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Nosy Be Island Mini-dxpedition


Start: october 1994

End: november 1994

Location: Nosy Be, Malagasy Republic, IOTA AF057





Many Thanks to all HAM to have made QSO with me and thanks for the patience.


The 3 elements yagi monoband from Tagra worked very fine, just 2m (6 ft!) over the ground !


Main results:

1000 QSO

6 Continents





Fihavanana Club, into the deep forest, south-west of Nosy Be, 20 km from Airport, 20km from Hellville


Some news:





Where I stayed:





Working Conditions:

- Emperor 28 MHz monoband 25 W  - works great !

- Tagra Yagi 3 elements monoband

- dipole build on-site with copper wires.



Other Informations:


Time to get the Licence: onsite c/o the Malagasy Telecomunication Bureau in Antananarivo

Price to get the Licence: about 100 USD

Contact person: Ms. Devarieux


Approx. Price/person for the stay 4 weeks in Malagasy (self made and cathering) including flight from Italy:

about USD 1500-2000.



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