|7p8 Lesotho DXpedition 2000|
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|Dieter, DJ9ON, and Markus, DL1IAN, before the departure at Frankfurt Airport|
Arrival at Johannesburg Airport, already expected by some Ham friends from South Africa to take us to Lesotho.
That's Ham spirit!!
|First technical stop somewhere in the wilderness on our trip from J'burg to Lesotho|
|Roma Lodge, where we stayed and where we spent a wonderful time|
The whole crew together in front of Roma Lodge
|Building up the pylon for Titanex LP-5|
All hands on deck! Only the anchors still to be tightened
DL4OCM, DL1IAN, DF6VI, ZS6RVG
|Here we are mounting the 6-element-yagi for 6 meters|
|DF6VI busy with Titanex V-160|
|DF6VI's special construction to give the antenna a better support|
|And now that thing is up!|
|And here is the Titanex LP-5|
|This is our R7000|
|6-m-yagi and Force-12 in the background|
|DL1QW at the FT-920 station for SSB|
|DJ9ON at the FT-1000MP station for CW|
|DF6VI at the SSB-station|
|DL1IAN at the RTTY-Station together with our very good friend Dave, ZS6RVG|
|DL4OCM smiling, he can work!|
|No problem for DL1YFF to smoke his pipe. It's RTTY time.|
|And last not least, our very jewel Sabrina, always cheerful!|
And now we have a look around the area we were! In Lesotho there is wintertime, and we also had some snow.
|An impression of our QTH, the Roma Lodge|
|Roundables on the Roma Trading Post compound|
|Sabrina and DL1QW a bit higher on one the surrounding mountains|
|Sheep, one of the resources of Lesotho|
|The beautiful landscape in the mountains of Lesotho|
|Footprints of dinosaurs just behind Roma Lodge on the next hill|
|Children's toys: homemade kites|
|View from the mountain behind Roma Lodge into Roma Valley|
|Scenery in the mountains|
|We met him in the mountains on our trip to Mohale Dam|
|The gigantic construction site of Mohale Dam, which will become one of the biggest water reservoirs in Lesotho|
|Here the worker's camp. Looks like a Norwegian village|
After all that, one day the time is over and we went back.
|This was on the trip back from Roma to J'burg. They all were very tired, wern't they.|
Back at home, discusssion about the next DXpedition:
Where do we go next?
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