3C7A DXpedition took place between March 10 and March 21 2016 from the capital city Malabo. I made 13000 QSOs in 8,5 days effective operation.
First three days 10-12 March was moving papers, doing demos, preparing a schedule for operation and accomodating the Security Police inspections. I was prohibited from transmitting during the night. Every night I had to shut down from 2200-0500 UTC. Security Police made daily visits at the hotel to check the equipment. After completion of DXpedition the log was requested by Security Police together with a report.
DXoperation started March 13th, 3C7A managed 13025 QSOs in less than 8,5 days.
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