QRV from the Eiffel Tower


    TM70TE (special callsign to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the creation of weapons of transmissions in the Army) will be active from the upper platform of the third floor of the Eiffel Tower between July 12-14, 2012.

    Operators are Philippe/F5SKW, Dimitri/F5SWB, Freddy/F5IRO and David/F8CRS Yves-Michel/F5PRU.

    They will be active on SSB and CW with two stations on HF and VHF. Activation starts 08:00 each day and ending at about 22:00 or 23:00h.

    A special QSL card will be issued for this event via the radio club of 44 ° F5KBB RT.

    Note: On 14 July (morning) outside the military parade on the Champs Elysées, a report on this operation will be broadcast on TF1. Some of the operators were filmed by a television crew led by Anne-Claire Coudray, a well known journalist, in tests that were conducted June 19 from the third floor of the Eiffel Tower.