9Y4ZC QTHThe beach

Amateur radio contest expedition to

Trinidad & Tobago, February 2005

South America, IOTA: SA-009, CQ-zone: 9, ITU-zone: 11

February 10 - 22, 2005

CQ-WW-WPX-RTTY-2005 contest (call 9Y4W)

ARRL DX CW 2005 contest (call 9Y4W)

by YL2KL, YL2GM, YL2LY

 


Expedition results in details

9Y4W, ARRL International DX contest CW 2005 results

9Y4W, CQ WW RTTY WPX 2005 contest results

Expedition photos
Last photos added 3.Mar.2005

From February 10 to 22, 2005 three Latvian HAMs - Girts (YL2KL), Juris (YL2GM) and Arvis (YL2LY) - accompanied by their XYLs - Elvira, Zigrida and Baiba accordingly - were in Tobago (9Y4)

They were using 9Y4ZC QTH.

Juris (YL2GM) took part in CQ-WW-WPX-RTTY contest as SOHP using call 9Y4W (Results)

Girts (YL2KL) took part in ARRL International DX CW contest as SOHP using call 9Y4W (Results)

QSL information for 9Y4W (period February 10-22, 2005):

For 5 band contest QSOs special T-shirts are available for purchase.

Before and after the contests the team was active on all HF bands using 9Y4/YL2GM , 9Y4/YL2KL , 9Y4/YL2LY
QSLs via home calls.

Equipment:

Antennas: (Photos are here)

You can contact ARRL-CW-2005 & WPX-RTTY-2005 contest team using e-mail e-mail address

Note, that call 9Y4W is repeatedly used by different teams in different contests, e.g., it was used by other teams in ARRL DX SSB 2005 contest and in WPX SSB 2005 contest.
As far as we know QSL manager for ARRL DX SSB 2005 contest operation is W3HNK (information source)
and for WPX SSB 2005 contest operation QSL manager is OM3TZZ (information source).
This WEB page and e-mail address mentioned above is related only to 9Y4 operations during February 10 - 22, 2005.

Some facts about historical connection between Latvia and Tobago