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What is the YO prefixs?

kf4hou <kf4hou@...>
 

I thought Romania only had one prefix I know they are at least 5 or 6
call areas but not a prefix this is a prefix kf ,kg ,wb call areas
are number indentifier like 1,2,3 or kg5 or kg6


Re: V31DE

Steve W3HF
 

I had sent direct. Round trip US-Belize-US was three weeks.

Steve

I got his QSL via buro after the usual run time of one year, that is
mandatory and I accept it. Dieter - DL2RR

----- Original Message -----
From: Stephen J. Melachrinos <w3hf@arrl.net>
To: <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, March 08, 2002 2:53 AM
Subject: Re: [070] V31DE


: >
: > Seems that my first post got lost in the ozone.
: > Anyway, Derek V31DE is still calling CQ on 28120
: > at00:40z. He told me he was the only PSK31 operator
: > in Belize.
: > Sorry if this message is a dupe.
: >
: > 73, Bernie / KF4FHS
: >
: >
:
: He's a quick QSL, too.
:
: Steve
: W3HF
:
:


Re: V31DE

Dieter, DL2RR <dl2rr@...>
 

I got his QSL via buro after the usual run time of one year, that is
mandatory and I accept it.
Dieter - DL2RR

----- Original Message -----
From: Stephen J. Melachrinos <w3hf@arrl.net>
To: <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, March 08, 2002 2:53 AM
Subject: Re: [070] V31DE


: >
: > Seems that my first post got lost in the ozone.
: > Anyway, Derek V31DE is still calling CQ on 28120
: > at00:40z. He told me he was the only PSK31 operator
: > in Belize.
: > Sorry if this message is a dupe.
: >
: > 73, Bernie / KF4FHS
: >
: >
:
: He's a quick QSL, too.
:
: Steve
: W3HF
:
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Re: Endorsements mailed

Costas Krallis SV1XV <sv1xv@...>
 

At 13:24 3/3/2002 -0500, you wrote:
Endorsements mailed out yesterday for OK2MF, DK3FCP, SV1XV, DL2AYL and
YO5CRQ...Please let me know when you get them...73 de Jay N3DQU.
OK Jay, Endorsements received yesterday. Thanks
BTW you didn't send PSKFEST, please keep it aside
and send it with next batch.

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Re: Endorsements mailed

N3DQU@...
 

In a message dated 3/8/2002 2:04:57 AM Eastern Standard Time, sv1xv@... writes:


BTW you didn't send PSKFEST, please keep it aside
and send it with next batch.


   OK, will do om...Jay.


Product review: N0OKS Freeware Database

N3DQU@...
 

I got an email a couple days ago from 070 Club member Mark Kachel N0OKS.
Seems he has put the US and Canadian license databases into a freeware
program and he invited me to try it out, so try it out I did. Btw this isn't
an endorsement for his freeware, just wanted to let the group know about it
and what my experiences were. The file is kind of long at 28 mb zipped, so be
prepared to go do something else for awhile while it downloads hi! And once
you get the file downloaded, you're gonna need some way to get that big file
moved if the ultimate destination is another computer. Lucky for me I had a
zip drive on both the webbed-up machine and the shack computer, so
transferring the download to the shack computer was no problem. Once I got it
on the shack computer, I unzipped the download, read the instructions in the
readme file and did the install which took less than 5 minutes. The database
needs about 135 mb of disk to run. It is your basic no-frills database,
giving callsign, license class and mailing address information only. But if
you are someone who likes to have a database handy but doesn't want to tie up
the cd drive or spend the money for a commercial version, it does the job fb.
Mark really did a nice job on the instructions, and installation was a snap.
For more info on Mark's effort check it out at < http://www.n0oks.com/ >
....73 de Jay N3DQU.


Re: V31DE

Steve W3HF
 


Seems that my first post got lost in the ozone.
Anyway, Derek V31DE is still calling CQ on 28120
at00:40z. He told me he was the only PSK31 operator
in Belize.
Sorry if this message is a dupe.

73, Bernie / KF4FHS

He's a quick QSL, too.

Steve
W3HF


V31DE

bernie_kf4fhs <kf4fhs@...>
 

Seems that my first post got lost in the ozone.
Anyway, Derek V31DE is still calling CQ on 28120
at00:40z. He told me he was the only PSK31 operator
in Belize.
Sorry if this message is a dupe.

