Maldives DXPEDITION 2004

              Indian Ocean

         8Q7JF and 8Q7GA



              View over Kandooma Island (shack on the eastside)     




           Jan, DL7JAN and Andy, DL3GA were  on air from 26th August to 7th September 2004

           from Kandooma Island on the South Male Atoll  IOTA AS-013!


            We was be QRV from 40 to 12m in SSB/CW and RTTY,PSK31 and SSTV           


            Our equipment was two ICOM IC706

            Antennas was a LP5 for 20/17/15/12/10 and a HF2V for 80 and 40

            Linear Amplifier Ameritron ALS600



             QSL INFO

             8Q7JF via DL7JAN

             8Q7GA via DL3GA

             either direct or through the buro!



             Jan Förderer, DL7JAN                   Andreas Gille, DL3GA

             Alte Poststraße 34                         Beethovenstraße 11

             69254 Malsch                                  77815 Buehl

             Germany                                          Germany


             The QSL card for this activity



               all cards are out but I still answer incoming buro cards


             We say thank you to the DXers all over the world who had worked us

             and we are glad to gave them a "new One", modepoints or bandpoints!


             See you on the next tour....Jan aka 8Q7JF



            On 26th December 2004 Kandooma Island was destroyed by the Tsunami Wave to 85 percent.

            We always remember to the people who gaves us a great time their and a fine support.

            The people in Asia now need support from all of us !!!