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Last Update November 20, 2000
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Like first info below is mentioned the frequencies where it is possible find Vintage Army Radio stations.
In the list will be also the Group that held those frequencies. I know that in the world there are many othe
Groups and than I hope in your cooperation to include also these new reference points.


MONDAY
23.30 UTC 3703 kHz CW 19SN - CANADA VA3ORP



FRIDAY
19:30 UTC 3745 kHz USB AROC - ITALY


SATURDAY
07:30 UTC 3665 kHz AM CORMMA - FRANCE F5OTG
07:30 Local Summ. 3510 kHz CW NHRS - NORWAY LA2ID
08:30 Local Wint. 3510 kHz CW NHRS - NORWAY LA2ID
*** Local Summ. -> April-Nov; Local Wint -> Nov-April

10:00 your local 7081 kHz RATT ARMYRADIOS-USA
11:00 your local 7296 kHz USB ARMYRADIOS-USA
12:30 UTC 7045 kHz LSB AROC - ITALY
18:30 UTC 18,163 kHz USB ARMYRADIOS-USA
21:30 Pacific time 3980 kHz AM/SSB MRCG - USA



SUNDAY
07:15 UTC 3575 kHz CW SRS - NEDERLAND PA0CWF
07:30 UTC 3745 kHz USB AROC - ITALY
08:00 UTC 3665 kHz AM CORMMA - FRANCE F5OTG
08:00 UTC 3705 kHz AM SRS - NEDERLAND
08:00 UTC 29.2 MHz FM SRS - NEDERLAND
08:00 UTC 50.4 MHz FM SRS - NEDERLAND
08:30 UTC 3625 kHz AM VMARS - UK
09:00 UTC 50.25 MHz FM CORMMA - FRANCE F5JDG
20:00 UTC 3760 kHz LSB 19SN - CANADA VA3ORP
21:00 your local 7296 or 7283 kHz USB ARMYRADIOS-USA

WS 19 SET Operator

7020 kHz seems to be the standard frequency used from the lovers of the WS19 set. If you try to lissen this frequency during the WK end around 5/6 Z there is the good possibility to hear the '19 typical chirp and try the QSO. Possible call sign are : EU=LA5MT, IK0MOZ, GI3GTR, G0TBI...; NA= VA3ORP, VE1NU, WF2U, W1UN..... but the group it is dayly increasing.

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HF LONG RANGE GUARD CHANNEL
28,466 kHz USB is the frequency of the ARMYRADIOS group for long distance activity. Due to increase of the solar flux activity good possibility for Green Gear tests. 



 


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MILITARY RADIO FIELD DAY.
INFO from NORWAY :

Vintage field day has been scheduled for May 27th 2000 starting from 07:00.
Suggested frequencies and details will follow
TNX to LA5MT


A.D.MM AWARD (Rev.)
 
 

The A.D.MM (Annus Domini 2000) is a Y2K activity proposal for Ex-military radio users.
Internet facilities are necessary because all the info will travel via the net.

 -The task is collect 2000 points in the period 01/01/2000 to 31/12/2000
-The event is open to all Ex military radio set users (OM and SWL)
-The contact is valid only if both stations are using Ex-military set
-Can be used all kind of Ex-military radio set.
-The set must be Genuine, no modifications are allowed
-Only the Power supply, Antenna tuning unit, the Antenna can be commercial or homebrew
- There are 2 classes
    Class A : The same station can be logged once in the same band, in the same mode, or with the same    equipment.
    Class B : The same station can be logged for each contact without band, mode, set limitation but each QSO must be done in different day.  This rule is applicable only for last 3 months of the year.
-The stations are divided in 4 categories :

A = Vintage - Set up to 1945 (End WW2)
B = Classic - Set 1946 onward using only Tubes
C = Modern - Modern sets (Mixed techonology, transistors, IC, PLL..)
M = Monitor - SWL using ex military receiver (any period)

-Each valid QSO/HRD will count according the following table

            Station WKD/HRD

           A       B       C

      A   10       6       4

YOU   B    6       4       2

      C    4       2       1

      M    1       1       1

ie.: QSO Cat A with Cat C = 4 points
     Cat B with Cat C = 2 points
     Cat C with Cat C = 1 point
 HRD Cat M with Cat A = 1 Point

Multiplier :
- X 1 Same country
- X 2 Same continent
- X 4 Different continent

- Countries / Continents = DXCC list

- The QSO is valid with complete exchange of reports plus category ( ie.: 599/A, 57/C.......), but exchange of personal and rigs info is raccomanded.
 - The HRD is valid mentioning the report sent from the HRD station. In the case of HRD of both stations, only one is valid (monitor can choose)
 - Each station can work also like Monitor and add to the QSO score the points gained like SWL.
 - QRG : To avoid dispersions and fix some common meeting points the frequency to be used are that ending with 200 or 20 (3720, 7020, 14220, 21200...)
 - Day/time : Each area or group will choose accordingly. For extra continental tentatives first Saturday of the month at 4 or 5 AM Zulu seems to be the preferred. Info about groups net will be appreciated. Skeds are reccomanded

- List of the contacts must be sent to IK0MOZ ( mario.g@pcg.it )or to the Area controller monthly mentioning :

Date/time group. ie: 01052030 = Jan 5 20:30 Z
Own call sign
QRG
Station contacted/hrd
Mode
Message sent
Message received
Station used
Points
Remarks

The general score will be on the net monthly.

 De IK0MOZ - Mario

mario.g@pcg.it

To see the news and the score click here

The propagation of this message will highly appreciated - TNX