F – Metz, France (Trip 2)

Dates: 25 to 26 June 2015

Callsign: F/WJ2O and F/K2KAR

/F – Metz, France (Trip 2)
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France is the fifth of 10 DXCC Entities that we plan to visit during our Central Europe Trip. Total QSO Statistics for France can be seen here.f1

Hôtel Metz Technopole Best Western Plus

At the Hôtel Metz Technopole for F/WJ2O/M, F/K2KAR, France

We made it to France. At Hôtel Metz Technopole.

It’s our first beautiful day.

At the Hôtel Metz Technopole for F/WJ2O/M, F/K2KAR, France

Ham Time

Karen, K2KAR, at the controls of F1NGP

F/WJ2O/M, F/K2KAR, France at F1GNP radio station
Gentry for F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR, France

France Gentry

France Dauer

Dauer for F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR, France

Yann and Myriam’s Home

F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR, in Metz,France

Myriam serving her fantastic covered pizza like dinner that was filled with salmon, egg and mushroom – called Koulibiac.

Yann, F1NGP, with our flag we brought back from the Clipperton (TX5K) DXp

Yann, F1NGP with F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR, in Metz,France
Yann (F1NGP) and his XYL, Myriam with F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR, in Metz, France.

Yann (F1NGP) and his XYL, Myriam at their home in Metz, France.

Karen K2KAR and Dave WJ2O and Yann (F1NGP) hanging out at la maison.

Karen K2KAR and Dave WJ2O and Yann (F1NGP) hanging out at la maison.

F/WJ2O and F/K2KAR QSL Card Front

Qsl card fron for F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR in France.

F/WJ2O and F/K2KAR QSL Card Back

Qsl card fron for F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR in France.

CEPT license logo for F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR in France.

With the understanding of how the CEPT Licensing Agreement works, we assigned ourselves the callsigns F/WJ2O and F/K2KAR.

Trip Statistics Report

Dave, WJ2O, operating from a rest area in Brouck, France

Dave, WJ2O, operating from a rest area in Brouck, France

Karen, K2KAR, operating from Brouck, France

Karen, K2KAR, operating from Brouck, France

The mobile set-up:

Rental for F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR, France
Mercedes Rental F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR, France
Bettery connection detail for F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR, France

Connection to the battery

The little tarheel for F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR, France

the little tarheel for F/WJ2O/M and F/K2KAR, France

Tarheel telescoping antenna attached to trunk lip

Metz, France was the 4th stop and 5th country of our Central Europe Trip.

F, F/WJ2O/M, F/K2KAR, France, Metz, Hôtel Metz Technopole Best Western Plus, F1GNP, Brouck, IARU, CEPT, CQ World-Wide Phone Contest, qsl card, 160 dipole, all-band vertical, Ham shack, radio, DX, VHF, dxpedition, qsl card, antenna tower, CW, SSB, Ham radio, dxp, JT65, FT8, RTTY, 160, 80, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10 meters, tri-bander, yagi, low bands, WARC, power supply, screw driver antenna, R5 Cushcraft vertical, EME, satellite, DXCC entities, qso, qsl, 73
Mercedes E cClass E, F, F/WJ2O/M, F/K2KAR, France, Metz, Hôtel Metz Technopole Best Western Plus, F1GNP, Brouck, IARU, CEPT, CQ World-Wide Phone Contest, qsl card, 160 dipole, all-band vertical, Ham shack, radio, DX, VHF, dxpedition, qsl card, antenna tower, CW, SSB, Ham radio, dxp, JT65, FT8, RTTY, 160, 80, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10 meters, tri-bander, yagi, low bands, WARC, power supply, screw driver antenna, R5 Cushcraft vertical, EME, satellite, DXCC entities, qso, qsl, 73