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3A official callbook updated March 2014 at www.arm.asso.mc
QSL 3A60ARM are in the way at the printer UX5UO. Tnx for your patience.
. April 18th, 2014. All QSL requested by e-mail, postal mail or bureau are answered.
December 2013, main operator of 3A60ARM : I made 2,501 CW QSO, 40 SSB, 11 Digimode, 75 DXCC, 36 US States.
(21th january 2014) All QSL received via direct / bureau or requested by email are answered. My QSL desk is clear.
STATISTICS : my last 30,000 QSO on 31th december 2013, by modes/bands.
(August 2012) If you need my QSL via Bureau send an email and my QSL will be printed and posted through the 3A QSL Bureau wich send twice a year (January and July) QSLs to other QSL bureau worldwide. In this case DONT send ypur QSL. I dont collect anymore QSL paper (except new one I need and I request direct)..
My call pirated on SSB (I am a CW op, and sometimes on digimodes : QSO 9U4U 5T0SP 3D2C NH8S A5A 1S0R 3B7C 3B9C 706T HK0NA HU2DX (on 160 m Phone !) PJ7E T32C ecc are not mine. Most of them worked only on CW.
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My station (2008)
Usualy I work Simplex. To avoid confusion , a few hints to make our life easier and our hobby more fun and effortless (i.e. some DX rules according to DX Code of Conduct):
ABOUT QSL. some topics
Even if i am not yet LoTW user, i am proud to be 100% QSL. I can send via buureau QSL on request by Mail (not necessary to send your QSL). I confirm eQSL however not user.
100% QSL DIRECT (prefered for fast delivery) or 100% QSL via Bureau. Be carefull before sending QSL via Bureau : QSL bureau need loooooooong time (3 years at least to . eternity ! For direct QSL pse SAE + 1NEW IRC 2017 model PREFEREDor equivalent $ or � euro. NO 3A STAMPS (postal rate are often modified) Sorry, now the rate change US$ to � euro increased to -40% (so IRC prefered). I don't collect green stamps nor IRCs, HI. Pay only the return of your card, no more ! If not, return via bureau. Pour les stations fran�aises, PAS de DOLLARS (il est plus facile d'acheter un timbre que r�cup�rer un dollar) je pr�f�re une enveloppe self adress�e correctement avec timbre fran�ais non coll� sur l'enveloppe au tarif lettre en vigueur. Pas d'enveloppe "Pr�t � poster". For multiple QSL request, add fee postage. Japanese prepaid enveloppes are not accepted by our national Postal service.
Radioactive 1.8 to 50 MHz. Soon on 4 meters. Mainly CW op (see statistics above). When propagation is low, active on digimodes (PSK / RTTY, ROS, JT65 e.g.)
Bands allowed for radioamateur use in Monaco : 135,7 � 137,8 Khz (1 W e.i.r.p.), 472 - 479 KHz (1 W e.i.r.p.),1.810 - 2.0 Mhz, 3.5 - 3.8, 7.0-7.2, 10.100 - 10.150, 14.0-14.350, 18.068-18.168, 21.0-21.450, 24.890-24.990, 28.0-29.7, 50-52, 70.0-70.5 Mhz, ecc.
Monaco is only 2km� city, a very small country. The WORST place for DX'ing ! We have a lot of urban QRN specialy in the evening with domestic apparatus (TV Plasma, PLC, motors engine,ecc, ecc), and by commercial communication equipment (Broadcast TX, digipeaters, U.SHF , radiocoms abord ships, ec, ecc.). Having big antennas is now just a dream I left my 12 m up tower and 3 el beam for a vertical ant. Sufficient for DX CW.
Panoramic view of Monaco (0 to 260 m a.s.l. Mountains around 800 to 1100 m a.s.l.
DX window widely open East, Soth, West . from 12th floor
. open East to West .
. to the North, Hum, Hum. as all others 3A ham radio.
My antenna, 7 bands, nice for CW DXing
My station (december 2009)
Equipment : main trx ELECRAFT K3 / 100 Watts + full options, filters, second receiver + all filters, ecc used with LP PAN 2 SDR and NaP3. ICOM IC 7600 for Digital modes. Antennas : HF Ground Plane 7 bands (see above), Inverted V bazooka 7 MHz (Tnx Michel F6FQM); Diamond V 2000 vertical 3 bans (144; 432 annd 50 MHz ): on 50 MHz CW many long distance DXCC confirmed JA, EA8, CT3, ZS, Eastern Siberia UA0, eccc, FB with a simple Vertical !
Boat anchors : . DRAKE collector and user (TR3, TR4C line, R4C, full TR7/R7A line, another TR7 complete line brand new, and the rare HF Drake TR5) ecc. Also, as 2d emergency trx ICOM IC-756 PRO II, Ten Tec ORION, ecc
On the photo (dec. 2009) with my Yaesu FT2000D (200W, sold). Vertical 7 bands. Using 40 W on CW. Main Keyer : dual paddles from UR5CDX and mod. � Graciella � from I2RTF, Piero Begali. QSO are logged with EA6VQ Log.
NO PC OR OTHER MACHINE for CW ONLY MY KEY AND EARS HI. So, sorry for mistakes on my CW (QLF, Left Foot transmitting, HI, HI).
Since september 2009 i use a lovely RX/TX PARASET of WWII, a real replica (using vacuum tubes 2 x6SK7 on RX and one 6V6 on TX). Sked on request on 7.029. Power about 4/5 watts on a vertical antenna or Long Wire (as during WWII).
Licenced 1981. CW enthousiast. Member of UFT (Union Fran�aise des T�l�graphistes), U-CW-C, AGCW-DL, 3A-CW-Group, CTC Croatian telegraphy Club, 10 x 10, SKCC, ecc.
Using also digimode when conditions pf popagation areat low level, using Multipsk (reg). Membership : 3ADigitalGroup #002, EPC#2385, 3�MDG#2000, DMC#2017, CDG#0196, FH #1790.
CQ Awards check point. 326 DXCC CW confirmed.
Other personal calls (contests) : 3A�CW, 3A�F, 3A1LF, 3A3LF, 3A4F, 3A5�LF, 3A5F, 3A6F, 3A7F, 3A8F, 3A9�F, 3A9F.
Operator of : 3A�CE, 3A1��GM, 3A2��SM, 3A2ARM, 3A2CWG, 3A2JAM, 3A3WPX, 3A4�ARM, 3A5�ARM, 3A5�R, 3A60ARM, 3A7G, 3A7JO, 3A7A, 3A8A, 3A9Aand 3A5DG.
Also (during vacations) : F5NXQ (1999 till now), previous call F/3A2LF, F�GVS (full HF licence before CEPT) , FD1NXQ (1987, Full HF licence with limited power 100 W), FE1NXQ (Full 1988- 1992, HF licnce, with 500 W) TK/3A2LF, TQ�LER, TV1LER, FM�GVS, FG�GVS, �S�C, 1P�C.
Guest operator : LA1IARU, T77IARU, HB8�IARU, 9A�IARU.
Secretary general of A.R.M. (National Amateur Radio Society of Monaco - Association des Radioamateurs de Monaco). Manager founder of the 3A-CW-Group (April 24th 1991).
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