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K5MSK - our guest from Texas

For the first time in his life Michael saw a FROZEN LAKE, went out on the ICE, experienced FINNISH SAUNA and Finnish KICKSLEDDING. He will work on 20/15/10m SSB 14.02-19.02. This is a good time for ELK AWARD ;-)

11 February 2023
ELK DX Commander - for WARC bands and more

This well-known antenna from Callum M0MCX, modified by Jens DG1OAM is installed in "experimental mode" first of all for WARC, since we have different antennas for all other bands. Let's see how it behaves in the Finnish snowdrift

05 December 2022
Who will receive the 300th ELK AWARD?

This week our friend Jens DG1OAM is actively QRV in ELK Shack using FT8. TNX his activities the ELK Award founder/manager YL Raisa received a lot of new applications. She has already sent (for free) almost three hundred Awards to hams from 40 countries! Raisa tells soon who will be the 300th

08 September 2022

Our Japanese friends JE1ABU Mario@Yukari JK1OBZ visited the ELK Island for the third time.This summer we were finally able to shortly meet them in person and Mario showed Raisa how WiRES-X ALL JA CQ ROOM works. Raisa made several QSO in Japanese via this unusual system

31 August 2022
First Polish ELK guests: Rafal and Karolina

Rafal SQ9CNN took part with our Contest Call OG7Z in IARU HF Championship (CW) with 100 W from the ELK Shack. He BROKE the current record for OH in IARU Contest SOU CW. ( 811 QSO, claimed score 735,840). After the Contest was over they started exploring our lake by boat.

10 July 2022