0100-0130 UTC – 1413, 9440, 9915, 11995, 15510 kHz
0230-0300 UTC – 1413, 9410, 11975, 15510, 17510 kHz
1400-1430 UTC – 1413, 7565, 9410, 9510, 11795, 15470 kHz (ex 1400-1500 UTC)
It took Jose 37 days to make the contacts. Being a CW enthusiast, he reported that out of 100 entities contacted, as many as 92 of them were in CW and the rest 8 in SSB. In fact till now he has already contacted 111. ARRL has informed that Jose Jacob was first from India to apply for this award.
The interesting ones that Jose contacted are (as per current DXCC names) are the following Dxpeditions / stations:
Pitcairn Island VP6T
Malpelo Island HK0NA (Colombia)
Dominican Republic HI3DX
East Timor 4W0VB
Band wise details of contacts are as follows:
14 MHz: 33
7 MHz : 22
10.1 MHz: 18
28 MHz : 18
21 MHz : 4
18 MHz: 3
24 MHz : 2
The contacts were made from National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR).
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The Annual Club Award goes to Deutsche Amateur Radio Club (DARC). DARC has organized the country of Germany into one unified national radio organization. It can be compared to the ARRL in the United States. It provides educational and technical support for radio amateurs and shortwave listeners. Prior to formal regulations in Germany, DARC provided guidance in terms of frequency and power. DARC plays a major role in training and licensing and is well respected throughout the European Union (EU).
Please visit the Hamvention Web Site frequently for updates on the winners of the prestigious Hamvention 2012 Amateur Radio Awards.
Frank Beafore/WS8B David Crawford/KF4KWW
Awards Chair Awards Co-Chair
Release Date: 6 March 2012
(Via NIAR List)
Read the 'Radio World' story here :
Faizan Ahmad March 3, 2012
Last week, a scheme to gift radio sets to all the 2. 2 million Mahadalit families in Bihar took wing in Masaurhi block, 40 km from Patna. Once the radios are distributed, the government will air
exclusive educational and cultural programmes for the backward community on All India Radio in the local dialect. "Three places - Patna, Gaya and Muzaffarpur - have been selected in the first phase from where this community-based radio will be launched, " says Ravi Parmar, SC/ST welfare department secretary. "We hope to start in July. "
Under this Rs 85-crore plan, radio sets will be made available to all Mahadalit families by the end of 2014. Each family will receive a coupon worth Rs 400 after identification and verification and can procure a radio set from "radio fairs" to be held in 534 blocks covering 45, 103 villages.
Photo's & write up at Harri Kujala's blog :
MVBR Schedule for 9480 KHz with 1 KW:
Station Name Time Slot Programmes
MV Baltic Radio 10.00 to 1100 UTC The real music Station
Radio Gloria 11.00 to 13.00 UTC (repeat from last month)
MV Baltic Radio 13.00 to 1400 UTC (repeat from 1000 UTC)
Starting on the 25th of March MVBR will start there 6140 KHz transmissions
Radio Gloria: 25th of March at 09.00 UTC on 6140 KHz with 100 KW
MV Baltic Radio: 1st of April at 09.00 UTC on 6140 KHz with 100 KW
Schedule at :
There was a time when car radios cranked out the soundtrack of our lives. Before that, families would huddle around the radio at home to hear serialized presentations, sporting events, and the latest music hits.These days, radio is a bit of a forgotten toy.
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Now here are the questions:
1. What is the name of the most important mountain chain in Mures county?
2. Please tell us at least 3 cultural or tourist attractions in Targu Mures.
3. What is the name of the city in Mures County whose medieval center is a UNESCO cultural heritage site?
4. When was the Targu Mures Palace of Culture built?
Please fill in the competition form on our website, http://www.rri.ro/, or mail, fax or e-mail your answers. Please also make sure to mention what motivated you to take part in the contest, and, if you wish, mention what sources of information you used other than our broadcasts, the RRI website and our social network profiles (Facebook / Twitter).
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We are eagerly waiting for your answers by March 15, 2012, mailing date. The winners will be announced right after April 1, 2012, allowing them time to prepare for the journey. Good luck!
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