Wednesday, December 27, 2006

DL7APV New one EME on 432.063 Mhz

This is my second qso on 432 EME after HB9Q. Bernd DL7APV where very strong in my set-up for 70cm EME. I am using 2X19 el Tonna and 100w by rf-concepts (rfc 4-110) amplifier. TNX Bernd for the QSO.

Sunday, December 24, 2006

EPC PSK63 Party-World Plaque Winner -------- * SV8CS * EPC # 536

Many thanks going to the European PSK Club and specialy to Yurij MMØDFV.
My score is 587070 points and winning the first ever position World Wide in this PSK63 Party (contest) lunched for the first time in 2006.
For more info about the contest results go to :
I would like to thank and congratulate all the members of the Tsunami Team (RA3BB, RU3QR, UR7QM) who have partecipated with me in this EPC63 contest and won the first ever position world wide.
73 and see you in the EPC PSK63 QSO Party 2007.

Saturday, December 23, 2006

OZ1LPR , New 2M EME qso.

New EME - 2M qso with OZ1LPR with very nice sigal up to -17 db , at 12:51 . QRG = 144.121 (23/12/2006)

Solar Circle 24

Solar cycle 24, due to peak in 2010 or 2011 "looks like its going to be one of the most intense cycles since record-keeping began almost 400 years ago," says solar physicist David Hathaway of the Marshall Space Flight Center. He and colleague Robert Wilson presented this conclusion last week at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco.
Right: An erupting solar prominence photographed by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO). [More]

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

80M qso's Long path USA

Foto of my beverage's

Very nice opening for me today (19 Dec 2006) with 3 west coast USA stations on 80M. From 1999 every year I have contact with 3 stations (W6RJ,Bob + W6ZJ,Paul + K7ZV, Rich) with good signals on ssb .I RXed all today (19 Dec 2006) , with my 150 degr Beverage .Best signal (up to 59) was at 15:20z.
My antenna is a 2 el. delta loop at 30m above ground and Rig is the Yaesu FT1000MP - MARK - V.
Spiros , SV8CS

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

2m - EME J79DI

2M - EME
# 86 dxcc
Antenna 2 times BQH88 with 14,5db (vert and Hor. pol) and 300w. Operators were F1BCS and F1HDI. Mny tnx for the new one - 73

2m - EME TZ6NS



# 85

Mike KC7V and Ned AA7A has put on the air this new one EME as TZ6NS. Antenna was a single M2 14 elements X pol and 500w . TNX Ned for this New one . 73

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

DXpeditions - Contests

1999 IG9A cqww ssb M/M - 2nd world
2000 SY8A cqww ssb 160m sosb - 1st world.
2001 IG9A cqww ssb M/M - 1st world.
2002 D44TD cqww cw M/S - 2nd world.
2004 CT8T cqww ssb M2 - 3rd world.
2005 CT9L cqww ssb M2 - 1st world

2005 CT3/SV8CS 2m EME
2006 5D5A cqww rtty ?

SV8CS's shack

The shack

My QTH and the antennas

EME - 2m Antennas


Sunday, November 26, 2006

SV8CS 2M, EME set-up

4X16 (I0JXX) 16 elements
LNA preamplifier
L. Amp. 750 W