Thursday, May 28, 2009

D44TD Cape Verde now qrv on 4m band

CTIHZE Joe reports that D44TD is now qrv on 4m band with FT847 and 4el yagi.
Great news from Joe and a big challenge for me to work D44TD on 4m band with a distance > 5000km which is at least 3 hops es.
Good luck all with this nice dx on 4m band

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

First multi-hop e sporadic on 6m for the season

Yesterday afternoon @ 18:05z on 6m band i had qso with Pedro NP4A.His signal was 52.After 2 minutes i had another qso with WP3UX Willem.This was the first multi-hop e sporadic on 6m band for the season.I was able to copy both inband for more that 45 min.Happy that the "magic band" is starting to give us DX stations.Hope for more in the next days.
Here is an mp3 file to listen how i heard NP4A yesterday

My antenna is 8el 2WL homemade and rig YAESU FT2000

73 all good luck on 6m band
de SV2DCD Leo

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

New 50mhz homemade antenna

This is my new 6m band homemade antenna which replaced the old 5el DK7ZB homemade also.
It is 8el 12,3m boom DK7ZB style.
Info about this antenna here
Tnx for the help SV2RM Steve and SV2FNH Theo
See you all on magic band !!!
73 de SV2DCD Leo