Niger    

5U9AMO
From 15 November 2019 to 24 November 2019



Took part to the 2019 CQWW CW contest SOAB LP unassisted using only wire antennas.

In the 2013 and 2018 QTH i had problems with high noise level on low bands. In 2019 i moved to a better QTH with more space for antennas and less noise on low bands. for the antennas.

Setup:
- Yaesu FT-991 transceiver (100 watts output).
- 13.8 volts DC 23 Ampers power supply.
- 2 Spiderbeam 12 meters telescopic fiber masts.
- Spiderbeam 404-UL multiband OCF antenna (6m to 40m).
- 82m inverted 'L' with 9:1 UnUn for 30m, 60m, 80m and 160m.
- RemoteQTH.com 2N5109 preamplifier for receiving antennas.
- 2 x 25m Messi & Paoloni Hyperflex 5 coaxial cable.
- 2 X 25m RG-58 for the RX antennas.
- Win-Test logging software.

Niger is ranked #97 in CW in the most wanted DXCC ClubLog list



5U9AMO
From 20 November 2018 to 03 December 2018


- Yaesu FT-991 transceiver (100 watts output).
- 13.8 volts DC 23 Ampers power supply.
- Spiderbeam 404-UL multiband antenna (10m to 40m).
- 47m. inverted 'L' with 9:1 UnUn for 30m, 60m, 80m and 160m.
- 2 Spiderbeam 12 meters telescopic fiber masts.
- 2 x 25m Messi & Paoloni Hyperflex 5 coaxial cable.
- Win-Test logging software.
Watch a 3 minutes YouTube video by PY1AX HERE

5U9AMO
From 20 April 2013 to 01 June 2013


- Kenwood TS-50.
- MFJ-971 portable antenna tuner.
- 25m low hanging long wire antenna.
- Home made electronic keyer with Curtis 8044 chip.
- 13.8 volts DC 23 Ampers power supply.
- WinLog32 Software

Download a PDF azimuthal map centered on Niamey HERE


QSLs : via M0URX

Online QSL Request Service: www.m0urx.com

Number of QSOs by band:
160m 80 m 60 m 40 m 30 m 20 m 17 m 15 m 12 m 10 m
32 486 204 2447 878 4138 2393 2805 1668 875
AF = 1.6% AS = 9.0% EU = 65.8% NA = 20.5% OC = 0.5% SA = 2.6%





About 82 meters long wire antenna in inverted L shape with 9:1 UnUn and a dozen of radials of various lengths at the base. The wire height is from 11 meters to 6 meters at the end. This antenna worked on all bands with or without the FT-991 internal tuner.



2013 + 2018 + 2019 QSOs