Strana "OK EME Milestones"

 
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OK EME Milestones 

By OK1DFC, OK1DAI and OK1CA

1964

First EME echoes of KB4BPZ on 432 MHz heard by Ivo OK2WCG (now ZS6AXT). He was using tropo setup with Yagi antenna and AF139 front end.

1975

First serious contact attempt on 432 MHz with WA6LET performed by OK1KIR in collaboration of OK1BMW and OK1AIB (now OK1CA). Resulting in an uncompleted QSO.

1976

First EME contact in OK completed by WA6LET and OK1KIR on 432 MHz. OK1KIR using a 7.5 m dish borrowed from Czech Astronomical Institute and TX power 800 W (2xGI7b), the receiver front end with BFR 90. 

1979

OK3CTP is working on 432 MHz and accomplishes WAC in a short time. He was using 16 x F9FT yagis and about 1kW with GaAs FET front end. 

1980

OK1KIR completes the first contact on 1296 MHz with SK2GJ. Using a 4m fixed dish and about 150W output (1 x GI7b) and BFR 91 front end.

OK1MBS (now OK1MS) complete first QSO on 144 MHz with WA1JXN. He was using 4 x yagis and 1kW (4xGI7b) with GaAs FET front end.

1982

OK1MBS accomplishes WAC on 144 MHz  

OK1KIR accomplishes WAC on 432 MHz

1983

OK1KRA club station (active via EME till 1990) completes first contacts on 144 MHz with PA 2 x GI 7b (1 kW out) and 4 x 18 el Yagi (modified F9FT by EA3DXU) and CF 300 Preamp. Many of former OK1KRA members are now active within contests as OK2KKW group (still not via EME). 

OK2TU completes first contacts on 144 MHz

1984

OK1KIR completes their first contact on 144 MHz with DL8DAT at 20.10.1984. Using  4 x 10 Y PA0MS, 4 x RE025XA with 1 kW out .

OK1KIR completes the first contact on 2304 MHz with OE9XXI. Using 5.5m dish with polar mount and about 100W (4 x 2C39) and MGF 1412 front end.

OK2VMD completes first contacts on 144 MHz

OK1KHI completes first contact on 144 MHz - 25.8.1984 with VE7BQH O/O

1985
OK1KIR  achieved 2nd. place in EME ARRL 1985 - 1296 MHz S
1986

OK3KMY completes first contacts on 144 MHz

OK1KIR  achieved 2nd. place in EME ARRL 1986 - MM

1987
OK1KRA  achieved 3rd. place in EME ARRL 1987 - 144 MHz
1988
OK1KIR  achieved 1st. place in EME ARRL 1988
1989

OK1KIR accomplishes WAC on 1296 MHz, the last QSO with YV5ZZ.

OK1KIR  achieved 3rd. place in EME ARRL 1989 - MM

1991

OK1KIR  achieved 1st. place in EME ARRL 1991

1992
OK1MS accomplishes WAS on 144 MHz  
1993

OK1KIR completes the first contact on 10 GHz with SM4DHN. Using 4m dish, 16W output (TWT) and a GaAs FET front end.
OK1CA is completing his first contacts on 432 MHz with a 10m dish and 300W (1 x GI7b).

OK1KIR achieved  in ARRL EME contest first ever contest entry on 10 GHz.

1994

OK1KIR completes the first contact on 5760 MHz with OE9ERC. Using 4m dish, 20W output (TWT) and a GaAs FET front end. 

OK1CA  achieved 1st. place in EME ARRL 1994 - 432 MHz C

1995

OK1CA completes his first contacts on 1296 MHz. Using10m dish and 50W output (1 x 2C39). 

OK1KIR  achieved 3rd. place in EME ARRL 1995 - 1296 MHz M

1996

OK1DFC completes his first contacts on 432 MHz. Using 4x38 M2 yagis and 1.5kW output (K1FO PA), preamplifier by OK1CA 0,4 dB N/F.

OK1CA accomplishes WAC on 432 MHz 

OK1KIR  achieved 1st. place in EME ARRL 1996 - 5760 MHz M

1997

OK1DFC completes his first contacts on 1296 MHz. Using 3.7m-dish and 150W output. Later 1kW with TH338 and 0,4 dB preamplifier MGF1302. 

OK1MAC completes first contacts on 144 MHz

OK1KIR  achieved 2nd. place in EME ARRL 1997 - 10 GHz S

1998

OK1DFC achieve 3.rd place in EME ARRL in single 1296 MHz  

OK1KIR  achieved 1st. place in EME ARRL MW-MM

1999

OK1CA completes his first contacts on 2304 MHz. Using 10m-dish and 40W output (2C39).
OK1DFC accomplishes WAC on 1296 MHz with PY5ZBU in March 1999 

OK1KIR  achieved 1st. place in EME  - 5760 MHz M

2000

OK1UWA completes his first contacts on 1296 MHz. Using 2.4m-dish and 175W output (solid state PA).
OK1UWA  completes his first contacts on 2320 MHz. Using 2.4m-dish and 75W output (solid state PA).

