Jan 5
HappyNew Year to everyone here. Have fun and a lot of DX.

Activity 50 MHz
01 January 2024 ...

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Dec 31
Activity 144 MHz
18 December 2023 WKD EA2XR (IN83) (EA2XR worked me again - for safety?) - hrd F, G, ON
17 December 2023 WKD strong Aurora from LA, DL, SM - followed by big Tropo opening to F and EA (only listening).
17/18 Dec 2023 - 144 MHz Tropo event


Activity 50 MHz
Dead band at all
17 December 2023 WKD some strong Aurora from LA, DL, SM
2 December 2023 HRD 9Y, PZ5RA, YV6IA (FK78)
1 December 2023 WKD HC1DAZ (FI09#), WA4GPM (EM90), N4TB (EL97), W4DXX (EM70) - HRD TI2BSH (EJ79), CO, 9Y, FG, HC, FG, WP4, HI, W3, W4 and many more - first real strong F2 after many years.

# = mark new worked gridsquare
* = mark new worked country
bold = mark worked station / country
HRD = Heard only / stations outside Europe or very rare
WKD = Stations worked / two way contact.
Modes : CW, SSB, FT4, FT8, JT65A, Q65

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Dec 7
You will find a lot of new images in my Astrophotography section. Have a look: .../astro.htm

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Dec 1
Activity 50 MHz
Although QRV on most days, often nothing heard/seen.
22 November 2023 HRD EA8/DF4UE
13 November 2023 HRD 3B8FA
11 November 2023 HRD V51WW
09 November 2023 HRD A25R, V51MA, ZS6AYE, ZS6NK
07 November 2023 HRD ZS6NK, A25R, V51WW, 3B9FR
06 November 2023 HRD V51WW, HC1MD/2(EI97), HC2FG (FI07)
05 November 2023 WKD VK6ZLX (OG65), VK6KXW (OF87#) - HRD VK6TM (OG65), VK6DW (OF88), VK6NH, VK6DU (OF77), JE6JYT, YE6KYA, JA6TEW, JE6HJT, JA6IMI, YB5QZ (OJ00),3B9FR, 3B8FA, VU2CPL, 9K2GS, TR8CA, V51WW, A25R, ZS6NK, HC2FG, HC1BI, HC1MD/2 (and some Sporadic E strong)
04 November 2023 HRD DU3LA (PK05)
02 November 2023 HRD ZS6AYE, ZS6NJ, 7Q7M, V51WW
01 November 2023 HRD ZS6NK, ZS6NJ, A25R, V51WW, V51JH

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Oct 31
Activity 50 MHz
31 October 2023 WKD RA7A (KN94#) - HRD VU2NKS, 3B9FR
30 October 2023 WKD FR4OO (LG79#) - HRD ZS6NJ, ZS6AYE, ZS4TX/6, ZS3/V51PJ, V51WW (JH81), 9K2GS, A25R, 3B8FA
29 October 2023 WKD UN3GX, A25R (KG36#), ZS6AYE (KG54) - HRD YB5QZ (OJ00), VK4KEE (QH30), VK6NH (OG65 - heard me, but lost), ZS6NK, ZS6UT, V51WW
28 October 2023 HRD VK4WTN, 3B8FA (LG89), FR1GZ, 3B9FR (MH10)
27 October 2023 HRD V51WW (JH81)
26 October 2023 HRD some Es; 9G5AF (IJ95), 7X2RF
22 October 2023 HRD EA, I, CT some Es

Activity 40 MHz (RX)
27 October 2023 HRD some EU, ZR1ADI
26 October 2023 HRD some EU, WM2XEJ

Activity 1296 MHz DL0SHF EME remote
28 October 2023 wkd 27 more stations digital and CW for a total of 55 in ARRL contest.
27 October 2023 wkd 28 stations digital and CW
26 October 2023 wkd 4 stations digital

