On August 2016 (18-19-20 and 21) F6IGY,André, will set up a DXpedition
on F/AB-001, the Mont Blanc, to make transmissions in CW and phone in
partnership with UFT (Union Française des Télégraphistes). The callsign used
will be “F8UFT” from august 1st to 28th. The expedition will take place on 3
days, according to meteo conditions, and the 40m band will be used in order to
The team is partly made and André is looking for:
- 2 CW operators (UFT members or no)
- 2 Phone operators (one will hold VHF on the base camp)
- 2 video operators
- 2 photographers
Video ops and photographers will make a film and a slide show on the
Each member will bring his own equipment.
As of 1 August, the team will perform average and high mountain hikes
for physically training and for altitude acclimatization.
During these mountain trips, CW and phone transmission will occur in
order to improve operators and equipment.
The base camp will be at Camping “Les Marmottes” - Chemin
"Les Doux" - Les Bossons in CHAMONIX-MONT-BLANC.
For more information, contact André at 02.33.25.50.37 or email@example.com,
André CHARRIERE - F6IGY - UFT.203.