OK1KIR  achieved 1st. place in EME  - 5760 MHz M

2001

OK1UWA  complete his first contact on 10 GHz. Using 3 m dish and 30 W output (solid state PA).

OK1CA complete his first contact on 10 GHz. Using 3 m dish and 12 W output (solid state PA).

OK1IA complete his first contact on 144 MHz. Using single long Yagi and 1 kW.  

OK2DL complete his first EME CW contact on 144 MHz

OK1DIG complete his first EME CW contact on 144 MHz. Using 4x18el M2 Yagi and 1kW output.  

OK1KIR  achieved 1st. place in EME ARRL 2001 - 5760 MHz

2002

OK1UWA  complete first contact Europe – Asia on 10 GHz with JA7BMB on 30.1.2002  

OK1CA complete first contact on 3,4 GHz with W5LUA and new world record. Using 3 m dish and 15W output (solid state PA).

OK2BDQ complete his first contact on 432 MHz. Using 4xyagi and 1 kW output.

  10th EME Conference Praha 2002

OK1DIG complete his first contact on 432 MHz. Using 6 m dish and 1kW output.  

OK1UWA  took 1st place in the 25th Annual ARRL International EME Competition on 10GHz in the Single Operator Single Band category.

2003

OK1MS achieved 100 DXCC on 144MHz.

OK1UWA  complete on  24GHz first ever EME QSO with W5LUA

OK1UWA  took 1st place in the 26th ARRL International EME Competition on 10GHz in the Single Operator Single Band category. 

OK1KIR  achieved 3rd. place in EME  - 10 GHz M

2004

OK1UWA  took 1st place in the 27th ARRL International EME Competition on 10GHz in the Single Operator Single Band category. 

OK1MS achieved #1 WAZ W.W. on 144 MHz.

Several stations in OK started operating of JT65B and achieved EME QSOs in the band 144 MHz.

2005

OK1TEH complete his first EME CW contacts on 144 and 432 MHz with QRP and single Yagi

OK1DFC put to the EME operation new 10m private dish

OK1KIR  achieved 1st. place in EME  - ARRL Multi - Multi - band 2,3 GHz and up

OK1CA  achieved 4th. place in EME  - ARRL contest Single - all bands

OK1DFC  achieved 1st. place in EME  - ARRL contest Single A - 1296 MHz

OK1KKD complete his first EME CW contacts on 144 MHz with RN6BN

2006
OK1KIR  achieved W.W. record in 5,6GHz in QSO with VK3XPD

OK1YK achieved WAC on the 144 MHz

OK1DFC accomplishes WAC on 432 MHz with LU7DZ in October 2006 CW

OK1YK achieved WAC on 144 MHz via JT 

OK1UGA achieved WAC on 144 MHz via JT

OK1DFC  achieved WAC 432 MHz JT

2007

OK1TEH achieved WAC on 144 MHz via JT

OK3RM  complete his first contact on 432 MHz. Using 4 x Yagi........

OK1KIR  complete their first contact on 3400 MHz with G3LTF.

OK1CA  complete his first contact on 5760 MHz

OK1TEH  complete his first JT contact on 1296 MHz with K2UYH.

2008

OK1KIR  complete their first contact on 24048 MHz with DF1OI.

OK1CA and OK1KIR accomplished WAC on 2300 MHz with DL1YMK/CX in May 2008

OK1DFC complete his first contact on 2320  MHz with OK1CA

OK1DFC & OK3RM make first OK EME expedition as 4O/OK1DFC and Z3/OK1DFC on  70/23 cm

OK1DFC make first ever MW EME expedition with 2,3 and 3,4 GHz as OM/OK1DFC

OK1DFC  complete his first contact on 3400  MHz with LX1DB as OM/OK1DFC

OK1KIR achieved  in EME European contest first ever contest entry on 24 GHz.

OK3RM  complete his first contact on 1296 MHz with OK1DFC

OK1DST  complete his first contact on 1296  MHz with OK1CA

OK2KJT  complete their first contact on 1296 MHz with K1RQG

2009

OK1KIR  complete 100 first EME DXCC abroad for OK

OK1DFC & OK3RM & OK3VM make first OK EME broad band expedition as E77DX on  2m - 70 - 23 - 13 - 9 cm

ZS6WAB a GD0TEP make a first EME QSO W.W. 70 MHz band

OK3VM completes his first JT QSO EME 144 MHz

OK2PWY completes his first JT QSO EME 144 MHz

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