5T0SP Spots at DXwatch.com. Low bands

Felipe PY1NB created a special 5T0SP spot-page at DXWATCH.com. Please visit http://www.dxwatch.com/dxped/5T0SP to see latest 5T0SP spots together with the visualization on the map and some very nice tools. Thanks very much Felipe! We really appreciate it! Yesterday Wlodek SP6EQZ informed that today they planned to build low band antennas: 160m and 80m verticals plus K9AY and beverages as RX antennas. Stay tunned for low band operation to start soon.

CQWW CW, Antennas and Some Other News

Wlodek SP6EQZ has just informed that everythig is going very well. As you propably noticed 5T0SP appeared in the CQWW DX CW Contest last weekend. It was Wlodek SP6EQZ as a operator. Contest operation was limited as some antennas were shared with other bands and operators. COntets operation was only on 40, 20 and 10 metres. In spite of it Wlodek was able to make over 1000 contest QSOs giving so many stations a new multiplier. Some news about antennas. They have already built stacked vertical for 30 and 40 meters, … Continue Reading →

No News = Good News

When we last talked to DXPedition mebers in Poland they promised to send SMS news from the Paris Airport and then from Mauritania. However they sent no news. Perhpas they were in a hurry. Who knows… But the most important thing is that they are in Mauritania and they started HAM operation on bands which means they are already there with their luggae. The 5T0SP callsign appeared on bands… So stay tuned and look for them on bands. On Sunday the activity will be  limited as the Team has to build … Continue Reading →

Almost on the way…

On the picture below you can see a part of luggage. This parcels belong to to team members who live in Wroclaw (SP6EQZ, SP6FXY, SP6IXF). In total all team members have over 250kg of lugage. So everything is ready and the 5T0SP Team starts around midnight. They are going to reach Berlin in the early morning on Saturday. Then they have their flight to Paris and next from Paris to Mauritania.   If everything is OK, they will reach their QTH in the afternoon on Saturday. They are going to prepare at … Continue Reading →

Team Meeting, 6 Meters, Frequencies, QSL Manager…

On November 4 there was the second meeting of the 5T0SP Team. Five of six members took part. The meeting was hosted by Janusz SP6IXF and his family. We have discussed many important matters again: antennas, transceivers, accessories etc. One of the subjects was how to dispatch the baggage between DXpedition members. At the end of our meeting Mek SP7VC ( see http://www.sp7vc.pl/ ) with his wife SQ7OYL joined us on the return way from EA9 (Mek made more than 3500 QSOs in CQWW Phone) and about 2500 QSOs from LX … Continue Reading →

News 2012-09-22

There were no news last weeks on our website but many things happened in the meantime as we work hard to prepare everything. Here are the most important news: Many antenna tests were made. We know antennas we are going to use but all of them are tested to check that no parts are missing and antennas work as expected. Of course to make such tests it is necessary to build each antenna.   Jean 5T0JL informed that there is Internet access in the hotel. So we hope it will be … Continue Reading →

5T0SP Team Meeting. The list of equipment

The DXpedition Team members had their first meeting on 18th of August at the QTH of Jurek SP3GEM. There were five of them (SP2EBG, SP3CYY, SP3GEM, SP6EQZ and SP6IXF) who participated the meeting. They met to discuss some aspects of the DXpedition, especially to talk about transceivers and antennas. So here is the preliminary list of  equipment they are going to take to Mauritania. Transceivers: 3 x TS590, 2 x K3, 1x IC7000. Fiberglas poles: 2 x 8m, 2 x 12m and 1 x 15m. Masts: 1x fiberglass 9m high and 3 … Continue Reading →

News 2012-08-10

It is not sure if there will be internet access in the QTH of the DXpedition. There are no roaming services there. Perhaps it will possible to buy a prepaid card of thr local operator. If it is only possible we will try to have internet and upload our logs to the ClubLog. We will publish a survey to let you vote on which bands and/or modes you need 5T. Just give us some days to prepare it. You can also always use our contact email: 5t0sp@dxing.pl – this email already works and will be active … Continue Reading →