South Africans Break Most of the Distance Records


Vincent Stevens <vince999@...>
 

Hi John & everybody

Firstly congrats to Gary Deacon on cracking just about all the records!!! There's was only ever gonna be one 'winner' out of the 4 of us down in SA and that was Gary..Unfortunately my inland location just doesn't hack it compared to Gary's coastal DX paradise.. So in a way I feel bad that I haven't put the ULR's to better use. I intend to put that to rights over the next few mid-winter months though. There's a DXpedition in August and hopefully I can do a few evening trips to Gary in Fish Hoek...

cheers

Vince

John H. Bryant wrote:

Several months ago, Guy Atkins, Gary DeBock and I mounted a campaign to persuade four of our MW DXing buddies in South Africa to become involved in Ultralighting. We whad several motives. First, these folks were friends of ours of some standing from other venues and we genuinely wanted to share the joy that we've all found in ultralighting with our friends. Secondly, we felt that having some of them join us here at ultralightdx would be a real bebefit for the whole community... their perspective on propagation and such plus their DXing experiences could really enrich our discussions. That has certainly come to pass. Thirdly, though, we really hoped that they could give the rest of us some competition in the World Records of Ultralighting.. Perhaps too many of the distance records were held by Northwestern DXers and maybe Allen Willie was a little lonely atop the Countries Heard list. Well, the South Africans have been so busty logging DX with their ultralights that they have rarely found time to prepare submissions for Records or Awards. Well, I decided to apply a bit of behind-the-scenes persuasion to our South African contingent. That just bore fruit.... more than I might have wished for :>)
Congratulations to Gary Deacon !!! He just sent what follows to Rob Ross and me. Since Allen Willie is now the Custodian of the Records <vo1_001_swl@yahoo.ca> I'll send him a copy of this as Gary's official submission.
NOW HOW 'BOUT GARY AND YOU OTHER THREE GIVING ME SOME WORK IN THE AWARDS DEPARTMENT???
John Bryant
Jealous in Stillwater, USA
HERE IS GARY'S NOTE:

