[Moon-Net] Contest

lz2us at dir.bg lz2us at dir.bg
Sat Nov 19 12:16:08 CET 2016


   Hello,

       I   plan  to    QRV on 23 cm  CW  on
   Saturday  evening  at  21:00 UTC ( moon rise)  for about 3  hours
  and Sunday  morning  between  07:00  and  10:00  UTC
(moon set).  My  CQ frequency  around   1 296 035 - 1 296  040

73 and GL to everybody
Marko   LZ2US





On Sat, 19 Nov 2016 06:40:25 +0000
  David vk2jds <vk2jds at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I will be on air on 23cm at moonrise for a while and at 30 degrees 
>down to moonset for contest stations or other callers. so if you want 
>vk then please email to vk2jds at hotmail.com for sked.
> 5m 140w on 23cm, cw or digital.   send slowly on cw , my ears aint 
>what they used to be hihi
> 73 Dave vk2jds
> 
> 
> 
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>   1. Re: [Moon] G3LTF contest operation (Zdenek SAMEK-OK1DFC)
>   2. VE6BGT Activity (Skip Macaulay)
>   3. Also QRV (Ken Arck)
>   4. QRV CONTEST (serge)
>   5. EME Contest (Edward R Cole)
>   6. DK3NG Activity This Weekend (jrgroeger at ewetel.net)
>   7.  Fortran error with Map65 any help (John Carioti)
>   8. QRV 70 cm contest tonight (Steve Bell)
>   9. Re: ARRL Contest 2nd weekend - proposed activity (Conrad PA5Y)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2016 21:53:09 +0100 (CET)
>From: "Zdenek SAMEK-OK1DFC" <ok1dfc at seznam.cz>
> Subject: Re: [Moon-Net] [Moon] G3LTF contest operation
> To: "Peter Blair" <g3ltf at btinternet.com>
> Cc: freetalk moonnet <moon at moonbounce.info>,    Moon-Net
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> Hi EME Gang, will be QRV 1296 MHz first pass, than from Moonrise 
>432MHz
> shortly and again 1296 MHz. Testing new SSPA on 1296 MHz for next 
>EME
> pedition.
> GL and have a fun!
> 
> --
> Zdenek - OK1DFC
> www.ok1dfc.com<http://www.ok1dfc.com>
> QRV EME 144 MHz - 10 GHz
> WAC 432 - 1296 - 2320 MHz
> WAZ #9 - WAS 432
> DXCC 432 - 1296 MHz
> 
> 
> ---------- P?vodn? zpr?va ----------
> Od: Peter Blair <g3ltf at btinternet.com>
> Komu: freetalk moonnet <moon at moonbounce.info>, Moon-Net 
><moon-net at mailman.pe
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> Datum: 18. 11. 2016 19:20:39
> P?edm?t: [Moon] G3LTF contest operation
> 
> "I will start at 0000 Saturday on 23cm and probably stay on that 
>band
> throughout that pass. If I cant find enough to work I will QSY to 
>70cm. At
> moonrise Saturday, 2200 approximately, I will be on 70cm but as we 
>have a
> nasty storm approaching Southern England which is scheduled to hit 
>early
> Sunday I dont expect to be able to operate for long, maybe until 
>midnight
> Saturday. I hope to work some new ones... small stations please call 
>CQ
> after you?ve worked all the big guys...we have SDRs, we can see you 
>easily.
> 
> 6m dish, CP on 23cm, full linear polarisation rotation on 70cm. CW 
>only.
>Freq. probably between .005 and .040 on 23cm and .010 to .035 on 70cm
> 
> 73 GL Peter G3LTF
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> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:57:09 -0700
>From: Skip Macaulay <ve6bgt at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Moon-Net] VE6BGT Activity
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> Hello all, I will be on tonite for the contest, not participating 
>but
> making contacts. All on 23CM and CW or SSB.. By the time the moon 
>rises
> here and clears the trees I will be active around 0600 UTC give or 
>take a
> little ... Skip
> 
> --
> Skip Macaulay
> VE6BGT
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> Message: 3
> Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:08:54 -0800
>From: Ken Arck <ken at arcomcontrollers.com>
> Subject: [Moon-Net] Also QRV
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> I will not be able to play during the entire contest but will try to
> hand out points over the weekend from Oregon - CN85
> 
> (Also thrilled to report I finally worked both BA4SI and XV4F on 2m
> over the past 2 days. Hopefully omens of things to come!)
> 
> Ken
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> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2016 21:12:17 +0000
>From: serge <ve1kg at eastlink.ca>
> Subject: [Moon-Net] QRV CONTEST
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> I will be QRV for a while tonight close to MR. If you see me call me 
>so that I do not fall asleep please.
> I am normally on.115 +/- QRM
> Thank you
> Serge VE1KG
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> Message: 5
> Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:07:49 -0900
>From: Edward R Cole <kl7uw at acsalaska.net>
> Subject: [Moon-Net] EME Contest
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> Looking doubtful for 23cm this weekend.  Deep into troubleshooting
