SV1DPJ participated in CQ WPX CW 2020 as SZ1A
Vasilis SV1DPJ participated in the CQ WPX CW Contest on the weekend of May 30-31, 2020, with our club station callsign SZ1A in the Single Operator 20m High Power Assisted category. Vasilis managed a very […]
Final results of the 2019 CQ World Wide DX Contest CW
The final results of CQ WW CW 2019 have been published. Our final score is 4,778,427 points. This result gave us 1st place in Greece, 34th place in Europe and 52nd place in the world […]
2019 CQ World Wide DX Contest SSB – The results are in!
The official results of the 2019 CQ WW DX Contest SSB have been published. We competed in the most demanding category, the multi-operator single-transmitter high power (MS HP) category. CQ WW SSB is the world’s […]
A Practical Guide to Getting on Qatar OSCAR-100 (video)
An Introduction Qatar OSCAR 100 launched on November 15, 2018, and is the first geostationary satellite with an amateur radio transponder on-board. It is a joint project of the Qatar Satellite Company (Es’hailSat), the Qatar […]
Prevent TVI & RFI with the PB-LPF1500-54 Low Pass Filter – Unboxing & VSWR Testing (video)
Afraid of causing TVI / BCI / RFI / EMI? Well, you can prevent against this, by installing a high-quality Low Pass Filter such as the PB-LPF1500-54 HF + 6 Meter LPF from LOW BAND […]
Upgrading the 3rd tower… a lot of work and we’re almost done!
During the last weekend of March 14-15, several tasks were undertaken at SZ1A. The most significant was the installation and fitting of three telescopic tower sections, that were kindly donated by Kostas, SV1DPI, on the […]
End-Fed Half Wave (EFHW) Antenna Modeling with MMANA-GAL
I wanted a quick & easy to install high-power multiband wire antenna for field-day and temporary operations and I’ve been hearing a lot about End-Fed Halfwave antennas lately. So I recently purchased the EFHW-8010-2K from Myantennas.com which […]
CQ WPX SSB 2020 Participation CANCELLED
The Radio Amateur Association of Western Greece – SZ1A, is in the unfortunate position announce that due to the spread of the coronavirus and in line with the guidelines set out by the Hellenic Government, […]
Make your own propagation forecast with W6EL
Written by Kostas Stamatis, SV1DPI Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA back in 2004, wrote an article called “An Introductory Tutorial to W6ELProp – Running Your Own Propagation Predictions”. This file helped me a lot to understand how […]
Honey… I shrunk the… tower!
Remember that movie where Rick Moranis, playing as a mad scientist, accidentally shrunk his kids? Well, that’s what we did to the tower for 40meters! A short time ago we had a catastrophic failure of […]