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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May 5, 2016 Image: Tony Dixon G4CJC Tony Dixon G4CJC Not a great week but better than last week, though Friday was poor. I did manage to work 9A709A (Croatia) on SSB 59+ both ways and SP9DRT on psk31. Best DX was probably EP2A (Iran), PU5SSR (Brazil), KH8/KC0W (Samoa), 8Q7CA (Maldives), A91HI (Bahrain) and FM5DN (Martinique) with a cracking set of antennas. Most popular DX (three or more contacts, any mode) Monday DX: EP2A, CX6DZ, CX8DS, S01WS, AX8NSB, PX36C, ET7L, ZP6DYA, RT55YG, ED4YAK/B, CX8TC, UR4LQ, F4IVV, PU5DUD, IZ8UFO, FR1GZ, CE1OEB. Spotters: UR4LQ, IZ5ILK, HA9AL, F1BBI, YO7MPD, OE3KLU, IZ8NVV, F5TMJ, PU4JKB, KG5FII, YL2GN, VK6KRC, US0LW, UA7G, PY7ZZ, PU6BVL, PU1VFC, OH1LWZ, DK5KMA . Tuesday DX: EP2A, 5H3EE, N4EMP, HP1IBF, CE0Y/LU4DXU, CE0Y, UT5FC, LU3YAD. Spotters: PU2KNM, KF4TJN, IZ5ILK, W3LPL, PU2UEO, N6QQ, HA9AL . Wednesday DX: KH8/KC0W, VP8LP, ET7L, LU5FC, DL1REM, 8Q7CA, PX36C, PU4ABA, CE1OEB, LU2ICA, PY2HU, PY2DY, 5B4VL, EC1AJL, XE1XR, VK7CW, PU5SSR, PU2OXZ, KP4TF, CE7KF, ZP6ARO, PY4HL, PU5CIT, LW7HT, IZ4REF, GB3XMB, EA1FW, DL0IGI, CX8DS, 9A708DX. Spotters: HA9AL, F1BBI, EA3GJO, F4HOM, EA7FDW, YO7MPD, G0JEI, G0HDB, DC3MF, WA6SCW, W5TN, W3LPL, PU2WCN, IW1GGR, YO8SJM, YO2LEA, YO2BBT, US0LW, UR8ES, RC5A, PU2UEO, PU2OXZ, PD2WS, OH1LWZ, EA3GWK, DO4YA, 5B4AHL . Thursday DX: PU5SSR, ET7L, EO90WE, 9K2NO, MJ0KUC, I5KAP, GS0NWM, YY4MRG, YR55GC, LW7HT, A93JA, 7Z1HL, V31DL, SP5MXZ, PY2CX, KH8/KC0W, RQ7K, EW2ABC, EN5R, DL1REM, A61HA, YL2CB, W1WOW, T77C, PY3OR, PX36C, PU4JKB, PU2KKE, OZ7IGY, LY2PX, IU4FLO, HZ1SK, HP1IBF, F/G6AIG, EI4GNB, E51DLD, DB5ZP. Spotters: KK4XO, OZ9QV, F4CXO, GM4ZMK, PU5SSR, PU2KNM, YO7MPD, PD7JVW, DO5FG, PU2LEW, LZ1LZS, KF7E, IQ5SK, F1BBI, EW2ABC, W3LPL, W1WOW, VK4CQ, US0LW, TF3ML, PY2XIZ, OE3KLU, KG5FII, J66SJ, F4GXX, EW8AX, EO90WE, DG4FDQ . Friday DX: 8Q7CA, A91HI, CE1OEB, ET7L, A61SM, 5T0JL, HZ1SK, DL1516BIER, DD5XX, CA3LMO, 5R8SV, ZL4YL, PY5OD, PT9AL, CN2TR. Spotters: PU2KNM, KK4XO, HA6VH, US0LW, RC5A, IZ6CST, F4CXO, YO7MPD, YO2BBT, SV1QFF, RK7C, PY2CX . Saturday DX: A91HI, CE1OEB, PY2HP, KH8/KC0W, J69DS, A92GE, 4V1TL, EA8/HB9OAU, 9K2OD, 4Z5LA, HZ1SK, CA7CAQ, 4Z4DX, S01WS, ZL2IO, HT7AAA, 4X4FR, PY2XC, PX36C, CX2DA, CT3GV, A71AE, A45XR, 4X6HU, ZL3PAH, TI2SSO, PR8ZX, 4X1TI, PU5DUD, A61SM, PP5NY, EA8JK, EA8CVZ, DL65TRS, A92HI, V51WW, SV2CNE, S5100WW, PY3XX, PY3OR, PY2PAL, FG4NN, 7X2JV, YV4JP, YO4RIU, XE2B, XE1XR, VK4CQ, UA6LQ, N8FGB, LW5DPG, LU1JHD, KP4TF, F5OUX, EA6AM, CX8DS, CX5ABM, CT3G, CN2TR, CE5EAU, CE3SBQ, 9M8RC. Spotters: