Subject: NET NOTES SEPTEMBER 29 2001
Most recent Schedules can be found here
Also submit your sked requests to Joe:
I WILL NOT BE HERE NEXT WEEKEND..
EME schedules, last update 29 Sep 2001, 11:42
(432 MHz listed only)
Skeds for OCT 6
Time 432.035 432.040 432.045
0230z RA3LE -VE1ALQ KU4F -DK3WG
0300z YO2IS -DL7APV IN3AGI-VE1ALQ W2WD -DK3WG
0330z DL6NAA-VE1ALQ W4ZRZ -DK3WG
0400z EA8FF -VE1ALQ
0430z KO7N -DK3WG
0600z KJ7F -DL7APV
0630z KO7N -DL7APV
1130z K7XQ -VE1ALQ
1200z KO7N -VE1ALQ
1300z W7MEM -VE1ALQ
EME schedules, last update 29 Sep 2001, 11:42
(1296 MHz listed only)
Skeds for OCT 7
0300z F5HRY -VE1ALQ
Skeds for OCT 8
0400z DJ5MN -K1RQG
Subj: Station Activity
Date: 9/23/01 11:13:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From: email@example.com (Doug Millar)
I plan to be active on EME from Oct. on. I have had no technical
difficulties, only schedule conflicts. It has been a crazy few months.
Hoever, things are looking better this fall. I am still running about 1200
watts output to four 25el K1FO antennas and about a .3db nf. I have
received my own echoes on good nights easily. If anyone would like to
schedule a QSO with me, I would like them to contact me personally first.
Starting with Oct 5, I should be ok. My only limitation is that I try to
save the Saturday of the dark the moon weekends for Astronomy. Looking
forward to lots of QSO's.
4x25el K1FO's, .22db nf, 1100w
Subj: Re: Email address change
Date: 9/23/01 11:27:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Donzil & Jackie)
Reply-to: email@example.com (Donzil & Jackie)
Sorry, I spaced that...my old address was
It has not worked for a couple of months, so likely has been bouncing.
Tnx agn and 73, Donzil WS0F
Subj: Skeds Please
Date: 9/24/01 7:08:39 AM Eastern Daylight Time
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Darrell)
Hi Joe; Below are a few stations I would like to Sked before Winter
really sets in, hi.
Regards & Thanks, Darrell
EA8FF new grid square
W7MEM This mat be simply a call change..if forget it.
WB4BKC.....????? may not be active full time.
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 21:51:56 +0200
From: Hans v Alphen <email@example.com>
Organization: World Access
X-Mailer: Mozilla 3.01C-WXS-32 (Win95; I)
To: Clyde Scott <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: My first EME QSO
I would like to inform you that on 15 september I made my first EME QSO
on 10 GHz with W6DH. We made a fine QSO with an M report from me to W6DH
and a 559 report back for me.
My working conditions are: using a 3 meter Andrew dish with 50 Watt
output and a nF of about 0.9 dB. I am receiving 1 dB moon noise and
about 13 dB solar noise. My own echo's look quite good and sometimes I
could even copy my own SSB echo.
Now I still have to work on my station because I can't be QRV when it is
raining because the TWT with high voltage supply must be outdoors. I
must work on the TWT and get it installed in a waterproof box.
Furthermore I need to change my antenna tracking so that its working
automaticaly. Now I must read the computer calculations and set it on
the azimuth and elevation readout myself.
I still need a lot of work to be done before I can be realy QRV but I
could make skeds.
I heard also several other stations but due to my lack of CW knowledge I
do not know who these where. I identified WA7CJO with a strong signal
calling CW but was not able to come on because of the heavy rainfall.
Will keep you informed about my progress and must learn CW in this
coming winter period.
my website: http://home.wxs.nl/~alphe078
e-mail adress: email@example.com
73 from Hans PA0EHG
Clyde Scott, Jr. -- EME Communications. Technical consultant
to the AM, FM & TV broadcastindustry
KD4LT 229-890-2506 -- 229-985-0864 (Fax)
Subj: 23cm-EME: QSLs missing
Date: 9/24/01 3:00:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time
still I, DJ5MN, am waiting for QSLs from the following stations
worked on 23cm EME:
KB2AH (now K2AH ?)
N2IQU (now N2IQ)
I have worked most of these stations more than a year ago and sent QSL
direct with self addressed envelope and enough return postage. Additionally
I have sent QSL via the bureau. In some cases I also sent a second time direct.
In some cases I also sent a reminder via email. In 2 cases I got QSL
strongly promised by SSB-QSO via the moon. Still I am waiting for
QSLs of the above mentioned stations. I already asked via the EME-
net on 20m or via the netnotes, if these stations have ever received
my QSLs direct or via the bureau WITHOUT ANY REPLY at all.