Hi Guys
John B. kindly emailed the ULR worldwide reception stats and suggested that I submit the results from this part of the world.
All stations apart from 1660 WWRU (Seefontein) and 1420 WHK (Noordhoek) were received at Fish Hoek. *Worldwide Reception
Longest Distance Reception -Worldwide Reception
* 12372 km/7684 miles Kevin Schanilec, Kenai Pen., AK 3LO-774, Melbourne, Australia 9/17/2008 (E100)
13 776 km /8 560 miles KMOX-1120, St.Louis, MO (50 kw) 1/24/2009 (barefoot SRF-M37V) **13255 km/8230 miles* *John Bryant, Grayland, WA 5AN-891 Adelaide, SA 5/29/2008 (**E100)
**14 462 km/8 986 miles JOAR-1053, Nagoya, Japan (50kw) 4/2/2009 (SRF-M37V and 220 metre BOG) *Longest Distance Reception @ 50 kW. -Worldwide Reception
* 12372 km/7684 miles Kevin Schanilec, Kenai Pen., AK 3LO-774, Melbourne, Australia
13 776 km /8 560 miles KMOX-1120, St.Louis, MO (50 kw) 1/24/2009 (barefoot SRF-M37V) **13255 km/8230 miles* *John Bryant, Grayland, WA 5AN-891 Adelaide, SA 5/29/2008 (**E100
**14 462 km/8 986 miles JOAR-1053, Nagoya, Japan (50kw) 4/2/2009 (SRF-M37V and 220 metre BOG) *Longest Distance Reception @ 10 kW. -Worldwide Reception
* 8398 km/5218 miles Allen Willie St.Johns, NF R.Kuwait-1341 via Magwa Relay 2/6/2009 (SRF-M37)
12 455 km/7 739 miles WWRU-1660, Elizabeth, NJ (9 kw) 3/18/2009 (barefoot SRF-M37V) **11777 km/7318 miles* *John Bryant, Grayland, WA Nat.R.-675, Christchurch, NZ 5/30/2008 (**E100
**14 157 km/8 797 miles KTWG-801, Agana, Guam (10 kw) 4/28/2009 (SRF-M37V and 220 metre BOG)
*Longest Distance Reception @ 5 kW. -Worldwide Reception
* * * 9035 km/ 5614 miles Allen Willie, St. Johns, NF R B. Nuevas-1610, Argentina 2/2/2008 (SRF-37V)
10 144/6 303 miles 5AA-1395 Adelaide SA (5 kw) 5/6/2998 (barefoot SRF-M37V)
**11483 km/7135 miles* *John Bryant, Grayland, WA 4TAB-891 Townsville, QLD 5/29/2008 (**E100
**13 164 km/8 179 miles WHK Cleveland, OH (5 kw) 1/16/2009 (SRF-M37V and 220 metre BOG)
*Longest Distance Reception @ 1 kW. -Worldwide Reception
* 7706 km/ 4789 miles Paul Logan, Lisnaskea, N. Ireland, KVNS-1700 Bville, TX 10/10/2008(SRF-59)
**6802 km/4227 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA, JOTS-1368 Wakkanai, Japan 10/8/2008 (**E100)
**8 593 km /5 339 miles Vision Radio, Bunbury WA (1 kw) 4/15/2009 (SRF-M37V and 220 metre BOG)
*Longest Distance Reception @ 500 W. -Worldwide Reception
* 1437 km/893 miles Kevin Schanilec, Bainbridge Is. WA, KLSQ, Whitney, NV 1/23/2008 (SRF-39FP)
* * 6064 km/3768 miles Radio Continental, Rio de Janeiro (500 watts) 4/13/2009 (barefoot SRF-M37V)
* ***1099km/683 miles* *John Bryant, Stillwater, OK, XEMF-780, Monclova, CO, MX 2/8/2008 (SRF-T516**)
** 8 775 km/5 452 miles 6NM-1215 Northam (500 watts) SRF-37V and 220 metre BOG
*Longest Distance Reception @ 250 W. -Worldwide Reception
* 1540 km/957 miles John Callarman, Krum, TX, XEUACH-1610 Chapingo,TE, MX 1/6/2008 (SRF-37V)
**1609 km/1000 miles John Bryant, Stillwater, OK, XETI-750, Tempoal VC, MX 2/9/2008 (SRF-T615**)
**9 979 km/6 200 miles 5LN-1485, Port Lincoln, SA (200 watts) SRF-37V and 220 metre BOG

I will reconfirm countries heard, TA's etc. as time permits.
73 and good dxing,
Gary
Gary Deacon
Fish Hoek
Cape Peninsula
South Africa
www.capedx.blogspot.com <http://www.capedx.blogspot.com>


robert ross
 

John H. Bryant wrote:

Congratulations to Gary Deacon !!
!  He just sent what follows to Rob Ross and me.  Since Allen Willie is now the Custodian of the Records I'll send him a copy of this as Gary's official submission.

NOW HOW 'BOUT GARY AND YOU OTHER THREE GIVING ME SOME WORK IN THE AWARDS DEPARTMENT???

John Bryant

Jealous in Stillwater, USA

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Congratulations are definitely in order to Gary Deacon of South Africa  for completely DEMOLISHING most of the current Distance Records for Ultralight DX'ing!!! Way to go Gary......Now we all have something to shoot for during the next DX Season!! All of this is truly amazing and a little Mind Boggling for me.....and I'm sure the rest of the ULR Community!! I don't think Gary DeBock had any of this in mind when he purchased that first SONY SRF-59. We never really knew where this ULR Thing was going to go.....but Man....this is just too much!! As John says Gary...Please start tallying up your totals for the various
Awards...and we'll be happy to confirm the Awards you are qualified for!! I'm sure Allen Willie will be updating the ULR Records real soon to reflect your Amazing Records in the Field!! Keep up the Good work Gary...and we look forward to reading about your next Amazing Feat!!

Regards.....ROB. (For the ULR Awards Committee)


Robert S. Ross VA3SW
London, Ontario CANADA
















Brandon Jordan <bcdx.org@...>
 

John B. wrote:

Well, the South Africans have been so busty logging DX with their ultralights that they have rarely found time to prepare submissions for Records or Awards.
Ultralighting causes male DXers to grow breasts?! Shades of Ultralight madness! Sorry, I couldn't resist!

