News reported by F5OZK : The team of the Radio-Club of Sevran F5KKD have participated to the contest IARU VHF 2006, on cliff at « Mers les Bains » in north France (Dept: 80), under the callsign TM5KD in QTH Locator: JO00QB. They report that the VHF propagation was rather poor this year and they have some troubles with weather, storm, wind, rain and antenna. 340 QSO’s in 10 countries, 71 locators and a DX of 814 km, which is not so bad with this kind of conditions. As TM5KD says « The most important is to participate ! ».
Here is a short presentation of TM5KD radio station at Mers les Bains :
The impressive 4×14 elements VHF
TM5KD radio ham station and ham radio equipement
See the quality of the equipement, everything is homemade that’s very « rare » nowadays, that sounds F5PMB amazing work behind 🙂
More pictures of TM5KD Contest IARU VHF 2006.