The propagation outlook for CQ WW CW was really promising with the recent improvement of solar acitivity, and the sun provided for a lot of action on higher bands while the aurora stayed calm enough to allow for low bands to perform. SMØMDG was operating with the SEØX in Single Operator, High Power category in
The JX5O expedition to Jan Mayen is coming closer. In one week the international team will gather in Reykjavik, Iceland, to begin the trip to Jan Mayen located in the Norwegian Polar region. The team will travel on the Aurora sail yacht from Isafjordur to Jan Mayen in unpredictable waters in the North Atlantic. The
I am now getting ready for my participation in the DXØDX Spratly expedition January 6-24 2011 where a team of more than 30 operators will be deployed to erect and operate 12 stations from Thitu Island (Pag-Asa in Filipino). The planning for this Expedition has been underway for more than a year and team leader Chris
SMØMDG Björn will be active in the CQWW SSB Contest this weekend from CQ3L together with DJ6QT Walter and DJ6KS Knut. We will enter in Multi-Op Single-Station and DJ8OG Matthias will use the other station CR3L in a Single-Op effort. 73 and GL in the Contest!
Follow the SM0MDG CW Skimmer monitoring the 160 meter band 24/7 on the Reverse Beacon Network. The beacon is using a SDR-IQ receiver using a Clifton Laboratories Z1501 active antenna with a 3 meter whip and will show you the Callsign, frequency, CW speed and signal to noise ratio (S/N) for signals received. Links: Filtered
A total of 8194 contacts where made from Eilean Mor, Flannan Isles (EU-118) this past weekend by the MSØINT team. Operators where EA3NT Christian, EA2TA George, F4BKV Vincent , IZ7ATN Simon, SMØMDG Björn, and team leader MMØNDX Col. More information on the MSØINT websitbe.
In a Pan-European project, SMØMDG Bjørn, EA3NT Christian, EA2TA George, F4BKV Vincent , IZ7ATN Simon and leader MMØNDX Col will be active from the remote North Atlantic island group of the Flannans 20 miles north west of the Outer Hebrides. Activated in 1989, 1995, 1999 and 2002, the mysterious Flannan Isles are certainly a much needed but extremely difficult to access IOTA. Full
Today a box with 2000 of the new QSL cards arrived at the doorstep. This card will be used to confirm contacts for SM0MDG, SE0X and 7S0X. Pse direct your QSL requests via buro or direct to SM0MDG, information in QRZ.com is up to date. 73 de Björn