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QST 09/15

FM VKCW.NET 10 OCT 2015 TO ALL RADIO AMATEURS = SOURCES FISTS IARU K7RA OK1HH VKCW =
TOTAL 8 ITEMS =

ITEM 1 =
20M CW NET. A NEW CW NET TO CATER FOR VK WIDE AND REGIONAL CW WEEKLY CONTACTS AND DEVELOP FURTHER FRIENDSHIPS BETWEEN CW OPS IN THE REGION HAS STARTED DIRECTLY AFTER SATURDAY AFTERNOON 0400 UTC QST ON 14022.5 KHZ AT AROUND 0430 UTC. ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN IN OR CALL CQ. MORE DETAILS AT WWW.VKCW.NET/CWNETS

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FISTS EAST ASIA. ALL CW OPS AND ESPECIALLY IN ASIA ARE INVITED TO JOIN IN THE FISTS EAST ASIA CW NET AROUND 14054KHZ PLUS OR MINUS QRM AT 0800 UTC SUNDAYS. NCS IS USUALLY NAO JO3HPM OR AKI JL1GEL. CW OPS IN ASIA CAN JOIN FEACW.NET FREE OF CHARGE AND RECEIVE COPIES OF MORSEASIA MAGAZINE +

ITEM 3 =
16TH IARU REGION 3 CONFERENCE. TAKING PLACE OCT 12 THRU 16 IN BALI HOSTED BY ORARI INDONESIA. PETER VK3MV IARU REGION 3 MONITORING SYSTEM COORDINATOR AND WIA PRESIDENT PHIL VK2ASD ARE WIA DELEGATION. A PETITION BY OVER 60 VK, HS, 9M, JA AMATEURS WAS SUBMITTED INCLUDING AGAINST THE ENDEMIC PROBLEM OF INDONESIAN SSB INTRUDERS. THE FULL STATEMENT AND SIGNATURES ARE PUBLISHED AT WWW.VKCW.NET/BALI2015 +

ITEM 4 =
RECORDINGS OF INDONESIA QRM. SEVERAL RECORDINGS OF INDONESIAN SSB INTRUDER QRM MADE BY RADIO AMATEURS IN VK, 9M, YB AND DU LAND HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED TO PETER VK3MV AS REGION 3 MONITORING SYSTEM COORDINATOR WITH A REQUEST TO PLAY THESE AT THE IARU REGION 3 CONFERENCE IN BALI. INDONESIAN RADIO AMATEURS AND OTHERS IN THE REGION HAVE REQUESTED CONFERENCE DELEGATES IN BALI TO DEMONSTRATE THE LEVELS OF QRM LIVE ON A RECEIVER +

ITEM 5 =
VK CW QST SCHEDULE. NEW SCHEDULE AND BANDS STARTED WITH QST 08/15. THERE ARE NOW 3 CW BROADCASTS DAYS AND TIMES. FIRST, SAT PM AT 0400UTC ON 7022.5, 14022.5, 21022.5. SECOND, SAT 2200UTC WHICH IS SUNDAY MORNING LOCAL ON 7022.5, 14022.5, 21022.5. THIRD, MONDAY EVENING AT 1000UTC ON 3522.5, 7022.5, 14022.5. PLS CALL BACK WITH RECEPTION REPORTS AT END OF QST OR SEND IN YOUR SWL REPORTS BY EMAIL TO VK4QC AT WIA.ORG.AU +

ITEM 6 =
CW BASH NIGHTS. DON'T FORGET CW BASH HOURS TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS, SATURDAYS AT 0900 UTC CALL CQ ON 7050 AND QSY FOR QSO, THEN RETURN FOR MORE. 80M CW BASH HOUR IS MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS AT 0900 UTC WITH CALLING AROUND 3550. CW BASH IS A CHANCE TO MEET OLD FRIENDS AND NEW COMERS ALIKE AND ACTIVATE THE BAND. IF YOU'RE NEW TO CW OR RETURNING FROM INACTIVITY, SIMPLE RUBBER STAMP QSO ARE ALSO MOST WELCOME +

ITEM 7 =
PROP FCST. LAST WEDNESDAY EXPERIENCED A MAJOR STORM WITH PLANETARY A INDEX 77. SOLAR FLUX, PLANETARY A INDEX, GEOMAGNETIC FIELD PREDICTED AS FOLLOWS: 11OCT 85, 12, QUIET TO ACTIVE. 12OCT 90, 20, QUIET TO UNSETTLED. 13OCT 95, 15, QUIET TO ACTIVE. 14OCT 95, 12, QUET TO UNS. 15OCT 100, 12, QUIET TO UNS. 16OCT 100, 10, QUIET TO ACTIVE. 17OCT 130, 12, QUIET TO ACTIVE. 18OCT 130, 8, MOSTLY QUIET +

ITEM 8 =
CW CALLING FREQ. 7050 CONTINUES AS POPULAR CW CALLING FREQUENCY WITH 3 POINT SIMPLE CODE OF CONDUCT. CALL AT ANY TIME KEEPING CALLS SHORT, NOT MORE THAN 3 CALLS PER 5 MINUTE PERIOD, AND QSY OFF FREQUENCY FOR QSO. CW BASH HOURS ARE PARTICULARLY LIVELY WITH MANY STATIONS CALLING IN ROTATION OR ON TOP OF EACH OTHER ACCORDING TO CONDITIONS, ALL GOOD FUN AND EVERYONE WELCOME +

SWL PSE SEND RECEPTION REPORTS TO VK4QC AT WIA.ORG.AU +

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