EURAO Party - Summer 2016: sat kick-off

The European Radio Amateurs' Organization announces a new party on the air, this time with the motto: "sat kick-off". Remember this is not a contest, it is just a radio meeting with a few simple 'rules', better to call them recommendations.

Purpose: to start with satellite communications, the AO-85 is suggested. It has one FM channel with downlink in VHF. SWLing is possible and recommended.

Date & time: September 24th and 25th, 2016, Saturday and Sunday, 00:00-24:00 UTC.

Bands & modes: these are the frequencies of AO-85 satellite: uplink 435,180 MHz FM with tone 67,0 Hz and downlink 145,980 MHz FM. Tools: Tracking, Status.

Call: "CQ EURAO Party".

Exchange: because this is a QSO event, not a contest, you can talk about whatever you want, in any language, and for as long as you like. In Sat QSOs shortness and locator exchange is a must. Here are some topic suggestions to get the conversation going: name, city, locator, weather, antennas, rigs, etc.

Also talk about QSL interchange. Tell the truth. Say "no, thanks" if you are not interested in QSL cards. But if you would like to have a memory of your contact, feel free to use our EuroBureauQSL (see below).

Logs: for statistic purposes only, we ask participants to submit their logs to in ADIF format, where the filename should be your callsign (e.g. EA3RKF.ADI).

There will be no results or league tables, only statistical information about number of QSOs, countries, callsigns, OMs/YLs/Clubs, etc.

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Amateur Radio News... (cont.)

TM160NT: Statistics nuevo

The 160 birthday of Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) activity, conducted by URC this summer, had 3000 QSOs with hams in 70 countries, using all modes and all HF bands. Remember: QSL via F6KRK and EuroBureauQSL.

About our members...

UNGO Ukrainian Amateur Radio League new

UNGO UARL UNGO UARL is a new radio amateur association in Ukraine, founded in 2016 by 13 regional clubs (near 1500 members from the whole country), which objective is to preserve the true ham spirit and the free exchange of QSL cards.

That is the reason UNGO UARL has become member association of EURAO and EuroBureauQSL entry point in its country.

Clubul Sportiv Café Gratis new

CSCG CSCG, YO5KFG and YO5KDS, is a Romanian radio club founded in 2015, interested in estabilishing a ham community based on common values, providing a positive team experience to empower its members.

CSCG has become now member association of EURAO.

News in brief
  • CISAR's Annual Assembly and Meeting: October 1-2, 2016, in Roma, Italy. Live on its streaming TV channel.
  • HAM Fest India 2016: on November 5-6, hosted by our member club Mount Abu International Ham Radio Club.
  • URC Assembly: on November 12, 2016, in Lillers, France.
  • Radiogrupo Sur new challenge: this member club in Uruguay is preparing a new QTH in St. Lucia Wetlands for its antennas and rigs.
EURAO Newsletter: issue dates
  • February
  • June
  • September
  • December
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International QSL Service.
EuroBureauQSL: entry points
  • Algeria: 7X2JV - Noury B.M. - P.O. Box 87 - Bouarfa 09019 Blida
  • Argentina: LU1MA - CRC - P.O. Box 232 - 5500 Mendoza [web]
  • Belgium: FRA - P.O. Box 393 - B-1000 Brussels 1 [web]
  • Chile: CE3FED - FEDERACHI - P.O. Box 9570 - Santiago 21 [web]
  • Costa Rica: TI2WMP - Waldyn Murillo Pérez - P.O. Box 117-1450 - 10601 San José [web]
  • France: F8URC - URC - 3 rue Saint Lugle - F-62190 Lillers [web]
  • Greece: HAG - 22, Kassandras Str. - GR-10447 Votanikos - Athens (Attika) [web]
  • India: VU2BK - MHRC - Brahma Kumaris, Shantivan Campus - Dist. Sirohi, 307510 Rajasthan [web]
  • Italy: IT9BCC - Nino Caracci - Via Campobello, 108 - 91022 Castelvetrano
  • Luxembourg: LX1CC - Mill Reiff - 34, rue de la Résistance - L-3340 Huncherange
  • Portugal: CT1TGM - TRGM - P.O. Box 497 - P-3001-906 Coimbra [web]
  • Romania: YO9KYO - ARR - Str. Stelica Berechet, 23 - RO-087070 Comuna Daia, Judetul Giurgiu
  • Spain and Andorra: EA3RKF - FEDI-EA - P.O. Box 3050 - E-08200 Sabadell (Barcelona) [web]
  • Ukraine: UNGO-UARL - P.O. Box 33 - 01001 Kyiv
  • Uruguay: CX3CCC - Radiogrupo Sur - P.O. Box 950 - 11000 Montevideo [web]
  • USA: W2EN - Douglas Rue - 21 Jeffrey Court - Somerville, NJ 08876
  • Venezuela: YV4VV - Radio Club Valencia - P.O. Box 510 - 2001 Valencia, CA [web]
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