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AS-100 IOTA DXPEDITION 4X0AI AND 4Z4DX/P
http://www.qrz.co.il/news.php?pid=122&pin=63http://www.mdxc.org/as-100/

in 1995 I VISIT JORDAN WITH ISRAELI GROUP FOR PROJECT - ONE YEAR TO IRAELI-JORDANIAN PEACE .OPERATORS:4X6ZK,4X4DK,4X6KJ,4X6RE,4X6TT . WE USE the calls : JY74X in amman and JY74Z in mount NEBO. (my own call jy8ww) IN THE PICTURE :

JY1/His Majesty "JY1 KING HUSSEIN BIN TALAL" and 4Z4DX/Dov http://www.papays.com/jy74x.html               

Link to Video of King Husein   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tE2S_SAdu8k

*CONTEST: FIRST IN WORLD ZC4DX 1987 ON 80M CQWW CW

*FIRST IN WORLD 4Z8DX 1988 ON 20M CQWW CW

*FIRST IN ASIA 4Z0DX IN 2013 2014 AND

 GROUP  4X0G 2006 M/S CQWW CW http://www.cqww.com/records_cw_asia.htm

*6 METER - 160 COUNTRIES CFM .   60 METER QRV  ON 5.403.5

*CLUBS :CWops-175    HSC-1680  EPC#025  30MDG#676  IOTA- H.R.#1084 

4XFF activity   http://logsearch.wwff.co/index.php

*D X C C - Honor Roll, 10-BAND-DXCC, 9-BAND-WAS, 10 BAND WAZ

*RDA-2000 , WAB 11922

*IOTA CONTEST  EU-052 SV8 ZAKINTOSH ISL  J 4 8 D O V

   SECOND PLACE 12H LP IN JULY 2004 IOTA CONTEST.

*HB0/M0DOV - LICHTENSHTEIN SIX METER DXPEDITION IN JUNE 2004.

*ZC4DX - EPISKOPI CONTEST TRIP IN 1987 STILL FIRST ASIA CW RECORD ON 80M.

*LOGSEARCH for 4Z4DX ,4X0AI-AS-100, 9N7DX-RTTY and 4Z17A-(17 MACCABIA GAMES ) :
IN:  http://dx.qsl.net/cgi-bin/logform.cgi?4z4dx
*SV5/N1OAK and SV5/M0DOV- RHODES EU-001  

*EA6DX/EA4GT - GUEST OP . IN 1994 EU-004

*ZC4DX / 5B4XX AS-004

*VU3DOV/VU2RBQ LIGHTHOUSE IND-121 near TRAVINDRUM   WITH DJ9RQ

other trips to: 9N7MD/9N1AA ZF2IB  TL8DX  9A8DOV  VU3DOV  TA4/4Z4DX   OZ0DOV  4O7DG  W3LPL/W3GG  4L9DX  ON4UN/ON5NT G4WMP/G3RTU/G3TXF/M0DOV E44/IZ7ATN OD5MA(1982) SU/4Z4DX(1973) JY8WW/JY6ZZ SM/4Z4DX LA/4Z4DX/LH DL3SCZ/DK6XR/DJ9RQ VK3JDX  C31CT VU2SWS-mumbay VU2BGS-bangalore  VU2ZAP/VU2MV/VU2RBI-delhi   XV2A  TA2DS/TA1E   N1OAK   9H3DG   F4BKV 4Z0DX/4Z8DX -WW-TEST  4Z1DX -WFF  I5FLN-toscany I0MOM/I0YL-rome I5KAP-pisa  EA3AKY-barcelona     

9N7DX - NEPAL DXPEDITION 2003 STORY WITH MY SON 4Z5DX AND MY XYL 9N7YL:

http://www.qrz.co.il/home.php?page=9N7DX&prf=1   http://www.mdxc.org/9n7dx/  

Dov Gavish 4Z4DX is licenced since 1968 and is the second generation of Hams in the family. His father was 4X4VB,an active SSTV operator in his days and son Matan is 4Z5DX!!

In 1999, I met Bill 9N7ZK in the IARU convention in Tel Aviv. I had always wanted to operate from Nepal in memory of Father Moran, 9N1MM, an old friend. I also wanted to be the first to make a QSO in 6 mtr from Nepal and operate RTTY and SSTV. Plus of course, have a vacation with the entire family. So I started working on the plan.

In February 2003 I applied for the call sign 9N7DX to the Ministry of Commerce in Nepal and received the basic confirmation from Satish, 9N1AA. I then contacted my friend IZ8CCW from the MDXC Club in Italy of which I am a member and asked him to help me design a Website which would represent my activities and frequencies and 1 daily sched for everyone on 14.195 at 1500 GMT.

I finally left Tel Aviv for Kathmandu via Mumbai on the 21st of April 2003. I met my good friend Sarla, VU2SWS in Mumbai and spent the day with her, sightseeing and visiting her shack and family. On the 21st evening I was finally in Kathmandu! Hugo,9N7YJ and my son Mat,4Z5DX received me at the airport and we headed for the Hotel in Thamel where we put up a tower with 4 different dipole antennas and we were all set for the action.

But the beginning was not that easy. The procurement of the licence was long and tedious. I had to go from one official to another, from the bank to the ministry and it took a good 4 days for it all to end. During this period I traveled around the Kathmandu area.

