For this issue thanks to Sam/F6AML, Francois/F5JNE, Pierre/F5JFY and LY4A dx news, Bill/NG3K, AT International,

Hi Friends


D68F cancelled. No more information to be published before Sam's return.

On next Saturday, Nov 21st , I'll be F5JNE/p from the Castke of Vault de Lugny, DFCF 89 310, in the city of Vault de Lugny zip code 89200 and Canton Avallon ddcf 8905.

From 0700 utc , 80/40m, CW/SSB. QSL bureau et SWL cards welcome

73, Francois.

For this issue, thanks to Pierre/F5JFU, Fred/PY2XB, Willem PA1WLB & Strange radio team, AT International, The GOLIST & John/K1XN, Tom/N4TJ.

Hi friends

CHESTERFIELD: If you worked TX3A on RTTY on 14 Nov between 0400 through 0700 or so, it was a pirate. I have confirmed via the pilot station that they were not on the air. They sure fooled me, because the beam heading and frequency were correct he acted exactly like TX3A, even telling some they were dupes. I bet he worked a hundred or more, mostly JA with some scattered NA and Europe. At least we know ahead of time so we can work the real one. Go get tim

Tom N4TJ

The results of the second period of the SWARL 365 day contest are now updated on the website at:

have a look at it.


73, the contest manager Stefano IZ3NVR IE3-802SWL

The Straight Key Century Club (SKCC) has added a SWL category to its monthly CW contest. The next "sprint" occurs this weekend starting at 0000 UTC on July 12th (Saturday evening 2000 EDT US). It lasts 24 hours.

The results for the first period of the SWARL 365 days CONTEST can be found at:

The contest manager