Welcome to the Foxtrot Lima Website

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL090 Sanna (Callsign given on 12/06/2016).

Island Festival 2016

This years island festival is held on 04–05/06/2016.

Printed 11m World Prefix Map

Need an 11 meter prefix map for your wall? There is one available at dxmaps.co.uk.

Results of the Island Festival 2015

The results of the 2015 island festival can be found here.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 15FL273 Chris (Callsign given on 05/06/2015) and 26FL333 Mark (Callsign given on 07/06/2015).

Island Festival 2015

This years island festival is held on 06–07/06/2015. Club category has been re-introduced and there is now also a category for those teams who are active only on one day.

2nd 27 MHz ROS Weekend Diploma (24–26 April 2015 on 27.365/27.405 MHz, USB)

In order to acquaint newcomers and continue to demonstrate the veterans utility, easy handling and operation of ROS mode, European ROS Club invites everybody to participate in the 27 MHz ROS weekend diploma on 24–26/04/2015 on 27.365/27.405 MHz, USB.
http://www.europeanrosclub.com/en/ii-diploma-ros-weekend-cb-27-mhz/

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 19FL011 Matt (Callsign given on 10/02/2015) and 26FL2664 John (Callsign given on 17/02/2015).

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 20FL181 Ove (Membership package posted on 22/12/2014) and 56FL271 Henri (Membership package posted on 14/01/2015).

New Version of yaLOG (1.4.1) is now available

Changes include updated awards management and ClusterDx support (you can also send spots now), and also the export formats have been simplified and improved.
For more info see: http://yalog.altervista.org/j/

New Version of yaLOG (1.4.0) is now available

This new version introduces the yaLOG! Community Cluster for yaLOG users.
For more info see: http://yalog.altervista.org/j/

56FL/ID

Finnish Independence Day ses is active again on 6th of December: 56FL/ID

1st 27 MHz ROS Weekend Award (5–7 December 2014 on 27.635 MHz)

In order to acquaint newcomers and continue to demonstrate the veterans utility, easy handling and operation of ROS mode, European ROS Club invites everybody to participate in the 27 MHz ROS weekend award on 5–7/12/2014 on 27.635 MHz.
http://www.europeanrosclub.com/en/1er-diploma-ros-weekend-27mhz/

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 18FL341 Makis (Callsign given on 29/11/2014) and 56FL222 Joni (Callsign given on 02/12/2014).

Receiver Sensitivity Measurements

Receiver sensitivity measurements for some transceivers on 11 meters by a CBer in Finland. The comments on this chart are in Finnish but the actual sensitivity data is quite self-explanatory; lower µV-value means better sensitivity.
http://cbharraste.info/radioiden-kuunteluherkkyyksia-11m.html

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 2FL587 Karen (Membership package posted on 29/09/2014), 79FL740 Jotam (Callsign given on 19/10/2014) and 1FL103 Maurizio (Membership package posted on 7/11/2014).

I.W.I Kend 2014

5th Edition of the IWI weekend (I.W.I Kend) is held on 4–5/10/2014 for a duration of 48 hours.
For more info see: http://iwi-kend.jimdo.com/

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 19FL019 Sip (Callsign given on 18/06/2014).

Island Festival 2014

This years island festival is just days away, it will be held this weekend from 7th to 8th of June. For more info see: http://islandfestival.net/

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 29FL021 Gary (Membership package posted on 16/05/2014) and 56FL081 Sami (Callsign given on 05/06/2014).

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 113FL088 Sudin (Membership package posted on 21/03/2014) and 56FL999 Robin (Callsign given on 21/03/2014).

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL990 Kenneth (Callsign given on 24/01/2014) and 56FL264 Matts (Callsign given on 04/02/2014).

Understanding HF Propagation Reports

Understanding the HF propagation reports you can see on the WWW by VE2XIP: Understanding-HF-propagation-reports.pdf (206 kB PDF, source: http://ve2xip.cactus.net/?p=1676 [WM])

Delta Alfa IOTA Challenge 2014

Maybe this year it's time to work some islands as the Delta Alfa IOTA challenge is running the whole year from 1st of January to 31st of December. The challenge is open for non Delta Alfa members as well and no QSL exchange is necessary, you only need to send the log to the contest manager after the challenge.
The IOTA Challenge, Rules, Prizes

November and December Issues of the Popular Communications Magazine

The November and December issues of Popular Communications magazine are available for anyone to download as a free PDF. Go to http://www.popular-communications.com/ and click on the cover images to download the PDFs.

Last Chance to Exchange the Nairobi IRC

If you still have some of the old Nairobi IRC coupons laying around, now is the time to exchange them. After 31/12/2013 it's no longer possible.

A Blog Post About the Taxi Traffic from the Former Soviet Union on 25–29 MHz

A post by IZ7KHR on the DX Coffee blog about the taxi traffic from the former Soviet Union on 25–29 MHz including some background info and even some locations and frequencies: http://bit.ly/1gDI34p

56FL/ID

Finnish Independence Day ses is active again on 6th of December: 56FL/ID

Airline Companies Still not Delivering Mail to Libya

This week got this letter returned (sent on 11/11/2013): Letter to 92AT105

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL316 Markku (Callsign given on 07/11/2013) and 56FL066 Jari (Membership package posted on 15/11/2013).

