TONY'S 10 METRE BAND REPORT - 05 ABRIL 2012

23:12 Fernando Luiz de Souza 0 Comments



05 April, 2012
A colossal weekend especially Sunday. Wednesday through Saturday E51M (North Cook Is) fairly motored along, but got pipped by XW3DT (Laos) on Sunday.
Saturday and Sunday were really heavy DX days! J52HF (Guinea Bissau) was fairly popular all week along with TO7BC (Mayotte Is).
Most popular DX (five or more contacts, any mode)
Monday DX: J52HF, 6V7Z, E51EWP, S79NEN, P49V, CE2/CX1EK, SU1SK, PU5JOY, ZP9MCE, EA8OB, A6/DL9WVM, YT1HA, PY2DNR, LU7WW, HI3/KL7JR, A25KW, V85TL, TR8CA, RK9CXM, PY5SP, PY2VA, OA1F, LU7EC, EZ8BP .
Spotters: PP5TG, PY2WC, IZ6CLZ, PU5JOY, W3LPL, UU4AA, OH1FUS, MW0ZZK, KC4EOG, UA4CDO, PU5RDA, LW6EKY, CT2JWU, 9A7JCY .
Tuesday DX: CP6XE, PP5BS, NP3CW, KP4BZ, J45PO, CO8LY, 9Q6/ZS4U, 9A206R, XW3DT, HR5/F2JD, HR2J, CE2/CX1EK, J52HF, WP4ONJ, ON7HLU, HC2SL, CE5ERO, 9M8Z, ZB2EO, TG9AHM, LU1XS/O, KH7DX, HB9HLM, EA8OB, CT9/DL3KWR, WP4NEG, T6JP, NP4LW/B, MW0ZZK, LU4ECN, KP4DKE, F8DGY, CU2AA, A45XR, 9A206NA, 7P8PB.
Spotters: WB7BBI, SV1ATJ, PU5RDA, EA8CZT, EA7JDU, OH5MD, KC8NTV, EA3EAU, W3LPL, F0GOO, EA4GB, 9A7JCY, PY1WX, PU4MHO, IK6SIO, G4JXX, F4FRG, EA7HZZ, EA5IAE, CT2JWU, PU2RIO, N3FHW, F1AEY, EA5HVY .
Wednesday DX: E51M, 9K2/G0PSE, CX5DNT, 7P8PB, V21ZG, FG1GW, EG7URF, PY1MX, HR5/F2JD, J67ZF, K6FRC/B, IZ0TIB.
Spotters: W7DXW, ZL2IFB, VK2HV, PY2TKB, PU5RDA, IZ0TIB .
Thursday DX: E51M, J52HF, 5N7M, TO7BC, CX5DNT, 4S7AVR, ZF2UL, VK0TH, ZP6CW, 7P8PB, LU8YSF, HZ1SBS, V21ZG, UN9PQ, CX7CO, WP4ONJ, LU5EK, HR5/F2JD, CO8LY, VU2XO, PP5BS, LU2DO, KP4DKE, KB0EO, J25HF, HC2SL, CU2AF, A41NW, 9M2MSO.
Spotters: PU5RDA, W7DXW, EA5HVY, WA2AOG, W3LPL, SV1ATJ, UA6LCN, VK6DU, LU5AB, UT9LB, N7DB, LW6EKY, LU8DK, CT2JWU, YY5CMJ, YV5JF, PY2CX, IZ8LLJ, EA6XQ, CE3NQV .
Friday DX: E51M, J52HF, VK0TH, ZW7TU, CX7CO, TO7BC, ET3AA, XW3DT, HZ1SBS/P, 5X4B, A60DWC, PD3AL, FO4BM, FO8WBB, TI2CC, PY1CF, GI4SNA, XV2RZ, PY5EE, VU2XO, TJ3AY, PY1MX, P49V, CX1CAK, LU5FZ, EA8OB, 3B8CF, ZL1BYZ, WP4ONJ, V85TL, SU9VB, PY2RDZ, KP4BZ, IK6CWQ, F5OUX/QRP, EA4BQN, YB1ALL, VU2JMA, UA9QM, PY5WX, OK1MRU, LU4HW, HZ1TT, CO8LY, A65OO/M.
