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MARCH 20 – Weather here is between 34-38 degrees daily and as a result, we encounter periods with high noise and QRN. Unfortunately there are more electrical storms forecast for the next few days so please bear this in mind if we seem to have ‘no ears’ or as ‘deaf’.
Our stations are working well, and we have many many JAs and West Coast USA in our logs for which we are very satisfied. It seems someone was pirating our callsign on 30m FT8 on 16/3/19 around 11:00 so if in any doubt and you don’t see your QSOs listed, please work us again. Last night was our 1st night on 160m/80m and with over 900 QSOs logged, we will continue to be QRV during our Sunrise/Sunset. We have received many requests for 75m SSB, and to re-jig some of our announced frequencies – all your notes have been taken onboard and we will try our hardest to fulfil. We still have 1 full week left! [read more]

MARCH 17 – More pictures at 5V7EI & celebrating St Patrick’s Day in Togo! [credit EI2JD]

MARCH 15 – “Team arrived to a wonderful QTH yesterday, right on schedule. Antenna set up immediately began at first light. QRV by 19:00 on all 5 stations. Last night we witnessed an exciting electrical storm. The team is in high spirits and will be fully operational by this weekend, including 80/160m.”

MARCH 14 @ 19:55Z – 5V7EI starts operations.

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MARCH 13 – Full team now onboard flight to Togo [credit EI9FBB]

MARCH 12 – Irish contingent of the 5V7EI team assembled at Dublin airport earlier today awaiting their flight to Paris C.D.G [credit EI2JD]

DECEMBER 30, 2018 — The EIDX Group who brought you 9N7EI and 7Q7EI earlier in 2018, are delighted to formally announce definite plans for their 2019 DXpedition to Togo.

Operating for 12 consecutive days between 14th-26th March 2019, the 5V7EI team plan to run up to 5 QRO stations across all bands from 160m through 10m on SSB, CW and Digital modes.

Keep an eye on their website which will be updated on a regular basis.