Senegal dxpedition by PA3EWP and GM4FDM

  A small, but experienced international team of only 2 operators was in Senegal between the 26th of January and 10th of February 2010.

 They used 6W/homecall.

Ronald, 6W/PA3EWP

Tom , 6W/GM4FDM

Ronald and Tom stayed in 'Le Calao' rental shack in the Somone region, some 70 km south of Dakar, the Capitol city in Senegal.

They were active on 160 - 10m with a focus on cw on the lower bands.

There had an impressive antenna farm :

Tinanex vertical for 160 and 80m

4 square for 40m

verticals for 17 and 30m

monoband antenna's for 20 ,15 and 10m

 

The radio's ware a TS870S and a K3 with 2 small 600W amplifiers.

 

Read more about the trip, and take a look at the photo's here .

 

 

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Senegal , officially the Republic of Senegal (République du Sénégal), is a country south of the Sénégal river in western Africa. Senegal is externally bounded by the Atlantic to the west,  Mauritania to the north, Mali to the east, and Guinea and  "Guinea-Bissau to the south; internally it almost completely surrounds The Gambia, namely on the north, east and south, exempting Gambia's short Atlantic Ocean coastline.Senegal covers a land area of almost 197,000 km², and has an estimated population of about 13.7 million.

Dakar is the capital city of Senegal, located on the Cap-Vert Pininsula on the country's Atlantic coast.

 

 

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