Spotters: PY1MK, PD3AL, UX1IW, CT2IWW, PY1ZV, OH1LWZ, LW6EKY, PY2TKB, EA7IQH, CT2JWU, PT7ZAA, EA5HVY, PU5RDA, N7DB, K7OOS, PY1NS, PY1CF, F4FRG, YV5JF, VK2ZMT, VE7WF, PY1PDF, PA3GEG, KE6LPO, EA7HZZ, EA2AFR, DO4DXA, W3LPL, N5XZ, LU4ECN, IZ5IOS, EA3HND, DO1KRT, DG7DD .
Saturday DX: E51M, 7Q7BP, TO7BC, XW3DT, SU9VB, V21ZG, XV1X, CW5GI, 5H3MB, CX7CO, LU5FZ, 9A208DX, YV4MP, VU2XO, V85TL, RV9DC, KP4BZ, ZL1BYZ, VU2DSI, PP5BS, OD5PY, CP6LA, Z21BB, VK8NSB, V51GB, PI4DX, J52HF, IK6CWQ, HC2SL, 9J2RI, ZW7TU, ZR6DLG, OM3TWM, LU8XW, FR4LI, BY8AC, VU2JMA, PY2TKB, MJ/K8PT, JY4NE, HK3R, BH4SCF, 6D0LM, 5T0JL, 4S7BRG, ZL2WL, VR2XMT, VK4TT, T6JP, SV8PKJ, J28RO, DS4EOI/2, CP6XE, 8P6NW, 5N7M, ZS2DK, ZS1A, ZP9MCE, ZL2OK, VK2QM, VK2DX, TI8AA, SV2JAO, PY5QW, PY4LA, PY1MX, OA1F, CX2TQ, CE4SFG, A92IO, WP3A, VK4CMV, VK3YP, VK3AKK, V44KAI, TI2CC, R0FA, PY2TDX, PU5ATX, PP5NP, LU8YSF, HZ1SBS/P, HV4NAC, 6W1AAD, 3B8CF, ZL4PW, XE2HQI, XE1CTJ, VU2SDI, VK7NET, VK2FAD, UA0SR, RV9CEK, PY5SP, PY5PDC, PY4XZ, PY2TNT, LU2HOD, LU1JHD, KC9VSE, HR5/F2JD, FR5CU, EA8CZT, CN8KD, 8P6BX, 4K9W, 4J3DF.
Spotters: PY3XX, SV1ATJ, PY5SP, VK3FZ, PY2EL, W3LPL, PY1MK, PY2TKB, EA8CZT, ZL2IFB, PD3JAG, N2KW, MI0AHH, LA1YKA, EA2DT, R3NA, PY2BL, LU1JHD, G0UAZ, PY4XZ, PY3NZ, ON4LFE, CT2JWU, ZP9MCE, W9GIL, VK3YP, VK2HV, UY7QN, US7ISA, SV2FLM, RU1QY, PU5RDA, ON7TZ, JH8XVH, IZ8ESX, IZ0TZR, F5PCV, F4GVB, DL4MFF, VE9AA, UA6LCN, SQ8JLN, RG3R, PY2SBY, PY2HAM, PY1ZV, PU5JOY, PE1AUV, LU4ECN, JF1LXO, IT9DVZ, IK0XEZ, HL1VAU, HB3YFC, F9YR, F6KHM, EU1DC, EA3DME, EA2GR, EA1HNZ, BA6IV, YU2AX, YO5CRQ, WP4NEG, W4VQ, UX1IW, SQ9IVD, SQ5SSP, S54A, S51AF, RA2FT, R3DQ, PY2ABN, PY1EO, PU2OKE, PD3BVI, OH3GBS, MM3NRX, LU4FTA, K6III, IW0AIJ, IT9KCD, G0ABY, F4DYK, EB5EZA, EA7IYN, EA2KB, EA1EJ, CT5KDN, CT5JNU, CT1FIU, 9H5DX .
