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Bunch of QSL cards from Bureau

Posted by Roel DV1VHK on September 22, 2013 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Got a bunch of QSL cards from buro last Friday. 183 pieces to be exact, from 20 countries.

I have to print more QSL cards to answer all of this. It will take awhile for expecting DX hams to get the cards so please bear with me. Here's the country summary of cards received.

Country Quantity


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JT9 - Another brand-new QRP digital mode

Posted by Roel DV1VHK on December 21, 2012 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Read about a new digital mode called JT9 from JT65 Facebook page. It's quickly gaining popularity among digital hams especially the JT65 users. Being an avid JT65 fan, I'm drooling to much to try this brand new digital mode.

The WSJT-X software is downloadable from the WSJT website. Latest release version is v0.5, r2788. It has a very informative

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QSL Cards receive direct - Dec 01, 2012

Posted by Roel DV1VHK on December 1, 2012 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (1)

Receive two QSL cards this morning, December 1, 2012, courtesy of the friendly neighborhood mailman. Both cards are for 15m JT65 QSO's.

1. From IW1FRD Giafranco of Italy. 

2. From KE5CNS Steve of Oklahoma.

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QSL Card received on May 18, 2012

Posted by Roel DV1VHK on May 18, 2012 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (1)

Two QSL cards were received yesterday, May 18, 2012 from Germany.

1. DL3XAC Carsten

2. DL5KCZ Manfried

Reciprocal cards are being printed and will send direct to Carsten and Manfried.



de DV1VHK...

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ePFX300 Award

Posted by Roel DV1VHK on April 29, 2012 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Received my ePFX300 award from eQSL.cc today. The award is issued for successful 2-way contact with amateur radio stations with 300 different callsign prefixes. ePFX300 Award rules can be found on this link.

BV100 - Republic of China (Taiwan) Centennial Celebration through amateur radio

Posted by Roel DV1VHK on January 30, 2012 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Republic of China (Taiwan) celebrated its founding centenary on 2011. Part of the celebration was through amateur radio by a special call sign station BV100. BV100 was QRV from October 10, 2010 to December 31, 2011 on all Amateur bands and all modes. There is also an award program devised to encourage hams from different part of the world to join in this momentous event. Details of the award program can be found on this

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QSL Cards from Bureau # 2

Posted by Roel DV1VHK on December 5, 2011 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Dropped-by at PARA office today and 24 lovely QSL cards were waiting for me. I brought some of my QSL cards so I was able to QSL right away.

From Japan:

  1. Koichi , JA1DEQ
  2. Minoru, JA1...
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Posted by Roel DV1VHK on November 23, 2011 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

I'm glad to share today the fruit of one year worth of digital QSO with stations around the world. After preparing the QSO logs at HRD Logbook (to comply with EPC, DMC, and CDG club requirements) and evaluation/on-line submission of application using the UltimateAAC (Ultimate Award Application Center) software, the following awards, 42 to be exact, were given to DV...

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My digital shack turns one year old

Posted by Roel DV1VHK on November 18, 2011 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

My digital shack turns one year old this week. It was exactly the same time last year when I was able to dive into the wonderful digital modes such as JT65, PSK, RTTY, and WSPR. Among these modes, JT65 and PSK are my favorite and these tops the QSO count in my logbook.

The following are the things which compose my modest digital shack:

1. Yaesu FT-817 Transceiver

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EPC, DMC, and CDG Membership

Posted by Roel DV1VHK on November 16, 2011 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (1)

My station is now a member of the following prestigious digital mode clubs:

European PSK Club 

EPC#16766 <Certificate>

Digital Modes Club


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