> the digital tracking indicator and resoldering contacts.  LED arrays
> start up and fade away let full dc voltage is there.  Good chance I
> will have to rebuild the driver/display boards to eliminate
> unreliable wire-wrap.  And winds are kicking above 20 mph (32kph)
> which is too high to hold dish on point at 1296.
> 
> MR is 0630utc Saturday (10:30pm local time Friday) so I will try
> 2m-eme (not using logger) and calling CQ 1st 144.116 with 4x XP20 + 
>1300w+.
> 
> Had some noise issues with the Hpol preamp last time I ran so might
> only receive Vpol (I can transmit either).  So if you have H/V pol
> you might take into consideration that I might not be able to switch
> pol on Rx (normally run adaptive receive with MAP65).
> 
> I will run as long as I can stay awake Saturday.  I have to QRT from
> 1900-2000utc to run local 2m-SSB net.  Probably take a break after
> that until near MS when EU is again visible (2100-2230utc).  MR
> Sunday is 0800utc (11pm).
> 
> 73, Ed - KL7UW
> http://www.kl7uw.com
>     "Kits made by KL7UW"
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> 
> 
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> Message: 6
> Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2016 23:42:11 +0100
>From: "jrgroeger at ewetel.net" <jrgroeger at ewetel.net>
> Subject: [Moon-Net] DK3NG Activity This Weekend
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> 
> I will be active on 144 cw only(!!) around my moon rises and 
>settings as vertical rotor locked/u.s. at 23 deg elevation. Looking 
>for VK, JA and US stns using my new LDMOS amp.
> 
> Jo, DK3NG
> 
> 
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> Message: 7
> Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:47:15 -0500
>From: John Carioti <jvc7388 at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Moon-Net]  Fortran error with Map65 any help
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> I took the suggestion of Bill N1DNN - unchecking the Force Center 
>Frequency
> box.
> 
> Everything is good now !  Lots of decodes, no Fortran errors.  Seems 
>like
> all is working exactly like it should.
> 
> It's interesting- in the manual it says to check the Force Center 
>Frequency
> Box if you are using an SDR with the
> si570 chip, but it also says to check this box if you are NOT using 
>an SDR
> with the si570 chip.  Maybe I'm not
> understanding this, but it doesn't seem like it could work both 
>ways?
> 
> The SDRplay does not have the si570 chip, if you check the Force 
>Center
>Frequency box it will crash with the
>Fortran error (at least mine did)
> 
> Thank you Bill !!  I'm glad it was an easy fix.
> 
> 73- John K2ZJ
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> Message: 8
> Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2016 19:24:09 -0700
>From: Steve Bell <eagle572 at comcast.net>
> Subject: [Moon-Net] QRV 70 cm contest tonight
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> I plan to be QRV on 70 cm starting about 0600 utc Nov. 19 for the 
>contest
> 
> 300W, AZ/EL RPOL
> 
> Steve Bell KJ7OG DM42
> 
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> Message: 9
> Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2016 05:48:02 +0100
>From: Conrad PA5Y <g0ruz at g0ruz.com>
> Subject: Re: [Moon-Net] ARRL Contest 2nd weekend - proposed activity
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> It appears that there are no problems with DXpedition QRM during US
> window so I will TX FIRST during US Window,
> 
> I am there right now.
> 
> 144.141 First period
> 
> Regards
> 
> Conrad PA5Y, JO21
> 
> 
> On 18/11/2016 19:26, Conrad PA5Y wrote:
>> It seems that the weather will be good enough for me to operate and 
>>so I am hoping to improve my score on 144 MHz during the 2nd ARRL EME 
>>contest.
>>
>> During the first weekend I worked 20 US States, below is a list of 
>>'missing' states.
>>
>> AL, CA, CT, DE, HI, IA, IL, KY, LA, ME, MI, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, 
>>NV,
>> NY, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY
>>
>> If you are in one of these states I would appreciate it very much if 
>>you
>> could look for me on 144.141, I will always call 2nd period due to
>> Dxpedition activity. I did not work any Canadian stations so I hope 
>>to
>> work a few this time.
>>
>> Please any stations if who did not work me on the previous October
>> weekend look for me, I would really appreciate any QSO!
>>
>> To summarise:
>>
>> Call: PA5Y
>>
>> Grid: JO21VO
>>
>> Frequency: 144.141 JT65B with regular announcements if changed
>>
>> Period: - Always 2nd period so as not to cause QRM to any local 
>>stations
>> trying to work DXpeditions.
>>
>> Hope to work you.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Conrad PA5Y
>>
>>
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