Sunday DX: XW3DT, E51M, SU9VB, XV1X, JA3KVT, J52HF, ZW7TU, JY4NE, 9J2RI, PY2NZ, EA8CAC, VU2DSI, BY8AC, 4JS0NG, F8ATS/6W, VK0TH, HR5/F2JD, DU1EIB, T88RA, 9J2BO, TA1C/2, T6JP, 3DA0NJ, YV4ACJ, BA4T, 9G5SW, 9K2/SP4R, FG5DH, EH7SSM, YV4MP, XQ4CW, JA1NVF, EA8YB, CN8KD, 9M2/R6AF/P, ZS2EZ, ZS2CR, VK2DX, SU1SK, RV9CW, PD1DX, JT1BZ, IK6CWQ, CR9ABG, BA7IO, 9H1ET, 5N7M, 4KS0NG, ZS2XD, VR2XMT, TA1CQ, OA1F, IT9OPJ, D2EB, CX7CO, CT3AS, A6/DL9WVM, 9M2ZAK, V85TL, UN9PQ, SV3FUP, PU4HPC, IS0GQX, IS0BSR, FO8WBB, EK3GM, BG4ACE, A52SV, 7P8PB, UN7JZ, PY1MX, PP5BK, N3C, LU1JJN, HC2/KF6ZWD, F8DGY, EA8CEQ, BD4CZX, 9M6XRO, VU2XO, VK6HOT, UK8OM, PY2UA, PD3AL, LU8XW, LU2XX, JR3LUZ/3, IS0RVH, G0TSM, EA9IB, 7Z1HL, ZS6YH, ZL1UPB, ZB2IF, XU7NPC, XQ6CFX, UB9UAK, TK4LS, TJ3AY, SV9GPV, RA6AR, PU5JOY, PU2KHZ, PP6PP, OD5NJ, LU5FZ, LU3DXG, IS0AFM, F5OUX, DL1EK, CU0AJR, BD6JJX, AP2IA, 3B8FP, ZS6FDX, ZS1HF, ZF2UL, YY5CHJ, YY1EJS, YB3OX, XE2YHR, VK7ZE, UA0LUM, UA0ACG, TM70TRS, TG9AXF, RV9YP, R9UCT, PY2TDX, PY2DN, PY1CF, PU5AYL, PR7AR, PP5CG, NP4LW/B, LU6EF, IT9PQJ, FR8NE, F5NBX, EM80L/A, EG7SSM, EC8AFM, EC1KD, EA6DX, CX5TR, CT2JWU, CE4BZ, AB0RX, 9W2WWW, 9M2MT, 9A207PJT, 5T0JL, 5R8HT.
Spotters: VE9AA, PU2KIV, W3LPL, HL1VAU, UA7G, JH7RTQ, IT9DVZ, PY2EL, IZ6CLZ, LU7DAF, HA6VH, UA0BA, F8DGY, DL4MFF, YT2AA, VK3FZ, PU1CWP, CT2JWU, PY2TNT, PY1CMT, CT5KDN, UU6JF, R9XM, PY3XX, PY1NYJ, PY1MK, LU1AW, EA5GVP, EA4FGB, SV1ATJ, PY2UA, PU9ATH, PU5RDA, JH8XVH, IZ1MHS, GJ6TMM, XE2B, VK6DU, SV3ICL, SP1QXN, PY4LA, PY2BL, PD3AL, IZ8FOV, IK7BPV, EA2DT, YO9GVW, WY5I, UT7IA, UR4UDI, SV2FLM, SP5KP, RU7A, R5ACQ, PY2KEY, PU2SUB, ON8MT, N2PGO/K, MM1BMK, IW1ARK, IT9KCD, F4ENK, DK1WI, 9A7JCY, YV5HNJ, YO5CRQ, W7SW, VA3TPS, UX0RR, RW9JZ, PY5SP, PU5JOY, PU1KGG, PE2K, LU1AG, KF7PCL, K7OOS, K6HP, JA4FHE, IZ8NVV, IZ5IOS, IZ0RPZ, IZ0HAP, IK2QPR, HA5UX, HA3MG, EA7IQH, EA5HMQ, EA1AJV, DK7UC, CT1ILT, BA4MY, 9M2ESM, YO9CB, XV1X, VK4CQ, VK2HV, UA6GF, RD8CC, R7AT, PY2TKB, PY1EO, PP5TG, PE1RUS, OH6NT, OE4VIE, NN4F, N2PGO/KP4, IZ2IHO, IK0XEZ, G0UAZ, G0ORC, F5TCI, EA7TR, EA7HZZ, EA3GXD, EA2KB, EA2AFR, DL9NEI, CT2JNK, CT2IWW, CA3MDA .
 
