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C5/M1KTA Gambia

Dom, M1KTA will be active again from Gambia 12 March - 17 March 2015 as C5/M1KTA.
He will operate on 80 - 10m including activity in Beru Contest.
He is hopefull for side trip over to IOTA AF-060.
QSL via home call, LOTW.
Dom is apply for a shorter call.

Gambia C5/M1KTA QSL

Gambia C5/M1KTA

Gambia C5/M1KTA DX News

Arab traders provided the first written accounts of the Gambia area in the ninth and tenth centuries. During the tenth century, Muslim merchants and scholars established communities in several West African commercial centres. Both groups established trans-Saharan trade routes, leading to a large trade in slaves, gold, ivory (exports) and manufactured goods (imports)
By the eleventh or twelfth century, the rulers of kingdoms such as Takrur (a monarchy centred on the Senegal River just to the north), ancient Ghana and Gao, had converted to Islam and had appointed Muslims who were literate in the Arabic language as courtiers.At the beginning of the fourteenth century, most of what is today called Gambia was part of the Mali Empire. The Portuguese reached this area by sea in the mid-fifteenth century,.

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Dominic Baines
  • Callsign: M1KTA.........C5/M1KTA
  • 2014-02-14 14:54:29
Nice post tnx. Tne QSL card was from 2012 trip which is why I knew about the better location to operate well away from Bajul and the rest of the Atlantic cost hotel strip. The picture was of me feeding the monkeys in the forest behind the beach. I should have 30m as well but all depends on activity. Solo and holiday trip so not 24x7 operating. NOTE I will be QRP only so please listen then listen again before calling as I might be split, do not trash the calling frequency if I am operating split TX UP from my frequency. 72 Dom

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