Mayotte AF-027   Mayotte Island

FH/HB9AMO

5'219 QSOs on an holidays style activity

23 November 2016 to 4 December 2016

- Yaesu FT-991 with internal antenna tuner.
- Mini Palm paddle.
- One Spiderbeam 12 meters telescopic mast.
- Spiderbeam 404-UL multiband antenna (10m to 40m).
- Spiderbeam radial connection box.
- Inverted L for 80m which worked on 3/4 wave on 30m.
- 2 x 25m Messi & Paoloni low loss coaxial cable.
- 230 volts AC to 13.8 volts DC 23 Amp power supply.
- Win-Test logging software.

QSLs : via M0URX

Online QSL Request Service: www.m0urx.com


Location: Hotel Le Trevani. Trevani beach near Koungou.
A nice low noise ham radio location with basic bungalows on the beach. Lot of space for antennas. Grid: LH27og
Download a large PDF azimuthal map from Mayotte HERE


Number of QSOs by band:
160m 80 m 40 m 30 m 20 m 17 m 15 m 12 m 10 m 6 m
0 487 788 462 689 260 2155 283 95 0
AF = 0.6% AS = 18.9% EU = 73.1% NA = 6.6% OC = 0.6% SA = 0.2%

A total of 106 DXCC country worked as follow:
160m 80 m 40 m 30 m 20 m 17 m 15 m 12 m 10 m 6 m
0 42 73 50 75 41 83 39 24 0

Took part on the 2016 CQWW CW contest in Single Operator Low Power Unassisted Category



The ferry between Mamoudzou Grande-Terre Island and Dzaoudzi in Petite-Terre Island where the airport is located.


Station Yaesu FT-991 and laptop running Win-Test software in DXpedition mode.


The bungalow with the 12 meters Spiderbeam fiberglass telescopic pole with the 404-UL multibande antenna


Inverted L antenna for 80 meters with a Spiderbeam radial connection box.
This antenna works quite well on 30 meters with the FT-991 built-in antenna tuner. (it is almost 5/8 wave on 10 MHz).


At low tide, direction South Atlantic Ocean, Argentina and Chile. Not very good location for those places.


Direction Central America, Carribean, Venezuela, Columbia. Unfortunately completely masked.


Beach at low tide direction USA and Western Europe.


Beach at low tide direction West Asia.


Beach side direction East Asia and Japan.



The log is uploaded in LoTW