The first EI DX Féile - Aran Islands - 6-8 October 2017
The attendees at the first ever EI DX Féile held on the Aran Islands on 6 - 8 October 2017 :
Cezar VE3LYC, Thos EI2JD, Niall EI4CF, Nigel G3TXF, Pat EI5IX, Tony EI3HA, Declan EI6FR, Charles M0OXO, Jeremy EI5GM, Alain F5JTV, John EI4GK, Alain F8FUA, Dermot EI5IQ, Enda EI2II, John F5VHQ, Declan EI9HQ, Dave EI4BZ, Kenneth LA7GIA, Rune LA7THA, Clive GM3POI, Ian G3WVG and Dave EI9FBB.
Ian G3WVG and Cezar VE3LYC on the Aran Islands ferry.
Speakers: Cezar VE3LYC, Declan EI6FR, Kenneth LA7GIA, Jeremy EI5GM, Nigel G3TXF with Dave EI9FBB. The March 2018 EI DX Group DX-pedition to Malawi 7Q7EI was announced at the EI DX Féile.
Magnificent view of the harbour from the Aran Islands Hotel.
Alain F5JTV, Alain F8FUA - EI2KM and John F5VHQ - OE1TGL. Thos EI2JD, Jeremy EI5GM and Pat EI5IX : joint winners of the SSB pile-up competition.
Kenneth LA7GIA operating one of the two stations at EJ1D. Both stations used an Icom 7300 with an Acom 1010 amplifier.
Cezar VE3LYC points to an island group of the north coast of Alaska.
The EI DX Féile was held in the Aran Islands Hotel which is the red building on the right.
Clive GM3POI explains some of the finer points of Topband DXing to Ian G3WVG : "... the first 250 countries are easy". An 80m dipole for the EJ1D station was mounted on a pole next to the Aran Islands Hotel.
The plans for the forthcoming IOTA DX-pedition to AF-111P off the Liberian coast were presented at the EI DX Féile. Dave EI9FBB (the EI DX Féile organiser) presents Cezar VE3LYC with a trophy for his IOTA activities.
Photographer Thos EI2JD getting the group lined up for the 2017 EI DX Féile photograph! Nigel G3TXF operates EJ1D on 40m CW (for DXFC-QRV : 108).
The next EI DX Féile will take 14-15 September 2018 at the same Aran Islands location as the 2017 EI DX Féile.
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