From 14 till 18 may me and 2 members of OSA will activate Jersey island (EU-013).We will use a TS-2000 with FD4 and some other dipoles working from 6 till 160 meter SSB including warc bands .Members are ON6VJ ,ON1CH and myself ON6EF and we use MJ/ before our calls .I will also make a short iota trip to Sark island(EU-114) using the call MU/ON6EF/P with a TS-50S and FD3 dipole ,external car battery and 100w.
We are looking forward to your calls...
The special prefix OP is given to all Belgian radioamateurs during the month of November from 2014 till 2018 .
This to remember the 1st world war , 100 years ago . A special qsl card is printed for this special call OP6EF and you can look on qrz.com for more info.
IMPORTANT !!! If you already have send a QSL card to me when I was /P it is not necessary to send one again .I always send cards out and I have from some stations 5 or more the same qsl cards and they should better safe them for new contacts , Thank you .
PLEASE ONLY PAPER QSL VIA BUREAU OR HOME ADRESS. All swl cards will be answered if they were correctly filled in and if 1 IRC or 1 US dollar was included when send direct. ONL stations can send a qsl card to my home adress and one will be returned without any costs .Thanks and good luck.
Photo from our clubstation
ON3MIL , ON5RZ , ON4GDB , ON6EF ,ON6MJ
I use a TS-450S with 100w. and a vertical 8 band antenna (avanti av-640) at my home QTH .When I am portable I use mostly a inverted V dipole for 20-40-80 meters , FD-4 or sometimes a vertical wire antenna with 4 radials for 20 m.
I am a member from OSA club in Wilrijk ,close to Antwerpen .Take a look at our new website www.on4osa.org
and tell us what you think about it ,thanks .
past activations :
I was active in the UBA spring contest from a portable location with a TS-50 and inverted Vdipole .
6 and 7 september
me and members from OSA will take part with clubstation ON4OSA in the Fieldday weekend
from 13.00 saturday till 13.00 sunday .We will be glad to hear many stations and give points.....73's
I will be active from Naturepark Eifel , DLFF-003 , in Germany sunday 17/08/2014 from 09.30 till 14.30 utc only on 40 m. ssb between 7080 and 7099 using inv.V dipole , 100w. and TS-450S tx .Call will be DL-ON6EF-P .
From 29 may till 1 june me and ON6VJ , will be active from Terschelling island ( EU-038) and we will use the call PA/ON6EF .You can hear us from 6 till 80 meters with also warc bands using ft-450 ,100w. and FD-4 antenna with some other dipoles and verticals .qsl via bureau to ON6EF...
08/03/2014 : Activation from Ekers moeras ONFF-133 from 11.30 till 17.30 on 40/20 meters .
04/01/2014 : active from castle Middelheim ( AN-027 or ON-00427 ) from 10.30 till 15.10 on several bands using FD4 dipole and TS-450S with 100 W.
13/10/2013 : I will be active from ONFF-117 " De kuifeend " from 10.30 till 15.30 utc as ON6EF/P .From 10 to 40 meter depending on conditions .Using TS-450S and
FD-4 antenna + Inv. V dipole for 15 m.Hope to copy many dx stations .
25/08/13 : I was active from Castle "Schloss Wahn" near Cologne in Germany as DL/ON6EF/P .The reference for Germany is KAB-036 and for WCA is DL-03552 .
Using my TS-450S with inv. V dipole for 20 and 40 meter .
Hi to all,this is an activation from ON5RZ , ON6EF and ON4RAW to Jersey island ( EU-013 ) from 16 till 19 may 2013 .We will be active early friday morning 17th. using TS-450S , FT-450 and FT-857 transceivers .
Antennas are several dipoles and verticals .
You can hear us from 80 till 6 meters mainly in SSB on HF and WARC bands .Possible also on 2m. and 70cm.
Please make only 1 contact with us so not necessary to call us on all bands this to give everyone the opportunity to contact us .
Restect the DX-code by listening first and then call !!!
All QSL is via ON6EF via bureau (I prefer) or direkt .
Special thanks goes out to Chris Totty and the scouts group of Les Creux for using their facilities .Our location you can see below at St-brelade .
