on the above webpage you can check also the updated list of partecipants.
MRD is an Event to remember the Golden Age of Maritime Radio Communications and the figure of Radio Officer who has been erased by the “easy but not truly safety” new technologies applied in the world of sea radio comms.
On youtube there are several clips recorded in the time during the past edition of Martime Radio Day.
Just one of the famous clips when St. Lys Radio has been “reorganized” by former Radio Operators to run the MRD in the year 2010.
KC7JEF/MM or UA6GO/MM – Om Vlad on board M/V DESIRE
this evening reporting activity by OM Vlad with two c/s KC7FEF/MM or UA6GO/mm from M/V DESIRE sailing in the Caspian Sea. Just done a CW contact with him (25.Feb.2015) at time 21.20 GMT on 7026.0 kHz received here in Central Italy with RST 599. Have a GUD WATCH!
73’s Alfredo – IK6IJF
I found on the web pictures of M/V DESIRE
RX6CB/MM – M/T PHOENIX CONCORD
OM Ed is back at sea on board M/T “PHOENIX CONCORD”. On date 21 Feb 2015 at Time 20.27 GTM I had QSO with him on band 10,1 MHz (strong signals here in Central Italy), the ship now is near Thailand and Ed works with an Elecraft K3 and a LW antenna, he should be on board for a quite long period, at the end of QSO he said me HPE CU ON OTHER BANDS.
RW1AI/MM back from South Pole
Here just done QSO with RW1AI/MM Op. Mike on board I/B AKADEMIK FEDOROV from South Pole inbound South Africa.
QSO today 16 Feb. at Time 18.23 UTC on Band 10,1 MHz RST over here 559. Below SHIP PSN today at 12.00 Zulu.
DX-cluster IK6XMI-6 and IK6XMI-12 Sysop: OM Davide SPECA
with this message I inform you in my area (Central Adriatic Coast) has been opened a new DX-cluster by my friend OM Davide c/s IK6XMI. Dave very fashionated of CW works only on morse code since the beginning of his activity and he is our local technician support for any kind of troubles we have with any sort of computer.
Below all details to connect Dave DX-cluster:
Cluster dx telnet access via:
ik6xmi.homepc.it 8000 – Vodafone Station Hardware firmware OpenWRT
ik6xmi.homepc.it 9000 – Raspberry PI+ Hardware system Pidora Linux
Cluster access also via web from http://ik6xmi.homepc.it:8080/cgi-bin/spider.cgi (java support)