Liberia: 2012

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EL2A 2012 in Monrovia, Liberia – the Voodoo Contest Group’s final year as a team in West Africa. The team consisted of:

AA7A Ned Stearns
G3SXW Roger Western
G4BWP Fred Handscombe
G4IRN John Warburton
KC7V Mike Fulcher
KY7M Lee Finkel
N7CW Bud Semon

Radios: Five Elecraft K2/K3 transceivers and Alpha amplifiers.

Antennas: Mono-band beams for 10m, 15m, 20m, 40m; 80m sloping dipole; 160m Titanex.

Claimed Score: 13,011 QSOs; 190 zones; 969 countries = 33.5m points.

Note from the team: This was our 21st year in CQWWCW from West Africa, in 11 different countries. the Golden gate Hotel, near Monrovia, was ideal for our needs. Our thanks to them for full co-operation, also Richmond/EL2BG (President, Liberian Radio Amateur Association) and Steve for help with licences.

Click below for an outside tour by Lee KY7M of the Voodoo’s QTH in Monrovia – the Golden Gate Hotel.

The hotel location can be seen on the Google Map below.

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