73, Bernie / KF4FHS


V31DE

bernie_kf4fhs <kf4fhs@...>
 

Derek, V31DE is calling CQ on 28120 at 00:24z. He said he's the
only PSK31 operator in Belize.

73, Bernie / KF4FHS


Fw: [digitalradio] QRV from OX

John Durbin <durbinsjz@...>
 

 
----- Original Message -----
From: OZ1EQC
Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2002 16:19 PM
Subject: [digitalradio] QRV from OX

Hi All

I will be QRV from OX in the period:  23 April  -   08 May 2002
Call:  OX/OZ1EQC
QSL via: OZ5KU Kurt
Bands: 10 - 15 - 20 - 30 - 40 - 80
Modes: CW - RTTY - PSK31 - SSTV and ALE

For IOTA Island chasers, i will operate from: NA-018, NA-134 and NA-220

Kind regards

OZ1EQC  Per


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Re: V51AS

AA8QQJMauch@...
 

Dave,
I've worked Frank many times. He is a good QSLer. I sent him a greenstamp
to his address in Namibia, (I think it's on QRZ) and I have his card on the
wall.

I had some reservations at first about sending money into the African postal
systems, but with a little common sense, (and a few tips from other hams) it
arrived safely on Franks end.

One tip for direct QSL's to/thru third world countries. Never put anything
on the outside of the envelope that might suggest it is to/from a ham radio
station. This is a BIG RED FLAG that says "Hey, I got money in me! Open me
first." The op on the other end will know what it's about just by your
return address. Another tip I picked up along the way. I always make sure
my green stamp is flat, not folded, and will enclose it inside a folded piece
of paper (like a letter). If I really feel insecure about it, I tape the
ends of the "letter" together. The idea is to keep any nosey handler from
looking into the hole in the end of the flap and manipulating the contents to
see what's inside.

Sound like a conspiracy theorist?

73 GL,
Jay - AA8QQ


Re: QSL Cards-V51AS

"Luděk Salač <ludek.salac@...>
 

QSO 1999 - QSL received via bureau
QSO 2000, 2001 no received ...

73, Ludek, OK1VSL


PW0T digital report

Costas Krallis SV1XV <sv1xv@...>
 

According to the final report, the PW0T team
had 169 QSOs in PSK-31 and 2139 QSOs in RTTY.
For more info:

http://www.Trindade2002.com

73 Costas SV1XV


QSL Cards

Duncan <zl3jt@...>
 

de Jungle Telegraph
To pay or not to pay, that is the question...
I have worked 3 stations in V5, Namibia on PSK31 in the last year or so. I have V51AS
Frank's card for CW QSOs on a couple of bands. I sent one green stamp to cover the
postage cost for Frank, and received the plain cards within a month or two. (Frank
asks for considerably more for a color picture post card...?)
I have also worked Gerd, V51GB and Gerd requests direct QSL only...He says he's not
a member of the bureau...

Jack, V51KC does QSL via the bureau, but it takes time...

You must ask yourself if you really need the card? Are you willing to wait to work
Jack, then QSL via the bureau?
070 Awards don't require QSL cards, so what do you need it in a hurry for?

I will finish by stating that back in the early days of Amateur Radio a system was
devised to reduce the cost of QSLing to 'confirm' contacts. Many people do not see
fit to join their local association to take part in this very good service.
Then there's always eqsl.cc...
73s Duncan



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Great Lakes QSO Party

N3DQU@...
 

Just a reminder that the Great Lakes QSO Party takes place this weekend
March 9, 1500Z. This is a multimode event, phone, cw, rtty and psk. Mults are
the US states/Canadian provinces bordering the Great Lakes. For more info
check out the rules at < http://www.geocities.com/mdxa1/qsoparty.html > ...73
de Jay N3DQU.


Re: V51AS

Don Snider
 

I have a couple of cards from him and got them in a few weeks.

Don,
N3MK

-----Original Message-----
From: David Kjellquist [mailto:dave@kjellquist.com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2002 8:03 PM
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [070] V51AS

Worked Frank, V51AS, over the weekend on 10M. Has
anybody had good QSL experience with him? Maybe I am
paranoid, but I get a little suspicious when
instructed to QSL direct only and IRC are not
accepted in Namibia!!! So far I'm batting 0% on
directs with green stamps or IRC's. But I still like
that price I got on the bridge in NYC.


