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The new QTH for the next few months!! Presently berthed in Kirkwall Marina on Orkney Mainland. Follow progress on:

www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/ships/shipid:183224/mmsi:232004380/vessel:BLUE%20AURORA

The "Blue Aurora" - Rig is an IC7000 100w into a 65' backstay antenna. 

Hey Geoff - can't you cram in any more radio gear ??!!!.........

Link to Remote Operation videos

*****Scheduled to return to HC8 August thru October 2017*****

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All QSL cards received have now been shipped by airmail

***Operated from HC8, Isabela Is (SA-004) from 6 July to 27 September 2015, 160m - 6m***

Thanks for all the 6m contacts on 13 Sep - QRA Loc is EI49MB

                                     (Click to enlarge)

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 +/-

For paper QSL, please send US$3 (no IRC) Paypal to gdinham@sky.com

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HC8 2015 DXpedition - Isabela Island SA-004                     

  

 

      

 

More videos on Youtube - search G8OFQ

HC8 shack on Isabela Is (SA-004)

 

40m Phased Verticals on roof of hotel

 

View from shack window - tide is fully out

"Supersled" Kite hoisted 240' long wire

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DXpedition to the Galapagos Islands in 2013 working as volunteers with the Galapagos National Park

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!

 

HC8/G8OFQ Contact Results 19 August to 27 September 2013

10m               -    829

12m               -    719

15m               -    614

17m               -  1484

20m               -  2174

40m               -    234

August          -  1301

September   -  4753

Grand Total  -  6054

Countries     -    102

 

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

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

 

REMOTE STATION AT QTH IN GERMANY.............

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

 

 

REMOTE OPERATION USING REMOTE RIG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REMOTE OPERATING FROM HOME QTH IN S ENGLAND USING K3/0 MINI

(Click on pictures for larger image)

 

SCREEN SHOTS N1MM+ LOGGER

 

REMOTE DESKTOP SCREENSHOT FOR CONTROL OF ALPHA SPID ROTATOR, LINEAR AND 4E STEPPIR

MAP MAKER SUNCLOCK

 

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.........

 

 

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

 

 

TEMPORARY BEAM - TGM MQ-36SR 3 ele mini beam

LMR-400 cable doesn't bend!!

 

 

4 X 11E FOR 2M ON 60' MOBILE TOWER

 

OPERATING /M IN EA7

Diamond HV7CX HF and Diamond SG-7900 V/UHF

 

40M QUARTER WAVE VERTICAL AND 11E 2M YAGI AT 3500' ASL

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

Locator - IM76HS

 

One of my other hobbies!!..........Suzuki GSXR600

 

Solar X-rays :

Geomagnetic Field :

 

 

 

Large Visitor Globe

 

 

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United States Counties Award#2461
Granted: 2016-07-20 17:30:04   (G8OFQ)

Endorsements:
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World Continents Award#13586
Granted: 2016-05-21 13:30:03   (G8OFQ)

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