Our DX-pedition to


On the sea and San Salvador   Maya temples in between   In the mountains and San Salvador   Meanguera


On the sea and in San Salvador

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View from the beachhouse
to the garden
Errecting the tower Our first Station Our second Station Cisco is working on the tower
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Our antennas from the beach 1 Our antennas from the beach 2 HF9V in front of the sea Reflected W antenna DL7IQ at the station front-side
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DL7IQ at the station rear-side Cisco deserves a rest in the hammock Reflected W antenna again The front of the beach house
but no time for the pool :(
YS1CF-Cisco and YS1EF at the station
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Waves on the beach
mostly too strong for swimming
Pelicans start to hunt across the waves ... ... and they continue ... ... and they fly away Beach scene 1
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Beach scene 2 Beach scene 3 Birds on the beach View over the country-side Our neighbour walking on the roof
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The four boys from the beach house
the sons from the housekeeper 1
The four boys from the beach house
the sons from the housekeeper 2
Back in San Salvador with the equipment
and DL7IQ
Back in San Salvador with the equipment
and DL7IQ, DL7IO and YS1CF
Back in San Salvador with the equipment
and DL7IO, YS1CF and XYL Carmen
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On a stroll in San Salvador visiting a galery Having typical Salvadorian food - Cisco and XYL Carmen and DL7IQ Having typical Salvadorian food - Carmen, DL7IQ and DL7IO
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Maya Temples for the time in between

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This picture shows the major known Maya sites In Joya de Ceren: Holger, DL7IO and Birgit, DL7IQ Because of the volcano activity the social life of the Maya is very well preserved in Joya de Ceren View to one temple in San Andres Different temple view in San Andres
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Cisco, YS1CF and Birgit, DL7IQ at the temple in San Andres Cisco and Birgit again in San Andres Holger, DL7IO and Birgit, Dl7IQ in San Andres And what about radioing ?

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In the mountains and again in San Salvador

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In the mountains near the border of Guatemala Another view over the mointains close to TG Holger-DL7IO and Birgit-DL7IQ Holger-DL7IO and Cisco-YS1CF We reached the top - a good QTH (hotel) for radioing
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We visit Walter at the top - a very kind person using CB radio Walter is showing us his kitchen - it smells wonderful Another view in TG direction I am not sure ... may be Holger or Cisco, Hi The donkey again
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Walters house from outside And another view Miracles come true - An internet café in La Palma but very slow therefore Cisco is already falling asleep Our QTH (rear) in the mountains, still under construction Who finds the HF9V ?
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Our QTH near La Palma (north-west) frontside Back in San Salvador in Cisco's Garage Friends of Cisco are visiting us (e.g. YS1SRR) Another picture with the friends, Cisco and Birgit in the garage Friends together with Holger and Birgit now
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On Meanguera Island (NA 190) and back on the main land

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The equipment goes in the boat - we fear that water could harm our technic Still loading the Navy boat in La Union We had to enter the small boat from a bigger one because of the low-tide Holger - DL7IO is searching the island Holger - DL7IO in front of Meanguera island, NA 190
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On board - Cisco is watching the mate A closer look to the island DL7IQ infront of the island A view to the island Another view to the island
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Approaching the harbour of Meanguera Building up the station which seems to be interesting to Army and Navy Making first QSO's from the island Cisco - YS1CF is running pile-up's This is how the kitchen looked like
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Women at the well - daily work like washing laundy - poor women ! The HF9V at the beach during low-tide A view to the reflected W antenna Daily work for hams - running pile up's (Holger and Cisco) And again
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The HF9V at high-tide Again the HF9V - in the background Amapala NA 060 - Honduras A view to our QTH in the harbour Cisco and Birgit while operating Some of our daily visitors - we seem to be an (the) island attraction
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My favourite visitors During operation Again in the shack - during a press conference Only the kids A view to Amapala NA 060 - Honduras again
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We have to leave - the radials will be untangled by the help of the Navy Back on the mainland in the wharf of La Libertad (how the fisherboats were brought in) Holger and Cisco on the way to the fish market in La Libertad Holger - DL7IO and Birgit - DL7IQ in front of the market booths in La Libertad Cisco - YS1CF is bargaining on the market
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Fresh tuna Having a small lunch - Holger and Cisco Also in San Salvador you can find antenna farms - QTH of YS1RR Raimundo
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