Category: Blog

  • 2024 blog CW Radio

    New start on WordPress. Old (pa3am.tumblr.com/) blog still available, but will not be updated anymore. Tumblr refuses members to use the .com address. So now my Blog/Website address will again be on: pa3am.com Feb 10th, Found back my Akai GX 650D and just powered it up. It has been stored for more than 12 years…

  • August 2023 CW Radio activities. Adrenalizing Morsecode.

    QSL-Admin: Last update on received QSL cards and Honour Roll results were from Januari 2020, so lots of work to do. My Logbook is Excel based from 2008 until today. 1978 – 2007 is a paper Logbook. Status HR January 1st 2020 was 257 CW 9B DXCC. Lots of New Band and 6 new DXCC (VP8,…

  • May – July 2023 CW Radio activities. Adrenalizing Morsecode.

    May: Samos Island Greece, no Radio, just relax & romantic manifesto. June Radio-activities: Antenna-Chorus, (preventive) maintenance on Rotor, Cable-dispatch, Install Antenna Switch in tower, modify feedline Sky-Wire, etc. Get WS-19 ready for Fielddays. (Solar Powered) Unfortunately I had to cancel my attendance at the Fielddays: June 9th to 12th Veron/VRZA A49 in Ommen.  Key Test: I…

  • April 2023 CW Radio activities. Adrenalizing Morsecode.

    Seemes to be a busy month with Family obligations and garden chorus. JIDX: 50 QSO’s on 20&10M. It was beautiful weather and lots of other things to do as well. Funny, on the saturday 10&15 were dead here, sunday 10M was open towards JA. Aktio40: Log March is send for 5th sticker (out of 12) for…

  • March 2023 CW Radio activities. Adrenalizing Morsecode.

    WS-19: combines AM & CW! See my recently aquired MK-II below, ready for smoke-test on the workbench, more news & details soon. I will try to show this beauty in working condition on the coming Fielddays in June.  PS, this is an old picture from PA0CX, Digital modes should be added in one or the…

  • Feb 2023 CW Radio Activities

    February is a short month, filled with lots of nice contests and activities, so I decided not to go for Actio40. I filled in the 4th request for the Award, so still 8 months to go.  107 QSO’s, 15 DXCC maily EU, Extra catch of 2 new SKCC and 2 new NTC friends.  Although I use…

  • 2023 HNY Januari CW &  Radio-activity.

    December CW-activity was great, wishing all radio friends MRY XMAS es HNY. 101 QSO’s in Actio40 activity, 24 DXCC mainly EU, 2 x DX. Extra catch of 7 new SKCC and 2 new NTC friends. I already applied for third award-sticker. Overall score SKCC is now over130, (since 2018), so I have to analyse my…