OH8K x-pedition in Puitsitunturi KP57aq 9th - 13th august 2007

Oprs Aulis OH6JW, Jukka OH8MSM, Jussi OH6ZZ, Johannes OH6HFX

RESULTS

Logbook

Video of heavy wind in "big tent" (18mt)

Video of heavy wind outside (18mt)

Video of coming road up to the hill with ATV (18mt)


Jumpy road up to Puitsi arctic hill, only with ATV


Crossing the border zone!


Setting up the small trailer for ATV


Jukka bringing amp softly to hilltop


144353 station, the "big tent"


Aulis getting antenna directions via SMS in 144353 shack


GPS screen with KP57aq - it is real!


144398 hamshack tent, Jussi working


All stations seen from the hilltop


4-el for 50MHz and hamshack tent


144398 station in dark


1 meter from the OH/R border with border guards


View to border line in forest


Some mosquitos we had also..


The last load down from the Puitsi!


Special thanks to OH6NG for loan of real "SUV"!


6kW diesel generator running, taking 1,5ltr / hour


Jussi OH6ZZ setting up 2 x 9el for 144398


Jussi and Aulis setting up 36el rope yagi


Rope yagi on place


16-el single yagi for 144353 station


All equipment was not 100% working...


The first evening with nice sunset


GSM networks available on the hilltop


The "big tent" in dark


Johannes, Jussi, Aulis and Jukka by the "big tent"


Jukka cleaning some healthy food for operators


Jukka on very bad roads with his Toyota


Aulis on ATV with Puitsi arctic hill on the back


Heavy wind tilted other antenna too much, had to be fixed...

(c) J. Karhula, OH6HFX 2007