This time we will focus on North and South America. "Small pistols" prepare your ammunition (antennas) ! We will try to give All Time New One to as many stations as possible...


On the air

After several hour of waiting finally we got our Nepalese papers (licences):

 

Rafal is 9N7CC, Bogdan is 9N7FD and Janusz is 9N7WE for 2 week time. We managed to put up 2 antennas and tomorrow (17 March we plan to rise two more as well as tune all of them.  Probably we will have enaugh time to make also some QSOs.

 

 

Loadshedding Schedule

There are power supply breaks each day in Kathmandu. We will try to use power generator, however be prepared to sudden breaks in our operation.

 

                      Local                                      UTC

Sunday        10:00-14:30 18:00-22:30       04:15 - 08.45    12:15 -16:45

Monday       07:00-12:00 16:00-21:00      01:15 - 06:15     10:15 - 15:15

Tuesday     06:00-11:00 14:30-19:30      00:15 – 05:15     08:45 - 13:45

Wednesday  05:00-10:00 13:00-18.00      23:15 – 04:15    07:15 - 12:15

Thursday     04:00-09:00 12:00-17:00      22:15 - 03:15    06:15 – 11:15

Friday           09:00-13:00 17:00-22:00      03:15 - 07:15    11:15 – 16:15

Saturday       11:00-16:00 19:30 - 23:30     05:15 - 10:15    13:45 - 17:45 

 

 

Kathmandu airport closed for some time

"Nepali Times" reports:

 

Nepal’s only international airport has been closed after a Turkish Airlines plane skidded off the runway early Wednesday morning.

Airport officials say flight service might resume by evening but they are yet to find the way to pull the crashed aircraft off the runway.

 

 

 

Beginning of Ham Radio in Nepal

Marshall D. Moran was born in Chicago on May 29, 1906 and died April 14, 1992 in Delhi, India. He was an American Jesuit priest, missionary in India and Nepal where he founded several schools, amongst them the St. Xavier's High School, Patna and the Godavari St. Xavier's school of Kathmandu.