Sixitalia Weekly Info Page; Dec. 20-26, 2011
We are testing an italian-language 6m chat try:
Stiamo testando una chat in lingua italiana collegatevi:
Daily Report (Opening reported in Italy, and some interesting reports from EU and North Africa)
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Dec. 19 - Band closed.
Dec. 20 - Band closed.
Dec. 21 - Band closed.
Dec. 22 - Afternoon - TEP: Z2/b.
Dec. 23 - Band closed.
Dec. 24 - Band closed.
Dec. 25 - Band closed.
DX News about: 6V, C5, CE, F, J5, K, T8, VP9.
6V – Senegal - 12.23.11
Luc, F5RAV will again be in Somone, Senegal from February 24 to March 7, 2012 transmitting from the 6W7RV radio shack as 6V7T. QSL via H/C.
C5 - Gambia - 12.23.11
Look for C56/F5RAV, active from Banjul, Gambia between February 27 – March 2, 2012.
QSL via H/C.
CE - Chile - 12.24.11
We will be operating again from Chile FE44bh from January 9 thru 15. When not fishing we will operate each evening and try 50.195 if clear 1st. The camp was ransacked during their winter and we hope all of our gear is still in one piece. I will give you a call on my Satellite phone when we arrive to verify if all is well. Anyone wishing a schedule can e-mail me at craiggoldman"at"comcast.net.
[SOURCE: K2LZQ on EME reflector via MMMonVHF]
F - France - 12.24.11
France, IN98, qrv on 2m and 6m - Robin F/M5AEF will be QRV on 144 and 50 MHz from Normandy, Department 50 (Manche) from IN98op. I expect to be QRV daily from 28 - 31st December and 1st January 2012 Please look for me around 50.205 MHz on CW/SSB 50.230 MHz on JT6M.
I have 5 element yagi and 1/2 wave vertical. I have an additional fixed 3 element yagi beaming towards the UK and will be running WSPR on 50.293 MHz . On 144 MHz I have a 9 element F9FT Yagi and around 20 Watts. Please note that I do not have DX cluster / internet access from this station. QSL is via M5AEF Buro and LOTW 73 Robin
[SOURCE: CQ Six via MMMonVHF]
J5 - Guinea Bissau - 12.19.11
Expedition will be on air from March 24 to April 6, 2012.
Focus on E.M.E with plans to be QRV on HF using RTTY, CW and digital modes.
J52 website http://www.ari.verona.it/veronadxteam/en/
K - USA - 12.24.11
I will be N8OFS in the ARRL Jan VHF Contest... I'll be at home (Grid:EN91ae)... 90W from the Kenwood TS-60 to 50ft of RG-8 to the PAR OA-50 at 19.8ft (in the rafters of the barn)... I will be parked and locked on 50.155USB protecting the frequency for the WA8ICH and Friends Net...
The Contest is JAN21 1900Z-JAN23 0359Z 2012
T8 – Palau - 12.21.11
JH0IXE, JA0FKK and JL3TOG will be active from Palau between December 23, 2011 to January 8, 2012 as T8CW, T88XC and T88KI respectively.
Look for them on 160-6 m CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and JT65A.
T8CW via JH0IXE. T88XC via JA0FKK. T88KI via JL3TOG.
T8 – Palau - 12.21.11
Mike T88SM will be active from Palau between January 11-15, 2012.
QSL direct only via Hakata Radio, P.O.Box 232, Hakata, 812-8799, Japan.
VP9 – Bermuda - 12.23.11
Kei, JJ1RJR will be active from Bermuda as VP9/KG2A between December 26, 2011 to January 2, 2012.
QRV on both CW and SSB.
QSL via KG2A address only.