GI – Belfast, Northern Ireland

Dates: 17 to 19 July 2012

Callsign: MI/WJ2O/M

/GI – Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Jurys Innin Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.tical, Ham shack, radio, DX, VHF, dxpedition, qsl card, antenna tower, CW, SSB, Ham radio, dxp, WARC, low bands

Jurys Inn in Belfast.


Derry (Londonderry)


Derry for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Derry Map. Derry is also known as “The Walled City”.

Derry model for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Derry Model

Walkway for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Walkway. I am on top of the wall and you could walk completely around the city up here.

Church in Belfast inr my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Small Church. There were many stops along the wall walkway like this small church.

North of the city of Belfast where I was forfor my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Looking north.
As you can see the city has grown far outside the containment of the walls.

Cannons in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Cannons.
A little firepower never hurt anybody.

Painted cubs in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Painted curbs.The markings on the sidewalks made it quite clear if you were in the correct neighborhoods or not during the troubles.

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Busy strest in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Busy street.

A pound store in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

A Pound store. Because it’s hard to say $1.67 store we will call it a pound store instead.

Shopping mal in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Shopping mall.Just outside the wall.

Shopping mall in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Shopping mall interior
Looks like any other shopping mall I’ve ever been in.

Dog in car in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Dog gonnit,. Heading out of the city and on my way to Belfast.


Belfast


My operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Jury’s Inn. Here I am in front of my hotel waiting for my tour bus.

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Belfast tour bus for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Belfast Tour bus

Church in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Church

Government housein Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Government house

Graffiti painted walls in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Graffiti painted walls

Graffiti painted walls in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Graffiti

Titanic museum in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Titanic museum

Titanic Quarter in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Titanic quarter. The Titanic was built on these docks in Belfast

Street musician in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Street musician

With Gerry, GIØRTN in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Here with Gerry, GIØRTN ( left) Here with a great night talking for hours.

Pub in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Northern Ireland pub

MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Dave, WJ2O

Europa Hotel in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Europa Hotel

Lunch in Belfast for my operration as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Lunch in Belfast

Opera house in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Opera House


Driving Back to Dublin


Mobile operation in Belfast asmy operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Last full day in Ireland
Working stations from MI/WJ2O/M.

Windmills in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Windmills. I can’t seem to drive past a windmill without stopping and taking a photo.

Windmills and farmlands in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Windmills and Farmland. I love the contract between old and new technologies.

Antenna burnout in Belfast for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Burnout.
This is what happens when you run at the 200 watt rated limit using the high duty cycle that CW contesting gives. I sent it back to the factory and they made it as good as new for no charge . . . with a new 150 watt max. rating.

 

MI/WJ2O/M QSL Card

Qsl front for MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

QSL By
W4MPY

Trip Statistics Report

Equipment:

Kenwood TS-480HS Transceiver
Navigator Computer to Radio Interface
Dell Vostro Laptop Computer
CW TouchKeyer.com Model P6 Keyer
Little Tarheel II (6 through 80 meters)Mobile operation in Belfast asmy operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.
Click on Ireland Itinerary for trip details.

Aer Lingus ticket / boarding pass for my operation as MI/WJ2O/M, Belfast, Northern Ireland, IOTA EU-115.

Boarding pass home from Dublin to New York in Aer Lingus