73, Brandon
Wasting away in Perseusville


John H. Bryant <bjohnorcas@...>
 

Several months ago, Guy Atkins, Gary DeBock and I mounted a campaign to persuade four of our MW DXing buddies in South Africa to become involved in Ultralighting.  We whad several motives. First, these folks were friends of ours of some standing from other venues and we genuinely wanted to share the joy that we've all found in ultralighting with our friends. Secondly, we felt that having some of them join us here at ultralightdx would be a real bebefit for the whole community... their perspective on propagation and such plus their DXing experiences could really enrich our discussions. That has certainly come to pass. Thirdly, though, we really hoped that they could give the rest of us some competition in the World Records of Ultralighting.. Perhaps too many of the distance records were held by Northwestern DXers and maybe Allen Willie was a little lonely atop the Countries Heard list. 

Well, the South Africans have been so busty logging DX with their ultralights that they have rarely found time to prepare submissions for Records or Awards. Well, I decided to apply a bit of behind-the-scenes persuasion to our South African contingent. That just bore fruit.... more than I might have wished for :>)

Congratulations to Gary Deacon !!!  He just sent what follows to Rob Ross and me.  Since Allen Willie is now the Custodian of the Records I'll send him a copy of this as Gary's official submission.

NOW HOW 'BOUT GARY AND YOU OTHER THREE GIVING ME SOME WORK IN THE AWARDS DEPARTMENT???

John Bryant
Jealous in Stillwater, USA



HERE IS GARY'S NOTE:




Hi Guys
 
John B. kindly emailed the ULR worldwide reception stats and suggested that I submit the results from this part of the world.
 
All stations apart from 1660 WWRU (Seefontein) and 1420 WHK (Noordhoek) were received at Fish Hoek. 
 
Worldwide Reception
Longest Distance Reception -Worldwide Reception
    12372 km/7684 miles Kevin Schanilec, Kenai Pen., AK 3LO-774, Melbourne, Australia 9/17/2008 (E100)
  
13 776 km /8 560 miles KMOX-1120, St.Louis, MO (50 kw) 1/24/2009 (barefoot SRF-M37V)       
 **13255 km/8230 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA 5AN-891 Adelaide, SA 5/29/2008 (**E100)
 
**14 462 km/8 986 miles JOAR-1053, Nagoya, Japan (50kw) 4/2/2009 (SRF-M37V and 220 metre BOG) 
 
Longest Distance Reception @ 50 kW. -Worldwide Reception
     12372 km/7684 miles Kevin Schanilec, Kenai Pen., AK 3LO-774, Melbourne, Australia
     13 776 km /8 560 miles KMOX-1120, St.Louis, MO (50 kw) 1/24/2009 (barefoot SRF-M37V)       
**13255 km/8230 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA 5AN-891 Adelaide, SA 5/29/2008 (**E100
**14 462 km/8 986 miles JOAR-1053, Nagoya, Japan (50kw) 4/2/2009 (SRF-M37V and 220 metre BOG) 
 
Longest Distance Reception @ 10 kW. -Worldwide Reception
         8398 km/5218 miles Allen Willie St.Johns, NF R.Kuwait-1341 via Magwa Relay 2/6/2009 (SRF-M37)
       
12 455 km/7 739 miles WWRU-1660, Elizabeth, NJ (9 kw) 3/18/2009 (barefoot SRF-M37V)          
     **11777 km/7318 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA Nat.R.-675, Christchurch, NZ 5/30/2008 (**E100
    
**14 157 km/8 797 miles KTWG-801, Agana, Guam (10 kw) 4/28/2009 (SRF-M37V and 220 metre BOG)
 
Longest Distance Reception @ 5 kW. -Worldwide Reception
         9035 km/ 5614 miles Allen Willie, St. Johns, NF R B. Nuevas-1610, Argentina 2/2/2008 (SRF-37V)
      
  10 144/6 303 miles 5AA-1395 Adelaide SA (5 kw) 5/6/2998 (barefoot SRF-M37V)
     **11483 km/7135 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA 4TAB-891 Townsville, QLD 5/29/2008 (**E100
 