Contests: Information from WA7BMN
Pretty low on contests this coming week.


+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0130Z-0200Z, Apr 6
+ QRP ARCI Spring QSO Party 1200Z, Apr 7 to 2359Z, Apr 8
+ SP DX Contest 1500Z, Apr 7 to 1500Z, Apr 8
+ EA RTTY Contest 1600Z, Apr 7 to 1600Z, Apr 8
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Apr 11 and
1900Z-2000Z, Apr 11 and
0300Z-0400Z, Apr 12
 
 
Upcoming activity (though not guaranteed to be on 10m). Information from NG3K, DXwatch.com and 425DXnews
2012 Jan16 2012 Apr16 Minami Torishima JD1
[spots]
JG8NQJ Buro 425DXN
20120106
By JG8NQJ as JG8NQJ/JD1; CW SSB; 50w; spare time operation; QSL also OK via JA8CJY direct
2012 Jan17 2012 Jun13 Afghanistan T6JM
[spots]
CT1FKN CT1FKN
20120117
By CT1FKN; mainly 20m; SSB + digital; QSL OK via Buro or direct
February
2012 Feb02 2012 May06 Honduras HR5
[spots]
F6AJA VA3RJ
20120119
By F2JD as HR5/F2JD fm Copan; all bands; all modes
2012 Feb22 2012 Jul31 Afghanistan T6JP
[spots]
LotW OPDX
20120305
By OZ2JBC; 80-10m, but mainly 20-10m; RTTY PSK SSB; 100w; QSL also via eQSL, other details on Web page
March
2012 Mar04 2012 Apr04 Tanzania 5H3MB
[spots]
IK2GZU DXW.Net
20120101
By IK2GZU fm Ilembulai; 80-10m; CW SSB RTTY; yagi fixed on Europe + windom; spare time operation
2012 Mar08 2012 Apr04 Madeira CT9
[spots]
Home Call 425DXN
20120218
By DL3KWF as CT9/DL3KWF and DL3KWR as CT9/DL3KWR fm AF-014; focus on 30 17 12m; CW + digital
2012 Mar08 2012 Apr04 Malta 9H6
[spots]
K3IRV ATDX
20120229
By ZS4U as 9H6/ZS4U; HF
2012 Mar14 2012 Apr08 Congo (DR) 9Q6
[spots]
K3IRV ATDX
20120125
By ZS4U as 9Q6/ZS4U fm KI16; 40 20 15 10 6M; CW SSB PSK; 1300-1500z, work permitting; direct QSL preferred, but Buro OK
2012 Mar14 2012 Apr16 Vietnam XV2RZ
[spots]
OH4MDY Direct ATDX
20120301
By OH4MDY; HF; focus on digital modes
2012 Mar15 2012 Apr03 Lesotho 7P8PB
[spots]
LotW EI7CC
20120306
By EI7CC; holiday style operation; QSL also OK via EI7CC, Buro or direct
2012 Mar20 2012 Apr06 Mayotte TO7BC
[spots]
DL7BC DL7BC
20100815
By DL7BC fm AF-027; also FH/DL7BC; QRV for CQ WPX SSB
CQ WW WPX Contest, SSB (Mar 24-25, 2012) Check here for pericontest activity too.
2012 Mar24 2012 Apr06 Guinea Bissau J52HF
[spots]
I3LDP DXW.Net
20111221
By I3LDP + team; will also use J52EME; mainly EME, but also HF, 80-6m w/ mainly RTTY and CW
2012 Mar24 2012 Apr14 Reunion TO2R
[spots]
F5UOW ATDX
20120124
By F5UOW; 40-10m; mainly CW; spare time operation
2012 Mar26 2012 Apr08 Norfolk I VK9N
[spots]
ZL1RS Direct DXW.Net
20120303
By ZL1RS as VK9N/ZL1RS fm RG30xx; 50.110 MHz SSB and 50.1106 MHz CW; also EME
2012 Mar26 2012 Apr10 Micronesia V6
[spots]
SA0AAZ OPDX
20120319
By SA0AAZ as V63AAZ and SA0BAC as V63BAC fm Weno I (OC-011); HF; CW SSB; 100w; wire; holiday style operation
2012 Mar27 2012 Apr03 Jersey MJ
[spots]
Home Call OPDX
20120305
By K8PT as MJ/K8PT and K3PLV as MJ/K3PLV fm EU-013 (WLOTA 0818, IN89); 160-2m; CW SSB RTTY, perhaps PSK; amps; directional antennas
2012 Mar28 2012 Apr10 North Cook Is E51M
[spots]
LotW DXW.Net
20120102
By DJ8NK DJ9HX DJ9KH DK9KX DL6JGN PA3EWP SP3DOI fm Manihiki I (OC-014); 160-6m; CW SSB RTTY; 11 verticals + a small 4 ele yagi for 6m; QSL also OK via DJ8NK, Buro or direct + OQRS
2012 Mar29 2012 Apr29 Jan Mayen I JX9JKA
[spots]
LA9JKA Direct LA9JKA
20120127
By LA9JKA fm EU-022; 160-6m + up; SSB + digital; operation expected to continue until Mar 2013
2012 Mar30 2012 Apr07 Senegal 6W
[spots]
F8ATS Buro F5NQL
20120311
By F8ATS as F8ATS/6W fm Somone; holiday style operation
2012 Mar31 2012 Apr02 United Arab Emirates A60DWC

