April 8th

Sunday, 08 April 2018 by

Second full day on site with a lot of work done. Several additional VDAs have been installed in order to be able to traffic inband and thus optimize openings. The propagation was different from yesterday, the higher bands remained almost silent. We will be available again this evening on 80/160 with an improved pattern and

April 7th

Sunday, 08 April 2018 by

The South island exceeds so little of the horizon that it is necessary to wait for the last moment to discover how beautiful it is when the boat approaches it finally. It was mid-afternoon yesterday, so we finally reached Flo F5CWU and Pasal F5PTM arrived earlier with the first boat trip. After a 26 hours

First step

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 by

After some difficulties related to our plane, the entire team finaly arrived yesterday in Mauritius. We immediatly took a taxi to the port were our boat was waiting for us. We were happy to recover our equipement sent a few weeks earlier. Every part has been checked one more time before beeing  loaded into the

Press release #6

Friday, 23 February 2018 by

In about a month we will be joining Saint Brandon. After a year of intense working, we are quite satisfied and impatient to finally concretize. Our 700Kg of equipment are actually on the way to Mauritius. They will then be loaded on the boat with the generators before sailing to Saint Brandon with two 3B7A

Propagation Forecasts

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 by

We have provided several tools to help you to estimate the propagation during our 3B7A DXpedition. We have also calculated with VOACAP a series of “ready-to-use” forecasts that take the antennas and power which will be used from 3B7A into account. These calculations have been done for a 3 el. Yagi at 10m above the

Press release #5

Sunday, 21 January 2018 by

An updated most wanted list has been published on Clublog. It now shows Saint Brandon as the 27th most wanted entity worldwide (#19 NA, #17 SA, #33 AS, #28 OC, #34 AF, #48 EU). This statistics clearly confirms the relevance of our dxpedition, we knew the demand to be high more than 10 years after 3B7C.

JA DX’ers are mobilizing

Monday, 01 January 2018 by

For several weeks, we have noted a strong mobilization of the Japanese community around our project. We would like to especially thank Hiro JA4DND, Joe JJ3PRT, Kuwa JA4BUA, Oku JK1KSB, behind this initiative. Several actions have been launched, in particular the setting up of a page for our Japanese friends, intended for the people wishing

Press release #4

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 by

This week two major events occurred and we are very happy to share both of them with you. First of all, we received all papers from the Mauritius authorities and our callsign has been confirmed. You will listen for us as 3B7A next April in your radios! Then, we are very proud to announce that

Press release #3

Friday, 20 October 2017 by

Our last communication goes back to several months but we didn’t stay inactive ! All tasks are going as scheduled. The logistical operations are going on and will soon be finalized. Transport to St Brandon has been secured by a 50% deposit. It will be a 24h journey by boat between 3B8 and 3B7. Once

Press release #2

Monday, 29 May 2017 by

Last January, we revealed our new project: a DX expedition to St Brandon archipelago – 3B7. Initially planned on October 2017, it is finally the period of March-April 2018 which was selected. It presents a maximum of favorable conditions. Since the announcement, we have worked on many subjects by following our usual roadmap. Although we’re already familiar with this

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