3C7A

3C7A DXpedition 2016

Equatorial Guinea

10 March - 21 March 2016

 

 

 

3C DXpedition took place between March 10 and March 21 from the capital city Malabo.

 

First three days 10-12 March was moving papers, doing demos, preparing a schedule for operation and having inspections of gear.

 

DXoperation started March 13th, 3C7A managed 13025 QSOs in less than 8,5 days

 

Every day from 22 utc to 05 UTC the station was shut down by security police, except two evenings when I was permitted to transmit until 23 and 00 UTC.

 

At the start of operation 3C Equatorial Guinea ranked

  • 30 world wide
  • 9 OC/VK/ZL
  • 21 AS
  • 25 NA
  • 59 SA
  • 57 EU

 

Operation was 40-10m.

 

  • TS 480 SAT x 2
  • Ameritron ALS 500m 400 W output.
  • Mosley Mini 32 ASP, 2 el beam 14-21-28 MHz
  • Hygain AV640 vertical 7-10-14-18-21-24-28 MHz

 

 

QTH Malabo, Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

 

Locator: JJ43JR

IOTA: AF-010

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equatorial_Guinea