12-11-2012 :1st time activation of Castle Rivierenhof( AN-028 or ON-00473 )on 20/40 meters from 10.00 till 15.00 utc with my usual equipment .This is my Birthday so a special day for me .Hope to copy many of you ,73's Eddy
Made about 215 qso's ,mostly Europe but some USA ,VE and UA9 .Thanks to all especially the Birthday wishes ,73's
16/09/2012 : Activation from windmill ST-Anneke ( WIM-2030) during the BMA contest from 06.00 till 10.00 utc on 80 meters ssb with an inverted V-dipole at 10meters in the air
Made 80 contacts with 21 mills into 9 provinces
01-02/09/2012 : Fieldday with clubstation from our new site " the Antwerp maritime academy " as ON4OSA/P .Starts from 13.00 utc saturday till 13.00 utc sunday in SSB .Working with 3 element beam , dipoles , vertical for 10 meters and some experimental wire antenna's from ON5RZ ,Raf .
We ended 2nd place but we had a power failure for 45 minutes .
08/07/2012 : I will be active from the castle of La Roche in the Ardennes (LU-025 for BCA and ON-0286 for WCA) on 20 and 40 meters ssb as ON6EF/P .Starting from 08.00 till 15.00 utc with TS-450S and inverted V dipoles .
17/05/2012 : ON5RZ and myself will be activating LIGHTSHIP " WESTHINDER 3 "
mostly on 15 ,20 and 40 meters but possible also on 10 , 12 or 17 when propagation
is OK .Starting around 07.30utc till 15.00utc with several dipoles ,inverted V's and vertical antenna's .Reference number is BEL-027 and QSL is as always via bureau .Hope to work you all .
More info about the lightship on this link http://lightshipfriends.com/SCHIFFE/BELGIEN/WHINDER3/wh3gb.htm
25/02/2012 : Activation from Castle Boterlaerhof (AN-026 or ON-00471) for the 2nd time on 40m. and 20m. from 09.00utc till 16.00utc . TX : TS450S and ANT : inverted V for 40m. and dipole for 20m.
11/11/2011 : Active from Castle Boterlaerhof ( AN-026 ) from 07.00 till 11.00 utc only on 40 meters ssb .This is the 1st time this Castle is gonna be activated , good hunting......
18/09/2011 : I will be active from Windmill WIM-2030 ( st-anneke) on 80 meters from 06.00 till 10.00 utc during the BMA contest .Hope to hear many stations .
01/09/2011 : I activated Windmill " Molen van Larum"close to the city of Geel just for 2 hours from 07.00 till 09.00 utc .It will be on 40 or 20 meters depending the possibility on site .I use my TS-450 with a dipole for 20 or a vertical 5 band antenna
03-04/09/2011 : Fieldday with the club from the University of Wilrijk as ON4ASO/P starting from 13.00utc Saturday until 13.00utc Sunday .Working with a delta loop antenna and several dipoles for 40,80 and 160 meters .
After a well deserved holiday in Lake Garda ,Italy I will activate the castle "Sterckshof" AN-022 on Tuesday 09/08/2011 from 08.00 till 15.00 utc starting on 40 meters and on 20 meters in the afternoon with an inverted V for 40m. and a dipole on 20m. I use my TS-450 kenwood with the AT-230 tuner and about 100w. Hope to work some of you ,73's Eddy.
Made 150 qso's all on 20 meters and only European stations ,due to some problems with the 40m.inverted V antenna in the morning .Thanks to all stations to work me and hope to hear you in my next activation .
15/16-07-2011 activation from lighthouse NL-0001 or NET-029 Westerlichttoren at Burgh-Haamstede as PA/ON6EF/LH mostly on 20m SSB and sunday morning on 80 and 40 meters SSB .I start around 09.00 utc saturday till 15.00 utc .Equipment : TS-450S ( 100w. )with dipole for 20m or vertical 1/4 wave with 4 radials and inverted V for 40/80m . Hope to hear you all ,73's
Very bad weather with lots of rain and also bad conditions on saturday .Sunday was a little better with sunny periods but also heavy rain showers .Made about 275 qso's with 50% from DL country on 20meter saturday and all over Europe on 40 meters on Sunday .Thanks to you all for your patience and contacts . 73's Eddy.
Saturday 2/07/2011 activation from Fortress " MORTSEL " ( AN-004 ) as ON6EF/P on 20 meters with a dipole antenna and a TS-450s 100w.
Thursday 2/06/2011 I will be active from ONFF-133 Ekers moeras as ON6EF/P from 07.00 till 14.00 utc .I will try out a dipole for 80 meters but if that doesn't work I will be mostly on 40 meters till 11.00utc and then I will be on 20 meters ,all on SSB .
Hope to work you all , 73-44 Eddy.
