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Uwe SM0GYX / 161 / Hans SM0BYD

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September 22 2017 @ 07:38UTC
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19.07.2011 [by SM0BYD)

Your DX editor is hoping for your assistance!!
So, in other words....get to it and share your HF experiences with us!

Your eventual contribution is most welcome!
My e-mail address: sm0gyx (at) ssa.se
or, to : sm0byd161cw (at) gmail.com
We hope that youll here find whats going on on our HF bands.

The URL to bookmark, reads: http://www.sk0hb.se/dxnytt.htm

Thanks a million, in advance and good hunting!

Uwe / SM0GYX
& Hans / SM0BYD

, by SK0HB members:

Brown:  SK0HB
Red:      SM0GYX

Blue:     SM0BYD (usually operating via a remote location )
Green:  SA0BFW (most of the time, with a LW from the balcony!)



3502       FP/DH5FS            2017-09-19        2331 UTC     Immediately cfmd at LoTW     HUT AB!       Danke Dir!
7013       FP/DK2AB           2017-09-19        2237 UTC     Immediately cfmd at LoTW     HUT AB!       Danke Dir, nochmal!
3529       A25BI                   2017-09-19        2127 UTC
14020     5T5OK                 2017-09-19        1635 UTC
14025     9M2PUL              2017-09-19        1613 UTC
18078     ZD7BG                 2017-09-18        1613 UTC
     QSL: Gilbert Legg,
PO Box 157, Jamestown, St Helena Island, STHL 1ZZ
18072     5T5OK                 2017-09-18        1553 UTC     QSL VIA OQRS & LoTW
7020       5T5OK                 2017-09-17        2222 UTC
3507       5T5OK                 2017-09-17        2156 UTC
14040     EL2DT                 2017-09-14        1702 UTC
14003     XE3ARV              2017-09-05        2119 UTC
10109     TZ4AM                2017-09-05        2050 UTC

10111     FK8IK                  2017-09-05        0616 UTC

18074     9J2BO                 2017-09-04        1701 UTC


If you are interested in awards, this might be the best one for you, so GOOD HUNTING!


A 9 operator team , led by Rob, N7QT will be active from Mellish Reef as VK9MA,
QRV from November 3rd, 2017 through November 16th, 2017
.  Mellish Reef, IOTA (OC-072) is currently
most wanted on Clublog .  The team will be QRV from Heralds-Beacon Islet, the only permanent land
in the reef on all bands, CW, RTTY, and SSB.

The VK9MA homepage you´ll find here: https://vk9ma.com


Peter, S54W inform dxnews.com, that
a team of Radio Amateurs from Slovenia will be active from

Ghana 20 - 29 November 2017

as 9G5W.
Team - Peter S54W, Drago S59A, Renato S57UN, Borut S57GM, Uros S57SU, Rado S59ZZ, Alex OZ7AM.
They will operate on 160 - 10m CW, SSB, RTTY.
Radios - 2 x TS 480-SAT, 2 x TS 480-HX.
10m-20m: 1 x SpiderBeam 5-band, 1 x SpiderBeam 3-band
12m, 17m: Delta loop
30m: 1 x Vertical
40m: 2 el. sq, 1 x Vertical
80m: 1 x Vertical
160m: 1 x Toploaded vertical
RXant. for low band: K9AY.
QSL via S59ZZ, ClubLog OQRS.
LOTW 6 monts later.
They will be active also in CQ WW DX CW Contest 25 - 26 November 2017.


The homepage is just a click away so, here goes:


From the
site at:


DX Calendar

September 19 2017

DX Code Of Conduct

ALWAYS a priority!


