Wednesday, January 28, 2015

My signal in 477KHz captured by VK5ZUC. NEW RECORD.

NEW record tonight (at 19:18z), in Medium Waves band at 477 KHz Opera 8 mode. My signal captured by the Australian station VK5ZUC distance 14.545 Km !!!!!!!!!!
19:18 477 SV8CS de VK5ZUC Op8 Deep Search 9032 mi -37 dB in Adelaide with 0,5w +
Big distance  14545 Kilometers. This is my personal record in MF band.
73, Spiros/SV8CS

Monday, January 12, 2015

First QSO in 476.180 Hz with DK7FC.

Last night made my First QSO in MF, with Germany, DK7FC Stefan, in QRSS-3 - QRG 476.180 Hz.
The signal from Stefan was very strong during our QSO.
See the signal from Stefan, DK7FC in the waterfalls.



 

My signal in 476.180 captured by DK7FC

My signal at 476.180 Hz captured by DK7FC MF grabber in Germany - mode QRSS-30. Monday 12/01/2015 at 19.00z.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

474 KHz 2 way CW QSO.

Today, (11/01/2015 at 19:35z), we made the first 2 WAY qso with Manolis SV3DVO in 474 KHz. QRB 95 KM. Signal both sites 599+5. My antenna is a Marconi "T" type 40,00m vertical with 3 parallel wires 28,00m long each at 25,00m above ground as TOP Hat. Antenna coil at 130μΗ. TNX Manolis for this new one DXCC in MF band.
Now TXing in Opera 8  at 477 dial SSB , (carrier 478.500).
My signal is captured in England, Italy, Poland, Germany.
 

Sunday, January 4, 2015

1A0C 2m EME qso

1A0C Sovereign Military Order of Malta. Nice 2m EME QSO with the station 1A0C operated by Frank DL8YHR. Το κτίριο των ιπποτών της Μάλτας που μετράει σαν ξεχωριστή ραδιοχώρα ευρίσκεται στην Ρώμη.Η επαφή έγινε με ανάκλαση στην επιφάνεια της σελήνης.
Thank you Frank for this nice 2m EME qso.
73 Spiros/SV8CS

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

SV3DVO 1st transmittion on 474 KHz

My friend Manolis, SV3DVO has tune today his Antenna from 136KHz to 474KHz and he made 1st transmittion in MF 474 Khz in OP-8 and WSPR-2. He is using the Marconi "T" type Antenna with 4 parallel wires 18,00m long and 10,00m vertical on the roof of his QTH.
The transmitter power is 20w and his signal was captured in Italy, Germany and France just with the firsts transmittions.

My congratulations Manolis for this nice job and many DX on MF.
73, Spiros/SV8CS 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

My first transmittion in 474 KHz

This evening  18/11/2014 at 20:42, I made my first transmittion in MF band, using WSPR-2 with Ultimate -3 transmitter (output 150 mW).
Antenna Marconi "T" type.
My signal was captured by SV8RV.

TimestampCallMHzSNRDriftGridPwrReporterRGridkmaz
 2014-11-18 20:52  SV8CS  0.475706  -28  0  KM07js  0.1  SV8RV  KM07ks  7  90 
 2014-11-18 20:42  SV8CS  0.475706  -28  0  KM07js  0.1  SV8RV  KM07ks  7  90 

V60EME new one 2m QSO

Many TNX to Kay for his nice activity in 2m via Moon (EME) from the Pohnpei island in Federated States of Micronesia.
Kay has made many 2m contacts via EME.
Thank you KAY for this qso and NEW ONE for me.
73, SV8CS - Spiros 

Sunday, November 16, 2014

FW5JJ new one 2m EME

Last Sunday 09/11/2014, I had a very nice qso in 2m via Moon (EME) with the good friend Jean-Jack, FW5JJ. Wallis and Futuna is very hard for us, due to a very small common window. Two days latter my daughter Anna, SV8NAC completed also a qso with Jean- Jack.
This the FW5JJ's shack on Wallis island.
Merci dear JJ for nice qso and NEW one on 2m.
73, Spiros/SV8CS

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Japan - Greece in 136 KHz

SV8CS signal in Japan, JA7NI grabber in 136.171,50 KHz - QRSS90.
 
