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laugh***Will be in HC8, Isabela Is (SA-004) from 6 July to 27 September 2015, 160m - 6m***laugh

KX3 + KXPA100

FT817 + RM300

160/80 = Kite hoisted EFLW

40 = Phased verticals

20-10 = Verticals/dipoles

6 = 2 ele Hentenna

Operating times: Weekdays 1200 - 1300 and 2100 - 0500 GMT

Weekends 1400 - 0300 GMT +/-

QSL direct US$3 (no IRC):

Geoff Dobson

9 Fitzpain Road

Ferndown

Dorset

BH22 8RZ

United Kingdom

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Working as volunteers for the Galapagos National Park at the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center on Isabela Island (SA-004).

HC8/G8OFQ Contact Results 19 August to 27 September 2013

    10M 829
    12M 719
    15M 614
    17M 1484
    20M 2174
    40M 234
       
  Modes SSB 6054
       
  Dates 2013 August 1301
    2013 September 4753
       
  Countries   102
       
    ALASKA 1
    ANGUILLA 2
    ANTARCTICA 1
    ARGENTINA 38
    AUSTRALIA 29
    AUSTRIA 30
    AZORES 17
    BAHRAIN 1
    BALEARIC ISL. 1
    BARBADOS 3
    BELARUS 4
    BELGIUM 31
    BELIZE 1
    BERMUDA 2
    BONAIRE/CURACAO NETH. ANTILLE 1
    BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA 7
    BRAZIL 71
    BULGARIA 6
    CANADA 171
    CANARY ISL. 26
    CAYMAN ISL. 3
    CEUTA AND MELILLA 1
    CHILE 13
    COLOMBIA 37
    CORSICA 1
    COSTA RICA 4
    CROATIA 2
    CUBA 2
    CURACAO 1
    CYPRUS 2
    CZECH REP. 19
    DENMARK 8
    DODECANESE 1
    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 6
    ECUADOR 10
    EL SALVADOR 3
    ENGLAND 122
    FALKLAND ISL. 2
    FINLAND 5
    FRANCE 95
    FRENCH POLYNESIA 1
    GERMANY 125
    GIBRALTAR 1
    GREECE 7
    GREENLAND 3
    GUADELOUPE 6
    GUAM 3
    GUATEMALA 5
    HAWAII 13
    HONDURAS 5
    HUNGARY 11
    ICELAND 1
    INDIA 3
    IRELAND 36
    ISLE OF MAN 2
    ISRAEL 10
    ITALY 185
    JAMAICA 1
    JAPAN 111
    JORDAN 2
    KAZAKHSTAN 2
    KUWAIT 1
    LATVIA 2
    LEBANON 4
    LITHUANIA 10
    LUXEMBOURG 1
    MADEIRA ISL. 5
    MARTINIQUE 6
    MEXICO 26
    MOLDOVA 1
    MONTENEGRO 1
    NETHERLANDS 23
    NEW ZEALAND 19
    NICARAGUA 4
    NORTHERN IRELAND 6
    NORWAY 6
    OMAN 3
    PANAMA 10
    PARAGUAY 1
    PERU 1
    POLAND 42
    PORTUGAL 24
    PUERTO RICO 60
    ROMANIA 6
    RUSSIA (ASIATIC) 2
    RUSSIA (EUROPEAN) 53
    SAUDI ARABIA 1
    SCOTLAND 17
    SERBIA 4
    SLOVAK REP. 9
    SLOVENIA 16
    SPAIN 97
    ST. MAARTEN/SABA/ST. EUST 1
    SWEDEN 10
    SWITZERLAND 5
    TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 6
    UKRAINE 47
    URUGUAY 11
    USA 2752
    VENEZUELA 61
    VIRGIN ISL. 7
    WALES 7

Operating HC8/G8OFQ from Isabella Island in the Galapagos (IOTA SA-004) from 18 August - 27 September 2013, 2100-0500 GMT, weekends a bit longer!

 

XYL with one of the "Old Boys"........

 

More Galapagos videos here

Giant Tortoise unique to the Galapagos

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KX-3, HLA-300 Amp 150w, 45A P/S, MFJ Mobile Tuner, Ham Radio Deluxe

 

Prowhip 6m Wire Vertical + 6 radials

100m from the ocean!!

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Also operating DL/ from Hamburg, Germany

 

Watch Live Video feed from my Cams in the "Shack-in-the-attic"!!

(unless I'm remote/portable/mobile)

Press PLAY even if shows OFFLINE...

g8ofq on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free

Watch live streaming video from g8ofq2 at livestream.com

Licenced for around 40 years - active on and off but now semi-retired and active daily on HF 40 - 6m.

Working conditions....--

Elecraft K3/P3/KX3

K3/0 mini with RemoteRig 1258 Twin

IC-7000 with Behringer Mic/Mixer + Heil Proset Elite audio + McCrypt BM-700 Studio Mic

Remoterig RRC1258/RRC Micro with Ham Radio Deluxe - remote operation via internet

Yaesu FT-817 - 5W QRP

bsi DSP Noise Cancellation

Expert amp

60' Tower + Alfa Spid BigRAK

4 ele SteppIR

TGM MQ 36SR mini beam 20 - 6m

VEC 896 vertical 40 - 6m

Windom dipole 20m above ground

80m Full Wave Delta Loop 20m above ground

4 x 11 ele 2m F9FT Pro XL

/M working conditions - IC-7000 100W into Diamond HV7CX

 

Erection of 4 ele SteppIR - the EASY way!!............

 

 

REMOTE OPERATION USING REMOTE RIG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCREEN SHOTS OF HAM RADIO DELUXE

HAM RADIO DELUXE LOGBOOK

 

RemoteRig RRC Micro WiFi Interface for Audio + Rig Control Commands

RRC Micro plugs into USB socket - normal PC headset plugs into RRC Micro (Red button is PTT). HRD used for radio/rig control

 

 K3/0 mini with RemoteRig control

Remote shack in a case.........

 

Remote Desktop screen for control of SPID rotator, Linear amp and 4 ele SteppIR

 

Tower Construction

Water table 2 m below ground

The "HOLE" - 1.5m square by 2m deep....about 10,000 Kgs concrete!

The "TOWER" - Versatower BP60

The "HELPER" - Rudi, DL4LAB

The "BEAM" - TGM MQ-36SR 3 ele mini beam

LMR-400 cable doesn't bend!!

Bigger cage to take the SPID BIG RAK

Mini beam is only temporary until the 4 ele SteppIR goes up......

4 x 11 ele 2m array on 60' mobile tower

 

QTH at Jerez and Mobile QTH in mountains NE of Jerez

 

Google Earth view looking North

 

View from Mobile QTH Layby looking North

 

High ground behind mobile location forming curved reflector

 

Diamond HV7CX HF and Diamond SG-7900 V/UHF

Check out this location on Google Earth at 36D 47' 21.71"N 00522' 49.48"W

Locator - IM76HS

Solar X-rays :

Geomagnetic Field :

 

 

 

Large Visitor Globe

 

 

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