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at Saturday October 15th in the evening.
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Ahmad - 5T2AI - came in on 20 meters ...
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with Silas - KL3ZJ - this morning ...
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Mike - K1VI/m - made a good signal ...
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Ron - VK4QO - came in with nice signal ..
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Sam - FK8DD - wkd with nice signal ...
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on 20 meters with moderate signals.

Texel Island


2016 Texel island activity was from October 8th until 15th. Call sign was PD/DO1BEN. Texel is located in the northern part of The Netherlands in the Wadden See. Texel Island is IOTA Ref.: EU-038.

QTH was: De Cocksdorp     Locator: JO23KD

There is also a Lighthouse on the Island. It's valid for World Lighthouse On The Air award.
WLOTA Ref.: LH 0043

TRX was Yaesu FT2000. I used self made vertical antennas for 10 and 20 meters. For 40 meters we had set up a inverted V (wide space) dipole. Activities where  mainly in digimodes (RTTY and PSK31/63), and also in SSB. Thanks to all who came back to my calls.

Former activities , from the same place, where in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and Oktober 2015.

some picts from our location and our tours will be published during our stay on the island - pse click here - .

New 2014 QSL card. QSL via homecall.