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 MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR to everyone. I hope 60 meters is good to all of us next year.


On the 60 DXCC award that is being offered by K5YY and K3ZXL, they are asking you to NOT fill out the application and to just wait for a further announcement.



WRC-15:  Is working for Spain. As you can see from the comments below they are happy.

Hello, I have some great news for 60 meters band in EA.


Yesterday a new resolution saw the light for this new band:


Authorize until 31 December 2016 to holders of Spanish ham authorizations conducting emissions in the frequency section 5351.5 to 5366.5 with a maximum radiated power of 15 w maximum width of 3 kHz CW and single sideband suppressed carrier.


Our special xmas gift!!!!      73's EA4ZK Ricardo Navarrete   ricardoea4zk@gmail.com


Hi From December 15th, 2015 till december 31th, 2016 in EA we got a new

authorization for use from 5351.5 to 5366.5kHz in SSB and CW using max

15W of isotropic power and a bandwith of 3kHz.  73   Ramon, EA3JI



73 my friend.   EA7OP, Cordoba, Spain.


Hi Joe, If you think you may be of interest

Has been authorized again in Spain the 5 MHz band between 5351.5 to 5366.5 kHz, CW and SSB mode band continued, until December 31, 2016.

73 de Jordi EA3ACD


Hi,  today is announced the recent new resolution to authorice  til next 31th dec 2016 to use 5mhz in EA. Band segment is from 5351,5 to 5366,5 khz with a maximum of 15 EIRP watts.


I attach the Spanish communications regulator resolution. Fernando Martinez Lizama, EA3KU

Also received a note from EA3BY. Thanks to everyone for your notes.  Joe  W8GEX




Tonga is planning to be on the air on 5403.5 USB or 5405 CW.  More details later.


Antiqua:  Brian GW4DVB as V25GB. He will be active from Jan 6, thru 14, 2016. He’ll be using an Elecraft KX3 with KXPA100.

QSL info: Direct via PO Box 20:20, Pontyclun, Wales UK – CF72 9ZA. Please enclose $3 for processing and return postage charges.

More info on my web site – www.G4DVB.co.uk


Yesterday I received my T2GC card. Stan qsl’s 100%.    Joe W8GEX



Upcoming DXpeditions:


Antiqua: Will be Brian GW4DVB as V25GB. He will be active from Jan 6-14, 2016.


KH5P Palmyra NEW COUNTRY: Will also be a new one on 60m. Jan.19-26


VP8STI & VP8SGI NEW COUNTRIES: South Sandwich on Jan 17 and South Georgia Feb 1.


S9 - Sao Tome and Principe:HB9BEI, Bruno, starting in February of 2016.  He is requesting the call S9BK.



Recent activity:


These are stations that were active or made a SWL spot on the DX Watch cluster:


4Z4DX       5P1KZX     5W1SA      A45WH      CT1JRO    DA1MIY

F4VPL       G2HFR      G3SED      G3WPH     G4LNA      GM0HUU

GM4ZQJ   HA2DX      HA3MRK   HA8MV      HA8UT       HA9RT

HG4I          HI8LAM     LB6BG      LZ2CH       M0TAZ      OK1RP

OK7GU      ON5PU      OU5U         OY1CT      OZ2PBS    OZ9XU

PA0BWL   PA0O         PA2JWN    PA2RU       PA2S         PA3BUD


PA5JS       PA7ZZ       PB2A         PB2A         PC9C         PF7M

PH9B         SM7YIN     SP9AFC    VE1YX       VE2DLC    YO6DDF

YO9IE        YU1RA       Z35BY




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