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V51AS

Dave Kjellquist, WB5NHL
 

Worked Frank, V51AS, over the weekend on 10M. Has
anybody had good QSL experience with him? Maybe I am
paranoid, but I get a little suspicious when
instructed to QSL direct only and IRC are not
accepted in Namibia!!! So far I'm batting 0% on
directs with green stamps or IRC's. But I still like
that price I got on the bridge in NYC.


Hello fellow PSKers

kf4hou <kf4hou@...>
 

I have worked a lot of YO's on 12m and Zoli YO4CRQ seems to be pretty
activte and have wrked DL4YAO unfornatanly the Gues'em 31 mode was
what I worked him on 80m it was on mfsk16 Has anyone else caught
condxs like that on 80m.


Re: Oops: FH0POL Antartica is on the air on 10m.

Demetre Koumanakos <sv1ens@...>
 

At 17:03 3/3/2002 +0000, you wrote:

Hi All,

FH0POL (VP8) is on the air now 17:00 UTC PSK 10m.

SV1ENS
HF0POL, I guess, Mirek from S. Shetland Islands.

Costas SV1XV
:-) I was so excited that I typed it wrong, Kings Island...

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Jim's GAZETTE #117

N3DQU@...
 

Jim's GAZETTE
Newsletter #117
5 March 2002

Please feel free to forward this newsletter to any and all interested
parties, or to reproduce it in
any other publication. All we ask is that you give credit where it is due.

SHORT NOTES: Forgive me for being 24 hours early, but tomorrow the house will
be filled with construction people. And, I will be out of touch. Hopefully,
it will
be done soon!

Bill K9GWT of HAL Communications reports that the P-38 modem is not
discontinued. Units are on hand and the company will be happy to fill your
order at any
time. The PCI-4000 is another matter. It is available only in special runs of
50 or more copies. Call Bill if you are interested. By the way, the latest
software update
for the P-38 supports the use of sound cards and the waterfall display for
all modes Clover to PSK-31. The update is free and is available from
www.halcomm.com.

Version 1.32 of Mailwasher is now at the website at www.mailwasher.net. No
need to uninstall the earlier version before installing 1.32. Just double
click the .exe file.

The Anatolian WW RTTY Contest will be run on 18-19 May. ANARAD is the sponsor
and their website is at www.qsl.net/ta4kg/rtty/anatolian.html. Talat TA4BS
is the head man and can be reached by Email at anarad@ttnet.net.tr.

Dayton is just around the corner! All kinds of plans can be made and
confirmed at www.rttyjournal.com. This year the RTTY world will be located at
the Howard
Johnson Hotel. It's $85 per night, plus taxes, of course. Don't forget to
reserve seats at the two dinners! Frank N2FF will once again moderate the
forum. Program to
be announced.

The DigiPan website has been discontinued. But don't worry. It's simply been
moved to another one. Http://mywebpages.comcast.net/hteller/digipan/ is the
address
now. Please note that the current version remains 1.6d. V1.7 is not yet ready
for release.

Google.com, my favorite search engine, has been enhanced. Bill NA2M picked up
the address from PC World magazine and thinks it is pretty neat. Try it at
www.ilor.com.

Lots of Internet bandwidth got invested in discussing the PW0T
operation.Operating split, the DX station seemed confusing to some, chaotic
to others. Many referees
were on frequency as well so the situation really screwed up. 'UP' 'UP' 'UP,'
typed the referees. Barry W2UP was sure he was being called! Finally, some
said, things
became a bit less hectic. But Ekki, DF4OR, reminded us all of what the real
problem might be. 'During the last three days I tried H40T, PW0T and TI9M,
all in vain.
It requires all my patience and restraint not to send some cruise missiles to
certain stations who call simplex and deliberately jam the DX frequency.
Since the invention
of the DX Cluster, every moron knows where the DX is located . . . my father
taught me to be patient and listen and figure out the pattern of the DX
station before
calling on the wrong frequency.' Amen!

