Peter Cossins - VK3BFG
The 2016 DATV QSO party will be on again starting at 1000 UTC on Friday 23rd September. Friday night in Melbourne will be VK only with contacts to VK2, VK3, VK4 VK5 and VK7. VK3RTV will again be streamed in SD on U Tube courtesy
of Ralph Parkhurst, VK3LL. Ralph will advise the link before the event. Outside the coverage of VK3RTV, this will be by far the best way to view the activities. We will also continue to stream VK3RTV on the BATC website which will give even more coverage.
At 0000 UTC on Saturday 24th of September we will start through the DATV repeater WR8ATV in Columbus Ohio. After a short break we will pick up the W6ATN network in Southern California. Of note there is the system has some new uplinks on DVB-T so it will be interesting to see those stations using this function. Unfortunately our friends in the UK will be busy with the BATC Convention so it is unlikely that contcats to the UK will be made this year.
Any station in the US or AUS who would like to Skype in please send a request to Skype name ‘ datvqsoparty’ and I will call you in when a time slot is appropriate. Please do not call this Skype name as it creates problems for me this end.
I hope to catch up some time over the activity period.
You can view the YouTube live stream via this link Link or you can view the live stream below on this news page.