The hobby "amateur radio" - on
vacation carried out - helps to hold contact with the world from time
to time. Often receives the selfbuilt "Triple leg", a vertical wire
antenna for the 20m-band the advantage. Built up quick, uncomplicated
and easily with the 10-m-high glass fiber-tower, quite a lot of
non-European calls succeed with 100 W of broadcasting achievement in
SSB from Kenwood-Transceiver TS-50S.
2008 - Burgsvik at the south end of Gotland (EU-020)
On the right: 2009 - Island Kökar
(EU-002), Åland archipelago
The QSL-card, a written confirmation of the effected
radiocommunication, rounds the contact.
With this card amateurradio-contacts from home will be confirmed.
This QSL-card gets the more meaning if,
besides, was broadcast by an island. In the beginning printed cardboard
was used, later the home-made holiday snaps found use.
97 speech radio contacts in
only two hours of Gräsö (EU-084) with other European radio
64 speech radio contacts of 3
(Alebo/Eckerö; Mariehamn; Degersand/Eckerö).
In the IOTA-contest radiocontact with Taiwan.
2006 - Tour
Finland and Sweden
In Finland the radio station in two locations establishes:
Savonlinna in the southeast and Rovaniemi in south Lapland.
58 speech radio contacts on two
days of the island Seskarö (EU-139)
with other European amateur radio stations.
2007 - Sweden
(between Vättern and Vänern and on the west coast)
In two locations the radio
station establishes: Mariestad at lake Vänern and Strömstad
on the west coast
2008 - Tour over the Island Gotland (EU-020)
122 speech radio contacts from to
12 radio contacts from Ljugarn
belonging island Fårö (EU-020) in the north
(East coast of Gotland, EU-020)
contacts from the south end Gotland
12 connections of Sandhamn in Gotlands west
under it China (BD), India (VU) and Korea (HL)
2009 - Island-Hopping about the Åland
archipelago to Finland and back
The first location on the west side of the main island
of the island Vardö (EU-002) on two days
in Käringsund on Eckerö - 40 radio contacts in 1
under it 2x Japan, (YES), the USA (W7) and
under it Canada (VY2), Dubai (A6) and Saudi Arabia (HZ)
The third island stop on Kumlinge
The fourth island stop on Brändö
76 radio contacts, under it China (BD), Japan, (JA),
47 radio contacts, under it Indonesia
(YB), Canada (VY2)
Kuweit (9K), the Central African Republic (TL)
and the USA (N1)
speech radio contacts of Merikarvia from the
302 radio contacts on two days of the island
Southwest coast Finland, under it Swaziland (3DA)
close Pori, under it 4x Japan, (JA), Thailand
Canada (VE) and the USA (W9)
stop on Kökar (EU-002):
The seventh island stop on Föglö (EU-002):
195 radio contacts on two days, under it 14x Japan, (JA),
166 radio contacts in
4 hours, among other things with
2x Indonesia (YB), 2x Canada (VE) and 3x USA
(EY), Japan (JA) and India (VU)
The eighth island stop on the southwest side of the main island
in Degersand on Eckerö (EU-002):
154 speech radiocommunications on three days, under it 6x Japan (JA)
and 2x Israel (4 X)
and some fishing
Swedish westcoast, south of
Strömstad. More time for being lazy and fishing needs, than to the
Few radio contacts within Europe.
Silence and some more fishing
Swedish westcoast, south of
Strömstad. A lot of time used to relax what was not valid,
nevertheless, for the maceril-fishing.
So the electric smoked oven was in action often.
Because of a demaged TRX in 2011
no radio contacts were possible, this year 44 QSO's came into the log.
Beside contacts with own regional club-members (I18)
and various British Olympia's stations as well as other radio stations
in Europe also 9M6 (east Malaysia), 7 X (Algeria) and 5B (Cyprus) were