I've never made a mistake before, but George W2TUM called my attention to a
mistake made by my informant! This has to do with the 20:02 20/02 2002
comment,
wherein I suggested it would be another 1001 years before a similar thing
happens again. Actually, George points out that it will be only 110 years and
will take place
in 2112. I guess I can wait to see if he is correct. Then I will admit my
error!

Peter G3PLX presented his 'Natural Law of Frequency Allocation' in Newsletter
#116. His thesis suggested that broader bandwidth creates more QRM than it
suffers, thus, any band plan should put modes of similar bandwidth in the
same space. His proposal stimulated a fair amount of activity among those
with an interest in
Pactor III, an emerging mode using 2.4 kHz of spectrum.

First off, Joost ZS5S circulated a portion of the Newsletter to all the
mailboxes around the world. Among the responses was an important one from Vic
Poor
W5SMM. The father of Aplink and Winlink, Vic is a very knowledgeable guy when
it comes to digital operation on HF.

Vic pulled no punches. He stated, 'I agree with G3PLX on this one. The view
that like bandwidths should share their own sub-bands reduces to a minimum
conflicts
between modes.' He goes on to point out that Pactor III should move up the
dial and join HF Packet, another wide mode (300 baud is equal to 1.5 kHz of
space).

Then, to my surprise, Vic suggested that those who use Pactor III should
avoid using 20 or 40 meters because of the load these bands already carry.
80, 30, 17 and
15 meters provide adequate propagation for the Winlink user community.

All of this suggested peace and quiet until the next Email arrived. Rudolf
HS0/DL1ZAV who operates HS0AC jumped in with a loud voice. 'HS0AC has NOT
cleared the QRG 14.072.5 / 14.069.5 and will not clear these QRG's ! It will
not change till I give up Ham Radio. And if Pactor 3 is available than HS0AC
will use
it!' (Note that the complete text of these two Emails are contained in the
thread at www.n2hos.com/digital/peter.html).

Rudolph's tough response was enough to suggest to me that a little research
might be in order. So, I took the latest list of classic Pactor MBO's
(published monthly by
ZS5S) and ran down the list of scanned (standard center) frequencies for each
station. Much to my surprise, there is far more scanning activity in the PSK
area than I
had imagined. No wonder we see so many of those twin tracks on the waterfall.

Vic's note suggested that Winlink sysops had agreed to abandon 14070-72. I
checked only the over-scanned 20 meter frequencies and found that the
following
Pactor MBOs are scanning in areas that might well present problems for PSK-31
fans.

9Y4IBN: 14071.4**AL7PI: 14068.9 and 69.9**DJ6HH: 14070.4 (one of 8
frequencies scanned on 20M!!)**F3KT: 14070.9**F6FUB: 14070.9**I5FLN:
14068.9**N7QDN: 14068.9 and 69.9**OH2NPE: 14069.9**OK0PBR: 14068.9
and70.9**VK2AAB: 14070.9**VK2OG: 14068.9**W4NPX: 14069.9 and
71.9**WU3V: 14069.9 and 70.9**DK0MUN: 14069.4**JA8HK: 14069.8 and
71.9**K1UOL: 14068.4**ON0BEL: 14068.4 and 69.9, 70.9**OZ4SCA:
14068.4 and 69.45, 70.9, 71.9**SV1IW: 14068.9 and 70.9
T90BOX: 14069.9 and every kHz to 89.9**W7IJ: 14068.9**WA1URA: 14068.9 and
70.4**KA6IQA: 14070.9.

Keep in mind that standard center frequencies are not the same as the upper
side-band numbers used by PSK. But, also keep in mind that, while PSK
utilizes only 31
Hz for its low power signal, Pactor gobbles up several times as much. Any
splatter adds to the problem. Just take a careful look at your waterfall and
you'll have
some idea of the difference. Pactor III, if used by the stations listed
above, would totally swamp the PSK space and much more both up and down the
current digital
space.

Clearly, G3PLX has it right. Pactor III must move up the band into the HF
Packet arena or their will be open warfare between it and all other forms of
digital
communications. And, while the world awaits the new Pactor product, perhaps
more and more of the MBO's could follow the lead of sysops like ZS5S and
K4CJX
who skip way over the narrow modes by scanning below 14064 and above 14074.
That's the spirit! That's Natural Frequency Allocation!



73 de Jim N2HOS jem@n2hos.com
http://www.n2hos.com/digital