YW5X    2013
IOTA SA-054
 
  Sun protection  
In the afternoon we had to protect us from the sun. The light was so strong, we had difficulties to read the displays of our laptops.
There were harsh comments, that our CW installation looked like a refugee camp :-)
 
Sunset    chopper 
YV2IF observing the sunset (and our 40m vertical antenna)    An insect approaching our antenna  :-)
 
cerveza
Guess what ?  :-)
 
Solar powerd shower
YV4DHS takes a solar powered shower :-)
    Our sleeping area and digital-mode location..
 
   
Smalltalk ...    Dismounting our CW station. 
 
stepir   antenna motor
←  ↑    A motor driven multiband vertical antenna of the digital-mode crew
 
  SSB Station  
Our second SSB-location.   
 
  YW5X antennas just before sunser  
The yagi is part of the Main SSB location.
 
  YW5X location for higher frequencies  
The communication tower, from where I took the following pictures:
 
  YW5X at the communication tower  
 
  communications tower  
 
 
Inside of the hardware-container of the communications-tower.
YW5X SSB
YV5LFX
 YY6DFF
 
   
 
  On the hill  
YV4ACU 
 
YW5X Orchila lighthouse  
The Orchila lighthouse.   A 144 MHz stacking array beaming to continental Venezuela.
 
  La Orchila Navy base seen from above  
This is a partial view of the Orchila Navy Base. (Our CW QTH was at the beach near the bridge.) 



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