Posted by: do1ben
from Texel Island.
Posted by: do1ben
Today at 11 UTC we closed the station ...
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Haschel 8P6GU was last DX contact ..
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Bob K4ENC/qrp came in with a 5/7 signal ...
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this morning on 20 meters sideband ...
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where made today in digimodes on 20 meters.
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today in the afternooen ...

Texel Island


2017 fall Texel island activity run from October 27th until Novemer 4th. 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 some sideband operations. Thanks to al who came back to my call'ss.

Former activities , from the same place, where in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and spring time 2017.

Some picts from our location and our tours are availabe here: - pse click here - .

QSL card. QSL via homecall.