Author Archives: Jerzy


All my QSO’s are now uploaded to From now is not any more possible to ask me for paper QSL. All QSO’s are on LoTW, eQSL and ClubLog sites accessible.

Quadrantids 2021

Earth is approaching a stream of debris from shattered comet 2003 EH1, source of the annual Quadrantid meteor shower. Forecasters expect the shower to peak at 14:30 UT on Sunday, Jan. 3rd. Date Time (UTC) Callsign Locator QRB (km) 02.01.2021 16:29 F6CIS IN94wl 1625 02.01.2021 16:59 F6EGD IN88it 1283 03.01.2021 11:08 OM3WC JN88ti 1260 03.01.2021 11:46

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Geminids 2020

Predicted pick of the shower 13.12.2020 00:48Z, ZHR 120. It is debris from “rock comet” 3200 Phaethon flying out of the constelation Gemini. Date Callsign Locator QRB (km) No of ref’s/Mode 11.12.2020 S58P JN76id 1410 3 / MSK144 11.12.2020 F6CIS IN94wl 1626 6 / MSK144 11.12.2020 IK1EQE JN44et 1487 5 / FSK441 11.12.2020 IZ1GZA JN34vi

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IC-705 with 10 GHz

The IC-705 conected to 10 GHz transverter and checking stability when monitoring LB2SHF. The beacon is GPS synchronized and my transverter as well. Got the signal on exact QRG and no sign to drifting after 60 mins testing. Happy then!

5T5PA on 80m

PA5X operator of 5T5PA installed a huge 80m deltaloop antenna, with the top at 30m above the ground. His signal was fantastic on 80 m so it was possible for me get the QSO on FT8. Now worked him on 9 bands FT8 mode and on 3 bands CW. This QSO is a new DXCC

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Today did some interesting QSO´s during daytime. According to prediction, all these QSO´s, were in direction of the Eta-Aquarids shower radiant. Predicted peak expecting 5th of May 20:11. Could be some early stones during these QSO´s. One of these QSO’s was my new square. Worked YO5AVN in KN17ww, QRB 1543.4 km. Worked up to now

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Antenna maintenance

This month did maintenance of antennas and rotor. Removed 4 m and replaced with 2 m yagi. Now on the mast: 23 cm – 35 elements Tonna, 18.6 dBd, boom length=3.07 m with ½ inch coax cable (DRAKA RFA/BHF) about 20 m, attenuation 2.3 dB, no preamplifier installed on the mast yet. In the shack:

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