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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Burkina Faso DXpedition

Members of the Italian DXpedition Team will be active as XT1T from Ouagadougou (Grid Loc. IK92fi), Burkina Faso, between February 21st and March 6th.

Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
Suggested frequencies are:
CW - 1826.5, 3515, 7015, 10115, 14025, 18070, 21025, 24891 and 28025 kHz
SSB - 3760, 7145, 14220, 18145, 21295, 24945 and 28475 kHz
RTTY - 14081 kHz
6m - 50105/CW and 50125/SSB

Equipment will be 4x Elecraft K3 transceivers with 3x KPA500 amps and 1x ACOM 1000 amp into 2x Spiderbeams, 1x Yagi (20/17/15/12/10m), 1x
vertical (80/40m), 1x vertical (30m), longwire (160m), 1x Cubical Quad
(6m), 1x Diamond Loop RX (low bands) and 1x DHDL RX (low bands) antennas.

Operators mentioned are Alfeo/I1HJT, Silvano/I2YSB, Vinicio/IK2CIO,
Angelo/IK2CKR, Marcello/IK2DIA, Stefano/IK2HKT, Gino/IK2RZP and Mac/

The pilot station is IK7JWY, and the pilot station for the 6m band is IK0FTA. Software Management (real-time log online) will be by IH9GPI.

QSL I2YSB for direct QSLs and IK2CIO for Bureau QSLs (no E-mail
request please). A OQRS will be available for direct cards only.

Now available on their Web page is a survey for both bands and modes needs.
The official Web site is:
Official forum is:


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