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Estimated round trip
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2014
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Jeep Wrangler unlimited
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HiQ-6"antenna
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Henry SS750 and Icom7100
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Extra fan's
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Henry SS750
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Henry control box........
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The Henry SS750 at PA3DUV's car trunk
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Part of the car modifications, power winch installed and air compressor fitted.
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LED extra high lumen light-bar.
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New tyres and rims... suspension modified... about 5" more clearance.
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Spare tyre mount, heavy duty ... it will also support the HiQ 6 antenna.
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Air intake modification, special for sandy (dusty) conditions.
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Power supply cables for Henry 1Kw PA system.
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Jeep ready, winch and air compressor fitted. VHF antenna at the left side of the car on the LED light bar.
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Rear view, fitted at the right hand rear the HiQ-6" antenna.. without the whip.
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test picture
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This is the view with the normal car lightning...
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Same picture but Leo has switched on the LED bar.
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The LED bar makes a difference...!
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Frans... PA5CA... checking out his dust goggles... ๐Ÿ™‚
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Off road driving Fursteanu Germany Saturday 29 April 2014... mud diving
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Fursteanu Germany Saturday 29 April 2014
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Fursteanu Germany Saturday 29 April 2014, HiQ-6 not mounted...
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Fursteanu Germany Saturday 29 April 2014
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Fursteanu Germany Saturday 29 April 2014, what about mud...
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Fursteanu Germany Saturday 29 April 2014, little more mud... ๐Ÿ™‚
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Some stuff to pack.
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First diner in France. Nicole, Andries-Jan, Christine, Dirk and Leo.
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Sunset over Spain.. sailing from Barcelona to Tanger.
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Perfect shot.. Barcelona beach in the evening.
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last modification ... shorting coil.
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Small cup large coffee ๐Ÿ™‚
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Millau bridge impressive structure...
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Coffee break, perfect weather
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Barcelona... were to find a parking place.. At the Mc Donald's Tight fit.
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Diner at the beach Barcelona.
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Mmmm how to load-up your car... the whole waiting area was crowded with these kind of vehicles.
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Waiting for our boat tickets .
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An other example of packing your car... ๐Ÿ™‚
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The Gibraltar rock, unfortunately we had some fog.
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On board the Ikarus.
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Entering the port of Tanger..
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A real one close to our feet, the locals told us .. this a dangerous one..!!! hard to see the size but it was about 7 cm...
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Camp site at Zagora
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Make your choice...
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happy Abdou with his new Atas 120 antenna... he made his first 15m qso from his car.
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frans working on HF... Leo was driving..
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Leo first attempt setting up his tent...
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Desert bivouac... by night....exceptional experience...
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Have worked ZL2OK on 28Mhz @ 2200 hour mobile to mobile...!
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mmmm little Ford got stuck ... Jeepy gave a helping hand..
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Some sand dune surfing ๐Ÿ™‚
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the Jeep on top of a high sand dune
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Leo deflating the tires before we went in to the desert.
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Desert fox.. in the wild
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Boy's dream..
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New 05-04-2014 mobile DX Expedition,,,,

Call sign CN2CA

 

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Daily blog click here.
QSL info click here
Video footage click this link:

From April 2014 Leo (PD0HFP) and Frans (PA5CA) will be mobile active from Morocco with CN2CA call sign. Abdou, CN8VO has taking care about this mater.. click here forย  Abdou’s website. We would like to thank Jos PD0JOS (CN2OS) for his wonderful support and for bringing us in contact with Abdou…

QSL manager for this operation PA9M, om Marcel.

It will be a desert roundย  trip, the returnย  way is planed though the Atlas mountain range.The 4×4 is an Jeep Wrangler unlimited, stretched version… by the end of February the Jeep will modified for this trip like;
New air intake
LED lightbar
315x70x17″ all terrain tires.
Special suspension, body lifted 9 cm
6000Kg Winch and air comprssor
New rear bumper with towing-hooks.

The Jeep will be equipped with an Icom 7100 + HiQ-6 HF antenna and Henry SS750 PA.
Special credit to Dick PA3DUV for his technical support and HiQ equipment.

There is no detailed travel information available yet… keep following us.. the page will be frequently up-dated.
UPDATE:
We received travel information, we have to arrive the 5th of April in France, place called Vesdun (central France close to the A71), approx 850Km. The next day we have to be in Barcelona Spain, that’s another 850Km. We embark from Barcelona to Morocco, estimated arrival Morocco the 7th of April .

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DX announcement made at DX-World … first reactions arrived.

 

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Technical sponsoring by PA3DUV, Dicktop-logo

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10 Responses to Morocco 2014

  1. Suc6! Hoop je te werken! Kees – PA7TWO

  2. Paul W6GMU says:

    Enjoy your Fantastic Adventure!! I’ll be QRV for you as much as possible! 73 es GL de Paul W6GMU Tot werkens!

  3. peter pkz says:

    Hallo mannen; wens jullie een meer dan prachtig avontuur! Zal er zijn op de banden waar mogelijk om jullie te horen / werken ?

    All the best 73 from Eefde
    Peter
    PA2PKZ

  4. Arnoud 2aj says:

    spelen in de “zandbak” en ook nog qrv.
    Have fun.
    “73 PE2AJ

  5. Zeer gaaf wat jullie doen. Alle twee de hobby’s zo bedrijven. Echt top. Ik rij zelf ook al jaren Jeep en heb bijvoorbeeld ook in Sclan Belgie gereden. Verder een echte Radio amateur naast de Jeep die ik heb.
    He groetjes Rene PD2RKG

  6. Damien Davies says:

    Great to work you on this fantastic DX expedition Good luck
    73
    G0LLG
    Damien

  7. Marc says:

    he Frans, hebben jullie die kameel nog te pakken gehad?! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Mooie foto’s mannen, goede reis verder.

  8. Marcel says:

    Prachtige foto’s, veel plezier, en soms ook nog werken
    Ik zie dat qso’s zonder pa gemaakt worden. Blijkt ook te gaan gezien de pile ups.
    Suc6
    cu
    Marcel
    PA9M (qsl manager)

  9. Iain MM0TFU says:

    Hi Frans and the Team,
    Great to work you Mobile to Mobile on my drive home from work tonight. I love the photographs, they are very impressive. Have a great trip, and hope to work you again.
    73 from Scotland.
    Iain MM0TFU/M

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