IW1CHX, PY2PAL, KK4XO, PU2RDB, PU2LEW, WB2TQE, F4CXO, VE3XIN, PY3XX, EA5GSS, W5TN, VK4CQ, MW6WFF, KD2JQK, HA1BL, EA3GJO, CT1EUB, PU2NGW, K5LJ, G0JEI, F5PCV, UX1BZ, TA4AKS, SV2CNE, RA6LO, R6JY, PY1RBM, PU2PSP, PU2KNM, M3DDY, KD4BVG, IZ8NVV, IZ5AQX, IT9CZJ, IS0ANY, F4GDO, EW8AX, EA8DER, EA7TS, EA7JVP, YV5TNT, YO7MPD, WW0WWW, WB8VLC, TA3AEF, SY2BLL, RX3XC, PY3OR, PY2XC, PY2CAT, PU2UEO, PU2NJO, PU1KGG, PD0RUD, PA5WK, N5LB, N1EEQ, LA1EOA, KD8YVD, IZ1ZJS, IW1RIU, IW0GPW, HC5K, EA5DNO, DK9J. Sunday DX: FM5DN, 6Y5CN, HZ1PS, HT7AAA, CP6XE, 9M8RC, 5T0JL, XQ6OA, LU1JHD, KH8/KC0W, CX8DS, CX5UA, JD1BLY, HI3K, E71A, F5OUX, PP5CG, KP4EIT, IS0DDL, HQ1LEO, SV6DBG/B, PY3XX, PY2SBY, OY6BEC/B, OY6BEC, K4N, JD1BOI, IZ4REF, F6GOX, F4GDO, E51DLD, CE3YG, ZS6DN/B, ZL3TEN/B, ZL2OK, XE2B, XE1SDK, VU2NXM, LW5DPG, KP3FT/B, EA8CVZ, EA8/HB9OAU, EA5IFP, CE1OEB, A61HA. Spotters: IW1CHX, PU2VCP, PY3XX, YO7MPD, UR4LQ, KF7E, F4CXO, PU1VFC, OZ9QV, CT5GOJ, SM1IUX, PY2XC, PY1FOG, PU6BVL, LA9NKA, KK4XO, KE8M, KC0BRA, KB4QQJ, IZ0OVW, F4GDO, DG1RUG, 9Z4BM, ZL2OK, W2VQ, SV1KYC, PY2CX, PU2UEO, PU2NGW, PU2KNM, KD2HDZ, KC3GRF, K1TO, IW7DHC, G0JEI, 9A7JCY, 9A3CX . Contests: Information from WA7BMN + CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, May 4 and 1900Z-2000Z, May 4 and 0300Z-0400Z, May 5 + MIE 33 Contest 2300Z, May 4 to 0300Z, May 5 + NRAU 10m Activity Contest 1700Z-1800Z, May 5 (CW) and 1800Z-1900Z, May 5 (SSB) and 1900Z-2000Z, May 5 (FM) and 2000Z-2100Z, May 5 (Dig) + 10-10 Int. Spring Contest, CW 0001Z, May 7 to 2359Z, May 8 + ARI International DX Contest 1200Z, May 7 to 1159Z, May 8 + SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 1200Z, May 7 to 2400Z, May 8 + F9AA Cup, PSK 1200Z, May 7 to 1200Z, May 8 + 7th Call Area QSO Party 1300Z, May 7 to 0700Z, May 8 + Indiana QSO Party 1500Z, May 7 to 0300Z, May 8 + Delaware QSO Party 1700Z, May 7 to 2359Z, May 8 + FISTS Spring Slow Speed Sprint 1700Z-2100Z, May 7 + New England QSO Party 2000Z, May 7 to 0500Z, May 8 and 1300Z-2400Z, May 8 Upcoming activity (though not guaranteed to be on 10m). Information from NG3K, and 425DXnews March 2016 Mar15 2016 May15 Minami Torishima JD1 [spots] JA8CJY DXW.Net 20160205 By JG8NQJ as JG8NQJ/JD1; HF; CW; spare time operation April 2016 Apr20 2016 May20 Belize V3V [spots] V31BZ DXNews 20160415 By DL1AS DM4IM DK4BX; 160-6m; all modes 2016 Apr24 2016 May10 South Cook Is E51DLD [spots] W6HB DXNews 20160316 By W6HB am Rarotonga I (OC-013); 80-10m; SSB 2016 Apr25 2016 May15 Burkina Faso XT2AW [spots] M0OXO DXNews 20160425 By DF2WO; HF; CW SSB RTTY PSK31 JT65 2016 Apr26 2016 May06 Ogasawara JD1BOI [spots] JI1LET OPDX 20160307 By JI1LET fm Komagari, Chichijima I (AS-031); 80-6m; CW SSB RTTY; QSL OK via Buro or direct 2016 Apr27 2016 May06 Ogasawara JD1BMH [spots] JG7PSJ Direct DXW.Net 20160317 By JG7PSJ fm Chichijima I (AS-031); 40-10m; CW