Welcome to the official website of the

 

G4MFW

Caribbean DXpedition

May 2012

 

 

 

 

 

...QSL Address...

 

Please note the only valid QSL address:

 

Barry Fletcher 9V1FJ

54 Coronation Road West # 03-04

Singapore 269266

Singapore

 

Do not QSL via G4MFW or ZS1FJ. These QSL routes will not be answered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barry Fletcher G4MFW / 9V1FJ / ZS1FJ
undertook a solo DXpedition to the Caribbean Sea
from 09 to 20 May 2012
and activated a number of island entities.

 

The expedition call sign was G4MFW with the prefix of each island.

 

       May 09 to 12
Sint Maarten PJ7 with the call sign PJ7/G4MFW
St Martin FS with the call sign FS/G4MFW

       May 12 to 14
Saba PJ5 with the call sign PJ5/G4MFW

       May 15 to 17
St Barthelemy FJ with the call sign FJ/G4MFW

       May 18 to 20
Curacao PJ2 with the call sign PJ2/G4MFW
Bonaire PJ4 with the call sign PJ4/G4MFW

 

Frequencies

All bands from 7 to 28 MHz were worked.

 

Equipment

The amount of equipment was restricted by aircraft luggage weight limitations and the station consisted of a Yaesu FT-857D, Kenwood TS-50 (backup radio) and switched-mode power supply. The wire antennas were a delta loop for all bands 14 to 30 MHz and single-band dipoles for 7, 14 and 21 MHz supported by a telescopic fibreglass mast. Power output was 100W.

 

Pilot Station

Dennis Wells ZS1AU was the pilot station located in Cape Town.

 

QSL Cards

A separate QSL card will be issued for each island call sign.

 

QSL Address

Use only this address for QSL requests:

Barry Fletcher 9V1FJ

54 Coronation Road West # 03-04

Singapore 269266

Singapore

 

 

Updated 25.05.2012 Webmaster ZS1ZL