EI1A - EI8GQB 20th radio activity from Ireland

Olivier ON4EI, is back to Ireland from 18th to 30th October 2014 to celebrate its 20th radio operation from Ireland where he will operate EI8GQB and EI1A during the CQ WW DX SSB contest.

In 2013 and 2014 Olivier scored with EI1A, tops Europe score in CQ WW WPX, IARU HF and IOTA contests in Low Power Single Op SSB category using its temporary field day style antenna park / SO2R station using with green energy.

  • 18m high top loaded vertical monopole for 160-80m-40m bands + 32 radials.
  • Inverted V dipole for 160-80m-40m bands.
  • 3 elements East-West two-direction inverted V beam for 40m band.
  • 200m long beverage RX antenna East-West directional.
  • 1 x Spiderbeam antennas for 20/15/10m bands.
  • 1 x Mosley TA33Jr for 20/15/10m bands.
  • Rigs are Elecraft K3+P3 & Kenwood TS2000 100W.
  • 500Ah battery bank + 180W solar panel and 400W wind generator.

You can follow this one man expedition on http://www.qrz.com/db/EI8GQB or meet him on the air.