NEWS UPDATE – C5WP goes FT8 on 60m

Pedro updates DX-World that from April 2nd till 13th he will be doing some charity work in the Gambia staying at his “Kerr Pedro” compound in Buntung (IK23JR) using regular callsign C5WP.  He just received his license renewal a few hours ago thanks to a very friendly civil servant at PURA agency who decided to go to work on Sunday just for Pedro!

He will focus this time on digital modes, mainly FT8 on 60 meters regarding the bad propagation predictions.  Apart from that you can here him/mobile SSB on 14.200 or 14.285  Also watch for rare sporadic E openings on 28.500.

Equipment is an Icom IC7300 and 5 band Spiderbeam plus 40m and 60m delta loops.  Other days he will be running a “City Windom

All activity is solar powered with no internet connection.