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The Baker of Heraklion

The Baker of Heraklion

2017-07-18 23:15:00

There are many bakeries in the main city of the Greek island Crete. But there is only one with a large HF antenna on the roof.

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IARU 2017 SN0HQ

IARU 2017 SN0HQ

2017-07-11 15:47:03

I arrived at the site of the 2017 SN0HQ 14 MHz CW position merely minutes before the contest commenced. The host, Maciek, SP2XF, had not shaved for a week.

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Märket - A Deliberate Mistake

Märket - A Deliberate Mistake

2017-06-19 19:28:41

The summer in Europe is the period when many brave people visit the small islet called Märket, located between Finland and Sweden in the Baltic Sea. The locals know this part of the Baltic Sea as Ålandshav, the Sea of Åland.

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E51LYC Pukapuka Story

E51LYC Pukapuka Story

2017-06-03 12:09:00

E51LYC operated from Pukapuka Atoll between May 12 and 23. Located about 1200 km north of Rarotonga, in the North Cook Islands, this remote atoll counts toward the IOTA group OC-098, which was confirmed by only 8% of the IOTA members prior to this operation.

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Activating VU7KP  Bangaram Island (Laccadive Islands)

Activating VU7KP Bangaram Island (Laccadive Islands)

2017-05-30 15:50:42

After successful activation of VU7AG in 2013 and VU7KV in 2014, and presenting about the trip at many a meetings, folks in the DX community have asked for an opportunity to go there as a part of the team.

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In the Spotlight - SP2XF

In the Spotlight - SP2XF

2017-05-20 22:55:22

Maciek, SP2XF is probably better known in the contesting circles as Mac, SN2M. He is relatively new to contesting with plans and appetite for more.

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Open letter to CQ WW Contest Comittee

Open letter to CQ WW Contest Comittee

2017-05-17 23:26:02

The CQWW CW results has been published almost three weeks ago and I needed a few time to decide to publish this open letter to the CQWW Contest Committee just during the Dayton Hamvention 2017.

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Amateur Radio Forum - Help needed

Amateur Radio Forum - Help needed

2017-05-15 21:35:32

An old photograph from November 2000. Left: Manolo, EA8BYG and right: Waldemar, SM0TQX work together helping Pulu, D44AC to erect an antenna tower at his new home in Mindelo, Cape Verde.

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T77C San Marino

T77C San Marino

2017-05-15 19:12:34

During any discussion about DX where San Marino is mentioned, the callsign T77C are bound to come up.

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SV9CVY - Big Gun of Crete

SV9CVY - Big Gun of Crete

2017-05-13 15:41:33

I remember when I visited Crete for the first time some 20 years ago, the Amateur Radio activity in the island was quite limited.

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