[NEWS UPDATE] –  Giorgio 5UA99WS is now QRT and heading home. All 14,200 QSOs have been uploaded to LoTW.

[MAY 4] – Paolo, IK5SRF informs that Giorgio 5UA99WS solved a problem with his PC and now is also active on FT8. Signals are good on 15/17/20 to and from EU. Paolo also says please be patient and whenever he calls OUTSIDE EU be polite and LISTEN…path for Europeans is quite easy…not for NA and AS/OC.

He has some electrical blackouts on and off in Niamey. It could be possible that sometimes he will work with IK5SRF as NET CONTROL to minimize power consumption. Note, he can’t reply to emails request for log info or skeds. Please send all inquiries to IK5SRF (email correct on QRZ.com). 

[APRIL 20] Giorgio, IU5HWS informs DX-World that he will again be active from Niamey, Niger as 5UA99WS from approximately May 1 to June 15 2023. His focus will be on FT8, but will also run 40-10m SSB using FT-991A, amplifier and multiband dipole. LoTW uploads managed by IK5SRF. OQRS/QSL managed by EA5GL. More info to follow once he arrives in Niger.

Note: Giorgio is there for work and not a DXpedition.