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Aug 16
Activity 50 MHz
16 August 2023 HRD 9K2YM
14 August 2023 WKD lot of EU - HRD V51JH, V51WW, 4X, D2UY
13 August 2023 HRD TF/SP7VC, EA8TJ
12 August 2023 WKD many EU - HRD V51WW, ZS6WN, 4X
10 August 2023 HRD ~10* NA, 3BA8FA, FR4PJ (LG79)
7 August 2023 WKD 3B8FA (LG89#*), 3B9FR (MH10 in CW) - HRD HZ1SK
6 August 2023 WKD JH7XRG (QN00), JR5JAQ (PM51), JA1MLY (PM96), JA0DET (PM97), UN7JID (NN19) - HRD JA (QN00, PM65), VR2XAN, BA7NQ, D2UY, ZS6NJ-WN-NK
3 August 2023 HRD 4X, UN3M
2 August 2023 WKD 11 Aurora contacts in CW - LA/DK2BJ (JP31ou#) - HRD CN2DX
1 August 2023 HRD EA8, 4X, SU1SK, D2UY

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Jul 31
Activity 144 MHz
1 July 2023 WKD - HRD R7RBE (KN64)

Activity 50 MHz
31 July 2023 HRD V51JH, ZS6NK
30 July 2023 WKD 1A0C (JN61 very rare country) - HRD A71, VE, K1, K0, K3, K4 about 50 stations, XE2OR (nothing new)
29 July 2023 WKD V51JH (JG77#*) - HRD ZS6NJ, 9K, 4X, V51
28 July 2023 WKD DL/PA4VHF (JO34 Helgoland) in CW, big NA opening : WW1L (FN54), W1JR (FN42), VO1HP (GN37), WA3OFR (FN41), W3RJW (FN20), W2XI (FN20), KC3BVL (FM29), N1EVK (FN42), KO4YC (FM17), KB2FCV (FN20), K3JGJ (FM29), K1RZ (FM19), NY3B (FN20), W1WRA (FN42), K3SWZ (FN10), KD3CQ (FM18), W3ATV (FN20), AB4SF (FM17), W2JU (FN31), K1NU (FN42), W3RW (FN20), K2GV (FN30#), K2SN (FN30), AF2F (FN20), K3GP (EN90), AB1OC (FN42) and TF/SP7VC (IP26#) - HRD +100 N.A. stations
28 July 2023 NA stations received in big 2 hours opening

28 July 2023 my transmit flags in NA

27 July 2023 HRD UN, some JA, BG3OJZ, HZ, EA8, 3B9FR
25 July 2023 HRD 4X, N2NL (EL88), WA4GPM (EM90), W5TRL (EM10), HI3T, KP4EIT, V51WW
24 July 2023 WKD LA1UW (JP52#) - HRD FG8OJ (lonely DX)
23 July 2023 WKD JA7OXV (QM07), JA1AGG (QM05), W7EW (CN84#), W7RIS (CN84), N7ZO (CN85#), N7NW (CN87) - HRD 30+ JA (rare # like QN02, QN23), more WestCoast USA (# DM04, CN86), W9, W0 areas (EM19, EN41, EN60, EN61, EM69, EN80), 9K2, 5B4, OD5
What a day. Receiving from all over.

