Qst 11 15

QST 11/15 FM VKCW.NET 24 OCT 2015 TO ALL RADIO AMATEURS = SOURCES ARRL CO2KK IARU K7RA OFCOM OK1HH VKCW =

TOTAL 8 ITEMS =

XXX XXX XXX = MEXICO HURRICANE EMERGENCY ALL AMATEURS ASKED TO STAY CLEAR OF 7060 / 14120 / 21120 +

ITEM 1 =
CW NETS. ACTIVE IN LAST SUNDAY 40M CW NET WERE VK5AO VK2BJT VK2NV VK7EE VK2MZ VK5FE VK5EEE VK2COX VK3ED VK3FGE VK3XU VK3BKU VK7FJAS VK3BCN VK2AGR AND NCS VK3AVA TOTAL 16. SUNDAY 25OCT NCS IS VK5EEE. 20M CW NET QNS LAST SUNDAY WERE VK4QC VK8HW VK5EEE VK2MZ TOTAL 4. 20M CW NET IS 14022.5 AFTER 22 UTC QST CALLBACKS FINISH AROUND 2245 UTC. CHECK INTO CW NET ON 7025 BETWEEN 2300 UTC AND 0059 UTC SUNDAY MORNING +

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ITEM 2 =
CW BASH HOUR. MON/WED/FRI 09 UTC ON 3550 AND TUES/THURS/SAT AT 09 UTC ON 7050 AND SATURDAY AFTER 04 UTC QST FINISHES ON 14022.5 KHZ. QRS AND RUBBER STAMP QSO PRACTICE WELCOME. RECENT PARTICIPANTS INCLUDED VK1MWI VK2MZ VK2CAO VK2CCW VK2BJT VK2GDI VK2JDR VK2JNG/P VK2FGBR VK3JY VK3AIG VK3ASG VK3GDM VK4GJW VK5EEE VK7AD AND VK7LCW +

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ITEM 3 =
CW BROADCAST MAKES HISTORY. POSSIBLY THE FIRST EVER QST SENT FROM MULTIPLE NATIONS TOOK PLACE 17 OCT WITH VKCW QST 10/15 BEING SENT SIMULTANEOUSLY FROM VK2MZ, VK5EEE AND 9V1VV. FOR TEXT OF PAST QST CW BULLETINS AND FULL BROADCAST SCHEDULES SEE WWW.VKCW.NET/QST +

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ITEM 4 =
VI90IARU. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO USE CALLSIGN VI90IARU ON CW IN NOVEMBER PLS USE CONTACT FORM ON VKCW.NET WITH DETAILS OF TIMES AND DATES YOU COULD USE THE VI90IARU CALLSIGN IN PLACE OF YOUR OWN. IARU ITSELF OFFERS A DIPLOMA FOR CONTACTS WITH IARU CALLSIGNS FROM AT LEAST 10 COUNTRIES. SEE IARU90.HAMLOGS.NET +

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ITEM 5 =
EXPIRING G CALLS. MANY THOUSANDS OF G CALLS MAY BE EXPIRED SOON BY OFCOM IN BRITAIN. IF YOU HOLD A G CALL YOU HAVE TO CONTACT OFCOM TO UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION, TELL THEM YOU ARE STILL ALIVE AND WANT TO KEEP YOUR CALLSIGN AT LEAST ONCE EVERY FIVE YEARS. OFCOM WARN THEY WILL REVOKE LICENSES THAT WERE DUE FOR REVALIDATION BETWEEN SEP 2012 AND JAN 2013 BUT WERE NOT REVALIDATED, IF THEY ARE NOT CONTACTED BY 17 NOV +

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ITEM 6 =
4W TIMOR DX. TACK JE1CKA WILL BE ACTIVE AS 4W/JE1CKA TILL OCT 28 FROM 160 THRU 10M MOSTLY ON CW. QSL VIA HOME CALL +

ITEM 7 =
PROP FCST. PREDICTED SOLAR FLUX, PLANETARY A INDEX, GEOMAGNETIC FIELD AS FOLLOWS: 25OCT 125, 24, QUIET TO UNSETTLED. 26OCT 120, 8, QUIET. 27OCT 120, 5, MOSTLY Q. 28OCT 120, 8, QUIET TO ACTIVE. 29OCT 115, 12, MOSTLY Q. 30OCT 115, 10, Q TO ACTIVE. 31OCT 85, 5, Q TO ACTIVE. 1NOV 85, 5, Q TO ACTIVE +

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ITEM 8 =
VK CW QST SCHEDULE. BROADCAST SAT PM AT 0400 UTC ON 7022.5, 14022.5, 21022.5 REPEATED AT 2200 UTC SUNDAY MORNING ON SAME FREQUENCIES AND MONDAY EVENING AT 1000 UTC ON 3522.5, 7022.5, 14022.5 KHZ. PLS CALL WITH REPORTS AT END OF QST OR SEND IN SWL REPORTS BY EMAIL TO VK4QC AT WIA.ORG.AU +

END OF QST = NOW CALL BACKS AND REPORTS CQ DE CALLSIGN PSE K

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