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A prosperous 2020 also for the remaining days of 2019

I say that because anything can happen any day , almost the same time last year our cat was killed here nearby.  That was  "only"a cat. Drivers like to step on the gas on small country roads  like here taking a shortcut.





019-12-26 00:42  AA1A  0.475674  -28  0  FN42pb  5  PA0O  JO33hg  5630  49  232019-12-26 03:48  W1IR  0.475739  -24  0  FN34lp  5  PA0O  JO33hg  5587  50  18
2019-12-25 22:50  N1BUG  0.137437  -26  0  FN55mf  1  PA0O  JO33hg  5297  52  3

136kHz 7 days
TimestampCallMHzSNRDriftGridPwrReporterRGridkmaz# Spots 2019-12-29
01:20  K3MF  0.137406  -27  0  FM19sr  1  PA0O  JO33hg  6162  46  7  2019-12-25 22:50  N1BUG  0.137437  -26  0  FN55mf  1  PA0O  JO33hg  5297  52  3  2019-12-22 18:36  UA4AAV  0.137522  -20  0  LO21  1  PA0O  JO33hg  2578  290  41  2019-12-22 22:52  R7NT  0.137540  -24  0  KN97lf  200  PA0O  JO33hg  2372  298  7  2019-12-23 00:30  SV8CS  0.137510  -25  0  KM07js  0.1  PA0O  JO33hg  2038  332  4  2019-12-27 23:00  EA5DOM  0.137532  -19  …

WSPR 80m/160m with short Beverage

Recently neighbor farmer was so nice to came by and said
Der komen gain kauwen meer op 'tland  kanst dien droaden neer hangn zoalst wilst.
Meaning  the cattle will stay in for the winter and i can span my wires as i like .
I had doubts about the East Beverage not being effective for VK / JA
Now with a  short about 100m wire in N-E direction results are far better to JA / VK
JA5NVN is regular decoded it was rarely never? seen on the 350m  east Beverage.

A longwire should be 2 or more wave's long to be effective?
But  also at 1.908 USB dial  i see many JA FT8  decoding's in evening time before JA SR.
This evening again good grayline at 80m WSPR

TimestampCallMHzSNRDriftGridPwrReporterRGridkmaz 2019-12-12 17:30  VK7DIK  3.570141  -22  0  QE38cu  5  PA0O  JO33hg  16733  308  2019-12-12 15:34  VK7DIK  3.570140  -22  0  QE38cu  5  PA0O  JO33hg  16733  308  2019-12-12 17:02  VK7DIK  3.570140  -21  0  QE38cu  5  PA0O  JO33hg  16733  308  2019-12-12 15:46  VK7DIK  3.570140  -20  0 …

4 December 144MHz good tropo opening OH

December 4 very good SM OZ OH  signals all afternoon evening at 144.174

The Dual PA 144-XPOL-18-5a  2x 9ele X yagi 5m boom was for a test in the mast.
Far better f/b and good signals / reception needs a glasfiber spar in the rotor for the vertical part
Compared to my light diy homemade 7el 5el 2m/4m combi. 
Had to remove HF and 23cm dish/x-verter because of the glasfiber pole.
Could switch H/V from down in the shack. I tested this antenna for the VRZA QSO party
Used the club call sign PI4GN
A vertical polarized beam of this size was never used before here.
Got it working just in time it was already in the dark when the antenna work was ready.
But cool east wind blowing all day had to wait to Sunday morning to raise the mast at 22m a.g.
In the dark it was too risky wires got struck in the trees and jammed te mast to move.
Also the weight  balance was changed  the top load was too low had to place an extra weight.
Als always this takes more time then foreseen .. 
20 local QSO's re…

30 November WSPR overnight

N1BUG was copied at 2200m
Hope to get the external bandfilteron the F1500 auto switching this night it was on 136kHz
to copy N1BUG as maximum DX possible? i have not seen any other W copied in EU at 136kHz

TimestampCallMHzSNRDriftGridPwrReporterRGridkmaz
Labels # Spots 2019-11-29 19:02  VK7KPC  3.570056  -20  0  QE38ok  1  PA0O  JO33hg  16827  308  1  2019-11-29 19:22  VK3CO  3.570100  -22  0  QF22  20  PA0O  JO33hg  16390  312  1  2019-11-30 00:40  PA0O  1.838156  -23  0  JO33hg  2  DP0GVN  IB59uh  13835  186  3  2019-11-29 23:28  LU3HO  5.366165  -27  0  FF54fm  5  PA0O  JO33hg  12277  38  14  2019-11-29 22:10  JA5NVN  3.570175  -27  0  PM74ec  5  PA0O  JO33hg  9073  331  1  2019-11-30 05:22  PA0O  3.570157  -30  0  JO33hg  2  N5SNT  EL09wq  8301  299  2  2019-11-30 05:22  PA0O  3.570158  -26  0  JO33hg  2  W5KV  EM10  8168  299  1  2019-11-30 04:22  PA0O  3.570153  -22  0  JO33hg  2  KI5WA  EM11jk  8093  300  4  2019-11-30 05:22  PA0O  3.570171  -23  0  JO33hg  2  KG5VRQ  EM30hf  7…