ON4EI – Activity in ireland

EI8GQBOPERATOR1Dear OM, hello, please find the announcement of my next activity from Ireland. May I ask you to publish this info or forward it to your radio club members?

You will also find in attachment a picture to support the announcement. I hope to meet you on the air.

Regards and best 73.


Olivier ON4EI, is back to Ireland from 27th February to 30th March 2016 to operate EI8GQB (EI1A during the ARRL International DX SSB, Russian DX and CQ WW WPX contest).

Olivier operates contests in Low Power/Single Op SSB category using mainly green energy with his temporary 'Field Day like' antenna park setup.


dxnews_ei8gqb_antfarmInverted L 18m high antenna for 160 and 80m + 32 radials.

Inverted V dipole for 160-80m.

3 elements East-West two-direction inverted V beam for 40m band.

200m long beverage RX antenna East-West directional.

Spiderbeam 20/15/10m bands & Mosley MP33 antennas for 40/20/15/10m bands.

SO2R 100W Transceivers: 2 x Elecraft K3 + P3 +  OM6BPF band pass filter + 4O3A 6×2 antenna switch.

500Ah battery bank + 180W solar panel and 400W wind generator.


You can follow this one man expedition on www.qrz.com/db/EI8GQB or meet him on the air. (See live operating frequency on his qrz.com banner).

Olivier, ON4EI, activera EI8GQB entre le 27 Février et le 30 Mars 2016 pour sa 21ième activité radio depuis l'Irlande. (EI1A durant les contests ARRL International DX SSB, Russian DX en CQ WW WPX).

Olivier participe en catégorie Low Power/Single Op SSB aux contests en utilisant principalement de l'énergie verte et son parc d'antenne temporaire de type 'Field Day'.


Antenne L inversée 18m pour les bandes 160 et 80m + 32 radiales.

Dipôle V inversé pour les bandes 160 et 80m.

Beam filaire 3 éléments directionnelle Est-Ouest en V inversé pour la bande 40m.

Antenne Beverage de 200m de long directionnelle Est-Ouest.

Spiderbeam 20/15/10m bandes & antenna Mosley MP33 pour 40/20/15/10m bands.

SO2R 100W Transceivers: 2 x Elecraft K3 + P3 +  OM6BPF band pass filter + 4O3A 6×2 antenna switch.

Banc de batteries de 500 Ah + panneau solaire 180W et éolienne 400W.


Vous pouvez suivre son expédition solo en cliquant ici www.qrz.com/db/EI8GQB ou, le rencontrer sur l'air. (Sa fréquence sera indiquée sur une bannière sur la page qrz.com).

QSL via LOTW ou via QSL Manager PA3249 (direct ou bureau).