September 21 2017


8 March 2017

QSL Routes

September 16 2017

60 meters

Sepember 17 2017






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Latest current entities which appeared on LoTW


The HB9BZA LoTW listing by entity:

Full list:

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(Do CLICK on this link!):  DXMAPS.com  

http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/adxo.html                                      http://hamcall.net/                                                
                                                                                                    HamCall World-Wide Callsign Database,
                                                                                            World's largest QSL database!

 http://www.425dxn.org                             OPDX Bulletin 1331, September 18 2017                                   





WM7Ds Solar Resource Page:

Now, the fun RADIO part

By 3Z9DX Dom Grzyb

Rules for DXing
How to have more FUN on the Bands:


1. If you come upon a pileup, find the exact DX frequency and slowly tune up your KW right on his frequency. Take your time doing this
as it has maximum effect this way. The longer you take, the better. It lets others know that YOU are going to call the DX.

2. If you cannot wait to find out the DX call sign, ask, "What is the DX call sign?" On CW send ?DX ?? Call?" Do NOT listen, this takes
time. DO this repeatedly until someone gives you the DX call. This will show all others on frequency that you are serious about wanting
to work this DX. This is called sharing. 3. When you find out the DX call, repeat your call over and over again on the DX frequency. Even
if he is working split there is a chance he may be listening on his transmit frequency. 4. When the DX says "ABC only"- Don't believe him.
If he says "Europe only" - Don't believe him. If he says, "2's only" - Don't believe him. Keep giving your call "XYZ ? !!.XYZ !! . XYZ !!
How Copy MARIO?" Make sure you use his name when you call him, he may think you are someone he knows. It must work as we hear it
on bands all the time so it has to be effective. Don't pay attention to directional calls.
When did any DX know what they wanted ? What matters most is what YOU want. 5. To get the DX to work other modes tell him you want
to set up a schedule later which is convenient to you. You should wait until the pileup has built up to several hundred and just before the band
is about to go out, then ask him to meet you on CW, PSK31, RTTY or SSB at a set time and frequency. Above all, make sure you tell him that
YOU need him on these modes. This will endear you in the hearts of all on frequency, it shows that you can work more than one mode and are
a well- rounded amateur. 6. If you have worked the DX previously make sure you call him and tell him that he is stronger than the last 6 times
you worked him this
week. The DX station will want to know this. Others on frequency will respect you more, you will be recognized as a Big Gun DXer .

7. When you find a DX pileup, to bring your operating skills to a higher level and impress all those on frequency - Zero beat the DX send
"QRL? Is this frequency in use?" This shows character and that you are truly a caring person. 8. When finally making the DX contact, give
the DX some background about yourself, TX, RX, ANT, WX, how many children and grandchildren you have, where they went to college,
what size bedroom slipper you wear, or any other items of interest to the DX. This shows that you are not just a 59 kind of guy.
This is most effective when the band is just about to fold. 9. After you have worked the DX you will need the QSL route. Although this will
be listed on theDX packet cluster, in ARRL & DX News Letters, and on the Internet, there is no reason for you to go to all the bother of reading
these sources. You can just keep calling on the DX frequency."What is the QSL Information?" If you don't get a reply with the information after
8 or 10 calls, keep it up, your persistence will payoff . There are plenty of other stations on frequency who are waiting to work the DX who have
read these publications and they willing and ready to help you.

Rules for THE FUN MODE 1. For a split operation, spend most of your day listening and transmitting on the DX sending frequency. On CW,
if someone calls on the DX transmitting frequency, right away using your J-38 at 4 WPM, send VP.UG.NP .UP. until you get it right. If the
station continues to call on the DX frequency, then send LSD LIB LED. LIDuntil you get it right. This has three benefits.
A. Others waiting to work the DX will be forever indebted to you for informing the offending station that the DX is working split.
B. The offending station will be grateful.
C. You will get some needed code practice to get you over that 5 WPM hump. 2. For those with CW and voice memory keyers this will be easy.
All you have to do is program in " UP"and "LID". For the more advanced operators you can add "SPLIT" "YOU IDIOT, WORKING SPLIT" .
Using the memory keyers for your day's activity will save your voice.
Should you happen by chance to have a QSO you will need it. As always.... Work 'em First and never confirm ! :) PS. If You cant get a good signal report?!?
Just simply go higher......see how it is done in other countries. :)


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GOOD Hunting! 161/Uwe SM0GYX & Hans SM0BYD