[spots]
NI5DX 425DXN
20120331
By ops fm Dubai; 40 20 15 10m; SSB CW RTTY; SES for the Dubai World Cup
2012 Mar31 2012 Apr06 East Malaysia 9M2

[spots]
R6AF DXW.Net
20120331
By R6AF as 9M2/R6AF/6 fm Sabah, Borneo (OC-088); 40-10m; CW, some SSB
April
2012 Apr02 2012 Apr09 Curacao PJ2
[spots]
LotW PA7JWC
20120129
By PA7JWC as PJ2/PA7JWC and PD7DB as PJ2/PD7DB; 80-10m; SSB CW RTTY PSK; QSL also OK via home_call
2012 Apr02 2012 Apr09 Tonga A35XG
[spots]
LotW OPDX
20111114
By JA1XGI; 20-6m; CW, some SSB + digital; QSL also OK via JA1XGI, JARL Buro or direct
2012 Apr03 2012 Apr30 Morocco CN2RN F8FGU OPDX
20120206
By F8FGU fm IM72er; HF; CW SSB; QSL OK via REF Buro or direct
2012 Apr04 2012 Apr11 Swaziland 3DA0FC ON4CJK DXW.Net
20111217
By ON4AEO ON7BK ZS6AYC ZR6APT ZS6GC ON4CJK ZS6EB ON3AEO ZS6ACT ZS5LH; SSB RTTY PSK
2012 Apr04 2012 Apr11 Virgin Is KP2 DXW.Net
20120219
By AG1LE as KP2/AG1LE fm St Croix (NA-106, USi VI002S, WLOTA 2477); KP2M contest station
2012 Apr05 2012 Apr08 Guyana 8R1PY PY2WAS PY2WAS
20120229
By PY2TNT PY2WAS; 80-10m; SSB CW; QSL OK via Buro or direct
2012 Apr05 2012 Apr08 Vietnam XV2LU
JA7LU Direct 425DXN
20120331
By JA7LU; 20-6m; SSB RTTY
2012 Apr06 2012 Apr10 Swaziland 3DA0FC ON4CJK 425DXN
20120324
By ON4AEO and others; 80-10m; SSB RTTY OSK
2012 Apr07 2012 Apr09 American Samoa KH8 YT1AD ATDX
20120305
By YT1AD as KH8/N9YU fm Pago Pago, Tutuila I; HF
2012 Apr08 2012 Apr16 Montserrat VP2M LotW N7UN
20120304
By W3FF N7UN KB9AVO W7DGP N7QR K2GSJ N2YYZ as TBD; 100w; Buddipoles; QSL also OK via home_call
2012 Apr08 2012 Apr27 South Cook Is E51GMH VK4FI Direct ATDX
20120227
By VK4FI, also VK4WR using E51BKM; 40-6m; CW SSB
2012 Apr09 2012 Apr11 Samoa 5W7A YT1AD ATDX
20120305
By YT1AD fm Apia, Upolu I; HF
2012 Apr09 2012 Apr16 Dodecanese SV5
IZ4AKS VA3RJ
20120330
By IZ4AKS as SV5/IZ4AKS fm Rhodes (EU-001, GIOTA DKS-006, MIA MGD-028, WLOTA 0045); spare time operaton; QSL OK via ARI Buro or direct
2012 Apr10 2012 Apr24 Spratly Is 9M0L TBA OPDX
20100905
By 9M2CLN + MARTS team fm Pulau Layang Layang (AS-051)
2012 Apr11 2012 Apr14 South Cook Is E51EWP LotW ATDX
20120102
By DJ8NK DJ9HX DJ9KH DK9KX DL6JGN PA3EWP SP3DOI fm Rarotonga; 160-6m; CW SSB RTTY; 11 verticals + a small 4 ele yagi for 6m; QSL also OK via DJ8NK, Buro or direct + OQRS
 
Sun: Solar activity is low. None of the three visible sunspots is actively flaring.
Stoke lost to a resurgent Wigan away, they really wanted it and we were lacklustre. Wolves at the Brit on Saturday, a must win for them but I think they’re on their way down. We should help them.

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