15 December, 2012
This morning, about path to 2000z. The band was open. I could hear the many DX stations signal.
And this time, Russian 160m Contest was also started. Many contest entry stations running CQ test.
About 1 hour,until the band close. I enjoyed operation on the top band,
I heard less than 20 stations, contact to about 6 stations.
I think really good condition on the band today.
28 November, 2012
Last week end, the WW contest finished. Before WW test, the top band condition was very good. Every morning here, a lot of stations on the air on top band.
Normaly day, I was contacted only few stations if the condition is very good. However, this contest week was different. I QSO about 10 stations less than 1 hour.
Unbilivable. This situation still few days. I can QSO about 30 in last weekend. I am very happy.
After WW test in this morning. I am week day so I can not looking for DX at long time before work. However, I can very short time watching in this morning.
I found few DX stations. That was UA3CQ, UR5 someting and DU1IST.
I think. The good condition still keep now. I think, if still good condition keep that I will be able to contact for ZL9 on the band.
I wish contact it on the band.
26 November, 2012
This morning information. The band was still WW contest. I watched the band at 1930Z started. The condition was as same as yesterday.
However, it was big different at one. On 1810.6, Z60WW wa on the air. It was generated big pile up. It was zoo, A lot of Europian stations called it. I can copy many stations. And JA's famouse top bander also called.
It was not DX pedition, so it can use the on freq, No splits. It was CW code jams, I can not return signal from Z60WW. Everyone still endless called.
However, Z60WW return to call, then returning station understanding return call from Z60WW, and sending the contest report. Really cool! Good ear, unbelivable.
Very excited this morning on top band today.
This mornig heard stations as follows.
ES5TV, HG5A, HG1S, Z60WW, S51V, UZ2M, 4O3A, LY2W, HA8BE, S57M, 9A1A, OL7M, RU1A, RL3A, HF8N, Z38N
it is all.
25 November, 2012
The last night I looking for North America, however, I can not found NA stations. KH2 and KH0 and around asia and paciffice stations only heard. I think, not so good condition.
This morning here, also not so good. Europian station s signal was weak. I foud station as follows.
US8ICM, UA1OMS, RA9Y, UV5U, Z38N, LZ9W, BA7IO, UY0ZG, LY7M, RT0C, RK3SWB, UZ2M, UN4L
but not all contact, include only heard.
I wish to next CQ160m when I contact a lot of stations.
23 November, 2012
I can contacted to IV3PRK in this season. I was very glad to meet hin. Because he is my pilot station on top band. If his signal come then the band condition is very good. I understand easy.
This morning, I can heard a lot of Europian stations signal. IV3PRK, 4O4A, E75A, UR5AS, OM2XW, HB9BLQ, S51V and HA8DM. Also many JAstations QRV this morning.
So jam on the narrow band.
I wish to as same as conditio on CQ WW CW. I will be able to contact a lot of stations on the top band.
See you on the contest.
18 November, 2012
It is very diffical challenge. Few years ago, I was contacted to TF4M. It only one chanced me on top band. I usually watch the top band. However, I could heard his signal that only few time.
I think, PT0S signal will not hear me. almost 100% correct.
By the way, this morning here. After a long time heard DX signal on top band. I don't have bevarage antenna. Only shunt feed antena,so very difficalt found weak signal.
But this morning, I heard few DX signal and I can QSO one DX stations. I am very happy today. This band DX hunting will very difficalt, however, very fun and if I will get DX QSO. Very pleased, it different other band DX hunting.
23 September, 2012
Who is on air?
I checked, oh understand. UA6IK is on air that freq, However, his signal has some QSB. So I can difficult copy his signal.
Some person send to 579 report. Really? here is 449 with QSB.
I think, the top band serson will coming that I can listen on the band everyday.
13 September, 2012
Maybe that time was best time for United States path. Each side under the night time. So the first, They listed up 2khz.
His signal was very good here, the peeked 599 with QSB. If signal is bottom that 419 here. however, I can lock his signal, no lost.
1200Z, the North american path was closed. They turn to listening dwn3. Many JA station QRX his announce. It started JAs pile up. Almost JA station called dwn 3 or less then 3. That freq was QRMMM.
I think, call to different point is better. I called dwn 3.5 for few time. It was very lucky, that freq is no QRM, so return to my call to first. Oh, nice return. very easy QSO.
I gt the new one on top band. It is very very lucky.
Where the next.
10 September, 2012
Now almost people active on high bands.
Now started NH8S dx expedition. The each bands is start pileups.
I looking for 160m band on last night. However not yet prepare the 160m band antenna that NH8S stations.
But I still listened 160m that I found DX signal on 160m. That DX was W5IZ. This is my 1st DX QSO in this season.
His signal was heard only 30min. Most strong part at 1155Z. Good signal coming here.
In this morning, also I listen on top band. The band noise is reduce for recent condition. I looking DX.
This morning here, I found the LY7M on 1824.2 . It also first EU in this season.
The top band is start in this season, what do you think?
05 May, 2012
So this morning here, also the band was open between JA to 7O. So lot of JAs big gun called for him. Around 1819kHz, I heard major call sign in JA top bander.
However, my QTH was already path to sunrise. I can not found his signal. All of the major top bander has special receiving antenna system that can found his signal. I have not it. so I am minor top bander. hi
Until 15th in this month still operat 7O. I will try again. maybe very very difficult, It is like hitting public lottery.
04 May, 2012
So I still check this band. Last month, I was contacted to 9M0L on the band. It was not so strong signal. but I can got it. It was new one on the band. This week, started 7O6T DX pedition that already start top band operation. DX cluster showd lot of sopts.
I try to this band. However, not yet hear that signal. The top band specialist of JA that already heard that signal. He said, It will be able to get near fewture. It mean is good signal to JA. But I not hear, my system than normal level?