23 July 2023 - hrd JA stations (not complete)

23 July 2023 - my transmitted signal in Japan (surely not complete)

22 July 2023 HRD RK9NU (NO35), EA8
20 July 2023 HRD UN9L only DX seen
19 July 2023 HRD 4X, 9K2
18 July 2023 HRD CT3, 4X, 9K2YM, V51WW, V51JH, PY2XJ, PU2MBY - few EU
17 July 2023 HRD 4X, UN - some EU
16 July 2023 WKD EA8DBM (IL18)
15 July 2023 WKD K4WI (EM62# no.900!) - HRD FG8OJ, K1RZ, W3LL, W5ADD and more
14 July 2023 only EU signals
13 July 2023 WKD LA/DK2BJ (JP21hg# FT4), SM4GGC (JO69#)
12 July 2023 HRD UN3G, EA8, several VO1 in FT8 and SSB
11 July 2023 HRD EX8MLE, JA7QVI, JH6VXP, EA8
10 July 2023 HRD JY, 4X, 4L, TA9, BA4SI, BH4SCF (PM01), 9N7AA, XE2CQ (DM12), AG6X (DM12)
9 July 2023 HRD CN, EA8, V51WW, UN3GX
8 July 2023 -
7 July 2023 HRD 9K2GS, 7Z1SJ, 5* 4X, JA1QJI
6 July 2023 WKD K7BV (FM04) - HRD UN, 5* JA, VE, 8* K4, 9Y4D, FG8OJ
5 July 2023 WKD 4X4DK (KM71), WW3S (EN91), W9ILY (EN51), WA8MOA (EN72#), K8KS (EN82), N4BAA (EM58), WA4Q (EM57), AJ4F (EL29), NE8Z (EN82), W5XC (EL29), K8EB (EN73#), N9AKR (EN61), N5TJ (EM10), VA3LX (FN14), N8ECI (EM79), K9XD (EN51), W5TCX (EL29), WB8ART (EM79), K9YY (EM59#), KM0A (EM48), NK1I (FN43), KB9TVR (EM49#), WB9LWO (EM49), KR9U (EN71#), K0KT (EN32), N9ISN (EN44#), AB4IQ (EM57), N5WS (EL09#), VA3LX (FN14), KC0FGX (EN30#), W9WO (EM69), K2DP (EM48), K5JC (EM00#), W0FY (EM48), K9KLD (EM58), K8ROK (EN80), W5TRL (EM10), WB9CIF (EM69), K9NW (EM79), N8DX (EN82) -
- HRD EX8MLE, BG8SRK, XV1K, UK8 stns, 9K, 9Y, PJ4MM, PJ7FM, PV8, YV4DYJ, YV5LMW, HI, KP4, HK6RF, HK4EI, HK3X - what a day with 39 NA stations and 9 new #
5 July 2023 FT8 Stations received from North America

5 July 2023 FT8 My signal flags received in North America

4 July 2023 HRD 7X, FG5GH
3 July 2023 HRD EA8, CU, S01WS
2 July 2023 HRD UN7LZ, EA8
1 July 2023 WKD 4L6QL (LN01#), UN7ZZ (MO51), EA8AO (IL18) - HRD EX8MLE, BG7NF (OL62), BG8SRK (?), 6* JA, UN, FG, KP4, HI, K0, K9, VE3, S01WS, 9K, A71, 4X, 5B, D2UY

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Jun 30
Activity 144 MHz
29 June 2023 HRD 9H, EA7, EA4, CT7 (all not strong)
29 June 2023 late afternoon - only very spotty opening at my place

15 June 2023 WKD IK8OFG (JN70), IW8FEN (JN70), IZ8FFA (JM78), IK7EOT (JN80PJ), IZ7DPB (JN80), IK7UXY (JN90DC) - HRD about 40 stations from 9H, I7, I8, IS0, F, EA3, EA5, EA7 - few stations in CW/SSB heard
144 MHz : 15 June 2023 Received FT8 stations


Activity 50 MHz
30 June 2023 WKD UN7IT, R3TKM (LO15), UN7CFG (MO33#), FM5GB (FK94), FG8OJ (FK96), FM5GB (FK94), FG8OJ (FK96) - HRD UN, UK9AA, BG8PC (OL26), 9Y, EA8, WP4G, S01WS, VP2ETE
29 June 2023 WKD D2UY (JI64#*) - HRD K3, K4, EA8, UK9AA
28 June 2023 HRD K4, K3, FG, FP/KV1J
27 June 2023 WKD K7BV (FM04) - HRD A7, 4X, EA8, XE2OR, Z21ML, K4, ZS6, HC2FG (FI07)
26 June 2023 WKD WB2REM (EL97) - HRD K3, K4, EA8. HZ, 4X - Had 10 TX flags (FT8) in Florida
25 June 2023 HRD 3x JA
24 June 2023 HRD some K3, K0 & EA8
23 June 2023 WKD NP4BM (FK68) - HRD EA8, VO, K3, K4, K9, 9Y, HK3O, YV5NEA, HI8PAP
19 June 2023 HRD 9K, HZ, EA8
18 June 2023 HRD 9K only
17 June 2023 WKD EA5Z in CW - HRD S01, V51JH
16 June 2023 WKD 4Z5LA (KM72) - HRD 4X, S01, TZ4AM in CW, D2UY, EA8
15 June 2023 WKD some SSB in EU (I, IS0) - HRD V51JH, D2UY (TEP with distorted signal)
14 June 2023 WKD UN9L (MO13) - HRD HZ, 9K, A4, more UN, A7 and LU5FF (FF99) for surprise
13 June 2023 WKD EK/RX3DPK (LN20) - HRD 7Z, 9K, A7, OD, 4L, A6, 5B and VK8AW
12 June 2023 WKD UN7LAP (MO13) - HRD more UN, A7, 9K, EA8,FG8OJ, WP4G, 4x W9, W7EW, W7IB, VE7SL (CN88)
11 June 2023 WKD N6CA (DM03#), KG7CW (DN14#), K5RK (EL29), K7MAC (DN13) - HRD ~10x JA, EX8MLE, EX0DX, UK8OM, UN, 9K, 4X, mni W5/6/7 stations
West Coast US Opening 11 June 2023

