3DA0AO eSwatini (Swaziland) 2018 Press release #2
Pista HA5AO will arrive eSwatini (Swaziland) on 14 September, late afternoon. He plans to operate during his free time between 16 - 28 September from the Mountain Inn Resort at Mbabane. He received the 3DA0AO license and an LotW certificate.
Pista will operate 80 – 10 meters using a Hustler 6 BTV vertical antenna with 17 and 12 meter add-on elements, CW, RTTY and FT8. He is bringing an Elecraft K3 with the KPA 500 amplifier. Logsearch will be available on HA5AO.com. His plans include testing a new feature of the PDXG QSL Management Platform, the uploading of QSOs in real time.
While in-country he will travel to rural areas visiting villages, schools and orphanages to deliver school supplies to orphaned children. He is interested in making a long term donation agreement to pay school fees for several orphaned children.
Pista is paying all expenses from personal funds. However he would appreciate donations through his website. Any donations received will be used only for humanitarian purposes.
You may see Pista’s previous humanitarian projects at HA5AO.com
3DA0AO Kingdom of eSwatini (former Swaziland)
During the second half of September, 2018 I will operate from the Kingdom of eSwatini (former Swaziland). I applied for the license in early April which is expected to be issued soon. The requested call sign is 3DA0AO. I will operate: 80-10m, CW, RTTY, FT8 and some SSB. Station setup includes: Elecraft K3, KPA 500, vertical antenna, with N1MM+ logging. Log search & OQRS will be available at: https://www.ha5ao.com.
I will continue with my humanitarian project work, as I did at Lesotho, by supporting an orphanage. School items and small gifts for the children will be delivered to the orphanage. More details to follow.