We like to thank the Swiss DX Foundation SDXF for their support of the Swains2020 project.
Martin PA4MW thankfully used the old coil of an obsolete HF2V Butternut to construct a hairpin match/base coil to feed the 160m vertical on Swains…
88 Days to go……….
We like to thank HAMSHOP for their support
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Our DXpedition is listed for the 2020 DXTROPHY.
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Martin PA4WM ; As the shipment of our gear is getting nearer, preparations are keeping us busy.
The multiband 15-10m vertical is tested, a spool with a radiator and “T” topload for topband is ready and fasing lines for the 2 elements 40m array are cut to their specific length.
On 40m we will use 1/8 wavelength spacing and 135 degrees fasing. This to keep a small footprint on the narrow beach…
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As the team travels to Since the destination of this DXpedition is an uninhabited island without a shopping mall or hardware store, preparation is of great importance. For example, in recent weeks Gerben PG5M has worked on the antenna patch panels, the Band Pass Filters (160-10m), 200 Watt and 10 Watt versions and a number of CMC Chokes.
We like to thank the OKDXA for their support.
We like to thank the RSGB – Radio Society of Great Britain – for their support of the Swains 2020 DXpedition