2023 Texel island activit 2nd part ran from August 29th until September 7th. First part was from May 22nd until June 1th. 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.
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 was Yaesu FT2000. I use self made verticals antennas for 10 and 20 meters. And for 40 meters an inverted V (wide space) dipole. For testing i had set up an EndFed antenna 23 m long, feeded in 12 m high. Activities where in sideband operations and as in 2021 started also again in FT8/FT4 mode.
Power in FT8/FT4 is 10 watt only from Icom IC-705.
Thanks to all who gave me a call or picked me up.
Planings for 2024 acrivities from Texel Island will start in early 2024
Former activities, from the same place, where in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 (two activies), 2021, 2022 (two activities) and 2023 sprung time
Some picts from our location and our tours will be availabe later, please – click here –.
Texel QSL card preview is available – please click here –.