Bospolder - Ekers Moeras(Antwerp)
Reserve of 85 ha managed by local organisation Natuurpunt. Close to port of Antwerp and its sprawling industrial terrains. Consists of mainly three parts: a drier, wooded area with oaks, ashes and alders; a large reedbed; a marshy area with reeds and open water. Noteable breeding species are: Marsh Harrier, Bluethroat, Grasshopper Warbler, Nightingale, Water Rail, Garganey, Sedge Warbler. Noteable winter and migration species: Great Egret and Little Egret, Great Bittern, Purple Heron.There are 2 hides and an observation wall .
Made about 240 qso's with 2xUSA ,1xCanada and 1x Israel .Thanks to all for your patience and till next time .
Saturday 23/04/2011: I will activate ONFF-136 (Blokkersdijk) as ON6EF/P from 07.30utc till 14.30utc .I will start on 40 meters with an inverted V dipole and later will go on 20 meters with a dipole ,if conditions aren't good anymore on 40m. I use a ts-450 and 50 watts power .
Hope to hear you all ,qsl is as usual via bureau ,thanks and 73's .
Thanks to all stations for working me and being so patient .I made 334 qso's on 5 hours activity so I can say this activation was a succes .50% on 40 and 50% on 20 meters band with a few from North Amerika as special ones but mostly from Europe .
25/03/2011 : activation from fortress "Oelegem"ONFF-110 from 10.00 till 16.00 local time on 20/40 meters as ON6EF/P ,also AN-023.Fortress number .
Made 240 qso's with 2xJA , 1xVE and 2x4X .Thanks to everyone for being patient in the pile-up .
21/03/2011 : activation from fortress "Liefkenshoek" OV-005 from 10.00 till 16.00 local time on 20/40 meters as ON6EF/P
made 103 qso's ,mostly Europe but 1 VE and 1 CO .
03/01/2011 : activation from fortress "Borsbeek" ,AN-003 from 13.00 till 17.00 local time mostly on 20 meters as ON6EF/P
05/12/2010 : activation from the clubshack as ON4OSA taking part in the ON winter contest
19/09/2010 : ON6EF/P at the BMA contest from Windmill WIM-2031
Made 66 qso's with 9 provinces and 19 windmills .
4-5/09/2010 : Fieldday activation as ON4OSA/P from the university site in Wilrijk ,Antwerpen .
24-25/07/2010 : IOTA contest from GOEREE-OVERFLAKKEE(EU-146) as PA/ON6EF/P during the RSGB-IOTA contest
10-13/07/2010 : Tall ships race from the port of Antwerp with the clubstation ON9BD on several bands .For more info look at this website : http://www.tallshipsrace2010.be/
24/05/2010 : ON6EF/P from Fortress in Borsbeek (AN-003)
,made about 40 qso's with european stations .
03/04/2010 till17/04/2010 ,active from Torrevieja ,Spain as EA5/ON6EF mostly on 20 meters with my TS-50 and an inverted V dipole. (made 35 contacts with Iceland ,Andorra and S-Afrika as special ones)
30-31/01/2010 : UBA contest from the clubshack.Please listen for us as ON4OSA or ON9BD
20/09/2009 - ON6EF/P from WIM 2055 with 21 mills worked and 9 provinces in the BMA contest
04-05/09/2009 - Fieldday activation with OSA members , CALL is ON4OSA/P
07/06/2009 :Me and members of the OSA group will activate Lightship Westhinder 3 with the call ON9BD in the International museum shipsweekend .Mostly on 20 and 40 meters in SSB .More info on http://www.nj2bb.org/museum/index.html .Hope to hear you all .
21/03/2009 - ON6EF/P from BEL-027 Westhinder lightship with thanks to ON7GF Geert for using his IC-7000 TX (50 contacts in Europe and 1 outside D44TXR
31/05/2008 - ON6EF/P from WIM 2030 from windmill Antwerpen LO during the WLC-contest (83 contacts with 50% DL-stations)
11/05/2008 - LX/ON6EF activation from Luxemburg with ON5RZ on several bands (51 contacts only Europe)
03-04/04/2008 - PA/ON6EF from Schouwen-duiveland EU-146 and lighthouse NET-029 (105 contacts with Japan,Malaysia,Curacao,Iraq and Cuba as special ones)
19/09/2007 - ON6EF/P from WIM-2015 windmill in Lillo with the BMA contest
11/02/2007 - BEL-035 lightbeacon in the river Schelde with ON4AWT Fons .Special contact with ZL4DH on FD4 antenna .
I was also one of the operators from the OSA clubstation as ON70REDSTAR .
If you hear me don't hesitate to contact me!!!Thanks and 73's
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