Anyway, still looking for 7O station on top band.
20 February, 2012
This morninig, few Europeian station is QRV on the band. The OK2ZAW's signal was the best one here. Very very good, it had some QSB, but I can copied his signal 100 persents.
After a long time QSO with Europe. I wish to more good condition before close the top band serson.
11 February, 2012
Yesterday at 1200Z. ZK2C was on the air on 1819.5 QSX DWN3. Very good signal came here, It didn't same as VP6T. There are same paciffice area, but VP6T was very very weak.
The ZK2C to called lot of JA stations on 1816.5, but ZK2C picked up to 1816.5 more higher freq. Everyone called 1816.5 or lower freq. I just found pickup point. That was the 1816.6Khz.
I think, ZK2C don't like QRM, so I call that outside pile up is better. I call on 1816.7Khz few times. Bingo! ZK2C return to my call and confirmed our QSO. Thanks.
I understand, most important action is watch with looking for pickup point.It found, after taht It will return to your call near future.
25 January, 2012
Recent few days, on the top band was good condition for middle east.
Last weekend, good signal came here from HZ and OD5.
Yesterday very strong signal came here from A9. So lot of JA station QSO with A92IO.
This morning, A45XR is also good signal come here.
I call to him many times, however he still calling CQ or another station to return. Bad luck this morning.
I still looking for VP6T on top band. However, not yet get his signal. I wish to contact on top band.
23 January, 2012
Last saturday morning here, very good propagation on top band.
Lot of Europian stations signal came here.
I got total 9QSOs. I can use the shuntfeed with IC-7700. So not enough power on top band. However, I got many stations out of contest. Really good conditon.
One more , middle east direction also good open. OD5NJ and A92IO signal was good. As same as south east asian station signal. So very big pile up. JA's big gun called thier. I can not contact. My signal pushed out for outside pile up.
This morning, very quaiet on top band. Not same last weekend.
16 January, 2012
Last saturday, very good propagation. On top band , many EU stations signal came Japan.
And one more, HZ1FI signal was wanderful. I can hear first time real 599 signal. However, their were very noise in his place, so lot of JA station call to him dwn4. But he still calling CQ.
Sunday and monday here, not so good top band condition. This morning only few stations listen on the band.
Never contnue good propagation on top band. Recently, almost one good day par one week.
12 January, 2012
HK0NA is start now. I got some information. Already some JA station hear that.
Some person got QSO. That great.
At the around 1230Z, I looking for that. Not yet hear that.
It very far Malpelo Is, Idon't know, I will be able to get it or not.
11 January, 2012
Today start watch the band on top band at 1945Z.
At the first, I found the IV3PRK's calling CQ. But not to strong, however I understand his CQ. I call to him, but only QRZ return. I still call, but it has deep QSB.
The signal is peak that no problem, but the signal is bottom that I pearfectry lost his signal. Oh no
Another case, DU1IST is on air today too. And he QSX up3 today. I check his QSX freq. Oh great, I can understand call's station.
On ofthem, SM station call DU1IST. It very strong as same ad aian station.
I think, today the condition is good or not, which?
Today nothing for DX QSO, however it is very fun on top band DX. When I can QSO for DX station, nobody don't know. The got only know.
10 January, 2012
After a long time, this morning watched on top band. It was still noisy.
But lot of JA stations call to DX. I check the web cluster. Everyone call to A61BP. It QRV down 1KHz from everyone called freq.
I listen to that freq. Very very weak signal on that freq. Can not decode morse code. As same as noise.
Ofcause, I can not call it. I still watch other freq. I can hear some Europian station. But not to long open. Very short time, it about 5 or more minits. But less than 10minits.
This morning, I heard station as follows.
R3DX, DU1IST, DU1/JJ5GMJ, IK0YUT, A61BP
08 January, 2012
This morning here, I watched top band. However, still bad condition on the band.
As usual stations only heard. BV, HL, DU and JD1.
Near sunrise, HZ1FI is on air on freq. Many JA call to him, but difficult return for JA. Very big pileup, but little bit stations return.
For EUROPE, that was open but weak. Few JA station call to Europe,but no answer.
04 January, 2012
Tey are very active station on top band. Another area is not open that time.It only noise.
Recent condition. one day very good condition and other 6 days bad.
03 January, 2012
JA's big gun called him. but very difficult contact. How long I don't know, most famous person got return. Indeed good ear with good antenna.
Another pile up. on around 1824. HZ1FI was operat on 1827.5 and QSX DWN 3. Also many JA stations call to him. However, there has noise, so noise level is higher than JA signal. Many JA's call to him, but long times no returns.
I am no relation each stations. Because HZ1FI can hear but very weak. OD5NJ can not hear. So I can not call to their.
Many JA try to HZ and OD contact. So I think, now good chance. If other Europe station QRV on the band. Almost pepole not found, they are intrested in HZ and OD.
At the 2130Z, the band condition was up. Some DX stations signal up and easy copy. I call to few stations. However, I contacted two stations only. That was YL3FT and OM5ZW. YL3FT is very active low bander. Before I can QSO on 80m band.So he remember me, one called pick up me. Thanks.
Many station can got present in new year. I'm not yet. When will come new present?
01 January, 2012
However, I can heared some DX stations signals. That was SM4EMO, BU2AQ, LA1VFA, OH2XX and OH3XR. LA1VFA was my first time LA station on top band. But many station called him,so I can not got it. Todays path between JA to LA land. It was under the aurora. I checked path condition for DX atlas. As follows
So many JA station called him, but he was difficalt copied our JA signal. many times reconfirmed callsign. I can called him that already late. His signal under QSB.
This year 1st contactwas OH3XR and next OH2XX. Everyone, see you on the top band.