Archive for September, 2015
Greetings PCARS Members, ARRL Officials, Amateur Radio Clubs and other interested people,
If you are getting this via e-mail, then: Attached is the October 2015 issue of The RADIOGRAM sent directly to your e-mail box for your viewing pleasure! If you’re reading this on the web page: click on the PDF icon or click the NEWSLETTER tab and you can either view it on-line, or right click and ‘save-as’, then put it on your computer to view off-line.
Hope you enjoy this issue – READ ALL ABOUT IT – K1ZZ visits PCARS at our September Meeting – TOSPOTA 2015 is a Sucess – Akron Maker Faire was Fun – American Beer Day – and more good information. PCARS has a TON of stuff going on and even more in the works – something for everyone!
Feel free to pass this newsletter on to anyone interested in ham radio or PCARS.
Take care & 73,
Tom “Parky”, KB8UUZ
PCARS Newsletter Editor
Wondering why you didn’t get the newsletter last Friday night? – I have a really really bad cold – and have been sick for the last 5 days – Could not concentrate enough to get the newsletter done – BUT – I’m a bit better today (Monday) and here is the newsletter – still prior to the first of the month!
The Radiogram is the monthly newsletter of PCARS. Every month, we bring you news, events, DX listings, articles, and lots of fun. All of the issues, dating back to the very first, are on the club website (http:www.portcars.org) for you to download and read. Amateur Radio articles are welcome. Send your submission in .txt (text) format to the editor: firstname.lastname@example.org
all eight Cuban call districts to be active until September 30th. Activity
is to celebrate the 35th anniversary of "Grupo DX de Cuba" foundation.
See the following Web pages at:
More than 30 operators will take part in this operation which includes
all HF bands using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. The announced stations
are (QSL via the operators' instructions):
T41GDXC Pinar del Rio T46X Sancti Spiritus
T42GDXC La Habana T47GDXC Camaguey
T43GDXC Mayabeque T48G Las Tunas
T44GDXC Isla de la Juventud T48D Santiago de Cuba
T45GDXC Matanzas T48X Holguín
T46G Villa Clara T48C Guantánamo
Those who contact at least seven of these stations on any band or mode
will receive a special electronic certificate. Requests have to be sent
to <email@example.com> with QSOs data. This will be a great chance also
for award collectors to achieves "Cuba" and "GDXC" awards. See the following
Web page for details:
active as JA0JHQ/VK9C from "The Bird's Nest" on West Island, Cocos Keeling
Islands (OC-003) between September 19-25th. Activity will be on 80-6 meters
using CW and SSB. Suggested operating times (local time): Mornings will
be 30/12/10 meters, Noon 6 meters, Afternoons 17 and 15 meters, Evenings
30/40/80 meters and Midnights 20 meters. Equipment is a HS-480HX (HF 200w/6m
100w) into a Single-Loop (20/17/15/12/10m) and End-Feed (80/40/6m) antennas.
QSL via the Bureau (recommended) or direct to:
Nobuaki Hosokawa, 1458-25 Okagami, Asao-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 215-0027,
JAPAN. Also via LoTW. For more details and updates, watch his Web page