7P8AO Lesotho
8 - 22 March 2010


 

7P8AO, 2010 Press release #1

I will once again be back to the Kingdom of Lesotho, between 08 March and 22 March 2010. I will set up my station in the Trading Post Lodge, Roma  near Maseru.  

Report From Lesotho

I have arrived to the International airport of Maseru with one hour delay, at noon,  08 March, Monday. After the immigration procedure, the customs clearance of the technical stuff was smooth.

Report from Lesotho, 2

I could not fix the power amplifier, so I am running with 100 watts only. During the daytime the bands are closed and the noise level is very high. Early in the morning 40 m is more or less o.k.

7P8AO QRT

The Internet access is limited in Lesotho, so I can just inform you, that I went QRT on 22 March, 02:50 UTC. There are 4,097 QSO in the log from 94 DXCC entities.

Closing the Donation Campaign, 2.

Donation Confirmation LetterPlease be informed, that I forwarded your donation of 2,573 USD to the Commitee of the Leratong Community Centre. Please read the confirmation letter and the Commitee decision on how this amount will be used for. Later,

7P8AO signal recording

7P8AO CW QSO with HA5HRK and F5VU on 28 MHz 14 March 2010 14:13 UTC (tnx Tomi, HA5HRK)

 

Missing 7P8AO QSOs due to possible PIRATE station

Some station reported that they could not find the 7P8AO 40 m QSOs on the logseach, made on 11 March  between 19:25 and 19:50 UTC. Please be informed, that I went QRT at 19:20 UTC on 11 March and the next operation periode was started 02:41 UTC on 12 March. The 7P8AO QSOs you may have in your log after 19:20 UTC on 11 March and before 02:41 UTC 12 March 2010 on any bands, were with pirate station.
Same situation between:
18:40 UTC 17 March - 03:55 UTC 18 March on 20 m,
09:05 UTC - 10:44 UTC 18 March on 15 m.

Please check the on-line log prior to sending direct QSL request! If you do not find your QSO, contact me for clarification!

73, Pista, 7P8AO

The latest news from Lesotho

I have just received photos on the new house was built for the two orphane girls, Tebello and Thato, with the help of the HAM radio operators and other helpful people who sent donation in the last year.

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