z2/b. Evening - TEP: TZ, 9Q/b. EA/CT:: PY, LU.
DX News about: 8P, C9, EA, G, KH0, JX, SV5, ZF.
8P - Barnados - 4.30.11
[SOURCE: 425dxn #1043]
C9 - Angola - 4.26.11
[SOURCE: ZS5UA direct to Sixitalia]
EA - Spain - 4.30.11
A new beacon is now active from Spain. The call is EA7URC/b and is located in IM78ie.
[IZ0DWF & IT9TYR, Sixitalia]
G - United Kingdom - 4.29.11
JX - Jan Mayen - 4.28.11
The 2011 Jan Mayen Dx-peditions JX7VPA will take place around july 4-16. The crew will have abt 500w and A 5 el Yagi on 6m. Frequencies CW: 50094 (listening UP): SSB 50120 (listening UP).
The team is composed by: SQ8X – Stan, SV2KBS/LA7VPA – Vicky, HB9ASZ - Bernhard, NI1L – Leszek, SM0MDG – Björn, SQ9C – Tom, SQ9DIE – Pete, TF3ZA – Jón, Ania – Chilid.pl.
[SOURCE: IK0FTA, Sixitalia]
KH0 – Northern Mariana Is. - 4.27.11
MM - Maritime Mobile - 5.3.11
Captain Yuri Bodrov, UT1FG/MM, wrapped up his 6 month voyage that took him across the Atlantic Ocean 3 times and around the Cape of Good Hope in South America and through the Panama Canal on his ship, the Mottler. He operated on the HF bands, 6 meters and also activated a few hundred grids to the delight of many satellite operators in Europe, South and North America. Walt, WP4T, and his ham radio family met up with him in San Juan, Puerto Rico, his final port before flying home. Captain Bodrov gave them the red carpet tour. Pictures from their visit are now available on the K8YSE Web site at: http://www.papays.com/sat
[SOURCE: OPDX #1009]
SV5 – Dodecanese - 4.27.11
SV5 – Dodecanese - 5.2.11
Fred, PA1FJ, will be active as SV5/PA1FJ/P from Karpathos (EU-001) between May 8-14th. Activity will be on 40-6 meters using CW and SSB. He will use his Yaesu FT-817 into a Buddistick antenna and a 2x 5m dipole. QSL via the Dutch QSL Bureau.
ZF – Cayman Islands - 4.27.11
Golden Guru Award
The Goleden Guru Award 2011 ( http://6metersonline.com/goldenguru.html ) have (vy early) a winner: K4WS, congratulations to him.
The 1st. EU-NA qso this year was on April 27th at 1747z from CT1HZE and K1TOL using B/S conditions in mid Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean area. (N8OFS, GOT6?)