Texel Island EU-038

Texel Island


2022 Texel island spring time activity run from April 25th until May 8th. Call sign was PD/DO1BEN. Texel is located in the northern part of The Netherlands in the Wadden See. Texel Island is IOTA Ref.: EU-038. We are planing a second activity for October 2022.

QTH: De Cocksdorp Locator: JO23KD

There is also a Lighthouse on the Island. It's valid for World Lighthouse On The Air award.  WLOTA Ref.: LH 0043



TRX is Yaesu FT2000. I used a self made verticals antenna for 10 and 20 meters. And for 40 meters i set up a inverted V (wide space) dipole. Activities where in sideband operations and some digimodes (RTTY and PSK31/63). As in 2021 done i was active again in FT8/FT4 mode. Power in FT8/FT4 is 10 watt only from Icom IC-705. Thanks to all wo came back to my calls..

Former activities, from the same place, where in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (two activities), 2018, 2019 (two activities), 2020 (also two activies) and 2021.

Some picts from our location and our tours are availabe here: - please click for pictures -

QSL card. QSL via homecall.


Vorherige Seite: OE/DO1BEN QSL card
Nächste Seite: Texel pictures 2017