CQ ham radio… mail from Japan!

Almost one year ago we turned the month of March into ‘our month’, as we launched our Dutch YL-award. We made a lot of long distance radiocontacts with radioamateurs al across the globe. This year we will celebrate International Women’s Day, by organising “Ladies Night at PI4AA”. Also PI4YLC will be active in the Russian DX […]

PI4YLC in RDXC with nine YL operators!

This weekend the Dutch Young Ladies Club contestteam is joining the Russian DX contest (RDXC) for the sixth time. Since a YL-operator team participated at the SP-DX contest in 2012, the team has grown every year and now consists of eleven Young Ladies. The YLs live everywhere in the country (and just across the border […]

Proud 2B PI4YLC! This weekend in RDXC 2018

This month of March is a radioactive one for the contestteam of the Dutch Young Ladies Club. From the first of March we have been on the air promoting the Dutch YL-award. Information can be found at www.pi4ylc.n/award. We’re about halfway the YL-month, having worked almost 500 different radioamateurs. The contestteam will be participating in […]

Dutch YL-award 2018: the details

Between the 1st and 31st March nine YLs of the PI4YLC contestteam will activate their calls. A download of the Dutch YL-award 2018 will become available at www.pi4ylc.nl/award when a QSO is made with three or more of the participating YLs. On this site you can also find an overview of the calls worked by the YLs. […]

March 2018 will be our month… with an YL-award!

Thursday 8th of March is International Women’s day, many countries in the world celebrate the achievement of women in society. YLs in countries around us therefore organize contests and special awards. As on March 17th and 18th we will participate in the Russian DX contest we decided to call this March to be our month. […]

Young Ladies at Ham Radio Convention

Today the annual Ham Radio Convention was held in Apeldoorn, it is the event for everyone who likes to experiment with (amateur)radio. Besides lectures and a componentsmarket there where exhibition stands to present several organisations and VERON commissions. For the first time PI4YLC joined the Traffic Bureau exhibition stand. This commission promotes radioamateur activities on […]

Proud 2B PI4YLC at HAM radio 2016!

HAM Radio 2016 is over and we look back on a fantastic weekend filled with meeting old and new contacts. There were very good foodcondx with cake, homemade cappuccino, ice cream and dinners in restaurants. This combined with the warm weather and the Bodensee (lake next to Friedrichshafen) turned the long weekend into a small […]

Dutch Young Ladies meeting YLs at HAM radio 2016

Today the biggest European fair for Hamradio started happening. Five members of PI4YLC, the contestteam of the Dutch Young Ladies Club, are in  Friedrichshafen-Germany visiting the fair: Mariëtte PA1ENG, Lisa PA2LS, Chantal PA5YL, Ineke PD2CWM and Claudia PD5AX. It’s a great opportunity to meet Hams from all over Europe. We talked to several YL’s from […]

Looking back on RDXC contest 2016

PI4YLC has again participated in the Russian DX contest (RDXC). This time with the YL-operators: Lisa PA2LS, Chantal PA5YL, Ineke PD2CWM and Claudia PD5AX. Like last year a fieldday setup was used in Ell (a township in Limburg, southern part of the Netherlands). The double setup for this contest was designed by Rens PA3FGA. Two radio stations: a […]

PI4YLC in CQWW DX SSB contest

The last complete weekend of October is CQWW DX SSB contest, www.cqww.com. Radio stations all over the world try to make as many contacts as possible. This weekend four YL-operators will activate PI4YLC at the radioshack of Kees PE1KL: Mariëtte PA1ENG Lisa PA2LS Suzan PD3SZN* Claudia PD5AX *Suzan PD3SZN is 16 years old and the […]