SSB RTTY 2016 Apr30 2016 May06 Ogasawara JD1BLY [spots] JI5RPT JI5RPT 20160425 By JI5RPT fm Chichijima I (AS-031); 40-6m; CW SSB + digital 2016 Apr30 2016 May10 Cape Verde Is D44TS [spots] DL3GCS DXNews 20160503 By DL3GCS fm Mosteiros, Fogo I (AF-005, KH75ua); HF + 6m May 2016 May01 2016 May05 Palau T88RF [spots] LotW JJ2RCJ 20160129 By JJ2RCJ; mainly RTTY; call sign requested 2016 May01 2016 May08 Sint Maarten PJ7BH [spots] FM5BH Diret FM5BH 20160210 By FM5BH; 40-10m; mainly CW; also fm St Martin using FS/FM5BH; QSL aslo OK via Club Log 2016 May01 2016 May22 Dem Rep Congo 9Q0HQ [spots] IK3GES DXNews 20160413 By IV3FSG; 80-10m; SSB RTTY PSK31 2016 May01 2016 May27 Vanuatu YJ0CS [spots] HB9LCA DXW.Net 20160306 By HB9LCA fm various islands; mainly CW, some SSB; dipole, vertical, loop; holiday style operation 2016 May05 2016 May10 Niue E6AC LotW OPDX 20160502 By JA0JHQ fm OC-040; 160-6m; mainly CW, some SSB RTTY; 200w (100w on 6m); vertical, delta loop; QSL also OK via JA0JHQ, JARL Buro or direct; call sign requested 2016 May06 2016 May11 Martinique FM Club Log DXW.Net 20160310 By DL7VOG as FM/DL7VOG; CW RTTY, SSB on request 2016 May08 2016 May15 Palestine E44QX LotW DXW.Net 20160119 By DL7JAN DL5YWM DF8DX fm Jericho (KM71ru); 80-10m; mainly CW, some SSB RTTY; 100w; Spiderbeam + verticals; 2 stations, one 24/24; QSL also OK via DF8DX, DARC Buro or direct 2016 May10 2016 May20 Crete SV9 LotW DJ9XB 20160421 By DJ9XB as SV9/DJ9XB; 40-6m, focus on 6m; only RTTY and JT65; holiday style operation; QSL also OK via DJ9XB, Buro or direct 2016 May11 2016 May22 St Lucia J68GU DL7VOG DXW.Net 20160413 By DL7VOG; 80-10m; CW RTTY PSK 2016 May12 2016 May18 Crete SV9 OH1VR Direct OH1VR 20160429 By OH1VR as SV9/OH1VR; 80-10m; mainly CW Sun: Not one of the 4 sunspots has the type of unstable magnetic field that poses a threat for strong flares. Solar activity is low. Credit: SDO/HMI and Stoke City were winning 1 – 0 against Sunderland when we gave away a penalty in the last minute of extra time. Doh! Crystal Palace away this Saturday, I have a ticket. Follow us Now you can help Tony to compile his ten-metre report. Tell him about any stations you've heard on the 10-metre band in your part of the world, or tell him if you've also found the band to be dead. Use the form in the pop-up window to record the details of any stations that you have heard during this week. • Click here to send Tony your report Advertisement Advertisement Latest news stories.. UK Air Cadets 5MHz Radio Exercise FCC put RM-11708 decision 'on-circulation' EUDOTA 2016 - Europe Day On The Air UK wins 70cm radar satellite contract IRTS 40 Metres Counties Contest Pirate alert! 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