Finally on the 26th of April 2003, I was on air!!! The pileup was tremendous from all over the world. So much so, that I had to call by the numbers in the call signs, to cope. I operated split and worked SSB on 28.495, 21.295 and 14.195. Every one hour I worked RTTY after giving sufficient notice and operated split, 2-10 up. Late in the evening when conditions deteriorated, we operated CW at 40 wpm.We faced the problem of electricity failures. Also, conditions in Nepal were limited between 9.30z to 21.00z.

My first weekend, I spent with Bill, 9N7ZK and his wife in their palatial house in Kathmandu where I was given 5 star hospitality and I had the opportunity to operate from his shack with a beam antenna. As soon as I put up the 6 mtr antenna which I had bought with me, I had a contact with VK8MS, VR2XMT and lots of Japanese!!! In fact my first QSO on SSTV was with JA0SC. After I clocked about 3000 QSOs, I took a break .

My son Matan and I headed for the mountains. We trekked for 5 days through the mountains after flying to a point 3000 ft up. I flew in a small aircraft with 9N as its number!! The terrain was breathtaking and we stopped for “chai” every hour and walked for a minimum of 8 hrs every day. On the last day we had a good soak in the hot springs. We then went river rafting in Pokhara before finally returning to Kathmandu and working the radio.

After working for another 4000 QSOs , we decided to call it a day and prepared to head for home.

Looking back, there are a few pointers for my ham friends who may want to work dx from Nepal.

1) The price of a licence in Nepal is very high. Its around 50$ per band. 2) The licencing process is very slow and valuable time is lost. 3) Kathmandu is not a good location to operate on lower bands.

It is better to go closer to the Tibetian border in northern Nepal. But the conditions are open for only short periods of time. And linears have to be used.

On the positive side, I was so happy to meet many of my Ham friends since the last 30 yrs on the air from this rare location and I was pleased that I gave them a new RTTY country. I had a fantastic time with Bill and Jennifer who were most cooperative and perfect hosts. They are moving out of Kathmandu soon as Bill’s tenure there is over. The Nepalese people are helpful and polite and are happy in their own little world in the mountains, where their basic needs are taken care of. It was great to work the radio with my son who is a great CW operator. Even though conditions towards N.America were not good, I managed to work some old friends like W3UR, K0BX and worked many new countries on RTTY. As I worked with the system of numbers, I was able to get through to QRP stations and also stations without big antennas or linears. I know that many of them were working 9N7 after ages.

Born in 1951 and licensed in 1966. QRV regulary in 45 years. Living in ramat hasharon  located 15 km north of Of tel aviv.

I  hold the DXCC Honor Roll (339 MIXT, 337 SSB, 336 CW), 9BDXCC, 9BWAZ (SSB, CW), 5BWAZ (200), DXCC Challenge 2500, IOTA Plaque of Excellence, IOTA Trophy (IOTA 1000), and the Antarctica Award Honor Roll.  I am QRV in digital modes (DXCC 306/303), and  on 6 m (DXCC 159). I am a member of CWOPS (#175)  HSC club#1680

Ww locator: KM72kd                   ITU Zone:  39                  CQ Zone:  20

QSL-ing:  DIRECT  LOTW and eQSL and  QSL via bureau. Will frequently upload the log to Club Log and hrdlog.


My favourite activity in HAM radio is:

     > DX ing on HF
     > Constesting
     > Portable operation
     > DX ing on 50  MHz - aurora, meteorscatter and Es propagations
QRV 80 % in CW but also in ssb  PSK31/63/125  RTTY and a number of digital modes.
 

        

Radios:

     >elecraft K3+KP-500 HF + 50 MHz transceiver
     > Icom IC-7100 HF/50 Mhz/70 Mhz transceiver for digital mode
     > SPE Expert 1.3K-FA amplifier 1.8 - 50 Mhz
 

Antennas:

 TGM  MINI 2 ELE YAGI

Other bands:

          # 20/17/15/12/10 meter - Cushcraft R5 vertical + G5RV
          
 

Portable operation:

          # Transciver -      IC - 7100 (HF/50 MHz/70 MHz)
          # Mast -                 33 feet Spiderbeam telescopic mast and hombrou base.
                                            and spider beam yagi 20-6 m
          # 3.5 - 28 MHz -  vertical and dipole and LW + AH4 remote tuner
  
 

XYL -ANAT  9N7YL   SON -MATAN  4Z5DX   FATHER -4X4VB  S.K.

 

 

... and last but not least:

DX CODE OF CONDUCT www.dx-code.org/

1 I will listen and listen and then listen some more
2 I will only call if I can copy the DX station properly
3 I will not trust the cluster and will be sure of the DX station's call sign before calling
4 I will not interfere with the DX station nor anyone calling him and will never tune up on the DX frequency or in the QSX slot
5 I will wait for the DX station to end a contact before calling him
6 I will always send my full call sign
7 I will call and then listen for a reasonable interval. I will not call continuously
8 I will not transmit when the DX operator calls another call sign, not mine
9 I will not transmit when the DX operator queries a call sign not like mine
10 I will not transmit when the DX station calls other geographic areas than mine
11 When the DX operator calls me I will not repeat my call sign unless I think he has copied it incorrectly
12 I will be thankful if and when I do make a contact
13 I will respect my fellow hams and conduct myself so as to earn their respect

And remember: please not help the DX station to put you on a “black list”!

Help you and us to have fun!

Thanks! 

 

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