10 June 2023 HRD ~20x JA, HL3GOB, TR8CA, XE1MEX, XE2J (DL96), YV4DYJ, KA2, EA8, 4X, 9Y, FG,
09 June 2023 HRD EA8, 9Y, FG, 8P, HC2FG, PJ4, EA9, 7X, S01, V26OC
08 June 2023 HRD A61, 9K2, EA8, D4L
07 June 2023 HRD EA8, A6
06 June 2023 WKD NP3YL - HRD WP4Gm CT3, CT
05 June 2023 WKD KP4EIT, K0GU (DN70), HH2AA (FK38#) and mni EU in CW - HRD UN, 7X, HI8O, VE, VO, FG, 9Y, 9K, W9RM, WB7CJO (DN17), XE2G, S01
04 June 2023 HRD 4X, UN, A92, OD, A71VV, 9N7AA (NL27)
03 June 2023 WKD 8P2K (GK03), FG5GP (FK96 - in FT4 mode) - HRD FG, KP4, EA8, PJ4, P43A, YV4DYJ (FK60), VP2MKP - most of them strong enough for contact, but I don't call, if I have worked before.
02 June 2023 WKD 4X1UF - HRD SU1SK, 7Z1SJ, 9K2, 5B4
01 June 2023 WKD EA in CW - HRD 7X, CN8, 9Y4D, FG8OJ, FG5GH, PJ4MM, 5B4, S01WS, PY2XB, PU2JOE, PY4AQA

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Jun 1
Activity 50 MHz
30.May 2023 HRD VK8AW (PH57), VU2NKS (MK69), EA8, 9K
29.May 2023 WKD HI3T - HRD EA8, 9K, S01WS, CN8, K1, W4, ZP5DBC ( GG14), LU8GMM (GG23), LU 2GPB, ZP9HTL (GG24), PY4AQA (GG88), PY2DS (GG66), PY2XB - was unable to break the wall of PA and ON stations
25.May 2023 WKD 3B9FR (MH10) - HRD 7X, 3B8FA
24.May 2023 HRD 3B9FR, 5B4, OD5, A9, UN, A6, ZS6NK - Had a TX flag in VK6
24 May 2023 - Had TX flags on CQ in Australia (no response)

23.May 2023 HRD TA9, SU, 9K, 7Z (HZ)
14 May 2023 HRD JN1JFC - 1st Japan heard this year
13 May 2023 HRD ZD7BG good signal over long period
12 May 2023 HRD SU1SK, HZ1CY, FR4OO (LG57), 3B8FA (LG89), 3B9FR (MH10)
11 May 2023 HRD XV1X, PY2XB
08 May 2023 HRD OD5SB, OD5VB, EA8
09 May 2023 WKD Z21ML (KG49#) - HRD ZS6NK, ZS6WN, V51JP, PY2OF, PY2XB, EA8
07 May 2023 WKD TA2YK (KM69)
06 May 2023 HRD 7X, PY2XB (GG66), PY2RC (G67), PY2GM (GG67)
03 May 2023 HRD some EU stations via Es, 9H

