OK1KIR EME Team - News

August 3rd 2019

EME Expedition K6MG to western US states on 23 and 13 cm.

We monitored the EME expedition K6MG and N9JIM to five western states of the USA on 13 and 23 cm throughout the week. On 23 cm we worked with all five states of which SD is 45 US state for us. On 13cm we worked them from four states: NE, SD, ND and MT and we have 24 US states on 13 cm. QSO from WY failed for local interference at 2304 MHz.


July 1st 2019

EME expedition VE2TWO to WAZ zone 2

We made QSO with EME expedition VE2TWO to WAZ zone 2 in GO60TE on 23 cm on CW and JT65C. QSO on 70 cm was only on JT65B.


June 30th 2019

9 cm part of EU EME contest

We managed to take part in the whole part of 9 cm part of EU EME contest. The result is 24 QSOs. The new stations are SM3BYA and G4BAO.


May 16th 2019

SV9/HB9CRQ also on 70 cm.

QSO with EME expedition SV9/HB9CRQ on 70 cm as the first SV9-OK QSO was done late at night.


May 15th 2019

SV9/HB9CRQ on 3 cm

Expedition SV9/HB9CRQ on 3 cm on QRA64D and CW was done today. It is again the first QSO from OK.


May 14th 2019

Expedition SV9/HB9CRQ on 9 and 6 cm.

Yesterday, we worked SV9/HB9CRQ expedition on 9 cm and today on 6 cm. Both again with JT and CW. On both bands, these are also the first QSO from OK.


May 12th 2019

EME expedition SV9/HB9CRQ on 23cm a 13 cm.

Vlada made QSOs with the SV9/HB9CRQ EME expedition on 23 cm on JT on Thursday and CW on Friday. Today he operate them also on 13 cm with JT and CW. It is the first SV9-OK 13 cm QSO.


April 16th 2019

VP2EMB also on 70 cm.

We operate JT65B with EME expedition VP2EMB also on 70 cm tonight.


April 13th 2019

EME expedition VP2EMB on 23 cm

Today, for the first call we work in trees with EME expedition VP2EMB on 23 cm. It's the first VP2E-OK QSO.


April 10th 2019

LY on 6 cm

After Monday and Tuesday QSO on 13 cm we worked LY/DL4DTU expedition on 6 cm today. It is the first LY-OK 6cm QSO. All QSos are JT because Hermann's device lacks the CW key.


April 6th 2019

EME expediction LY/DL4DTU on 23 cm.

We worked EME expedition LY/DL4DTU on 23 cm random because I couldn't start the Internet. Later on the Internet was connected, They complained about interference.


March 18th 2019

Expedition TO2MB on 23 cm.

We managed to work with EME expedition TO2MB on 23 cm with JT and CW today. It's the first TO-OK QSO.


March 17th 2019

13 cm part of EU EME contes and expedition TO2MB Martinic on 70 cm

Tonda made 33 QSOs, new initials are JJ1NNJ, WA3RGQ and UA3TCF. We just listen JA6XED during a TX fault. Then we operate with the expedition to Martinic TO2MB on 70 cm as the fifth station. It's the first FM-OK connection to 70 cm.


February 16th 2019

New OK distance record on 23 cm

Vlada by adjusting RX performance, managed to suppress interference and established QSO with ZL2MQ on JT65C on 23 cm. Dave used 45 el. loop Yagi and 150 W. It is a new OK record of 18220 km.


January 21st 2019

One orbit on 70 and 23 cm

Tonda managed to take care of a long-term ill wife and went out for a night at the EME QTH. On 70 cm, in 3 hours he was possible to establish a QSO with BD9BU as the 38th zone to WAZ and with 9K2YM to make the first 9K-OK on 70 cm. He also added 4 new JT initials. Then at 23 cm 3 new JT and 1 CW station.


January 1st 2019

Season Greetings.

Season Greetings to all. We wish you all the best in 2019, many QSOs and lot of fun with our hobby.


December 2nd 2018

EME expedition HB0/HB9DBM

Activity of five-band EME expedition HB0/HB9DBM ended today. We managed to work with it on all bands both CW and digital modes.


October 22nd 2018

ZL on 3 cm

Today, the first 3 cm QSO to the ZL was made. The Rex ZL/VK7MO was in the RE57OP. Distance of 18057 km is the new OK record on this band.


September 30th 2018

Expedition 4U1ITU on 6 and 13 cm and ARRL EME contest on 13 cm.

Zdenek's expedition 4U1ITU was made on 13 and 6 cm on JT and CW from Friday night, both QSOs are the first contacts OK-4U1. We made 32 QSOs on 13 cm in the contest. The new stations are RA3EME, 4U1ITU, K5DOD and W5AFY. The icing on the cake is the JT65C QSO with LU1CGB as the first LU-OK on 13 cm just before the Moon set. Adrian used a 1.8 m dish and 20 watts of power.


September 28th 2018

4U1ITU expedition

After QSOs on 9, 70 and 23 cm with Zdeněk's expedition 4U1ITU in the past few days, QSOs on 1.25 and 3 cm were done last night. QRA64D connection was achieved at 24 GHz -22/-14 at the time of a smaller spread. Later, after QSY to 10 GHz, QRA64D QSO -13/-08. Both QSOs as the first OK-4U1. Later Zdeněk switched continued on CW on 3 cm and we managed it also 549/559.


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