New Version of yaLOG (1.3.5) is now available

It includes QSL label lookup and printing (using the qrz11.com database) and new date and time controls, received RST can now be logged and there is also other improvements. Remember to backup your old log files before switching to the new version as the database structure has changed.
For more info see: http://yalog.altervista.org/j/

Last Chance to Download the Free Ham Radio Deluxe

The 5.x (free version) files will be removed from the HRD server on 1st of September.

OTH-Radar Interference from Iran

Recorded on 24th of August around 12 UTC in Finland: Video 1, Video 2
Seems to be around 27.400 MHz currently.

The 56FL/EU101 QSL Cards Are Going to Print Soon

Preview of the EU101 QSL: 56FL/EU101 QSL

The Sun's Magnetic Field is About to Flip

The sun's magnetic field changes polarity approximately every 11 years at the peak of each solar cycle as the sun's inner magnetic dynamo re-organizes itself. The coming reversal will mark the midpoint of Solar Cycle 24. Half of 'Solar Max' will be behind us, with half yet to come.
http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2013/05aug_fieldflip/

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 19FL013 Ludo (10/7/2013), 56FL780 Aleksey (10/7/2013), 56FL931 Hans (19/7/2013) and 317FL100 Artsiom.

24 Hour ROS Marathon

24 hour ROS marathon will be held on 27–28.07.2013 on CB channel 25 (27.245 MHz) USB.

VOACAP Online Upgraded

The online point-to-point HF (3–30 MHz) propagation prediction service VOACAP online has been upgraded in May. You can read more about this on the VOACAP blog.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL567 Teemu and 56FL100 Pekka (Callsigns given on 20/03/2013).

DroidProp HF Propagation Prediction Program for Android Phones

DroidProp is a professional HF propagation prediction program powered by VOACAP for your Android phone.

The New IRC Coupon “Doha Model” Will Go on Sale on July 1, 2013

The Universal Postal Union has introduced the newest model of the International Reply Coupon (IRC). The Doha model will replace the current Nairobi model which remains valid until December 31, 2013.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 43FL101 Frank (10/11/2012), 56FL013 Jari (13/11/2012), 56FL060 Ari (14/11/2012) and 56FL121 Juuso (5/12/2012).

1. World Day of ROS Mode

If you're using digital modes on 11 meters, you might be interested in trying ROS mode on 27.245 mhz usb on Sunday 28 October 2012 between 0600 and 2300 utc. The aim is to be active at this time on channel 25 usb and to produce as many contacts as possible.
Further information: http://rosmodem.wordpress.com/2012/09/22/1-world-day-of-ros-mode-on-cb/

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 2FL977 Dave (Callsign given on 10/10/2012 ) and
56FL018 Jan, 56FL067 Christophe and 56FL108 Jyrki (Membership packages posted on 24/10/2012).

DXproof.com – A Site for Sharing 11m DX Proofs

At DXproof.com you can upload your qsls and proofs received from 11m dx peditions and browse proofs submitted by others.

International 11m Cluster

The international 11 meter cluster is an initiative to create a real 11 meter dx cluster.
You can find more info at: http://11mcluster.wikidot.com/

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 50FL101 Alexander!
Callsign given on 31/05/2012.

Deletion of 326 Malyj Vysotskij

Malyj Vysotskij was removed from the dxcc list in February. See arrl.org for more info.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Members

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 116FL101 Kagan and 116FL102 Ismet!
Callsigns given on 27/02/2012.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL215 Mikko!
Callsign given on 14/02/2012.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL997 Niko!
Callsign given on 08/01/2012.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL706 Harri!
Callsign given on 09/12/2011.

56FL/ID

Finnish Independence Day ses was active on 6th of December
Log of this years activity can be found on the site along with one video: 56FL/ID

56FL/EU101

Updated the log of 56FL/EU101 with qsos made on 02/12/2012 by 56FL113 Panu. I added also couple images and videos to the site. There might also be more sporadic activity from EU-101 in the near future.
56FL/EU101

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL127 Markku!
Callsign given on 27/09/2011.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL900 Teemu!
Callsign given on 22/08/2011.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL610 Pete!
Membership package posted on 17/08/2011.

11m Antenna Building Instructions

We’ve collected a list of links to 11m antenna building instructions. The list can be found here.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL566 Jerri!
Callsign given on 03/07/2011.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL115 Matias!
Callsign given on 22/05/2011.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 2FL101 Michael!
Membership package posted on 13/05/2011.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 3FL101 Marcio!
FL callsign given on 23/04/2011.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL107 Sami!
Membership package posted on 18/03/2011.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 56FL609 Nicklas!

The Albrecht AE 2990 AFS SSB Handheld is Available in January in Europe

Info on the transceiver: Video 1, Video 2, AE 2990 AFS Fact Sheet
Price for the handheld seems to be 249 Euros at least at Alan Electronics and Thiecom.

Welcome to the Latest New FL Member

Warm welcome to fl dx group for 19FL444 Geert!