At this moment fresh elected EUDXF Board Member Kenneth LA7GIA is active from Somalia as 6O7O.
Somalia has proven in the recent past to be a very challenging destination and kenneth needs all his experience to make plans work. Also technical challenges do not make it easy but so far he does a great job.
Fresh updates on this DXpedition on Kenneth his website and facebook pages.
Sigi DL7DF and friends will on an anniversary DXpedition to Saint Pierre and Miquelon between October 2nd and 14th, 2019. TO80SP is the special callsign to celebrate Sigi’s his 80th birtday.
The team will be working on all bands and modes excluding 60m which is not possible in France and his overseas territories. As long propagation permits CW + SSB will be the main modes, but also FT8 is on the agenda. The team will use 3 stations: 2xIC7300 1xK2 and 3xLinears with Spiderbeam, DeltaLoop and VDA Antennnas. Beverages for the direction EU and JA on the lowbands.
The T80SP team: Annette DL6SAK, Frank DL7UFR, Wolf DL4WK, Manfred DK1BT, Les SP3DOI, Jan SP3CYY and Sigi DL7DF.
The Annual General Meeting of the EUDXF took place in Bad Bentheim, Germany, on 24 August 2019. The full meeting minutes will be available soon. Highlights were the results of the triennial Board elections and the nomination of Jan PA1TT/DJ5AN as a Life Member.
Board Election Results
51,5% of the EUDXF members participated in the elections. Dom, DL5EBE, received 90.6% of the votes and was re-elected as President.
The election results for the Board Members are as follows:
Ron, PA3EWP, received 75,4% of the votes and was re-elected as a Board Member.
Hans, PB2T, received 59.4% of the votes and was re-elected as a Board Member.
Jan, DJ8NK, received 50.7% of the votes and was re-elected as a Board Member.
Achim, DF3EC, and Ken, LA7GIA, received both 47.1% of the votes. Because of the tie between DF3EC and LA7GIA, DF3EC decided to withdraw his nomination, giving the Board of Directors the chance for an even more European mix by opening the way to Ken. Achim’s decision was accepted and much appreciated by all present members. As a result, LA7GIA was elected as a new Board Member. Achim, DF3EC, was appointed as advisor to the Board.
Sigi, DL7DF, received 33.3% of the votes.
Dieter, DJ9ON, received 21.0% of the votes.
Rag, LA5HE, received 15.9% of the votes.
Jan Stadman DJ5AN/PA1TT appointed as Life Member #51
The EUDXF has awarded Jan Stadman DJ5AN/PA1TT with life membership for his many years of dedicated service in support to the EUDXF. Jan has been the face of EUDXF at the Ham Radio hamfest in Friedrichshafen for many years. His efforts there and at other events led to a steady increase in the number of members.