6O6O

 

Together with my friend Adrian KO8SCA we activated Somalia in January 2018.

We were issued the callsign 6O6O and stayed in Garowe, Puntland State of Somalia.

 

Our dates of operation was Jan 3rd - 16th, 12 full dayes of operation 80-10m.

 

6O Somalia was ranked following on clublog most wanted when operation started:

  • 54 world wide mixed
  • 47 world wide CW
  • 27 on 80 meter
  • 30 on 40 meter

 

We used the following equipment.

  • 2 x Radio Elecraft K3
  • 1 x Radio KX3 as backup
  • 2 Amplifiers: 1 KPA 500 and a 1 kW amplifier.
  • 2 el beam: 20-10m up 18 meter
  • 1 BigIR vertical 40-10m
  • 80 vertical antenna (inv L and fullsize 1/4 80m)
  • Several backup antennas
  • 1 beverage to EU/NA 200m
  • Backup RX antennas K9AY loop, BOG antennas

 

 

FREE LoTW and clublog was uploaded. QSL is via Charles M0OXO.

 

A video from Hamnation and interview with Valerie NV9L is posted here

 

We we're also on th W5UKB show here

 

 

6O6O - Somalia

DXpedition 03 Jan - 16 Jan 2018