Harris 2010 Monach islands – IOTA-EU-111
The Monach mini DX’Pedition is over. We managed 1664 contacts in total, thanks to all who worked us.
We are operating from the Monach Island between May 5th and May 6th 2010. Operations will be on 80m, 40m, 30m and 20m. Both SSB and CW but CW will be mainly on 30m. Operators were Martin G3ZAY, Colin G4ERO, Rob M0VFC and Gavin M1BXF.
Please note: We have a scheduled contact at 19:00 UTC and may disappear off-air for 30 minutes on the SSB station whilst we complete this contact.
Robert Chipperfield, M0VFC, 13 Harlestones Road,Cottenham, Cambridge, CB24 8TR.
QSL via the Buro or Direct. For direct QSLs please (for each country) enclose: UK 1x SASE; Europe 1x IRC; RoW 2x IRC.
Thursday evening the GS3PYE/P and GM3PYE/P teams met up at The Anchorage Restaurant which is located on the pier at the Calmac ferry terminal at Leverburgh. Lawrence, Terry, Gav, Adam, Geof, Colin, Rob, Mark and Martin
Well done to Gav, Colin, Rob and Martin (left to right in the picture below) on their score of 1664 QSOs. Just a reminder that they can be followed on their way back to the home base on Harris by checking on http://aprs.fi/?call=gm3pye-10 (hint, click on the Satellite tab as there are no roads). The …
After working 1664 stations we are now packed and ready for the boat. Thanks to all who worked us. Please feel free to leave a comment.
Taking some time out to work our guys in the Blue Lion Hardwick Cambridge and the other DX’Pedition party on Harris.
The oparating positions, 40m left and 20m right, and antennas.
Due to a leaking diesel filter we are currently drifting off the Monarchs while the captain repairs it! We should be underway again soon. UPDATE 11:05 UTC Filter fixed and now moving again.
Now leaving the harbour – keep an eye on our APRS track from our earlier post.
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