   **13 164 km/8 179 miles WHK Cleveland, OH (5 kw) 1/16/2009 (SRF-M37V and 220 metre BOG) 

Longest Distance Reception @ 1 kW. -Worldwide Reception
         7706 km/ 4789 miles Paul Logan, Lisnaskea, N. Ireland, KVNS-1700 Bville, TX 10/10/2008(SRF-59)
     **6802 km/4227 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA, JOTS-1368 Wakkanai, Japan 10/8/2008 (**E100)
  
  **8 593 km /5 339 miles Vision Radio, Bunbury WA (1 kw) 4/15/2009 (SRF-M37V and 220 metre BOG)
 
 Longest Distance Reception @ 500 W. -Worldwide Reception
         1437 km/893 miles Kevin Schanilec, Bainbridge Is. WA, KLSQ, Whitney, NV 1/23/2008 (SRF-39FP)
       
6064 km/3768 miles Radio Continental, Rio de Janeiro (500 watts) 4/13/2009 (barefoot SRF-M37V)
     **1099km/683 miles John Bryant, Stillwater, OK, XEMF-780, Monclova, CO, MX 2/8/2008 (SRF-T516**)
     ** 8 775 km/5 452 miles 6NM-1215 Northam (500 watts) SRF-37V and 220 metre BOG
 
Longest Distance Reception @ 250 W. -Worldwide Reception
          1540 km/957 miles John Callarman, Krum, TX, XEUACH-1610 Chapingo,TE, MX 1/6/2008 (SRF-37V)
      **1609 km/1000 miles John Bryant, Stillwater, OK, XETI-750, Tempoal VC, MX 2/9/2008 (SRF-T615**)
    
**9 979 km/6 200 miles 5LN-1485, Port Lincoln, SA (200 watts) SRF-37V and 220 metre BOG

I will reconfirm countries heard, TA's etc. as time permits.
 
73 and good dxing,
 
Gary
 
Gary Deacon
Fish Hoek
Cape Peninsula
South Africa
www.capedx.blogspot.com


Gary DeBock
 

Well Rob,
 
When I first purchased the SRF-59 in November of 2007 and logged 3 TP's with it, the only thing I was really worried about was being laughed out of the IRCA. Fortunately the ULR DXing craze caught on like wildfire, so the club decided to leave me alone :>)
 
Congratulations Gary on completely demolishing the ULR distance records, and giving our Grayland group a serious slice of humble pie. We will need some serious propagation luck (and fanatical antennas) to ever be competitive with you guys again-- but that won't stop us from trying!
 
73 and Great Job,    the other Gary D.  
 
In a message dated 5/9/2009 4:10:15 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time, va3sw@... writes:


John H. Bryant wrote:

Congratulations to Gary Deacon !!
!  He just sent what follows to Rob Ross and me.  Since Allen Willie is now the Custodian of the Records yahoo.ca> I'll send him a copy of this as Gary's official submission.

NOW HOW 'BOUT GARY AND YOU OTHER THREE GIVING ME SOME WORK IN THE AWARDS DEPARTMENT???

John Bryant

Jealous in Stillwater, USA

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Congratulations are definitely in order to Gary Deacon of South Africa  for completely DEMOLISHING most of the current Distance Records for Ultralight DX'ing!!! Way to go Gary......Now we all have something to shoot for during the next DX Season!! All of this is truly amazing and a little Mind Boggling for me.....and I'm sure the rest of the ULR Community!! I don't think Gary DeBock had any of this in mind when he purchased that first SONY SRF-59. We never really knew where this ULR Thing was going to go.....but Man....this is just too much!! As John says Gary...Please start tallying up your totals for the various
Awards...and we'll be happy to confirm the Awards you are qualified for!! I'm sure Allen Willie will be updating the ULR Records real soon to reflect your Amazing Records in the Field!! Keep up the Good work Gary...and we look forward to reading about your next Amazing Feat!!

Regards.....ROB. (For the ULR Awards Committee)


Robert S. Ross VA3SW
London, Ontario CANADA