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3 Band EME DXpedition to Guatemala
Thanks to our sponsors so far: G4DDK / Kabel Kusch / IK1UWL / I2RV / DK5EW / JH0BBE / DL9KR / DG8NCO / OK1IL / OK1RD / N7NW
Moonrise/moonset timetable in UTC:
Date: MR UTC: Date: MS UTC: Planned band:
If we can put the antennas close to the shack, it is possible we can operate on 144 and 1296 MHz at the same time.
Please look on: www.mmmonvhf.de/latest.php for lastest updates, we might not be QRV on all moon passes !
We hope to work you !
Vy 73's, Jos, PA3FYC and Chris, PA2CHR
Date's: February 23 until March 3, 2018 QTH: EK44SB
For sure this is our biggest challenge in DXpedition history !
144 MHz: FT857, 2 x 20el. X-pol. homemade and SSPA 1296 MHz: FT857 + Kuhne transv. 67el. and SSPA
For 70cm. I build a new portable antenna designed by DG7YBN.
This 30el. yagi is working very fine and we will do polarization control by hand....
432 MHz: FT857, 30el. and SSPA
All equipment is checked over and over, some improvements are made by using better low loss coax, new preamps, mounting the
The total weight of our luggage is over 180 kg. wich means a lot of 'overweight'.
For the first time ever we will operate on 3 different frequencies:
Our QTH is south of Guatemala city in the countryside, hopefully a place without too much QRM.
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