Articles with tag “IOTA”

A non-contester's results of the IARU HF Championship

Unless you were asleep at the dial you probably heard a lot of yelling, begging, and contacts being made on the HF bands yesterday.  From 1200Z yesterday to 1200Z today stations were on the air doing what contest stations do - making contacts.  Ahh, yes, it was the weekend for the …

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N4I QSLs Available

I received the QSL cards for the N4I DXpedition today.  Received QSLs have been answered and will go out in tomorrow's mail.

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DXpedition to Core Banks NA-067

[caption id="attachment_917" align="alignleft" width="300"]Picture of Amanda operating HF. Amanda, KI4IWS, operating HF on Core Banks.[/caption]

A small cadre of hams invaded Core Banks (Portsmouth Island), North Carolina (NA-067) for the 2011 Islands on the Air (IOTA) contest as N4I.  Although many others activated NA-067 from other islands that were much …

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Preparing to leave for Core Banks NA-067

The Core Banks (Cape Lookout) DXpedition team will be heading to the island tomorrow morning.  We plan to have at least one phone and one CW station on the air this weekend (digital modes are an option as well). We will be QRV as N4I beginning Friday through Monday and …

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Mini-DXpedition to Hatteras Island NA-067

Mini-DXpedition to Hatteras Island NA-067 I had the pleasure of doing a mini-DXpedition over the Memorial Day weekend on Hatteras Island. The YL and I setup a 20m SSB station in the tent using a MFJ 20m SSB Travel radio, a hamstick rotatable dipole, a 12ah battery, and a 18w solar panel.

Overall, the test …

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New DXCC entity confirmed

Got a return QSL from EA6SX today. Before you say "You didn't have Spain?" you should know that this isn't exactly Spain. Turns out it this is from the Balearic Islands in the Med. Contact was made on 16 Mar on 17 meters.

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IOTA EU-004

Thanks Mike for …

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