[amsat-bb] PJ6Y and 4Z5RR
n8hm at arrl.net
Fri Sep 9 02:38:53 UTC 2016
When I first "worked" this station, I thought the callsign was 6Y5RR.
As with Clayton, he did repeat my callsign back to me fine, though his
audio was very low.
That callsign doesn't seem to appear in QRZ or anywhere else, so I
contacted the Jamaican Amateur Radio Association who said that 6Y5RR
may be held by ZF1RR (I have confirmed that it definitely was in the
1990s). I sent an email to ZF1RR to inquire, but never received a
On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 10:10 PM, Clayton W5PFG <w5pfg at amsat.org> wrote:
> I have heard this 4Z5RR call sign on several occasions. Once, he even
> repeated my call sign back perfectly.
> This station is active when parts of Central America, the Caribbean, and
> northernmost South America are in mutual footprint with my QTH in East
> It doesn't seem like a valid operation but I have no way to verify it. It
> would be nice to get a corrected call sign for this station.
> On 9/6/2016 21:19, James G. Lea wrote:
>> I have been listening to the recordings for PJ6Y to make sure that we have
>> everyone in the log and I heard 4Z5RR give one of the operators a call. The
>> accent the guy has sounds like he is from the islands, and he doesn’t seem
>> to know how to work the birds, so I suspect that this is a bootleg call.
>> Does anyone know about this guy? There is no way we worked him from Israel
>> on SO-50.
>> Also, the leadership for the Youth DX Adventure refuses to use LOTW and
>> will not allow me to upload to LOTW. If you worked PJ6Y on HF or satellite,
>> please QSL to the address on QRZ.
>> James Lea - WX4TV
>> ARRL Section Youth Coordinator - Northern Florida Section
>> +1 (386) 414-0788
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