Ruan, BA6QH, Reports Hans-Peter, HB9BXE, Featured in Chinese CQ Magazine

Communications Today cover

You might remember Ruan was featured during the DX-pedition as making a QRP QSO using his portable station. He sent the full article that features Hans-Peter HB9BXE, featuring both Hans-Peters many DX-peditions and his excellent operating skill as well as details regarding the 30M Four Square that Hans – Peter and a friend he worked with regarding its technical design.

HB9BXE 2.4

Here we have Hans – Peter on Heard Island and other DX-peditions . . .

30m 4-SQ VK0EK 3.2

Here are some of the 30M Four Square technical details, and finally . . .

BA6QH work

BA6QH at his DX Post.

Thanks very much Ruan – we really appreciate it!




VK0EK Recap on W5KUB Tonight!

HEARD LIVE with text

From the W5KUB Website:

Our live Amateur Radio Roundtable show Tuesday May 31 will feature Dr. Robert Schmieder, KK6EK, the leader of the Heard Island DXpedition. Tune in to hear everything from the travel, terrible wx with winds up to 70 MPH, propagation, contacts, the team, scientific experiments, and much much more. Phone lines will be open as well as the chat room. Watch onW5KUB.COM at 8:00 PMCT or (o200 UTC Wed) This show is also simulcast on international shortwave radio station WBCQ on 5130 Khz.

Watch Amateur Radio Roundtable on Tuesday night at 8:00 PM Central. (0200 UTC Wed)  This show is also simulcast on shortwave radio station WBCQ on 5130 Khz.


VK0EK QSL Preview!


The back and front . . . 


The inside with QSO label area . . .


The logo insert / leaflet


The opposite side of the logo insert / leaflet

This is the DIRECT QSL, and it is the deluxe QSL card. They will start going out in June. The bureau cards are two sided and have the front picture and the logo’s on the back. They will go out after the direct cards.

We want to thank Tim, MU0RX and Max, ON5UR for just the best service on all QSL aspects that you could imagine. What a joy it has been to work with them!