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Apr 30
Activity 50 MHz
29 April 2023 HRD ZD7BG
27 April 2023 HRD 3B8FA
26 April 2023 HRD EU Es
25 April 2023 HRD ZS6WW, ZS6NJ + some EU Es
...
06 April 2023 HRD ZS6NJ - strong
05 April 2023 HRD ZS6AYE

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Mar 19
Activity 50 MHz
19 March 2023 HRD 3B8FA
18 March 2023 HRD ZS6AYE
16 March 2023 HRD ZS6OB, ZS6NK, ZS6NJ, ZR6K, TZ1CE
13 March 2023 HRD ZS6OB, ZS6NK
12 March 2023 HRD TZ1CE, ZS6NK, 9K2GR
11 March 2023 HRD V51DM, TZ1CE
08 March 2023 HRD TZ1CE
06 March 2023 HRD ZS6AYE, ZS6NK, TZ1CE, ZR6K
05 March 2023 HRD ZS6NJ, ZS6NK, ZS6WN, 3C3CA
04 March 2023 HRD TZ1CE
03 March 2023 HRD ZS6NK, TZ1CE
01 March 2023 HRD ZS6AYE, ZS6NK, TZ1CE

Activity 40 MHz
19 March 2023 HRD ZS6WAB/B in CW, ZR1ADI (JF95)
11 March 2023 HRD G9PUV, ONA4PS, EA1TX, S59F, A71LX (LL55), PJ4MM (FK52) and ZS6WAB/B in CW
08 March 2023 HRD WM2XEJ, EI2IP, G9PUV, 9A5CW with 6m antenna

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Mar 1
Activity 144 MHz
27 February 2023 WKD DL, GM, SM via big Aurora (preferred the visual display)
14 February 2023 WKD some Tropo to SM, OK, F, LA

Activity 50 MHz
27 February 2023 WKD OH, LA, SM, DL, PA via big Aurora (preferred the visual display)
21 February 2023 HRD ZS6AYE, ZS6OB, TT8SN
20 February 2023 HRD D4L very strong
18 February 2023 WKD TZ4AM in CW - HRD ZS6AYE, ZS6NJ

Activity 7 MHz
WKD a bit in FT8

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Jan 31
Activity 144 MHz
23 January 2023 WKD in Tropo Opening SM, OH, G, GW, YL, EW, EW6D (KO55#), EW6FS (KO35#), SM5EPC (JP90#), F5BEG (JN07#) - HRD RA3LX - Great opening with stations from OH8 abt 1800km hrd.

Activity 50 MHz
9 January 2023 WKD LZ, I, S5, 9A, YT, SV, CT & CT in another Winter's SporadicE Opening
4 January 2023 WKD many I, DL, OE & G in SporadicE & Meteorscatter
3 January 2023 HRD 5B4AMX - Some Winter Sporadic E going on, lots of EU hrd.
3 January 2023 Uploaded all 2022 contacts to LotW (ARRL Logbook of the World) today.

Activity 7 MHz
WKD about 50 stations so far.

Other Activity
21 January 2023 40 MHz (8m) HRD OZ7IGY (40.071 MHz), WM2XEJ (EM83), WM2XAN (EN74)
21 January 2023 40 MHz (8m) first ever station heard on this band (EI2IP)

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Dec 31
New Year 2023 starting.
May all your wishes come true and our world become more peaceful.

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Dec 31
Activity 144 MHz
26 December 2022 HRD some strong CW Aurora
7 December 2022 WKD SM, YL, DL, LA via CW Aurora
7 November 2022 WKD YL, SM, OH, G4, LA via strong Aurora (18 stns CW)
3 November 2022 WKD SM6 via Aurora

Activity 50 MHz
7 December 2022 WKD SM, DL, LA, OH via CW Aurora
7 November 2022 WKD GM, SM, DL, LA via strong Aurora (12 stns CW, 1*SSB)
5 November 2022 WKD 5V7RU (JJ06*#) - HRD 5V7RU, TT8SN, EL2BG (IJ46), TR8CA, EA8
4 November 2022 HRD 5V7RU (JJ06), EA8
3 November 2022 HRD TT8SN

Activity 7 and 21 MHz
22 .. 31 December 2022 WKD ca 150 stations via FT8 mode worldwide

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