E-skip 2m:status
E-skip 4m:status
logo eme
logo mmmonvhf

Expedice do Vatikánu

Datum: 11. 8. 2015 (Od:OK1AXH)
  • Rezervujte si konec srpna. Dnes se na Moon-netu objevila zpráva o chystané expedici HV0A, 2m a 70cm od 28. do 31. srpna 2016. Viz také stránky PA2CHR. Na 70cm by to byla další nová zem pro OK! (Díky za info Zdeňku 1DFC)

Planned EME activity from HV0A on 2mtr. and 70cm.

We are very glad to announce that we are invited to join the planned EME
activity from Vatican City, HV0A in JN61FV, organized by Sergio, IK0FTA and
Francesco, IK0FVC.
They made it possible to receive permission for this operation, the first
since 1999 on 2mtr. and most likely the first ever on 70cm.

Please keep in mind some important notes:

  • HV location is in the centre of Rome in a very crowded area with a lot of QRM ! We will use the best receiver and filters we can find and hope we are able to receive the very weak EME signals. (PA2CHR visit the place in May for receive measurements and it is really bad! )
  • Because of security reasons it is possible we are not able to enter the location, so operation might be cancelled just a few days in advance!

If all works out fine, this will be our schedule:
Friday August 28: moonrise at 18:00 UTC – moonset at 03:00 UTC (Saturday 29)
QRG: 144 MHz.
Saturday August 29: moonrise at 19:00 UTC – moonset at 04:00 UTC (Sunday 30)
QRG: 144 MHz.
Sunday August 30: moonrise at 19:30 UTC – moonset at 05:15 UTC (Monday 31)
QRG: 432 MHz.
Monday August 31: moonrise at 20:15 UTC – moonset at 06:30 UTC (Tuesday 1/9)
QRG: 144 MHz.

Equipment will be:
144 MHz: 24 el. X-pol yagi / FT1000 + Kuhne TR144H / Cavity preamps / bandpass filters / Beko HLV and Italab PA’s.
432 MHz: 38 el. M2 yagi / FT857 / Cavity preamps / bandpass filters / Italab PA.
Frequencies will be announced on location.

QSO’s will be uploaded to LoTw and QSL’s via IK0FVC as usually.

Sergio, IK0FTA (is this OK?)
Francesco, IK0FVC (is this OK?)
Lins, PA3CMC
Chris, PA2CHR

For up to date info look at:
( and