Expeditions

Cargo Ship DX-Expedition from Italy to Cork 14. - 23. May 2017
Article in HBradio - the Swiss Amateur Radio Magazin
Präsentation an der SWISS-ARTG GV vom 18. Nov. 2017
Cruise Ship DX-Expedition to Iceland 19. - 30. July 2017
Präsentation an der SWISS-ARTG GV vom 18. Nov. 2017


Mini Fiber 4.1m Mast and HARI G5RV Antenna 15.5m with 4.8m Ladder-Line for 10-40m with an 1:1 current Choke. Totally 243 QSOs and 59 DXCC-Countries


Cabin 22 on the Cargo Ship Grande Ellade
Cabin 22 on the Cargo Ship Grande Ellade
G5RV Antenna next to the Bridge
G5RV Antenna next to the Bridge
Unload and load card etc.
Unload and load card etc.
G5RV Antenna 15.5m and 4.8 Ladder Line 10-40m
G5RV Antenna 15.5m and 4.8 Ladder Line 10-40m
G5RV Antenna next to the Bridge
G5RV Antenna next to the Bridge
Upper Deck
Upper Deck
KX2 Portable Kit
KX2 Portable Kit
G5RV Antenna 15.5m and 4.8m Ladder Line
G5RV Antenna 15.5m and 4.8m Ladder Line
Upper Deck with cars
Upper Deck with cars
Cabin 22 on the Cargo Ship Grande Ellade
Cabin 22 on the Cargo Ship Grande Ellade
Upper Deck of the Cargo Ship Grande Ellade
Upper Deck of the Cargo Ship Grande Ellade
Bridge
Bridge

Worked on 20m and 17m Band: Australia, Namibia, USA, Anguila, Syria, Brasil, Uruguay, Puerto Rico, Venuzuela, Luxenbourg, Liechtenstein, Isreal, Western Sahara, Palestine, India, Marocco, Turkey, Lebanon, Qatar, Isle of Man, UAE, Algeria, and finally all most whole Europe and Russia. Reached all continents.

A sepcial QSO was between PH9HB/AM Jerry in a Boeing 737 at 33'000ft above Toulouse and HB9PJT Peter in Switzerland in his home shack "Air - See - Land QSO". I met a lot of my Swiss Colleagues from my homebase club HB9RF and HB9O station in the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne. And finally two contacts to the MUBA exhibition in Basel Switzerland. Thanks to all for the nice QSOs - Special printed HB9RYZ/MM QSL Card are sent via Bureau in July 2017 - see also at QRZ.COM HB9RYZ/MM


Totally 243 QSOs and 59 DXCC-Countries


Elecraft KX2 Transceiver (10-80m) 10W - QRP, JUMA PA100-D 100-150W Amplifier, LDG Z-11Pro II ATU, Gamma Mini Power Supply 22 Amp.,SignaLink USB for Digi-Modes, Lenovo Yoga 3 Notebook with Windows 10 and Log4OM, Winlink RMS Express E-Mail


KX2 Portable Kit 2017
KX2 Portable Kit 2017
KX2 Portable Kit 2017
KX2 Portable Kit 2017
KX2 Portable Kit 2017
KX2 Portable Kit 2017
EzMilitary Antenna 80-10m 500W SSB
EzMilitary Antenna 80-10m 500W SSB
KX2 Portable Kit 2017
KX2 Portable Kit 2017
KX2 Portable Kit 2017
KX2 Portable Kit 2017
KX2 Portable Kit 2017
KX2 Portable Kit 2017

Europe Cargo Ship Travel - 14. - 23. May 2017
Grimaldi Lines Ship Trip and Informations
Travel Information and Booking

Real Time Vessel Tracking
Grande ELLADE - Vesselfinder
Grande ELLADE - Marinetraffic

QRV - On Air
HB9RYZ/mm
Every day on 14.317 MHz at UTC 10:00 and in the evening


Route

Grande ELLANDE



MSC Cruise Ship Travel from Hamburg to Iceland - 19. until 30. July 2017

Station
- Elecraft KX2 Transceiver with 10W only (QRP)
- 13.5m wire on a vertical 6m Fiber-Mast from the Cabine
- HARI 1:10 Balun and 1:1 HARI Current Choke

The local QRM from the Ship was always S7-9 and the conditions near Iceland was very poor at that given time due to the Sun Aurora activity over Iceland (green zone).

I had only 5 QSOs on 20m with: 9A7JCY, EI7M, I4TJE, OE5SLN and HG17HD between 28. and 29. July 2017.
At that time I was between Kirkwall Scotland and Hamburg on the sea.


I was happy to meet Ari TF3ARI in Reykjavik. He is the most active Ham-Radio Operator in Iceland.
TF3ARI SDR Kiwi SDR Radio with an 13m vertical antenna.

QRV - On Air
HB9RYZ/mm



KX2 in the Cabine
KX2 in the Cabine
10m Coax, 1:1 Choke, 1:10 Balun and 13.5m wire
10m Coax, 1:1 Choke, 1:10 Balun and 13.5m wire
Ari TF3ARI and me on a vulcano hill in Iceland
Ari TF3ARI and me on a vulcano hill in Iceland
6m Fiber-Mast and 13.5m wire
6m Fiber-Mast and 13.5m wire
10m Coax, 1:1 Choke, 1:10 Balun and 13.5m wire
10m Coax, 1:1 Choke, 1:10 Balun and 13.5m wire
6m Fiber-Mast out of the Cabine in the front of the ship
6m Fiber-Mast out of the Cabine in the front of the ship



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