Last night I had a nice success on LF band.
My signal received by JA7NI, Kuni's grabber in LF at 136.171,50 KHz.
Thank you Kuni and Yas (JA8SCD) for the grabber link to JA7NI page.
Mny TNX also to Stefan, DK7FC who has help me a lot in the past and to my friend Manolis, SV3DVO.
Now I hope for a QSO with Kuni hi hi.

73, Spiros/SV8CS

Monday, September 22, 2014

SV8NAC,Anna has now 2m DXCC




SV8NAC, Anna Chimarios is the first woman radioamateur in the world to have the dxcc award in 144MHz via EME mixed mode. Also she is the second radioamateur in Greece after SV8CS, Spiros. Anna started at the age of 13 years and now she is 17 years old. Congratulations Anna.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

AZERBAIJAN 2m EME QSO 4K/UT6UA

144 Mhz EME qso with 4K/UT6UA from Mountain Karabakh in Azerbaijan with Dmytro 4K/UT6UA.
Thank you Dmytro and all the team for the New One and the QSL card.
73, Spiros/SV8CS
 

Sunday, July 20, 2014

KH8/ZL1RS American Samoa 2m EME

Bob, ZL1RS and Lance, W7GJ they are on American Samoa Islands.
 
Bob is active as KH8/ZL1RS in 144 Mhz via EME and Lance is active as KH8/W7GJ in 50 Mhz band.
 
I had already QSO with KH8/ZL1RS in 2m EME and KH8 is another new one given from Bob, ZL1RS.
He has 2X9 elements antenna verticaly polarized.
More info about the DXpedition is here:
 
I was also calling during our sort common Moon window in 6m band but was not posible to copy him so far due to high noise level in my QTH during my Moon Rise.
Lance, had a copy of me but QSO in 6m NOT compelted.
Here is a part of  Lance's e-mail:
Friday, July 18, 2015 - Fifth moon pass.  I confess that I finally crashed :-(   I slept 14 hours and missed the EU moonset and NA moonsets :-(   However, during the EU moonrise, I worked OH6MIK, HA7TM, YU7EF and HA0DU, bringing the total 6m EME worked to 45 so far. 
  Stations copied but NOT worked were:  S51DI, YO9HP, LZ2WO, 9A8A,
OZ1DJJ, S57RR, SV8CS and UZ5DZ
 
TNX Bob and Lance to be  there.
73, Spiros/SV8CS
 


Sunday, June 29, 2014

SAQ. Received in 17,2KHz

Today Sunday 29 June 2014 at 12:30z I received very strong the transmittion from SAQ Alexanderson station.
Today is the Alexanserson day. The annual transmittion on "Alexanderson day" with the Alexanderson alternator on VLF 17,2 KHz was started first at 09.00z and then repeated at 12.00z.
This activity will repeat again at second day of July.
The signal was very strong in my SDR-IQ receiver.
Transmittions started with "VVV de SAQ" repeated many times.
Then, he send a message something like this one:
"This is Grimeton radio /SAQ in transmittion using the Alexandersen 200KW alternator on 17,2 KHZ.
Today we congratulate our Californian sister Bolinas radio /KET to centenary aniversary. etc etc.
 
Audio file from SAQ transmittion as received here in my QTH Zante Island (KM07JS).
 
73, Spiros/SV8CS
 

Friday, April 18, 2014

My transmittion on 136.171KHz in the TF3HZ grabber

Today 19-04-2014 at 03:00z my signal captured in the TF3HZ grabber.
http://simnet.is/halldorgudmunds/TF3HZ_LFgrabber/
I was in QRSS-60 on 136.171KHz.

The qrb between my QTH and TF3HZ is 4060 Km.
My transmittion was captured by DK7FC, DF6NM, YO/4X1RF, EW6BN grabbers as well and partialy by W1VD grabber.
73, Spiros/SV8CS