Alex, K2BB along with his friend Paul, UU0JR have annouced they will be active as 5R8R (TBD) from Nosy Be Island (IOTA AF-057), Madagascar, between 19-29th November 2018.
Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes.
They will participate in the CQWW DX CW Contest (24-25th November 2018) as a Multi-Single or possibly as Multi-2 entry (if they have enough ops...).
The station will comprises 2 radios, a Kenwood TS-590 and a Icom IC-7300, with the back-up rigs being a Elecraft KX3 and a Odyssey 2 SDR.
Antennas will include 2 verticals covering 160-80-40-30m, a Spiderbeam for 20 -10m and possibly a Beverage if space is available.
There is space for 2 additional operators to join the team, if interested email firstname.lastname@example.org.