VP9KF

8P9FT
Paul Evans
Barbados

F:201 A:9 K:1.00 SSN:154


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Welcome to 8P9FT and Barbados

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2024-12-04 to 2024-12-18 - Propagation Prediction map
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Best operating periods: 20:00Z to 00:00Z and 08:00Z to 12:00Z
Chance on air now:
 0% (Off Island)
Barbados is 150 km east of other islands

which makes the weather better
The red dots on the map show where I have been active from.
Latest activity is from St. James Parish.

Info on QTH
Continent: North America
CQ Zone: 8
ITU Zone: 11
Time Zone: Atlantic Time (GMT-4)
Daylight Saving Time - No
IARU Area: 2 
IOTA: NA-021 
Lat/Lon: 13.09.45N : 59.38.15W
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Operator
Paul Evans: VP9KF, G4BKI, 8P9FT, J37KF, V31WJ, EI6LC  
Paul Evans: VP9KF, G4BKI, 8P9FT, J37KF, V31WJ, EI6LC

Station
Kenwood TS-590SG
MFJ-4125 25A Switched Mode Power Supply
Toughbook CF-53 rugged PC running N1MM+ logging (DX mode), ICECAP/ICEAREA/HamCAP, Bart backup
Mortty v4 CW keyer (replaced by v5)
Bencher Paddle (my 18th Birthday present, while living in VP9)
Sony MDR-NC20 full ear, noise cancelling, headphones

Visiting Barbados
Your licence will have an 8P9 callsign on it, unless you obtain a contest 'short call'.
Apply to https://www.telecoms.gov.bb or
Ms Esther Roach, Telecommunications Unit
Ministry of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology
3rd Floor Baobab Towers, Warrens, St. Michael, Barbados (map)
Tel: (246) 535 2577. e-mail: esther.roach@barbados.gov.bb   Application Form (TU039)
Look carefully at the Schedule attached to your 8P licence. You'll see that allocations may be different to your home licence.
5 MHz is included in the 8P licence frequency schedule.

The World from 8P



 
  Current weather  Radar Satellite Lightning. Flights: Real Time Today ARR Today DEP Airlines. Wx station [I] [II (inc.CAM)]
Track local shipping (cruiseliners, ferries and general shipping)   
 
Activity:
1989 June
1990 May/June
1991 May/June

Club membership
I operate
only CW
4SQRP 4SQRP 9AQRP A1A A1 Club (JA) [Challenge Degree, worked 204 members] CCT CQC CQCW CTC CWJF - Life Member ECWARC FFQRP FISTS FOCocw FPQRP GRT
CW Links 30CW 4SQRP 9AQRP A1A A1 Club (JA) CCT CQC CQCW CTC CWJF ECWARC FFQRP FISTS FoCocw FPQRP GRT
Notes on QRQ No. 236 No. 1945 No. 161
& 162
No. 253 No.1745 No. 200 No. 1029 No. 571 No. 3224
& 3225
No. 790 No. 450 No. 102 No. 19223 groups.io
-only-
No. 4128 No. 1442
HTC LIDS MORSE NAQCC NEQRP NOC NZQRP PROCW QRQcw RCWC South African Morse Operators' Club SKCC SOC SSN True Blue DXers Club Worked All Britain - former CW Net controller YOMARC
HTC LIDS MORSE NAQCC NEQRP NOC NZQRP PROCW QRQcw RCWC SAMOC SKCC SOC SSN TBDXC WAB YOMARC
No. 387 No. 231 No. 020 No. 9881 No. 855 No. 1 --- No. 120 --- No. 1211 --- No. 20141 No. 1000 --- No. 900 No. 1496 No. 144

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Callsigns: G4BKI, G4BKI/VP9, VP9KF, 8P9FT, J8/VP9KF, W4/G4BKI, G4BKI/J3, J37KF, F/G4BKI, TK/G4BKI, EI6LC

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