P4 – Noord, Aruba

Dates: 22 to 24 February 2012

Callsign: P4/AI2N and P4/WJ2O

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P949V rental shack were we operated as P4/AI2N and P4/WJ2O.

We operated from the Aruba Rental Shack owned by Carl, P49V, and Sue, P40YL.

What a beautiful “shack” it is. Carl (P49V) and Sue (P40YL) were the greatest hosts. More information about this QTH is available at www.P49V.com.

Coming home from Suriname we had to fly through Aruba so Redd, AI2N, and I decided to stay for a few days. We visited the Aruba Rental Shack owned by Carl, P49V, and Sue, P40YL


The Operators


Redd, P4/AI2N operating from Aruba from the shack of Carl , P49V.

Redd, P4/AI2N

Dave, P4/AI2N operating from Aruba from the shack of Carl , P49V.

Dave, WJ2O


Towers


Tower 1 as when we operated as P4/AI2N and P4/WJ2O from the shack of Carl, P49V in Aruba.

Tower 1

We operated as P4/AI2N and P4/WJ2O from the shack of Carl, P49V in Aruba.

Tower 2

We operated as P4/AI2N and P4/WJ2O from the shack of Carl, P49V in Aruba.

Tower 3


Rental Shack


Redd, AI2N operated from Aruba as P4/AI2N

Redd, AI2N

We as operated as P4/AI2N and P4/WJ2O from the shack of Carl, P49V in Aruba.

Front room.

Guest bedroom of the rental P49V shck in Aruba.

Guest bedroom.

Wardrome in the guest bedroom at the rental shak in Aruba

Wardrobe. In the guest bedroom

Kitchen of the rental shack in Aruba

Kitchen.

Kitchen of the rental shack in Aruba

Another view of the kitchen

Bathroom at the Aruba rental house of Carl, P49V.

Bathroom.

Shower at the Aruba rental house of Carl, P49V.

Shower

Shack of the rental shack in Aruba.

Ham shack. Two operator positions


Tour of the Island


Tour of Aruba Island near the south end.

On the south end, I felt kind of anchored down with Red, AI2N!

Sue, P40YL owners of our rental shack in Aruba.

Sue, P40YL, XYL of Carl P49V

Carl (P49V) and Red (P4/AI2N)

Carl (P49V) and Red (P4/AI2N)

Windmills in Aruba Island.

Aruba windmills


Visit to P43JB


Entrace to P43JB in Aruba.

Entrance to P43JB

P43JB tower with antennas in Aruba

P43JB Tower

P43JB telegraph key collection.

Morse code key collection

P43JB telegraph key collection.

Telegraph key collection closeup.

P43JB telegraph key collection.

More keys.

P43JB telegraph key collection.

Another perspective of the telegraph key collection.


Dining Experiences


Shrimp and fish stew we had in Aruba.

Texas de Brazil. Shrimp and fish stew

We visited the Texas de Brazil restaurante in Aruba.

Texas de Brazil. They bring different kinds of beef right to your table.

Beef tips at Barneys Resturant in Aruba.

Barneys. Beef Tips served in tin foil.

KJaraoke at Barneys in Aruba.

Karaoke night at Barneys.

The Buccaneer restaurant in Aruba.

The Buccaneer Restaurant.

Sue, P40YL, at Buccaneer in Aruba.

Sue, P40YL, at Buccaneer Restaurant

Dish at the Buccaneer restaurant in Aruba.

The Buccaneer catch of the day

Dancing Water Show in Aruba.

Dancing water show.

Lunch at B55 with Carl (P49V) and Sue (P40YL) in Aruba.

Lunch at B55 with Carl (P49V) and Sue (P40YL).

P4/AI2N and P4/WJ2O QSL  Card Front:

P4/AI2N and P4/WJ2O QSL card.

QSL By
W4MPY

 

Licensing:
Carl (P49V) took care of everything to get my license. It was waiting for me once I arrived.P4/AI2N and P4/WJ2O license from Curacao.

Trip Statistics Report

Operating:

We operated from the “shack” of  Carl, P49V.

P949V rental shack were we operated as P4/AI2N and P4/WJ2O.

We operated from the Aruba Rental Shack owned by Carl, P49V, and Sue, P40YL.

Travel:
Actually we first we flew to Aruba and then to Surname via Suriname Airways. On the way back we went through Aruba again and decided to stay for a few days.

map

Coracao airport tarmac

Landed in Aruba