With just over a week since their return from Liberia, the 5L3BI team are now able to share the difficulties they encountered during their attempt of activating AF-111NEW. The full story can be downloaded here
FEBRUARY 5, 2018 — EL2EF now QSL via NR6M. LoTW coming soon. See here also. DECEMBER 2, 2017 — Eric is now active and has been making a few QSOs using an old Kenwood TS-120 and vertical. At the moment he is paper-logging but hopes to have a laptop soon. Thereafter, he will use the […]
Jeremy EI5GM, Dave EI9FBB and Col MM0NDX have been issued with the Liberian callsigns EL2GM, EL2BB and EL2EL. It’s their plan to use these calls after the 5L3BI activity from the LRAA (Liberia Radio Amateur Association) in Monrovia, probably on November 3rd. However, if due to bad weather / sea conditions we cannot land on […]
NEWS UPDATE, NOVEMBER 1 @ 19:45z–After trying for 2 days the 5L3BI team couldn’t make a landing. Way too dangerous. Jeremy EI5GM and Col MM0NDX almost capsized next to rock. The swell around the rock never eased. There’s lots more to say but not at this moment in time. (73 Col MM0NDX) OCTOBER 28, 2017 […]
DX-World.net has learned that a team of five IOTA activators is planning a 3-4 day activity from Baiyah Island AF-111P later this year. Dates to be determined. A reconnaissance trip has been completed with vital information on this little known island being collated. Website/callsign coming second half of 2017. AF-111 IOTA group has never before been activated.