Gentlemen, how can I get a card for our EME-QSO? Is there
any chance to get one at all. Please let me and other EME-
enthusiasts know if you are interested in QSLs and if you at
least QSL in return.
So far I was able and happy to work 99 initials on 23cm-EME in all
continents with my small 2,95m-dish. Please help me to get all of these
stations confirmed. Can anyone help??
Many thanks in advance!
Best regards and good luck in the ARRL-contest!
Breslauer Str. 7
Subj: JA7BMB QRV 10.450GHz
Date: 9/26/01 3:54:36 AM Eastern Daylight Time
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Kimio Maegawa)
To: K1rqg@aol.com, Nu7z@aol.com
Joe and Rick ,
Pse pass the info about JA7BMB 10GHz status to the NET
and use the microwave EME listing.
He will have the sked with W5LUA soon.
Aizu-Wakamatsu 965-0006 Fukuishima JAPAN
1296MHz 500W GI7B circular HB 6m mesh dish QSO OK
2424MHz 100W 7289x2 circular HB 6m mesh dish QSO OK
5760MHz 30W IM-FET circular HB 6m mesh dish QSO OK
Window for lower 3 band: EL>15deg moon for East and EL=0 for west.
10450MHz 20W IM-FET linear HB 4.5m mesh dish SUN 12.7dB GND 3.5dB
Window for 3cm : EL>35deg for East.
Sorry for the my QRT above 70cm EME.
Kimio Maegawa JA9BOH
67-9 Shimo asojima Ohno Fukui 912-0815 JAPAN
e-mail :email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Subj: 1296 - WA6PY
Date: 9/26/01 2:36:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time
From: email@example.com (Paul Chominski)
Joe, I will be QRV on 1296 for Stanford test during Microwave Update
2001 on 1296 on Friday mornig. Still 2.4 m dish, 400 W hear echoes M copy.
I am slowly working on radar pedestal for my big dish.
VY 73 Paul WA6PY
K5JL: nothing new .. no update on Microwave-update.. known stations
to work KF6JJL were W2UHI, K5JL, W5LUA, N2IQ, K1RQG, W5ORH(SSB).
K5CBL(Troy) called reports that there was a problem in combining
the solidstate devices on 23cm amp..
W2UHI: nice sunny day.. was on for Stanford test.. equipment all working
well.. has an LT-23 xvtr .. has a BFQ-34 device and it degraded
WD5AGO: no traffic..
WA1JOF: looking for skeds.. *********
VE6TA: working on 40w 23cm brick.. all voltages appear to be right..
needs some help if any one can.. Mitsubishi M57762 modules..
2 modules rated at 20w each.. pin 3 bias 8.3v 2 & 4 13.6v ..
was working all ok and then went downhill.. Previously reported
that the tube amp was bad, but now finds out the solidstate amp.
K9BCT: each module should draw between 250 to 500 ma with no drive..
for VE6TA.. working on some solid state amps.. starting at
900mhz and will work up.. will keep us informed..
Randy has completed an article for a new variation of the
diagonal feed, and it is now available. It has been sent
to K2UYH & K1RQG.. also e-mail Randy as well..
W6WE: not QRV on 70cm at this time.. looking for info on IC-251A
and replaced the switching p/s with 902 xvtr.. looking for
a way to make the the first 2 digits 90xxxx instead of
14xxxx to display 902mhz inplace of 144mhz..
W4RDI: not much going on.. hopes to have all tracking problems solved..
W7CI: will be on 70cm tonight.. nil heard all past week.. 0200z..
KA0RYT: 8 yagis.. & GS35b amp.. QRV on 70cm.. will be on tonight..
set up system on roof looking for Stanford test..
W7MEM: will try to be on for VE1ALQ sked..
WA1DMV: Bill.. interested in 70cm & 13cm EME..
KA0Y: no traffic.. was testing 23cm gear last night ..
K1ACD: Jay.. Orange, Ct..
DJ5MN: will be on 10/08 and also DK5MV.. will be QRV on ARRL contest.
is playing with 10ghz as well.. reports that RW1AW is very busy
QRL.. looking for skeds for next weekend and can firm on net.
Sunday/Monday 10/07-10/08 is possible..
G4RGK: trying to get back on 20 meters.. hopes to be on for contest..
VE7BQH: will be gone from net today.. will be here tomorrow..
W1ZX: no traffic..
PA3CSG: no traffic.. will be on 10ghz next weekend..
W5LUA: JA7BMB has to xmit on 10450.100 and rcv on 10368.100.. he can
operate split or xcv on 10450.100
W4FF: no traffic..
CQ 2 METER EME NET..12:13 PM 9/29/01