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|18||UA0SC||2001/12/30||03:09||JR6HI||Only UA0SC and RW0SJ|
(#1) This QSO was made at 22:52UTC according to "The World Above 50Mc" in the QST Dec.1956 and Jan.1957.
(#2) W4GJO was in Florida. JA1BIR worked W4UCH in Virginia at almost same time.
(#3) These QSOs are notable records from Okinawa as KR6-8 Ryukyu Islands era.
J9AAK was by Major W.O. Brewer.
J9AAO was by W3LSZ, Al Diem.
They and KR6AK were U.S. military personnel at Okinawa (Ryukyu Islands).
KR8 Okinawa Japanese operator's 6m activity began from Nov.5 1965.
(#4) This QSO was made at 08:30PM United States Eastern Standard Time on Oct.17 1947 according to "The World Above 50Mc" in the QST Dec.1947. It is 01:30UTC Oct.18 1947.
(#5) Genuine first 2way QSO on 6m band in Japan is unknown. Pre-World War II in 1937-38, some J2 (Tokyo-Yokohama area) pioneer amateur guys succeeded 2way QSOs on 56MHz. They were definitely scenes of "Genesis of VHF in Japan". After WWII, all Japanese amateur radio activities were prohibited by orders of Allied Occupation Forces until end of their occupation in 1952. Postwar first 2way QSO on 50MHz band in Japan was made by between Allied Occupation Forces personnel amateurs. Also first 2way QSO by between Japanese amateurs after restart in 1952 is similarly unknown.
(#6) W2CDJ/J2 QRVed from Yokohama, according to "The World Above 50Mc" in the QST Aug.and Sep.1947. He was a Allied Occupation Forces personnel in occupied Japan after WWII.
(#7) This QSO is maybe first time by Japanese amateur.
(#8) JA1AUH, JA1AXE, JA1GP, JA2IF, JA2GR and JA2AQ worked KH6PP, KH6NS and KH6BRG at 23:05 to 23:20UTC on Nov.15 1956 according to "About VHF" column in the Japanese "CQ Ham Radio" magazine Dec.1956.
(#9) This QSO was made at 03:13PM Hawaiian Time on Jan.25 1947 according to "The World Above 50Mc" in the QST Mar.1947. It is 01:13UTC Jan.26 1947.
(#10) This is World's First Ever 6m Long Path QSO.
(#11) This is EME QSO.
(#12) This QSO is by "Multi-Hop" Sporadic-E layers.
Notice! All contacts must have been made after January 1st 1973 for 6m WAZ award. Official rule is here.
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